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Find Domain Information the Easy Way with Win32Whois

Ever find yourself needing to acquire information about a particular domain but want an easy way to do it? Now you can with Win32Whois.

Setup

Getting started with Win32Whois is extremely simple. There is no install process to deal with, just place the exe file in a location of your choice and create a shortcut (terrific!). When you start Win32Whois, this is what you will see. To get started, enter the domain address that you are curious about and click “Go”.

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For our example, we entered “www.howtogeek.com”. The results came up very quickly and as you can see by the scrollbar, there was quite a bit of information returned (very nice!).

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Conclusion

Win32Whois can provide a quick and easy way to find the information that you need about a domain. This is definitely a nice reference tool to have on your system or USB drive.

Links

Download Win32Whois (version 0.9.14)

Akemi Iwaya (Asian Angel) is our very own Firefox Fangirl who enjoys working with multiple browsers and loves 'old school' role-playing games. Visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 08/26/09

Comments (3)

  1. Firas

    Thank you man ;-) nice tool

  2. Travis

    What advantage does this have over a web-based tool?

  3. Dale

    Just one more reason to run Linux – whois is built-in on the command-line. No need to install more stuff. It should also be noted that http://www.whois.com provides this info as well – again, without installing anything extra.

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