Win 9x - Get total control of your monitor

Do you frequently run to your Desktop's Properties sheet to change screen resolution or tweak your monitor's colour and brightness controls? Would you like to activate your screen saver via a keyboard shortcut or toolbar? If so, you'll be interested in EnTech Taiwan's PowerStrip for Windows.

This utility provides a floating toolbar for adjusting many basic monitor functions, but it also allows you to access these features via your keyboard or a pop-up menu from the system tray (the taskbar area with the clock). PowerStrip offers one-stop control for all graphics adapter and monitor functions, plus a few others (such as speeding up your mouse's refresh rate). Registration is $US30. PowerStrip is available from the cover CD or from the developer's site at

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