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NetSetMan Makes Managing Windows Network Settings Easy

If there's one thing I hate having to talk a user through over and over, it's how to change their IP settings in Windows (especially Vista).

NetSetMan provides a simpler way to manage these settings. It allows you to set up profiles for any number of networking situations. Need to hard code an IP or leave it up to DHCP? Alter your hostname and workgroup? Map a printer and network drive? Create a profile, and NetSetMan will tackle all those tasks with a couple of clicks next time.

The system tray icon provides quick access to profile switching, and mousing over it will give you a detailed heads up display of all the adapters in your system. It's a nice feature, especially on a machine with 4 nics - it gives me all the info I need about my adapters in a hurry.

It's free for private, personal use and 12€ for the Pro license, and a nice way for any stressed-out technician to avoid some annoying phone calls.

Tags: freeware, network-profile, networking, settings