Deskhide 1.0

Release Date: April 11, 2002.

Deskhide is an extremely useful tool that allows you to hide/show desktop icons. It sits in your quick launch toolbar and acts like the toggle desktop icon. This program is pretty self explanatory. Deskhide does not run all the time, like most desktop tools. It launches hides or shows your desktop icons depending on their status. Then it will terminate itself, therefore saving you plenty of your ram and processor cycles.

Active Ports 1.4

Release Date: June 19, 2002.

Easy to use tool for Windows NT/2000/XP that enables you to monitor all open TCP/IP and UDP ports on the local computer. Active Ports maps ports to the owning application so you can watch which process has opened which port. It also displays a local and remote IP address for each connection and allows you to close any port. Active Ports can help you to detect trojans and other malicious programs. Although this kind of programs is usually addressed to more experienced users, anyone can use Active Ports, mostly because it's only focused on serving a single purpose: show UDP and TCP connections.

TurboNote 3.4

Release Date: April 13, 2004.

A lightweight and intuitive application that helps you stick notes on your desktop and send them to other users via a local network, while offering support for alarm notifications. TurboNote is a small software application that helps you stick notes on your desktop and send them to other users via a local network. A new note can be added to the screen with a single double-click on the program’s icon from the system tray. The items can be sent to other users, provided that you have specified the name of the computer or IP address.

MouseJail 0.01

Release Date: October 20, 2002.

A universal game patch for the multi-monitor users. During a fullscreen game, MouseJail captures the mouse into the primary monitor.  Some games (like sudden strike or GTA3) don't capture the mouse into the primary monitor. So when you move your mouse, you can see the mouse cursor on your second or third monitor, and if you click, you quit the game.

XS SysDetect 1.14

Release Date: August 21, 2002.

XS SysDetect detects aspects of your computer, primarily your memory and primary hard drive usage. This information can be displayed at all times in the default minimize mode on your task bar and can be updated at varying frequencies. XS SysDetect also has other useful features that are beyond the scope of this post to document the lot. Those who download and use this app, will not be disappointed with it's overall functionality and usage.

EyeCare Reminder 1.0.17

Release Date: October 19, 2002.

EyeCare Reminder Is a simple program that runs in the background and every now and then (we can determine it ourselves) reminds us of the need to take a break from work. At the right moment, a "window" pops up with a command to look at a distant object (at least 20 m away from us), which will allow us to rest our eyes. In addition, the application "commands", every now and then, to leave the desk and do some exercises.

GrabIt v1.5.2 Beta

Release Date: March 28, 2005.

GrabIt is ab application developed for Usenet clients, and it offers a user friendly interface and quick access to Usenet newsgroups - simply put, it is a Usenet content downloader. The application features browsing and searching capabilities instead of the simple header downloading most similar applications perform. All you have to do to find the item you are interested in, go to a group and browse its contents. You no longer need to download countless headers just to find out there is nothing of interest for you. Alternatively, you can just search Usenet and immediately download the content you are looking for.