Here are some tools for windows that I found useful:
- dd for Windows
- rawwrite for Windows: A useful tool for creating boot disks and floppy images.
- Folder2Iso: Cool tool to create a ISO from a folder. A very useful tool when you need to upload some files to a Virtual Machine. Create an ISO and connect using the VM Console.
- A free TFTP server
- If you write scripts you will surely find Winmerge useful. If provides a nice graphical view of differences between two files.
- Bitbucket: I use a free bitbucket account source control of my documents and scripts. The best deal is you get to create private repositories with a free account.
- Git: And for version control I use Git. If you plan to use “Git on Windows” you can try the free msysgit. I use it for source control of my PowerShell/PowerCLI scripts on bitbucket.
- Richcopy is a multithreaded file copy tool from an Engineer at Microsoft.
- Then there are the usual suspects Putty an SSH client on Windows & WinSCP an SCP client on windows.
- Two interesting tools to manage multiple RDP sessions are RDCMan & Multi Remote Desktop Client
- MarkdownPad, an awesome editor for creating Markdown documents
- XML Notepad always a useful tool
- Ever dependent SciTE Text Editor (for Windows). It based on the Scintilla project.
- Replace Notepad with a better Notepad2
- The indespensable 7-zip
- Mount an ISO as a virtual CD using WinCDEmu
- ImgBurn: A very good ISO burning tools
- A free sync toy from Microsoft, useful for keeping a pair of folders say one on a USB stick and one in your hard drive always synced