Monday, 2 April 2012

Download: Packet Tracer Version 5.3.3

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Packet Tracer version 5.3.3 is a maintenance release that fixes functional and technical issues in the previous versions. It replaces Packet Tracer version 5.3.2.

Friday, 20 January 2012

Download: Rainmeter 2.2

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Customising your Windows desktop can be as simple or as complicated as you like. For most people, the options provided by Windows itself are often sufficient, while others want to push the envelope further. One way in which your desktop can be made to work harder is by using it to display all kinds of useful information – in Vista and Windows 7, there are specific gadgets that perform this function, but they’re limited and a little clunky to implement, while XP users are left completely in the cold.

This is where Rainmeter comes in: this desktop customisation tool works on the assumption that the desktop is yours to do with as you see fit. It offers an alternative platform to the Sidebar used in later versions of Windows, offering a wide variety of customisable “skins” (Rainmeter’s rather confusing term for gadgets) that allow you to pretty much cover the desktop with your choice of information, tools and shortcuts.