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September 2007

Basic Guide to Samurize

Basic Guide to Samurize

Minimoose @ Neowin Forums has written a great guide for beginners to getting

started with creating your own samurize creations.

After reading his guide you can really explore the world of Samurize.

What is Samurize ?

Samurize is an advanced system monitoring and desktop enhancement engine for Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista. IT professionals, overclockers, gamers and desktop modders alike use Samurize for system information, weather reports, news headlines and much much more. And best of all, Samurize is 100% free!

Samurize’s rich feature set includes:

• an unrivalled set of built-in meters (Disk utilization, CPU usage, network traffic, system temperatures…)
• ultimate customizing and skinning possibilities with no programming knowledge required
• monitoring your own computer or others over a network
• tiny memory footprint and CPU usage
• the first system monitoring tool with a true WYSIWYG editor
• full extensibility via scripts and plugins with a powerful plugin SDK/API
• minimal software requirements (no .NET or Service Packs necessary)
• multimonitor support
• many usage options (desktop, taskbar and clock clients, server outputting to XML or image formats, screensaver)

Samurize: The Only Limit Is Your Imagination.

Download Samurize: Here

Complete Guide Here: Basic Guide to Samurize

Visit this link for more detailed tutorials.
Link: – Tutorials

Check out these screenshots [droooooooooooooooools]
Link: – Screenshots
Thanks to his guide this is what i got as my end result.


Ultimate TrueCrypt Guide : Create And Mount Virtual Encrpyted Partitions

Ultimate TrueCrypt Guide : Create And Mount Virtual Encrpyted Partitions

Ever felt the need to keep your secret stuff or some confidential data away from prying eyes.
Well here is a excellent solution to hide your confidential files in a virtual encrypted partition.

Software Requirement

True Crypt
TrueCrypt is an open-source encryption software that enables you to
create a virtual encrypted disk within a file and mount it as a virtual disk,
that can be accessed via a drive letter. Any file that is stored on this
virtual drive is automatically encrypted on-the-fly, and can only be
accessed while the drive is mounted with the correct password or key.

TrueCrypt supports a variety of encryption algorithms including

  1. AES-256
  2. Blowfish (448-bit key)
  3. CAST5
  4. Serpent
  5. Triple DES
  6. Twofish

Other features include support for FAT32 or NTFS formatting, hidden volumes, hotkeys for mounting/dismounting and more.

Download : TrueCrypt – Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows Vista/XP/2000 and Linux – Downloads

True Crypt is available for Linux and Windows both and is a FREEWARE.

Read Complete Guide Here

1.> Neowin Forums

2.> Techenclave Forums

Other Helpful Articles

  1. TrueCrypt Tutorial: Truly Portable Data Encryption
  2. Easy Crypt : A GUI for Truecrypt

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