Category Archives: Utilities

Ultimate zip utility

I have used many utilities for archiving/compressing files during my career. I started off with pkzip during MS-DOS days and later moved to winzip on Windows. Windows starting providing a shortcut for creating zip files starting from Windows XP. Although it works for most use

Using 7zip command line to backup files/folders

I wanted a simple tool to backup my system. Although Windows provide a backup tool that was too much for me and I wanted flexibility in file storage and archiving. I wrote a quick script to achieve this job. I used Robocopy to copy and

Fast file copy in Windows – Robocopy

File copy in windows GUI is pretty slow. Under Windows XP it was almost unusable for large folders. Microsoft improved it with Windows XP SP 2 and then later with Windows Vista & 7. It is definitely better now in Windows 7 but I still

Filezilla to the rescue

Recently I had to ftp a lot of files to a dedicated server that I rented at I started by using the inbuilt ftp command in windows and soon realized it was not meant for large complex jobs. After looking at various options I

Useful Network Tools

In my job I require a lot of tools. I came across this last year and has been very useful to me. Based on my experience and need, I have created some tools that are useful for everyone. Some of the tools are:1) Ping –