NirSoft – freeware utilities: password recovery, system utilities, desktop utilities

NirSoft web site provides a unique collection of small and useful freeware utilities, all of them developed by Nir Sofer.

If you are looking for Windows password-recovery tools, click here.

If you are looking for network tools, click here.

To view your IP address and other information, click here.

To view all major IP address blocks assigned to your country, click here.

To read the Blog of NirSoft, click here.

To download a package of all NirSoft utilities (Updated every week), go to this Web page.

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IIS Add to Hosts File Extension

Here’s a simple module to solve a recurrent and an annoying everyday task in IIS management: creating an entry in the Windows TCP/IP Hosts file for every demo and test web site.

This module extends the IIS Manager UI in order to add an entry on request in the Hosts file located in%SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\etc\hosts when a web site is created or its bindings are edited.”


IIS Hosts File Manager – Home.

ExpressProfiler (aka SqlExpress Profiler) – Home

ExpressProfiler (aka SqlExpress Profiler) is a simple and fast replacement for SQL Server Profiler with basic GUI and integration with Red Gate Ecosystem project.

Can be used with both Express and non-Express editions of SQL Server 2005/2008/2008r2/2012/2014 (including LocalDB)
Distribution package contains both standalone version of ExpressProfiler (can be used without installation) and installation package.

ExpressProfiler – Home.

Simple bat script for keeping site up and running


The script runs a get request against the url given every 60 seconds.
–spider indicates wget should not download anything.
Script above uses wget