My Good Sites : 

This months sites that I have found most interesting or that offer a very useful service. I include software programs that are excellent as well.

this is purely my own choice and in no way reflects everyone's taste.


Dialling Codes is a really excellent site enabling you to get the telephone prefixes for any country to any country. I have found this a really useful site on many occasions.

Norton Ghost Radified is really the most extensive site offering help and guidance using Norton or Symantec Ghost. The tutorials should give no excuse to get it right first time. A superb site VISIT NOW!

'DVD Reviewer' is run by Reviewer Ltd, a company registered in England, and staffed by a group of people who share a love for the DVD format. This site has huge amounts of information on the DVD format, players, region hacks news and reviews. A great site.

Nicky Page has a really superb site offering really useful help min the art of digital copying and movie making. In his words "Firstly, Iím not really an expert in either the Mpeg format or in DivX. Neither am I some kind of hacker or pirate in any sense of the word. I do not claim to have invented any of the major conversion methods. In fact, it would be hard for anyone to say they had invented them since all methods depend almost exclusively on the software and utilities that enthusiasts have produced for the purpose of both converting DVD's into another formats. Iím only explaining the things I have done so that you can try them. Great advice from a single site! Check out this guide to Virtual Dub here>>


DVD Region free is a really superb program that really does get round the DVD region problem. Multi-region is a problem for PCs and it's even more complicated than the issue with stand-alone players.  The DVD drive can be region-locked, which can sometimes be solved with an unofficial firmware upgrade. The software DVD player can also be region-locked, and there are various hacks on the Internet for resolving these. On some systems, which include a hardware decoder card, there can be a third source for preventing region-free playback.
There is one neat solution that can help you get round all these. Take a look at DVD Region-Free, a software program that is exactly what you are looking for.

This site enables you to see the time in any part of the world. This is really excellent if you are telephoning out of your country and do not want to cause problems due to the differences in time.
Dave's quick search desk-bar is an add-on for the Windows Desktop Taskbar that lets you launch searches quickly. With dozens of search engines, a calculator, clock, calendar, and more in one little textbox, it's monster functionality in a flea-sized GUI is available from the source forge. 

Find Free Files is a subscription based site that enables its paid members to download using newsgroups. This includes movies, software etc. There are a series of videos that train you in every aspect of downloading files from newsgroups. This is an excellent site.


UK is a  great site for the weather forecast in the UK. Called the Weather Channel it offers maps and information for the UK. There are other sites covering the rest of the world with the USA here>>


Multi Map The leading site for maps and travel directions on the web. Multimap provides free access to Street maps and travel directions for Great Britain plus a multitude of allied services.


For Movies and CD copying


Slysoft Any DVD Any-DVD is a driver, which descrambles DVD-Movies automatically in the background. This DVD appears unprotected and region code free for all applications and the Windows operating system as well.



DVD Shrink can copy a DVD with the added ability to remove subtitles etc so it will fit onto a standard DVD.
You can use this software in conjunction with DVD burning software of your choice, to make a backup copy of any DVD video disc.




DVD Movie Factory 3 is a simple yet powerful DVD authoring tool that produces excellent results. It can be put to excellent use with copied TV output using Video ReDoo to edit first.

Clone CD is the ideal tool to make backup copies of your music- or data CDs, regardless if they are copy protected or not! CloneCD's award-winning user interface copies almost any CD in just a few mouse clicks!

Clone DVD from ELBY is here. CloneDVD 2 copies movies in unparalleled picture quality. If it's only the main movie or a complete DVD - CloneDVD compresses even long footage in brilliant quality and at high speed:

VideoReDo is the perfect tool to edit your MPEG2 files. Whether you create digital video by capturing off-the-air programs, convert analog (VHS) tapes, or extract chapters from DVDs, VideoReDo makes fast work of trimming, cutting, and/or joining your MPEG compressed digital images. Download here>>


This is a superb site for historical DVD's and books, with good emphasis on WWII
german dictioery


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