Host Status Monitor App is a program that allows you to automatically monitor multiple Internet hosts for downtime. It runs from command line or GUI and can visually indicate host status or email you when a machine goes down. Configuration is performed through two files: a program configuration file (hoststatsmonitor.conf), and a list of hosts to be monitored (hostlist.txt).
jared (just another registry editor) is a Java library for editing the Windows registry. It reads a registry file into memory and allows modifications and rewriting of the file. It also contains a command line program for mods using a .reg file. The code supports gcj. jared is particularly appropriate for modifying or analyzing registry hives offline.