Freeware/Open Source for Windows Weekly Summary

by Todd Ogasawara

Microsoft Live Folders Renamed Live SkyDrive
Fri, 10 Aug 2007 06:29:52

Microsoft Live Folders was renamed Live SkyDrive earlier this week. It is still limited to 500MB of online storage. However, Microsoft added a drag and drop save feature. Unfortunately, this feature requires and ActiveX component. So, it only works when using Windows and Internet Explorer. And, you cannot drag and drop in the opposite direction (from Live SkyDrive to your PC).

Microsoft really needs to use WebDav to give it the kind of user transparency Apple's .Mac network drive has.


SysInternals Updates Tcpview, Process Monitor and PSExec
Thu, 09 Aug 2007 19:10:46

SysInternals (part of Microsoft) updated three freeware utilities this week. Head over to...

Tcpview v2.5, Process Monitor v1.21, PsExec v1.85, BgInfo Article, Blog on ProcessMonitor

...to learn what's new with these utilities. Hint: Vista.


blogr: Multimedia Blog Host
Wed, 08 Aug 2007 22:56:24

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I wanted to post a short audio clip (a prelude to a podcast) to my MobileViews blog yesterday. But, I didn't want to just attach the file to the blog post and ask people to download it. Then, I recalled reading about a new multimedia blog hosting site called...

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Does VMWare Converter Work?
Tue, 07 Aug 2007 12:52:44

VMware Converter error message

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Mashable's List of 40+ Free Blog Hosts
Mon, 06 Aug 2007 21:30:31

Mashable.com has a list of...

40+ Free Blog Hosts

Although there are the usual suspects everyone knows (Blogger, LifeJournal, WordPress, etc.), there are also a bunch I've never heard of that I want to take a look at even though I already have a couple of blogs. The one that I'm probably going to take a look at later this week is: blogr.