TechDays Tools List!


ZoomIT – the most requested tool from TechDays, used by presenters to zoom in on areas of the screen


Sysinternals Suite – free tools for everything from background info to Active Directory


PowerShell v2 – included in Windows 7/2008 R2 but available for XP, 2003, Vista and 2008


NotePad++ – enhanced script editor with support for 40+ languages


Visual Studio 2008 Express – free versions of the Visual Studio suite of tools


Web Platform Installer – simplify installing IIS, PHP, SQL Express, WordPress and more


WireShark – aka Ethereal, network monitor


Network Monitor 3.3 – latest version of Microsoft's netmon tool


nMap – Command line network mapping tool


ZenMap – GUI version of nMap


WIM2VHD – simple way to covert a WIM file to a VHD for quick OS install


Virtual PC 7 – the virtual PC layer for XP Mode


XP Mode – pre-built XP VM enhanced for transparent application access


Application Compatibility Toolkit – latest version is 5.5


Microsoft Assessment Planning Toolkit – latest version is 4.0


Microsoft Deployment Toolkit – latest version is 2010, supports XP to Windows 7 and Server 2003 to 2008 R2


Windows Automated Install Kit – includes DISM, WinPE and USMT 4.0


More coming soon!  If this is missing something let us know!

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