The below is the 'at-home' projects I've worked on to further the software world.
This is a .NET 1.1 tool that allows a user to extract a livejournal and import it into blogger. Details at: LiveJournal to Blogger conversion/import tool - lj2blogger
These little scripts, configuration do not qualify for the title of software, but still are useful to others.
BGInfo example configuration (download)
My current BGinfo setup. More on this at my blog entry: Enlighten your windows desktop or background with the Computer Name - BGInfo
BGInfo autorun registry ( download )
This registry enables BGInfo to run silently on login and update your background. Depends on a BGInfo config file like the example above.
An example cmd shell script demonstrating the use of logparser to analyze
IIS log files (download)
An example script to walk through IIS logs and extract information like unique clients per hour, top urls hit, hit frequency, etc. Gives a number example SQLs for logparser for the beginner. More on this at my blog entry: HOWTO use microsoft's logparser to analyze IIS logs with example sql/code.