Guest blog by Scott Baxter

Why read this post?

  • The CentraStage ComStore has successfully helped many of our users to quickly and easily deploy application and monitor components
  • This post will update you on the most recently added ComStore components

ComStore – More Recent Additions

K-Lite Codec Pack 7.2.0


The K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of DirectShow filters, VFW/ACM codecs, and tools. Codecs and DirectShow filters are needed for encoding and decoding audio and video formats. The K-Lite Codec Pack is designed as a user-friendly solution for playing all your audio and movie files. With the K-Lite Codec Pack you should be able to play all the popular audio and video formats and even several less common formats.


Google SketchUp 8.0.4811


Google SketchUp is software that you can use to create 3D models of anything you like. Get started right away. Most people get rolling with SketchUp in just a few minutes. Dozens of video tutorials, an extensive Help Center and a worldwide user community mean that anyone who wants to make 3D models with SketchUp, can.


Norton Online Backup 2.0 Monitor



This component monitor will check and alert for: Norton Online Backup not installed/not running, Not backed up in last 24 hours (check period is configurable when applying the monitor), Log file flagged words alerts Compatible with: Windows XP Pro (32/64) Windows Vista (32/64) Windows 7 (32/64) Windows Server 2003 (32/64) Windows Server 2003 R2 (32/64) Windows Server 2008 (32/64) Windows Server 2008 R2 (64)


Vipre Anti-Virus 4 Monitor


This component monitor will check and alert for: Vipre Anti-Virus 4 not installed/not running, Out of Date Definitions. Compatible with: Windows XP Pro (32/64) Vista (32/64) Windows 7 (32/64)


Audacity 1.2.6


Audacity is a free, easy-to-use and multilingual audio editor and recorder. You can use Audacity to: Record live audio. Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs. Edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV or AIFF sound files. Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together. Change the speed or pitch of a recording. And more!


a-squared Free 4.5.0.27



Security must not be a privilege. Under this motto, Emsi Software provides the Malware scanner a-squared Free completely free of charge for private use. But it is not a very limited version, it is a full tool to clean your computer from Malware. Not only Spywares, as detected by classic Anti-Spyware programs, but also especially Trojans, Backdoors, Worms, Dialers, Keyloggers and a lot of other destructive pests, which makes it dangerous to surf the web


a-squared command line scan


Runs a command line scan of a device using a2cmd.exe which is installed as part of the a-squared Free 4.5.0.27 Component. Please make sure that this component has been deployed before running this script. The input variables that have a default value of ‘false’ can on occasions lead to false positives so use with caution


Thunderbird 3.1.10


Thunderbird is a great email client from the same people who brought you the Firefox browser. Thunderbird gives you IMAP/POP support, a built-in RSS reader, support for HTML mail, powerful quick search, saved search folders, advanced message filtering, message grouping, labels, return receipts, smart address book LDAP address completion, import tools, and the ability to manage multiple e-mail and newsgroup accounts.