Personalize “Save As” Dialogue Box With Places Utility
Whenever you download something from the website, you will be asked with Save As dialogue box, which allows you to store your file into selected location. The conventional and by default view of dialogue box consists of My Recent Document, My computer, My Network, Desktop, and My Documents.
You will definitely save your files in a systematic way to locate them easily later. To save files into predefined folders you have to follow the time consuming process repeatedly. It means, you have to navigate to Drives>>folders>>selected folders. It is quite cumbersome process to repeat entire process again and again to save files in single folder.
Here is the solution for this problem, named as Places, which allows users to customize “Save As” Dialogue Box according to their preferences. This one is the useful utility, which make saving process easier and faster.
Once you install this utility, you will be enabled to replace the by default shortcuts with your desired folder shortcuts. To perform the replacing shortcuts, you just need to launch Places utility application and choose the Custom option from the drop down list. Now browse for the destination folder where you would want to save your files.
Once you’ve finalized the selecting procedure of destination folder, you can view the preview of changes by clicking in Test button. Here you will see, how the “Save As” dialogue box will be appear after the changes. Places 1.0 utility is a free to download and supports Windows XP/Vista/7. You just need to have administrator privilege to customize the Save As dialogue box with Places utility.
History Tree Free Utility Displays Firefox Browsing History
Almost every browser allows users to explore their browsing history either closed tabs or most visited websites. There is no doubt that it is quite useful feature of web browser, which enables them to retrieve their most visited websites. However, web browsers have some limitations and allow few limited features only.
If users want more information regarding their visited websites such as timing to browse and particular links of the websites, then web browser fails to provide this information. There is a Firefox add-on named History Tree, which allows users to find more information about their browsing history.
This Firefox add-on is only designed to support Windows operating system. This add-on shows the information in the tree diagram to visualize them easily. Once this add-on is installed, you will see a new option added in the Tools Menu. By clicking on the option, the users will be able to view browsing history categorically.
Every visited website will be symbolized in rectangular boxes and each box will show up the name and time the website was visited. Users can change and set the various color codes for better visualization such as orange color for active Firefox tab, blue for close tabs, and yellow color for open, white for pages that can be accessed by back and forward buttons, and gray for pages those cannot be accessed by back and forward buttons.
Different boxes symbolize different websites. These all features allow users to get instant access to desired website. Users can view the preview of the screenshots by clicking on the selected website. Additionally, users can set the thumbnails view to have a glance while visiting the website on the screen. If you want to access your browsing history quickly and categorically, then add this add-on to your Firefox web browser easily from here.
Nodrives Manager Utility Allows You Hide Drives Including All Files And Folders
Let’s get ready to hide our drives along with all files and folders. Do you really want to hide your entire drive to secure from the eyes of evil? Now you can hide your drives easily using NoDrive Manager utility application. This freeware tool makes your drive and folders completely invisible to others. You can not even get access to the files or folders of that drive via Windows Explorer. However, you can locate them using RUN command feature.
This utility tool is used to hide your drive including the files and folders completely so nobody could access to them. It is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.
Rename Various files easily Using Bulk Rename Utility
Do you want change name of files or folders quickly? There is a utility named, Bulk Rename which allows users to rename single or multiple folders instantly on defined criteria. It is very simple to use as it has a very user friendly interface. You can add specific date, time, numbers, convert case, insert auto numbers, etc using this tiny utility.
You can easily customize your files and folders according to your convenience using Bulk Rename utility. It shows you the list of the files and folders as well as display preview before renaming them.
Users can rename images and photos using EXIF data such as date and time, resolution of picture and other information that are embedded in every JPG files. Additionally users rename mp3 files using ID3 tags. It is completely a freeware and you can download it easily from the web in order to make easier your renaming process.
It is quite obvious that sometimes people close current windows accidentally which causes loss of work. There is feature “Auto-Saved” available in Microsoft windows operating system that saves your work automatically, if these kinds of incident occur.
However what if, this feature is not available? In such a case, you must have to find out the different way to prevent closing windows unintentionally. Sometimes people have itchy kind of hand and navigate to the close button on the right side of open window accidentally and press it.
It could be a great idea if you were to disable and block the close option for sometime until you finfish your work. It will surely help you to keep your processed data safe and secure. There is a utility named NoClose which is capable of disabling the close button on your instructions.
You just need to install it and you will see that this tiny application will be located into the tray area. Now you just activate it (Ctrl + 1), and once you activate it, “close button” (X) will be disabled immediately.
You can change this setting and enable close button according to your preferences. You can keep your window open and safe from being closed accidentally by your children or other itchy hands.
Backing up your Browser Settings: MozBackup for Firefox and Thunderbird
Using a browser such as Firefox and/or Thunderbird may be a great experience, but if you have to format your computer, then you lose all your bookmarks and settings and extensions. The only way out seems to be that you have to backup each item individually and this can be quite a tedious process. However, there is a small and handy utility called MozBackup that takes care of all the backing-up you need to do with these browsers.
The purpose of this application is simple and straightforward – it backs-up and/or restores all the customized data for your browsers. Although named MozBackup, this tool works with a few other browsers as well – viz. Thunderbird, SeaMonkey, and Netscape.
Its design and use is also simple – all you have to do is close the browser that you wish to back-up and then launch MozBackup. MozBackup will ask you to choose the function you want to carry out – backup or restore, and then it will ask you to select program, then the profile, and so on. The process for restoring your customized browser profiles is also the same.
This tiny download of around 800K is easily available on the net for free. It is compatible with all Windows platforms.
You can download your copy of MozBackup from this link.