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Download Kaboodle for Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP here:
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Kaboodle_1.02_Setup.exe (1229 kB)

Minimum system requirements:

  • Windows 98, ME, NT 4, 2000, or XP.
    Might work on Windows 95. Shrug.
  • 300 MHz processor or better recommended.
  • 256-color Display, 800x600 size.

As always, for help just send email to:

New in Kaboodle 1.0 for Windows:

  • Wholly redesigned GUI.
  • Added a "Print" capability for hardcopies of your LAN topology.
  • Added a "Save and Restore" capability for your network setup.
  • Several bug fixes to VNC initiation, file-transfer, and initial startup.

Known issues with Kaboodle 1.0 for Windows:

  • WinPcap and passive detection currently disabled.
  • Crashes seen with IEEE-1394 virtual adapters.
  • Network installation of VNC currently disabled.

New in Kaboodle 0.99e for Windows:

  • Slow startup in WinXP repaired.
  • Retuned echoWare and KaboodleProxy interface.
  • Fixed a VNC-detection limitation.

New in Kaboodle 0.99d for Windows:

  • "Personal VPN" capability working well with KaboodleProxy 1.2
  • Fixed most WinXP and WinPcap incompatabilities.
  • An installer, finally!

New in Kaboodle 0.99c for Windows:

  • "Personal VPN" capability is now fully compatible with KaboodleProxy.
  • Minor GUI adjustments.

New in Kaboodle 0.99b for Windows:

  • "Personal VPN" engine recast to use Zebedee tunnels exclusively. Only one TCP port (user configurable) now needed for VPN connections.
  • Kaboodle now includes a folder of "Kaboodle Helper" apps.
  • Remote-control interface simplified. It now auto-selects between Remote Desktop, VNC, and HTTP web-config, depending on what the target device supports.

New in Kaboodle 0.99 for Windows:

  • LAN-to-LAN "Personal VPN" connectivity operational.
  • Improvemnets to LAN sniffing and passive detection.
  • "Web Config" added to the Service Icon group.
  • Groups can be now set Private for LAN-to-LAN connections.
  • File-transfer accelerated.

New in Kaboodle 0.95 for Windows:

  • Improved GUI colors and icons: 256 websafe color palatte.
  • Web Config capability added for appliances.
  • VNC connection logging improved.

New in Kaboodle 0.90 for Windows:

  • Secure file-transfer working. Per-transfer permission and per-machine access-control.
  • Automatic OS detection of discovered devices.
  • Secure channels for VNC tunneling improved.
  • User-selectable icons and extended icon selection added.
  • VPN control channel and partner discovery operational.
  • Improved LAN population discovery and network database synchronization.

New in Kaboodle 0.80 for Windows:

  • Improved UI: devices now grouped by type. Up-arrow, Dn-arrow, Page-Up, Page-Dn, Return (to open a device's PropertyPanel) and Escape (to close a device's PropertyPanel) all working.
  • Much faster LAN population discovery and VNC server discovery.
  • VNC Viewer initiation to non-Kaboodle machines working now.
  • Authorized VNC users can now be managed in an "Access List".
  • VPN registration, partner setup and initiation all improved.

New in Kaboodle 0.75 for Windows:

  • Kaboodle can now initiate secure VNC sessions.
  • Icons reworked to a 256 Windows color safety pallette.

New in Kaboodle 0.74 for Windows:

  • Improved LAN auto-detection.

New in Kaboodle 0.73 for Windows:

  • Personal VPN via "GetEngaged" website operational.

For a complete list of features and known issues in Kaboodle, see the News page.