Streaming audio recorder for Windows 8

After upgrade to Windows 8, I discovered that my software to record streaming audio does not work anymore. There were some problems with the installation of the virtual driver. Google search gave links to the same program itself.
Only at the second attempt managed to find a wonderful streaming audio recorder that is compatible with Windows 8, as well as with the old Windows XP.

How to Implement Successful Help Desk

In any organization, employees encounter problems with their computers, printers, and other machines. These include hardware breakdowns, software problems, computer viruses, printers running out of paper, and more. In medium to large organizations, an IT department will deal with such problems. This article discusses how IT can achieve easy, efficient methodologies for this task.

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Help Desk Software Functions

But how do help desks normally work? What are the typical functions? Why have software? These are all valid and important questions… and questions that should be periodically considered even when a help desk is already established and functioning. Hopefully, this section will answer these and other related questions. Continue reading

What are the best ways to spot shareware apps?

You can decide which of these should be in the top 10.

1. Buy now?
2. Registration Screen on ‘Start-Up’.
3. No ‘Help’ files.
4. It’s a beta version, and all other apps on the site are shareware.
5. The PayPal banner takes up half the header on the page.
6. Favored freeware that does one thing very well and then quickly evolves
WAY beyond the scope of its original design.
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Open Source Help Desk List

Asset Tracker
Create multiple asset databases containing any information you wish to keep track of. Some examples: put all your IT infrastructure into the database, or if you are a building manager, put all your facilities equipment in the database. Can also integrate with other systems via plugins.

BATTS
Open source help desk software, designed for use from a Linux/Unix command line. Includes a full featured email interface for customers.

BugTracker.NET
BugTracker.NET is an open source, web based bug or issue tracker written using ASP.NET, C#, and Microsoft SQL Server/MSDE. Includes a screen capture utility that allows you to capture a screenshot, annotate it, and post it, with just a few clicks.

Bugzilla
A Perl based software bug tracking system which can also be used for help desk support. Used by the Mozilla Foundation, creators of FireFox.

DITrack
Software bug and ticket system designed to use Subversion as it’s backend database. Currently there is only a command line interface.

Double Choco Latte
A GNU Enterprise package that handles both call tracking and project management. It can be displayed inside of a phpGroupWare installation or be used stand-alone.

Eventum
An open source help desk software package from the creators of the MySQL database. PHP based and of course uses MySQL for it’s database.

Help Desk Lite
Very simple help desk software package for basic issue tracking. It provides two major functions, service ticket tracking and operator assignment.

Help Desk Reloaded
A PHP based help desk software system. Key features include trouble ticket prioritization, multiple customer support technicians, and search.

Helpdesk Issue Manager
Open source helpdesk software tool. Runs on PHP and PostgreSQL.

IssueTrackerProduct
Zope issue tracker which also handles software bugs. The primary focus is on email communication and request tracking and management.

itracker
Java based open source help desk application with an emphasis on modularity. It’s also provides i18n support.

JTrac
A Java based open source issue tracking system.

Liberum Help Desk
Web based help desk software package written in ASP and VBScript. Microsoft SQL Server or Access is required. Automatic case routing, email updates, and reporting.

MailManager
Email management software optimized for handling large volumes of support email.

Mantis
A PHP software bug tracking and issue tracking system.

One or Zero
Open source help desk software package optimized for task oriented help desks.

OpenHelpDesk
The purpose of the “openhelpdesk” project is, to provide an IT helpdesk solution. IT inventory can be tracked, and problems/requests from users can be managed. OpenHelpdesk features Voice, Video and “Powerfully Simple” searching.

OpenPsa
A full project system where the help desk component is just one aspect. Automatically integrates with Midgard CMS.

OS Ticket
OS Ticket is a lightweight ticking system designed to be easy to setup and use. It’s written mostly in PHP.

OTRS
A trouble ticket system to track telephone calls and e-mails. Designed to allow your support, sales, pre-sales, billing, internal IT, and helpdesk to operate in one system. OTRS is open sourced under the GPL and is written in Perl.

phpBugTracker
A web-based software bug tracker. The design focuses on separating the presentation, application, and database layers making customization easier.

Request Tracker
RT is an open source ticket tracking tool. It’s primary interface is email with a web back end for administrators. RT has been under development since 1996.

Roundup
A simple issue tracking system with command line, web and email interfaces. Also includes many other modules such as todo lists and sales lead tracking.

Savane
Savane is a Web-based Libre Software hosting system. It includes issue tracking, project member management by roles and individual account maintenance. The issue tracking handles bugs, tasks, support, news and documentation management.

Sinergia
Sinergia is a open source framework for creating customized help desk applications written in C# .NET 3.0. It provides a base on which you can develop your own web based help desk solution.

Subissue
Uses the Subversion version control system to store issues within your software code repository. Uses the subversion client, but a web based interface is in progress.

SugarCRM Open Source
The open source version of it’s commercial counterpart. Mostly a CRM system, but it can also handle light help desk duties.

Trac
Minimalistic web based project management and bug tracking tool. Trac also includes wiki functionality. Written in Python.

Trouble Ticket Express
Web based CGI help desk system. Both MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server supported.

ZenTrack
Zentrack is a help desk, bug tracking, and project management system.

ZwikiTracker
Every ticket in this system is a wiki page. Must integrate with a Zwiki to function.

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