[Offtopic] Two downloads from microsoft

stephen at melbpc.org.au stephen at melbpc.org.au
Fri Aug 18 00:42:41 EST 2006

Hi all,

If you are running windows machines, here are two
worthwhile downloads. One is a new network-diagnostic
for XP, and the other is a gem of a calculator, and unit
converter. For eg length, area, energy, currencies, power,
pressure, weight etc, and convert between appropriate units.

1, Calculator Plus <http://www.microsoft.com/download/> 
and then search for the File: CalcPlus.msi Size: 476 KB 

2, Network Diagnostics for Windows XP

Article ID : 914440 July 25, 2006

The Network Diagnostics for Windows XP tool can help troubleshoot some of 
the most common connection problems that you may encounter in a home 
networking environment. 

To diagnose network connectivity status, the Network Diagnostics for 
Windows XP tool analyzes the following tests: 

• IP configuration test 
• Default gateway test 
• Winsock test 
• DNS test 
• Firewall test 
• Internet connectivity validation test 

To obtain the Network Diagnostics for Windows XP tool ..


Regards all ..
Stephen Loosley
Victoria, Australia

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