internet tools

INTERNET TOOLS internet - web browsers / FTP / e-mail / DNS

WHO IS MY ISP?
http://www.whoismyisp.org/

WHAT IS MY IP ADDRESS?
http://www.myipaddress.com/show-my-ip-address/

INTERNET-FREE PUBLIC DNS SERVERS
Open DNS DNS Servers you can use to replace your ISPs. If you create an acoount, you can configure internet access (whitelist, blacklist, ...)
208.67.222.222
208.67.220.220

Open DNS FamilyShield DNS Servers you can use to replace your ISPs.
208.67.222.123
208.67.220.123

Google Public DNS Servers or Google Public DNS Servers
8.8.8.8
8.8.4.4

Google NameBench Project find the fastest DNS server for your computer.
internet/name-bench/
06/06/2010 v1.3.1 namebench-1.3.1-Windows.exe

neustar (formerly DNS Advantage)
156.154.70.1
156.154.71.1

Scrubit
67.138.54.100
207.225.209.66

GTEI DNS (now Verizon)
4.2.2.1
4.2.2.2
4.2.2.3
4.2.2.4
4.2.2.5
4.2.2.6

securly
184.169.143.224
184.169.161.155

Comodo Secure DNS
8.26.56.26
8.20.247.20

about.com - pc support Public DNS Servers - Updated List of Publicly Available and Completely Free DNS Servers
cambus.net Free Public DNS Servers List
fixcrakerz Free Fast Public DNS Servers List
tech FAQ Public DNS Servers
Joomlasan Games Arcade Blazing Fast and Free Public DNS Servers
pastebin Free DNS Server List


VERIFY E-MAIL ADDRESS - is this a valid e-mail address?
verify email address


WEB BROWSER - Lynx
internet/lynx/
05/03/2007 2.86 rel 4 Lynx286rel4TH.zip
Lynx for Win32 - Project Home Page text browser

WEB BROWSER - Browzar
internet/browzar/
12/19/2007 v1.5.0.0 BrowzarWinstyle1500.zip
- Windows NT4/2000/Server 2003/XP/Vista: with Internet Explorer (IE) 6+
12/19/2007 v1.50 BrowzarWinstyle1500-98.zip
- Windows 98 Second Edition (SE): with Internet Explorer (IE) 5.5+
- Windows ME: with Internet Explorer (IE) 6.0+
Browzar private frontend for Internet Explorer

WEB BROWSER - Off By 1
internet/off-by-one-browser/
01/02/2006 v3.5.d OffByOneSetup3_5_d.exe
Off By One web browser - freeware

WEB BROWSER - Netscape Navigator
internet/netscape/
04/22/1999 v3.04 n32e304p.zip
NetScape web browser - freeware

WEB BROWSER - FireFox - portable
internet/firefox-browser/
11/12/2008 v3.0.4.00 Firefox_Portable_3.0.4_en-us.paf.exe requires Windows 2000 or newer
11/12/2008 v3.0.4.00 FirefoxPortable.ini requires Windows 2000 or newer
PortableApps.com FireFox web browser - freeware (new version)

WEB BROWSER - FireFox - check your plugins
internet/firefox-browser/
Mozilla Firefox go to this page to check the status of your plugins.

WEB BROWSER - FireFox
internet/firefox-browser/
??/??/2007 v1.5.0.12 Firefox Setup 1.5.0.12.exe
12/21/2008 v2.0.0.20 Firefox Setup 2.0.0.20.exe for older OSes - LAST VERSION
03/31/2010 v3.0.19.0 Firefox Setup 3.0.19.exe requires Windows 2000 or newer
08/31/2010 v3.6.9 Firefox Setup 3.6.9.exe
Mozilla Firefox web browser - freeware (new version)
Mozilla Firefox web browser - freeware (older versions)

WEB BROWSER - FireFox plugins: general
12/21/2010 v2.12.21.1 ie_tab_2__ff_3.6+_-2.12.21.1-fx.xpi firrefox 3.6 and 4.0
IE Tab display web poage with Internet Explorer in a FireFox tab.
01/05/2009 v1.5.8.1 interclue-1.5.8.1-fx.xpi firefox 1.5+
Interclue preview web pages from links
10/27/2009 v1.9.9.14 noscript-1.9.9.14-fx+sm+fn.xpi firefox 1.5+
09/08/2010 v2.0.2.5 noscript-2.0.2.5.xpi firefox 3.0+
No Script download link
No Script block ALL scripts - freeware
06/01/2008 v0.7.5.5 adblock_plus-0.7.5.5-fx+tb+sm.xpi firefox 2.0+
10/??/2009 v1.1.1 adblock_plus-1.1.1-fx+sm+tb.xpi firefox 3.0.9+
??/??/2010 v1.2.2 adblock_plus-1.2.2.xpi firefox 3.0.9+
Ad Block - freeware
??/??/???? v?.? wot-20090325-fx.xpi firefox 1.5+
Web Of Trust get warnings about unsafe web sites
??/??/???? v1.2 netcraft_toolbar-1.2-fx.xpi firefox 1.5+
Netcraft toolbar to detect phishing.
??/??/???? v0.9.9.10 downthemall!__45_0.9.9.10__45_fx__43_tb__43_fl.xpi firefox 1.5+
10/27/2009 v1.1.7.00 downthemall!-1.1.7-fx+tb+sm.xpi firefox 2.0+
05/28/2019 v1.1.10.00 downthemall!-1.1.10-fx+sm.xpi firefox 3.0+
Down Them All mass web file downloader - freeware
05/01/2009 v0.9.6.5 download_statusbar-0.9.6.5-fx.xpi firefox 2+
08/256/2010 v0.9.7.1 download_statusbar-0.9.7.1-fx.xpi firefox 3+
Download Statusbar instead of seperate popup window - freeware
10/14/2009 v3.0.0.1 pdf_download-3.0.0.1-fx.xpi firefox 1.5+
PDF Download ask whether to open or download PDF - freeware
??/??/???? v0.2.4 savewithurl-FF15-0.2.4.xpi for FireFox v1.5
??/??/???? v0.2.4 savewithurl-FF20-0.2.4.xpi for FireFox v2.0
??/??/???? v0.2.5 savewithurl-FF2-FF3-0.2.5.xpi for FireFox v2.0
Save With URL embed the url of the page you are saving in the page you are saving.
01/23/2007 v?.? tweak.xpi
Tweak Network Settings
04/22/2015 v1.70 download_flash_and_video-1.70-sm+fx.xpi for FireFox v1.5+
Download Flash and Video

WEB BROWSER - FireFox plugins: FTP
??/??/2009 v1.0.4 fireftp-1.0.4-fx.xpi (needs FireFox 3.0)
??/??/2009 v1.0.6 fireftp-1.0.6-fx.xpi (needs FireFox 3.5
FireFTP - freeware

WEB BROWSER - FireFox plugins: HTML development tools
06/13/2008 v0.8.5.2 html_validator-0.8.5.2-fx+mz-win.xpi
Html Validator - for web developers
05/19/2008 v1.1.6 web-developer.xpi
Web Developer many features for web devlopers
01/19/2010 v1.5.0 firebug-1.5.0-fx.xpirequires FireFox v3.5+
11/05/2009 v1.4.5 firebug-1.4.5-fx.xpi requires FireFox v3.0+
FireBug web development debugging in FireFox

Windows Genuine Advantage plugin for FireFox - required if you want to use FireFox to update Windows
microsoft/wga-validation/
11/13/2008 v1.7.69.2 WGAPluginInstall.exe
Windows Genuine Advantage plugin explained
Windows Genuine Advantage plugin download

WEB BROWSER - FireFox plugins: other
Adobe archived Flash Players v2.0 to 10.0
02/??/2009 v10.0.22.87 install_flash_player.exe
Adobe - Flash Player
??/??/???? v11.0.3.472 Shockwave_Installer_Slim.exe
Adobe - ShockWave Player


JAVA - needed for web browseres and programs
internet/java/
03/09/2009 v6 update 13 jxpiinstall-6u13-fcs-bin-b03-windows-i586-09_mar_2009.exe
Java - for Firefox and Windows XP


E-MAIL CLIENT - ThunderBird
internet/thunderbird-email/
??/??/???? v1.5.0.14 Thunderbird Setup 1.5.0.14.exe
03/18/2009 v2.0.0.21 Thunderbird Setup 2.0.0.21.exe
Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail client - freeware
    useful plugins include:
10/01/2007 v1.0.1 thunderbayes-1.0.1-tb.xpi Thunderbird 1+
ThunderBayes SpamBayes spam filter - freeware
04/30/2007 v0.99.1.3 spamato4thunderbird-0.99.1.3-tb.xpi Thunderbird 1+
Spamato4Thunderbird spam filter - freeware
09/23/2008 v0.9 lightning-0.9-tb-win.xpi Thunderbird 2+
lightning calendar - freeware

Set Thunderbird to compact folders automatically:
Tools ->
Options ->
Advanced ->
Network & Disk Space ->
Disk Space ->
Compact folder when it will save over 100 kB -> OK.
If problems with inbox, close Thunderbird, delete index, open Thunderbird.
xpunge Empties the Trash folder and compacts folders in multiple Thunderbird accounts.
compactfolder A toolbar button for compacting/purging the currently-viewed folder
Purge! Add toolbar icons to purge (compact folders) and/or delete junk messages to your toolbar and thread context


FTP - not compatible with Windows XP
internet/Cute-FTP/
??/??/???? v2.832 CUTE2832.EXE (current version is 8.x)
CuteFTP

FTP
internet/core-ftp/
09/30/2008 v2.1.1576 coreftplite.exe
CoreFTP free and fee, client and server
changing shortcut to:
coreftp.exe -flash
makes this portable, but some sites don't work as well.

FTP - Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista
internet/filezilla-ftp/
??/??/2009 v3.2.1 FileZilla_3.2.1_win32-setup.exe
??/??/2009 v3.2.3.1 < a href="internet/filezilla-ftp/FileZilla_Portable_3.1.5.paf.exe">FileZilla_Portable_3.1.5.paf.exe portable - Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista
PortableApps.com FileZilla portable
FileZilla opens source FTP (client and server)


WEB SITE COPIER - Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Seven
internet/ht-track/
02/28/2011 v3.44.1 httrack-3.44.1.exe
HTTrack Website Copier free offline browser


HTML VALIDATOR
internet/cse-html-lite/
??/??/???? v7.0100 cselite7_01.exe Windows 98, ME
??/??/???? v8.0404 cselite8_0404.exe Windows 2000, XP, Vista
CSE HTML Validator Lite - freeware

WEB DESIGN TOY - display results of HTML code as you type
internet/web-design-toy/
??/??/???? v?.? web-design-toy.zip
Acme Web Design free web design tools

HTML EDITOR
(files not posted here yet) Amaya WYSIWYG HTML editor
(files not posted here yet) KompoZer WYSIWYG HTML editor
KompoZer looks good until you save a file. I then noticed 2 problems I consider unacceptable.
KompoZer Break Forms (<form> and </form>) reported 11/12/2007
KompoZer Squishes Code Formatting reported 03/10/2008 (this makes editing html code near impossible)
KompoZer Squishes Code Formatting reported 12/03/2006 (this makes editing html code near impossible)


WEB SITE MONITORING - continuous, multiple servers
internet/site-up/
??/??/???? v1.1 siteup1_1.exe
Xequte - freeware

MY IP
(see also network IP utilities)

??/??/???? v1.3 FollowMeIPLite.zip show my external IP (other side of router)
FollowMyIP development ceased - still available for download
07/24/2004 v1.0 smip.zip SasMyIPa - Show My IP Addresses
Leeos Software this program no longer available for download.
02/05/2007 v2.0.0 myipss2_0.zip MyIPs - display internal and external network IPs, computer name, and computer name and IPs for all computers on network.
CamTech2000 shareware and freeware tools
http://www.MyIPaddress.com/

FREE PING - continuous, multiple servers
internet/free-ping/
??/??/2002 v2.0 freeping.exe
Tools 4 Ever FREEping - freeware

ALCHEMY PING - GUI front end for standard ping
internet/a-ping/
04/10/2002 v1.0 ping.zip Alchemy Lab portable - freeware

IDSERVE - identify what web server is running.
08/26/2003 v1.02 IDserve.zip
grc.com lots of small utilities - freeware

WHO IS - who is owner of domain
LunarPages.com WhoIs lookup - free

LEAK TEST does your firewall block outbound traffic?
07/10/2005 v1.2 LeakTest.zip
Shields Up - grc.com lots of small utilities


BACKUP - THUNDERBIRD / FIREFOX
02/28/2009 v1.4.9 MozBackup-1.4.9-ENG.exe
12/13/2009 v1.4.10 MozBackup-1.4.9-ENG.exe
MozBackup backup selectable parts of:
- Thunderbird (address book, messages, mail setup, passwords, ...) v1.0-v3.1
- FireFox (bookmarks, passwords, some extensions, ...) v1.0-v3.6

Amic Email Backup - pricing not listed anywhere on web site, so may be freeware or adware
back up: works with the top 9 popular Email Clients such as Outlook, Outlook Express, Eudora, Netscape Messenger, IncrediMail and PocoMail
Windows Versions: ?
internet/amic-backup/
??/??/???? v?.? AmicEmailBackupSetup.exe
Amic Tools Software Amic Email Backup

EZ Email Backup - freeware
back up: Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Mail plus Internet Explorer Favorites
Windows Versions: All versions of Windows
internet/ezemail-backup/
??/??/???? v2.0 EZeMailBackup2.0.exe
Retina Studios - Monitoring Software

Outlook Backup Free - freeware
back up: Outlook
Windows Versions: Windows 2000/XP/Vista
internet/outlook-backup/
??/??/???? v?.? free-outlook-backup-install.exe
StaticBackup Inc.

Outlook Express Backup Free - freeware
back up: Outlook Express
Windows Versions: Windows 2000/XP/Vista
internet/outlook-express-backup/
??/??/???? v?.? free-outlook-express-backup-install.exe
StaticBackup Inc.

KLS Mail Backup - freeware
back up: Windows Mail, Outlook Express, Mozilla Thunderbird, Firefox profile files
Windows Versions: Windows 2000/XP/Vista
internet/klsmail-backup/
07/29/2008 v1.7.0.0 klsmailbackup.exe
KLS Soft

MailStore - freeware
back up:
Microsoft Outlook 2000, XP, 2003 and 2007
Microsoft Outlook Express and Windows Mail
Microsoft Exchange Server Mailboxes
Mozilla Thunderbird and SeaMonkey
POP3 and IMAP (including webmail services such as Gmail and Yahoo)
.eml and other files
Windows Versions: Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista
internet/mailstore-backup/
??/??/???? v3.0.2.2448 MailStoreHomeSetup-3.0.2.2448.exe
MailStore

Outlook Express Backup - freeware
back up: Outlook Express
Windows Versions: Windows 98,ME, NT, 2000, XP
internet/oe-backup/
07/01/2003 v6.5 OEBackup65_setup.exe
Genie Soft

PST PASSWORD - Outlook PST Password Recovery
password/pst-pass/
07/10/2008 v1.11 pstpassword.zip
NirSoft - freeware

EMAIL PASSWORD RECOVERY - password recovery for any local mail program
password/email-password-retrieval/
??/??/???? v1.00 emailpassword.exe
Soft Lake City freeware

MAIL PASSWORD VIEW - password recovery for mail programs
password/mailpassview/
12/11/2007 v1.42 mailpv.zip TrendMicro thinks this is a virus!!!!
NirSoft - freeware

MAIL PASSWORD RECOVERY - password recovery for POP3 mail accounts
password/m-p-r/
02/07/2004 v1.1 mpr-small.zip
Aleksandar's Computer Kitchen


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