As a developer for many years you tend to build apps and utilities to help on the way.
Program that allows TCP packlets to be sent and recieved over the network. The packaets are simple text messages that can be eched to screen or written to disc.
For further information on how to use the program click here
A simple program that runs on Windows XP up to Windows 10 and locks your screen. It is mega simple and there is no fuss.
Or if you want to see the source you can get it here: https://github.com/GingerNinjaLab/LockScreen
A simple program that returns the binary file type using the built i Windows Kernel DLL
Or if you want to see the source you can get it here:https://github.com/GingerNinjaLab/GetFileBinaryType