Foolish IT, LLC is partnering with RepairTech, Inc. to bring PC technicians the penultimate technician’s tool. TechUSB from RepairTech, Inc. is a Linux based USB boot tool providing the following functions: Performs hard drive and memory diagnostics using popular open source tools for Linux (BadBlocks, a SMART check, etc.) File system checks and repairs (like Windows’ chkdsk, […]
This is a remake of the original General Introduction to D7, which is now 14 months old and many versions behind. It was also 12 minutes. The new vid is 49 minutes of DETAIL and utilizes the latest version 6.6.3 Even if you thought you knew all there was to know, this is still a […]
The latest variant as discussed by Sophos is a user mode only variant (for 64bit OS compatibility) which is quite different in the removal process from previous versions. Fortunately, it’s easier! So I wrote a quick removal tool. Download the Removal Tool and Check out our Youtube Video and one from Britec09 here. The tool first […]
I realize a ton of D7 users also use Fabs excellent product, and have integrated it as a custom app into D7. To be honest, I figured these people had already paid for Fabs before discovering D7’s DataGrab! If it were me as stubborn as I am, I would use Fab’s too in that case. […]
Since adding the ability in 5.8.something to add your own custom internet links to the Internet menu, I’ve been brewing 5.9.x functionality which I’m proclaiming to be (mostly) the Reporting Improvements versions. Reports are a long neglected part of D7, scattered about here and there, and I’m attempting to bring them all together, make them […]
Just released, here are the changes in v2.0: Complete re-write of the application from the ground up. Added ability to abort a shutdown/restart operation if certain processes are running Added process termination option before a shutdown/restart operation. Added option to stop services before a shutdown/restart operation. Added SMTP/Email support, to alert you when a shutdown/restart […]
Starting with D7 5.6, dMaintenance 1.5, dSupport 2.3, and some other apps and their versions, they (and their installers, where applicable) will be digitally signed! Details: the signature will state “John Shaw” (my legal first/last name) instead of “Foolish IT” as this is not an official corporate entity. Sweet! If I’ve forgotten to digitally sign […]
Just uploaded the Pre-Release of D7 v5.4 The only change in this version is the ability to run D7 Auto on write-locked flash drives. Previously this could not be done as D7 wrote information regarding the progress of D7 Auto to the D7.INI – now D7 temporarily stores this information in the registry. The information […]
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