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    Memory Stick Essential Software

    Just got myself a shiny 16Gb memory stick for work and was wondering what you all consider to be essential software/utilities to have on it for IT Support.

    Thanks in advance.

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    We have found AngryIPScanner Angry IP Scanner : Download - IP and Port Scanner Tool for Analyzing Networks very useful over the years, no install, just an .exe that runs from anywhere. Its an IP address and port scanner thats very good for finding whats on your network.

    I also use Irfanview http://www.irfanview.com/ a lot - its a batch image converter/viewer, and again does not require an install. Very handy when someone has some wierd format image they must have in a powerpoint NOW !
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    A few things that are on mine off the top of my head:

    PuTTY
    xplorer2
    KeePass
    7-Zip
    AD Explorer
    DriverBackup
    Xinorbis

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    Portable Apps - you can choose which ones you want or don't want or just download and use there default installer

    PortableApps.com - Portable software for USB drives

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    Wow, some really good stuff there, thanks very much guys.

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    i have on mine,
    programs
    sysinternals suite, unknowndevices, doublekiller, hwmonitor, jkdefrag, 7 zip

    installers
    office (2003, 2007, 2010), xp image, sp2 & sp3 standalone installers, AV software + sb s&d, some codecs, photoshop, serials, adobe pdf

    i also have a few apps on iphone; remote desktop, ping etc

    edit: thanks for this post its reminded me some stuff needs updating....file hippo

    btw i mainly use these programs for moonlighting jobs on others peoples computers (sometimes with staff laptops) but other than that not much work work
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    Hijack This, driver magician portable, winsockfix, the latest intel wireless drivers, antivirus and spyware removal software as well as stuff mentioned above.

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    Gotta love Portable Apps. I've got XAMPP and Eclipse (both portable) on mine, allowing me to code wherever I am. Wonder if they do a portable Visual C# Express?

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    oh just remembered my other memory stick is a linux boot stick - great for file recovery

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    Pen Drive Linux - Check out this for any old pen drives lying around.

    On my current stick, ive got loads of stuff, 7zip, sysinternals, portable apps, installers for common programs, dell drivers for machines in school, WinDirStat to mention a few, and of course... the edugeek admin toolbar!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Admiral208 View Post
    Pen Drive Linux - Check out this for any old pen drives lying around.

    On my current stick, ive got loads of stuff, 7zip, sysinternals, portable apps, installers for common programs, dell drivers for machines in school, WinDirStat to mention a few, and of course... the edugeek admin toolbar!!
    What the edugeek admin toolbar?

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    trueCrypt encrypt the whole drive or just a folder

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    Quote Originally Posted by hil View Post
    What the edugeek admin toolbar?
    EduGeek Admins Admin Bar

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