Author Archive | Martin Brinkmann

net user output

The following guide provides you with information on the Net User -- or Net Users -- command of the Windows operating system. Net User is a command line tool that allows system administrators to manage user accounts on Windows PCs. You can use the command to display account information, or make changes to user accounts. […]


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gpu-z 2.1

GPU-Z 2.1 is the latest version of the popular lightweight and portable video card info tool for Microsoft Windows devices. Tech Powerup, the company that develops GPU-Z released GPU-Z 2.0 earlier today, and pushed out GPU-Z 2.1 later today as well. This same-day update addresses various bugs in the new release. The main new release […]

lastpass authenticator cloud backup

LastPass Authenticator is a free application for Android and iOS devices that can generate two-factor authentication codes for you. The application is compatible with LastPass accounts, but works also with other services that support two-factor authentication such as Google or LogMeIn. The app supports all services or apps that use Google Authenticator, or TOTP-based two-factor […]


Memrise and Duolingo are two language learning services that are both free to use, and available for various platforms including Android and iOS. If you want to learn a language, one option that you have is to use an application for that. Apps offer several advantages over language cassettes, tapes, CDs or books. Probably the […]

timbre edit audio video

Timbre is a free application for Google Android devices that enables you to edit audio or video directly on the device it is running on. While all Android devices come with options to record video, editing tools to edit these captured videos or audio files are either super basic, or not available at all. You […]

windows activation backup

Advanced Tokens Manager is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices that enables you to backup Windows and Office activation tokens. The main purpose of the program is to restore the activation tokens after you install Windows anew, run into activation issues after the system activated successfully, or restore backups. If a system won't activate […]

nirsoft homepage is home to a growing number of software programs for Microsoft Windows devices that are developed by Nir Sofer. There are only a few developers out there that have produced a constant stream of quality free software for Windows in the past 15 or so years, and Nir Sofer is definitely one of them. […]

dns angel

DNS Angel is a free portable program for Microsoft Windows devices that allows you to enable family protection with a click on the PC. As the name suggests it already, DNS Angel does so by setting various family friendly DNS services on the system. There are several options when it comes to making the Internet […]

windows shutdown command

Most Windows users shut down the PC either through the start menu, Alt-F4 menu, or by pressing the power button on the device. The shutdown command provides you with options to change a Windows computer's power state. It enables you to shut down, restart, hibernate the computer, log off a user, and customize the shut […]

sfc scannow external drive

The command sfc /scannow is a useful Windows command that runs a system file check to make sure essential files are not damaged or missing. This can be mighty useful in many situations, for instance when Windows features don't work anymore, after an unexpected shutdown of the system, or after a virus attack. The default […]

notepad document peek

The following guide walks you through the steps of disabling document peek in the Notepad++ document editor for Microsoft Windows. The new document peek feature was first introduced in Notepad 7.4 released on May 14th, 2017. It allows you to hover over any inactive tab in the Notepad++ interface to see a preview of the […]

bookmarks organizer

Bookmarks Organizer is a free browser add-on for the Firefox web browser that checks the status of bookmarks to reveal dead, duplicate or redirecting bookmarks. If you use bookmarks in your web browser of choice, you will eventually run into issues with bookmarks. Bookmarks may point to sites that are not online anymore, may be […]

pdf anti-copy

PDF Anti-copy is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices that enables you to protect PDF documents from being copied. Most PDF creation programs come with options to disable functionality such as printing or copying, or password protect PDF documents to prevent unauthorized access. PDF cracking tools are available that may disable the protection, and […]