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In this download area you'll find free tools and programs for you to download. There are 3 ways you can access these tools - by A-Z, by Windows Advisor issue number or by Category:

.NET Framework The latest version of the .NET Framework redistributable package includes everything you need to run applications developed using the .NET Framework. Featured in this article W667 - Windows 8.1: Updating Without Problems [more...]
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360Amigo System Speedup 360Amigo System Speedup is a great tool for helping to speed-up your slow PC. 360Amigo System Speedup detects and removes all unused files in your PC (usually as a result of faulty software installs/ uninstalls), optimises your Windows for faster startup times and stops malicious processes from running on your PC. It also cleans [more...]
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7 Taskbar Tweaker 7 Taskbar Tweaker is a handy Windows 7 utility that allows you to customise your Windows 7 taskbar. Most of the configuration options it provides can’t be tweaked using the taskbar properties or the registry. 7 Taskbar Tweaker provides access to a number of options concerning how windows are grouped, and what your mouse wheel [more...]
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98/Me Smoker 98/Me Smoker is a Windows 98 and Windows Me tweaking utility that will help to reduce system bottlenecks, decrease boot times and increase system stability. In addition, 98/Me Smoker has a new state of the art internet optimiser that will tune any internet connection to perfection; boosting the performance of your dial-up or broadband. [more...]
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Absolute Startup Choose which programs are run at startup with this handy startup manager..   [more...]
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Ace Utilities Ace Utilities is a comprehensive collection of tools to optimise your PC’s performance. It allows you to find and remove junki files and invalid registry entries, delete your internet usage history, manage your internet cookies and much more. It includes a detailed startupmanager you can see what all programs, services and drivers start automatically [more...]
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ActiveStartUp Manage which applications are loaded into your computer on startup.    [more...]
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AddaButton AddaButton is a handy tool for adding custom “launch” buttons to Internet Explorer’s own toolbar. They can be used to launch your favourite chat program, ftp program, multimedia player and even URLs. Also, for each button added to the toolbar, a corresponding menu item is placed under its “Tools” menu, which performs the same [more...]
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Adobe Flash Player Uninstaller If Flash Player seems to crash every time you load a website, it’s time to remove Flash Player from your system and reinstall it. To help you remove every trace of Flash Player from your system you need to use Adobe Flash Player Uninstaller. This lightweight utility does exactly what its name suggests: it [more...]
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Adobe Reader SpeedUp Adobe Reader SpeedUp is a simple application that helps speed up the loading time of Adobe’s Acrobat Reader software. Adobe Reader SpeedUp only needs to be used once; a process which takes only a few seconds and then the software will be transformed forever. [more...]
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Advanced Disk Cleaner Every day the programs on your computer create temporary and garbage files and leave them behind on your hard disk. These files build up over time, taking up valuable hard disk space and slowing your system down.  Advanced Disk Cleaner is a free program which makes it easy to quickly find and wipe away [more...]
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Advanced Internet Management If you have an Internet connection that has a fixed amount of download data per month, you probably know how difficult it is to keep track of usage and ensure that you do not hit your cap. If you do, you’ll either get a reduced server, or be forced to pay for more data. The [more...]
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Advanced SystemCare Free Advanced SystemCare Free offers a ‘one-stop-shop’ for cleaning and maintaining your computer, resulting in better overall system performance. The interface is very simple, featuring only a few buttons, which makes it easy to get down to cleaning immediately. Featured in this article T43 - Tools: Essential Free Tools for Windows Users [more...]
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Advanced Windows Care 2 This comprehensive PC-care utility has a one-click approach to helping protect, repair and optimize your PC. Advanced Windows Care 2 scans and removes spyware and adware using up-to-date definition files.     [more...]
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Ageis Windows 10 has been widely criticized for its built-in data snooping features. And if that is not bad enough, Microsoft rolled out some updates in Windows 7 and 8.1 that also track user behaviour. The solution is Ageis, a tool designed to block Microsoft’s snooping features. Aegis is a Windows script that, once run [more...]
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AllDupAllDup is a freeware tool for searching and removing file duplicates on your computer. The fast search algorithm finds duplicates of any file type, e.g. text, pictures, music or movies. The powerful search engine enables you to find duplicates using a combination of multiple criteria. Featured in this article TT712 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Alternate Task Manager The default Windows Task Manager provides some basic information about the processes running on your PC, but it is often no enough to troubleshoot all process related problems. Alternate Task Manager is an advanced application which aims to extend the functionality of the default Windows Task Manager. As well as checking on this list [more...]
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AMS Fast Defrag 2 AMS Fast Defrag offers a selection of tools for maximising the performance of your computer. You can monitor system activity, manage the programs that start with Windows and quickly free the maximum amount of memory possible without compromising key operating system components. [more...]
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AOK RAMfreer 1.23 RAMfreer is a smart memory management tool. It works by freeing up physical RAM being unnecessarily “hogged” by applications. With the latest versions of Windows and many other applications getting larger and more memory intensive, you may find your computer unbearably slow if you haven’t got a huge amount of RAM but with RAMfreer [more...]
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AppTimer AppTimer is a tool for benchmarking an application’s start-up time. It can be useful when comparing the performance of different products on the same hardware, or comparing the performance of the same product on different hardware. Featured in this article TT313 Top 10 Tools [more...]
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AR RAM Disk Add extra RAMDisk features to your system, extending the basic XP RAMDisk capabilities. With this tool you can create a RAM disk that improves performance, with far greater control over the RAM disk settings than the basic Microsoft driver provides. Featured in this article O900 - Optimise Your RAM Configuration [more...]
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Ashampoo StartUp Tuner 2 The Ashampoo StartUp Tuner 2 lists all auto-start entries and allows them to be individually deleted or deactivated. If the user proceeds with caution in this area, and at least deactivates all of the unnecessary entries, then they will be able to enjoy a clearly faster start to Windows. Featured in this article V12 [more...]
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Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2017 WinOptimizer is collection of tools that will help you to keep your system clean, optimally configure it, and even resolve boot problems.   Featured in this article T981 - Tuning Tools for a Faster Windows System T600 - Tools for Optimisation and Troubleshooting [more...]
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Ashampoo WinOptimizer Platinum Suite Just as dirt builds up at home during the course of time, unnecessary data and ‘leftover files’ gradually collect in all Windows installations and this takes up unnecessary space on your system and degrades performance. This program knows exactly what to look for, where to find it and how to get rid of it [more...]
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AusLogics BoostSpeed Start programs faster. Speed-up computer start time. Increase Internet speed, optimise your Internet Explorer, Firefox and email programs. BoostSpeed will clean up disks and the Registry to speed-up your computer and tweak Windows to its peak performance. Featured in this article P25 - Performance: Perfectly Tune Vista and XP [more...]
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Auslogics Disk Defrag Auslogics Disk Defrag is designed for the optimisation of today’s modern hard disks, allowing you to get the maximum performance out of your state-of-the-art hardware. It defragments disks in a couple of minutes and helps increase your computers performance and productivity by allowing you to locate files faster. Featured in this article X700 - [more...]
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Auslogics Internet Optimizer Auslogics Internet Optimizer is a comprehensive Internet connection tweaking tool. It’s very easy-to-use: just launch the program, choose your Internet connection speed, click Analyze and Internet Optimizer will recommend improvements to your system settings. After applying these with another click, re-boot, then try a few internet apps and see if you spot any performance [more...]
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Auslogics Internet Optimizer Auslogics Internet Optimizer is a comprehensive Internet connection tweaking tool. It’s very easy-to-use: just launch the program, choose your Internet connection speed, click Analyze and Internet Optimizer will recommend improvements to your system settings. After applying these with another click, re-boot, then try a few internet apps and see if you spot any performance [more...]
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AutoHotkey AutoHotkey is an open-source scripting tool that enables you to configure customised keyboard and mouse controls. Once installed, the program places an icon in the System Tray which you can use to access its options. Learning the scripting language used by AutoHotkey is easy, since it is intuitive and the program comes with an [more...]
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Autorun AngelAutorun Angel is a tool for controlling Windows start-up sections in order to provide security for your computer. Autorun Angel allows you to control which software, drivers and various components are launched automatically. This protects your computer against spyware and malware by identifying it before it has a chance to run. Featured in this article [more...]
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Autoruns A freeware tool for controlling which programs are loaded on Windows startup.   Featured in this article X66 - XP: Essential Steps to Extend the Life of Windows S34 - Security: Boost Protection with Sysinternals Tools [more...]
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Autoruns Autoruns allows you to see what programs are configured to startup automatically when your system boots and you login. Autoruns also shows you the full list of registry and file locations where applications can configure auto-start settings. Featured in this article T981 - Tuning Tools for a Faster Windows System A7 - Anti-virus: Eliminate [more...]
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Avant Browser Avant Browser is an ultra-fast web browser and boasts the lowest memory usage of any browser on the Windows platform. Its user-friendly interface brings a new level of clarity and efficiency to your browsing experience, and frequent upgrades have steadily improved its reliability. Featured in this article I640 - Internet Explorer: The Best Tricks [more...]
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Back4Sure Back4Sure is a tool which contains plenty of useful features for creating backups. It covers documents, pictures, music, movies and other important data. As there is no setup required, the program files can be dropped to any directory on your hard drive, so you can run the executable immediately. Or, Back4Sure can be placed [more...]
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Bandwidth Monitor Bandwidth Monitor monitors bandwidth usages throughout the computer it’s installed on. The software displays realtime download and upload speeds in graphical and numerical forms (refer to screen shot below), logs bandwidth usages, and provides daily, weekly and monthly bandwidth usage reports. Bandwidth Monitor monitors all network connections on a computer, such as LAN network [more...]
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Bandwidth Monitor 2 Bandwidth Monitor 2 Lite is the new solution to traffic meter applications in your Windows environment. Bandwidth Monitor has been engineered for absolute customisation and incorporates all the finest features from its predecessor as well as introducing a whole new world of customisation, reliability and features to the task of traffic monitoring. Featured in [more...]
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Belvedere# Belvedere# is a small but handy piece of software that helps you move and manage files based on rules you create. For example, if you wish to move all files with the word ‘Windows’ in the filename to a different location, Belvedere# can do this for you with a few mouse clicks. Featured in [more...]
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BIOS Code Unlocked Technology BIOS Code Unlocked Technology is a software solution designed to you get more power out of your processors and also take more control of your hardware setup. You can use it to unlock hidden processor cores on supported motherboards in an easy and simple manner. This allows you to get more power out of [more...]
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BIOSAgentPlus If you need more information about your BIOS, you should install BIOSAgentPlus. BIOSAgentPlus will scan your PC and display information about your BIOS, as well as telling you whether a software update is available for your BIOS. Featured in this article CL780 - Checklist: Optimise Your BIOS Settings B046 - BIOS Settings for an [more...]
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Boot Deleter Boot Deleter is an application that adds itself to the Windows Explorer (shell) context menu and allows you to mark files and folders to be deleted when Windows next restarts. This allows you to delete items that are locked by running programs. Items can also be marked for deletion by passing the file/folder as [more...]
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BootVisBootVis can significantly increase boot speed for Windows XP users. The tool features a clean interface, offering improved boot performance with just a few mouse clicks. Featured in this article X910 - XP Tuning with 8 Turbo Tips [more...]
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BootZilla Builder BootZilla is a handpicked set of tools that can help any computer user in removing and cleaning up malware infections. It combines both a boot CD, which allows you to startup and fix your PC when Windows wont load, with a live tools CD, which allows you to run troubleshooting applications directly from the [more...]
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Broadband Download Accelerator     This application uses Microsoft Windows to take advantage of a dynamic TCP stack which should increase your bandwidth and make downloads much faster.   [more...]
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Broadband Speed Test Broadband Speed Test is a useful utility that can test your Broadband connection, identify any areas of concern, monitor performance over time and generate diagnostics you can use to send to your ISP. It’s the ultimate connection monitoring and benchmarking tool and is great for those who want to diagnose connection problems or are [more...]
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Browser Select There are so many great browsers available for Windows it’s hard to know which one to use. As a result you’ve probably ended up with several browsers installed on your system. Windows likes to make one browser your default, but there are some situations when you need to use another browser – because a [more...]
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BySoft FreeRAM FreeRAM is a program that frees-up RAM from ‘hogging’ applications either manually or automatically. It runs in the task tray and shows current memory status, memory load and CPU usage via a graphical user interface. Featured in this article P25 - Performance: Perfectly Tune Vista and XP [more...]
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BySoft InternetPal InternetPal is program for monitoring Internet connections; it automatically monitors calls and detects connection types whilst running in the system tray. Detailed information about your connections is stored into a log file andt can be showed in table or graphical form. Statistics shows number of connections, upload, download, connection speed, average transfer rate, cost, [more...]
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CacheBoost Professional Edition CacheBoost optimises Windows’ cache management and the performance of your system. It’s integrated suite of programs can recover memory leaks from your system and prevent Windows crashes. The built-in ‘Memory Zipper’ engine and Data Safe Technology enhances the available system memory and ensures complete reliability and safety of data. It not only includes the [more...]
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CacheBooster AnalogX CacheBooster allows you to tweak your hard disk caching to help achieve the best possible performance from your system. Of course, different types of programs require different settings – CacheBooster comes configured with many of the most common uses which will automatically reconfigure themselves for your system, plus you can even add your [more...]
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CacheManager CacheMan is an application designed to improve the performance of your computer by optimising several caches, managing RAM and fine tuning a number of system settings. ‘Auto-Optimization’ makes it suitable for novice and intermediate users yet it is also powerful and versatile enough for computer experts. Featured in this article H371 - Hard Drive [more...]
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CacheSet With CacheSet you can monitor the working set of the cache file size, and change the size of the cache file. Featured in this article F88 - Free Professional Tools from Sysinternals [more...]
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CCleaner CCleaner is a system optimisation and privacy tool. It removes unused files from your system, allowing Windows to run faster and freeing-up valuable hard drive space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. Featured in this article W310 - Windows Tuning with Free Tools F410 - First Aid [more...]
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CCleaner CCleaner is a system optimisation and privacy tool. It removes unused files from your system, allowing Windows to run faster and freeing-up valuable hard drive space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. Featured in this article C801 - Crash Recovery to Restore a Failed System T981 - [more...]
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CCleaner Portable CCleaner Portable is a system optimisation and privacy tool. It removes unused files from your system, allowing Windows to run faster and freeing-up valuable hard drive space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. Featured in this article R100 - Rescue Your System with Windows PE [more...]
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CD-Quick Cache Optimise the memory allocated to the CD-Rom (Article: T10).   [more...]
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Chameleon Startup Manager Lite Chameleon Startup Manager gives you complete control over the programs that launch when you turn your computer on. Via its attractive interface, you can change the order in which programs start, apply a delay to startup or simply stop certain programs from starting altogether. It also offers a lot of useful information about each [more...]
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Clean System Directory 1.7 Remove all those stray DLLs from your system.   [more...]
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CleanMe CleanMe is a compact and easy to use program that removes temporary files from your computer, along with lists of recently opened items and programs. The simple interface allows you to quickly select the things you want to delete, which are then removed with a single mouse click. Featured in this article TT310 - [more...]
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CleanMem CleanMem is a small and lightweight program for freeing-up your computer’s RAM. Once installed, it runs in the background every 30 minutes and reclaims unused memory from running processes and the system cache. Featured in this article M4 - Memory and Cache Optimisation for Perfect Performance [more...]
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CleanMem v2.3 Free CleanMem is a small and lightweight program for freeing-up your computer’s RAM. Once installed, it runs in the background every 30 minutes and reclaims unused memory from running processes and the system cache. Featured in this article S600 - Software: The 9 Best Analysis and Tuning Tools of the Year [more...]
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Clipboard CatcherClipboard Catcher stores a history of clipboard contents, as well as allowing you to modify the clipboard contents to a finer degree than most clipboard programs. You can export and import individual data formats as well as add/delete data formats and even edit some data formats. You can also store images alongside text. Featured in [more...]
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CloneSpy CloneSpy can help you free up hard drive space by detecting and removing duplicate files. CloneSpy is also able to find files that are not exactly identical, but have the same file name and find zero length files.   [more...]
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CloneZilla Losing all of your data due to a hard drive failure is potentially disastrous, especially if you don’t have a backup to hand. CloneZilla helps you avoid these problems in two ways: by creating an exact copy of your data to a second hard drive in order to back it up, and by allowing you [more...]
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Compare Advance It’s so easy to end up with multiple copies of the same file in different folders on your hard drive. Not only does it waste space, you’ll probably forget which version of the file you are working on. Compare Advance helps by comparing the contents of two folders and highlighting any files which are [more...]
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ContextLauncher ContextLauncher is a small application designed to be a program launcher that allows you to categorize shortcuts to any number of applications and launch them from a special context menu. It runs in the task tray and is accessed by a single mouse-click, allowing you to select your programs from the categories. Featured in [more...]
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Contig Sysinternals Contig allows you to defragment individual files or directories. As such, you can exactly defragment the files/folders that are most frequently needed, and leave those that you don’t use. Featured in this article F88 - Free Professional Tools from Sysinternals [more...]
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Core Temp Core Temp is a small software utility with a single purpose: it monitors the temperature of your computer’s CPU cores and can automatically power off your PC if it rises too high, in order to protect your hardware and preventing overheating. The tool consists of a small window that allows you to check the current [more...]
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CPU Control CPU Control is a small yet powerful software solution designed to boost the performance of multi-core systems. It does this by allocating processes to run on separate cores of the CPU. It can run automatically or users can allocate processes themselves in manual mode. Featured in this article T648 - Tips & Tricks: Optimally [more...]
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CPU Speed Professional CPU Speed Professional is an application that measures the speed of your computer’s CPU. It features an attractive user interface with elegant animations and screen transitions. Click the ‘Test My Speed’ button and the program will push your CPU to its maximum performance and show you the speed. You can also view more detailed [more...]
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CPU-Z Hardware components govern how fast your computer is. The better the specification of your machine, the more complex applications and games you can run smoothly. With so many different hardware components available to buy, you might simply have no idea which individual chips are installed in your system. CPU-Z can help by allowing you [more...]
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CrystalDiskMark CrystalDiskMark is a compact, but comprehensive, hard disk benchmark and information tool. With this utility you can check your drives read and write speed with a variety of tests to ensure maximum performance from your hardware. Featured in this article TT211 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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CrystalDiskMark Your hard drive is one of the most important components on your PC, which is why a slow hard drive can drag down the performance of your entire Windows system. To identify the hard drive bottlenecks that are slowing your system down, you need a specialised piece of software, such as CrystalDiskMark. This application has [more...]
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CSearcher With hard drives getting larger and larger, the only practical way to find things is by using a search utility. Explorer does have a search facility built-in, but it is somewhat limited and its performance isn’t great. CSearcher is an alternative tool developed for simplicity and performance. Focusing on speed, CSearcher is a non-indexing [more...]
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CyberTweak CyberTweak allows you to tweak your Internet connection settings to get the best performance from your connection. Using the software you can optimise your connection automatically and save your settings so you can restore them at any time. Featured in this article T45 - Tuning: Vital Tools for Super-fast Performance [more...]
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Daisy Daisy is a program that reviews your system for service pack and operating system (OS) level, determines what hotfixes the base OS needs, and downloads and installs them in a correct and consistent manner. It also checks that the hotfixes already installed on the system are installed correctly. [more...]
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Dariks Boot And Nuke Darik’s Boot and Nuke (DBAN) is a self-contained boot disk that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. DBAN will automatically and completely delete the contents of any hard disk that it can detect, which makes it an appropriate utility for bulk or emergency data destruction. Featured in this article H19 - Hard [more...]
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Dataram RAMDisk Dataram RAMDisk creates a virtual RAM drive, or block of memory, which your computer treats as if it were a disk drive. By storing files and programs into memory, you can speed up internet load times and disk-to-disk activities, accelerate databases and reduce compile times. Featured in this article W310 - Windows Tuning with [more...]
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DCleaner Clean up unused temporary files and recent file lists from your computer using DCleaner. DCleaner efficiently erases tracks left behind from Windows, Internet Explorer and a wide variety of Third Party Applications.    [more...]
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Defraggler Defraggler is a free file defragmentation tool from the makers of CCleaner and Recuva. It differs from other defrag tools on the market, by enabling you to quickly and simply defrag the files you want to, without having to process the whole drive. Simply run it, select the file and defragment in seconds. No [more...]
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Defragmenter Pro Plus Automate the necessary steps for an efficient and problem-free disk defragmentation.    [more...]
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DelEmpty DelEmpty is a simple yet powerful application designed to instantly find and remove empty folders. You can search any drive or folder you like and sort the results by files, size or path.  A very handy little tool to help de-clutter your computer. Featured in this article TT510 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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DeltaCopy DeltaCopy is a fast, incremental backup program. This means that, instead of copying an entire file during every scheduled backup, DeltaCopy only copies the part of file that has actually been modified. This reduces the data transfer to just a small fraction of the full  file size, saving time and network bandwidth. Featured in [more...]
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Devcon Devcon the Device Console, is a command-line tool that displays detailed information about devices on computers running Windows. It is supplied as part of the Windows Driver Kit (SDK). Featured in this article U521 - USB Emergency Connection Problem Fixes [more...]
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DFIncBackup Home 2.80 DFIncBackup Home is a personal backup program designed for incremental backup of files directly to zip archives. With it, you don’t have to backup all your files over and over, instead, you can backup only new ones or ones that have changed since the last backup. You never lose or overwrite valuable files – [more...]
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DFUeTweaker DFUeTweaker helps you find Operating System specific information on how to optimise settings for Cable Modems and ADSL to ensure that your online connection is both stable and fast.   [more...]
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DIAG DIAG is a diagnostic program that detects, tests and benchmarks you entire hardware and software systems. Diag can detect 21 soundcards, 129 processors, 13 BIOS manufacturers, 62 PC types, 10 mouse driver manufacturers, 75 resident programs, 16 partition types, 1399 PCI cards manufacturers, 1352 PCI cards, 76 chip sets, 14 serial PnP devices, 1026 [more...]
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Directory Compare PortableDirectory Compare Portable is a great program for easily backing-up your important files and folders. Just select the source and target folders using the simple interface and the program does the rest, ensuring anything new is safely duplicated. Featured in this article TT313 Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Directory SnoopDirectory Snoop is a search tool that lets Windows users snoop through their hard disk drives to see what data may be hiding in the cracks. Use Directory Snoop to recover deleted files you thought you’d never see again or permanently erase sensitive files so no one will know they ever existed. Featured in this [more...]
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Disable Startup Disable Startup is a Windows Startup manager and monitoring program. It monitors all new Startup items and helps you control, manage and optimise the Windows Startup configuration. The software can help you save system memory and resources by disabling unnecessary programs; Windows launches many unnecessary programs and services at bootup. Disable Startup also monitors [more...]
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Disable Startup Disable Startup is a Windows Startup manager and monitoring program. It monitors all new Startup items and helps you control, manage and optimise the Windows Startup configuration. The software can help you save system memory and resources by disabling unnecessary programs; Windows launches many unnecessary programs and services at bootup. Disable Startup also monitors [more...]
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Disk Cleaner Disk Cleaner is a free open source tool to quickly and easily clean your hard disk of temporary files, including those in the system temporary folder, the Internet Explorer Cache and Cookies folder, and the Recycle Bin. It is very easy to use: select the items you would like to clean, press the Clean [more...]
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Disk Speed Disk Speed performs speed tests on your hard disks and provides comprehensive details about how fast your disks can transfer data. The information provided includes data transfer rate for linear reads, random read transfer rate and the seek time of the drive. An overall score is also given so you can compare different drives [more...]
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Disk Speedup Disk Speedup is a powerful and fast defragmentation tool designed to defragment and optimize drives for peak computer performance. Featured in this article W745 - Windows 7: Ultimate Crash Protection [more...]
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DiskBench There are numerous applications that are meant to test the limits of your computer and reveal its genuine performance level. They typically achieve this by stressing the PC to the maximum, but this approach doesn’t give a good overview of day to day performance. DiskBench takes a different approach: it simply monitors your computer and [more...]
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Diskeeper Home Diskeeper is a disk defragmentation tool, designed to increase the speed and reliability of your computer. It features a wealth of options and information about the defgramentation process, including ‘automatic’ defragmentation, which can write files to disk in a certain way so as to prevent fragmentation before it happens. Featured in this article O12 [more...]
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DiskExplorerDiskExplorer offers a host of hard drive maintenance features. You can inspect your files and folders, search for text and boot records and even conduct your own data recovery. Featured in this article H370 Hard Drive Tools: Tuning and Security [more...]
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DiskMax DiskMax is designed to increase the speed of day to day tasks on your PC, such as launching programs and opening files. It automates all the tasks required to keep your computer running smoothly so you don’t have to worry about them. Things like emptying the recycle bin, clearing temp files, internet history and [more...]
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DiskMon DiskMon shows all reading and writing access to your hard disk in realtime. In its window, all hard drive actions, sectors, times, durations are shown. Featured in this article F88 - Free Professional Tools from Sysinternals [more...]
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DiskSpeed32 Benchmark your hard drive in terms of read/write access.   [more...]
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DiskUsageDu (disk usage) reports the disk space usage for the directory you specify. By default it resources directories to show the total size of a directory and its subdirectories. Featured in this article H371 - Hard Drive Tools for Performance and Security H370 Hard Drive Tools: Tuning and Security H100 - Hardware Tuning with Power [more...]
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DiskView Similar to many other defrag programs, DiskView graphically shows the usage of your hard disk(s). In the graphical view, you can also click on the individual areas to view their content. Featured in this article F88 - Free Professional Tools from Sysinternals [more...]
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Display Driver Uninstaller Display Driver Uninstaller is a lightweight and portable software utility designed to help you immediately uninstall NVIDIA, AMD and Intel display drivers, when they are causing problems on your system or you need to upgrade. It does not come equipped with complicated settings or configuration parameters, so you can get up and running right [more...]
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DLL Export Viewer DLL Export Viewer is a tool that can help you debug your applications by showing the functions being used by your DLL libraries. The tool can be used in command line mode but also includes a GUI that displays the query results. The interface of the app is rather simple and allows you to [more...]
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DnsChanger DnsChanger is a simple and easy to use application that was created in order to help you solve domain resolving errors. If you find that your Internet connection is working but you cannot connect to a website, it can indicate a DNS error. Using this tool you can quickly switch between DNS servers Featured [more...]
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DNSer DNSer is a dynamic DNS updater. It runs as a Windows service and updates public dynamic DNS servers with your local router’s IP address. It is completely user-configurable and should be able to work with virtually any Dynamic DNS service that supports update requests via the HTTP protocol; great if you have a dynamically [more...]
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DoubleKiller Use DoubleKiller to find and delete duplicate files. [more...]
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Download Accelerator Plus Download Accelerator Plus helps you get the fastest download speed possible. It searches for the fastest source for your chosen file and can switch between different mirrors during the same download. The program supports all the major browsers, including Chrome and Opera. [more...]
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Download Accelerator Plus Download Accelerator Plus helps you get the fastest download speed possible. It searches for the fastest source for your chosen file and can switch between different mirrors during the same download. The program supports all the major browsers, including Chrome and Opera. Featured in this article I51 - Internet: Eliminate Bottlenecks for Super-fast Downloads [more...]
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Download Express Download Express is a compact Windows program that allows you to download individual files from the Web and FTP sites at the maximum possible speed. Multiple channels technology significantly reduces download time. It supports Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla FireFox browsers. The program has a useful auto-learn feature: it asks you about including filename [more...]
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Download Secretary Download Secretary is designed to be a folder management program. It saves you time by finding files you have downloaded from the Internet, either by using the files description file or tagging (labelling) information and can also dynamically show recent added files. Additionally, it offers a delete scheduling function. Featured in this article TT509 [more...]
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Dr. TCP Dr. TCP is a Windows utility for modifying your TCP stack to improve your broadband connection performance. It requires no installation and offers an easy way to make changes without having to enter your router’s settings each time. Featured in this article A800 - ADSL Optimisation and Tuning [more...]
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Dr.WEB CureIt! The latest version of Dr.WEB CureIt! is a simple-to-use malware removal utility designed to perform on-demand scans to remove viruses, adware, spyware and rookits. Unlike a normal virus checker, it does not provide real time protection, but rather can be used to remove a stubborn infection when your main anti-virus software had failed. You can [more...]
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DriveLetterView DriveLetterView is a simple utility that allows you to view the list of all drive letter assignments in your system, including local drives, remote network drives, CD/DVD drives, and USB drives – even if they are not currently plugged. It also allows you to easily change a drive letter of USB devices and remote [more...]
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DriverEasy 3.11.3.34316 DriverEasy is an easy to use application that will help you detect and download your missing or outdated drivers. If you’re suffering from an annoying driver related error, use this tool to repair the problem. Driver Easy will save you the time and energy hunting around for the latest drivers for your PC, as [more...]
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DriverEasy Studio DriverEasy Studio is an application that you can use to locate missing drivers and download them on your computer. Featured in this article W597 - Windows: Your Annual Maintenance Schedule [more...]
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DriverPack Solution DriverPack Solution is a reliable application designed to simplify the installation and updating of drivers, so the process just takes a couple of clicks. All the drivers your system needs in order to work properly are detected automatically and deployed in a much shorter time frame if you were doing the update manually. This [more...]
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DriveSitterDriveSitter is a deluxe hard disk drive diagnostic and background monitoring tool. It constantly analyses up to 30 health indicators of your drive and optionally displays its temperature in the system tray. DriveSitter reliably detects and forecasts up to 70% of all sudden hard drive crashes before they occur. Featured in this article T600 - [more...]
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DropIt DropIt is a great program to make moving your files and folders around a lot easier. You can perform 17 different operations on files and folder and filter by a range of properties. Just drop your files on the floating DropIt image icon and the program performs all your chosen actions. Featured in this [more...]
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DrvClonerXP   DrvClonerXP copies an entire drive partition sector-by-sector, byte-for-byte directly to another drive partition, producing an exact reproduction (clone) of your original partition.   Featured in this article B8 - Backup: Ultimate Guide to Securing Essential Data [more...]
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DrvImagerXP   DrvImagerXP creates and restores drive images of FAT32 and NTFS partitions for the Windows2000/XP operating systems.   [more...]
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DSL Speed DSL Speed is a professional tool that will tweak and optimize your DSL connection to get the best possible speed. It features an attractive yet simple interface that allows you to optimise your connection at the touch of a button whilst at the same time also including more advanced options for the more knowledgeable [more...]
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DuplicadosEraser DuplicadosEraser is a handy application that will search for duplicate files. It has the useful feature of allowing you to save  a list of duplicate files for you to work with later. It is fast and you can either send the files to the recycle bin, move them to a folder or delete them [more...]
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Duplicate Cleaner Duplicate Cleaner is a useful little program for removing redundant and/or duplicate files from your PC’s hard disk. The program finds all duplicate files, wherever they are stored on your computer and even if you’ve forgotten about them yourself. Just specify the directories or drives you want to search and the software does the [more...]
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Duplicate files util Duplicate files util is a simple to use program that you can use to identify duplicate files in two selected folders. The software will compare the contents of the two directories, display any duplicates if they exist and then allow you to remove them, freeing up wasted space on your PC. You can apply filters [more...]
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Easeus Partition Manager Home Edition Easeus Partition Master Home Edition is a disk partitioning utility for extending system partitions, better disk space management and settling low disk space problems under Windows. What’s more, the software works perfectly with hardware RAID and laptops; your data is completely protected during all operations. Featured in this article P090 - Partitioning with the [more...]
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EASEUS Partition Master EASEUS Partition Master is a disk partitioning utility. Using the tool, you can extend system partitions, create new partitions and manage your disk space better. The software works perfectly with hardware RAID configurations and laptop drives: your data is completely protected during all operations. [more...]
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EASEUS Todo Backup Todo Backup is a comprehensive backup and restore program. It can backup your entire computer, including the operating system, data, applications and settings. You can clone a disk, mount a backup image file as a virtual disk, save disk partitions and more. Featured in this article X68 - XP: Preserve the Life of Your [more...]
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Easy Service Optimizer Easy Service Optimizer allows you to disable selected Windows services at startup in order to significantly improve performance. Featured in this article S311 - Services: Perfect Windows Configuration [more...]
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EasyBCD EasyBCD allows you to create a multiboot environment in order to run multiple operating systems on the same computer. The application also features BCD (Boot Configuration Data) Backup/Repair utilities that provide users with the possibility to reset the BCD configuration or to recreate and repair boot files. Featured in this article W651 - Windows: Install [more...]
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EasyCleaner A handy utility that searches Windows’ registry for entries that are pointing nowhere, helping you delete all kinds of unnecessary rubbish that has been left in your registry.   [more...]
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EasyUEFI EasyUEFI is a lightweight tool that helps you control the boot options on UEFI or EFI based systems. The program allows you to load the boot entries and to edit their properties in order to configure the boot order for your computer, without having to renboot into the UEFI menuu. If you have a new [more...]
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eBoostr eBoostr is an alternative solution to Vistas ReadyBoost and SuperFetch technologies now available on Windows XP. It speeds up your PC and improves application responsiveness by using flash memory and free RAM as an extra layer of performance-boosting cache for your PC. [more...]
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EF StartUp ManagerEF StartUp Manager gives you complete control of applications which start with Windows. Using the tool, you can insert, temporarily disable or delete programs within the startup list. Additionally, the controlled starting mode makes it possible to start programs in a defined order and even specify a delay between them. [more...]
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Effective File SearchEffective File Search is a powerful but easy to use search tool. Search any files on your computer or local network. Search in folders or results. Search filters include date and size, containing text or hexadecimal codes. All results and parameters can be saved to file. Featured in this article TT313 Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Emerge DesktopEmerge Desktop is a replacement for the desktop environment normally provided by Windows Explorer, allowing you to give your system a complete makeover. The tool works on Windows XP and above. In order to replace Windows Explorer as a shell, it provides a System Tray (the area that collects the icons at the lower right [more...]
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Eraser Eraser is an advanced security tool for Windows which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns. Using Eraser’s intuitive design and simple user interface, you can safely and easily erase private data from your hard drive, preventing it from ever being [more...]
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Ethereal Analyse the data flowing across your network with this open source utility.   [more...]
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EVGA Precision EVGA Precision allows you to fine tune your graphics card, including GPU Clock Offsets, Memory Clock Offsets, Fan Speed, voltage and much more. Featured in this article G250 - Graphics Card Troubleshooting [more...]
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Exact Duplicate Finder Exact Duplicate Finder is a lightweight Windows tool that enables you to look for duplicate files easily. The simple interface allows you to quickly select the location to be scanned, which can be either a whole drive or a particular folder. You can also choose the file type to look for and skip system [more...]
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ExperienceIndexOK The Windows Experience Index is a measure of how well your PC performs. In Windows 8 and Windows 7, you can view the Experience Index in the System Control Panel, to quickly check how your PC is doing. However, in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, Microsoft no longer displays the Experience Index, although Windows does [more...]
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ExtremeCopy ExtremeCopy is a Windows file copying tool which is able to copy and/or move your files extremely quickly. The interface is simple and similar to the Windows Explorer default file copier but it can increase the speed of file copying from 20% to 120%. Featured in this article TT812 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Fast Defrag Freeware Fast Defrag Freeware allows you to safely regain unused memory without compromising system stability. Ideal for maximising available RAM without the risk of removing necessary system components. The program includes several other useful modules, including a system monitor and log and process manager. Featured in this article T45 - Tuning: Vital Tools for Super-fast [more...]
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Fast Duplicate File Finder Fast Duplicate File Finder will help you find fast all duplicate files in a folder and its sub folders. The application will compare the content of your files so it will find duplicates even if they are using different file names. It uses fast binary comparison algorithm and has internal preview supporting a lot [more...]
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Fast Uninstaller Fast Uninstaller is a small program for quickly removing applications from your computer. It features and intuitive and easy to use interface and is fast and reliable, allowing you to manage and completely remove Windows applications. It is a much simpler solution than the regular Windows Add/Remove Programs applet. Featured in this article TT410 [more...]
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Fasta Fasta is a really handy tool for quickly launching recently used programs, folders and files. Just type the first few letters of the item you wish to use and the program will suggest the full name; simply hit return and it will open or run. All opened items are also stored for even quicker [more...]
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FastCopy Portable This is the portable edition of FastCopy, a lightweight utility that enables you to copy files and folders while focusing on speed. Since installation is not a prerequisite, you can just drop the executable file somewhere on your hard drive and double-click it to run. The interface is easy to work with. You can [more...]
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FastResolver FastResolver is a small utility that resolves multiple host names into IP addresses and vice versa. You can simply type the list of IP addresses or host name that you want to resolve, or alternatively, you can specify IP addresses range that you want to scan. For local network, FastResolver also allows you to [more...]
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FBackup Every so often the worst will happen and your computer fails in such a way that only reinstalling Windows will solve the problem. Hard drives don’t last for ever, so you can be sure that eventually you’ll face a catastrophic crash. To guard against the worst effects of this, you need a backup. FBackup is [more...]
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FCleaner FCleaner is an all-in-one disk and registry cleaning and optimization tool. It removes unused files and invalid registry entries that are eating-up your disk space and slowing your system down, tweaks your system and allows your Windows to run faster. FCleaner can also protect your privacy by clearing your Internet History and Cookies. Featured [more...]
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FeyAccelerator FeyAccelerator is a p2p tool that sits between your Internet connection and BitTorrent client and adjusts settings and  bandwidth consumption to increase the download speed. The program requires no configuration and can be used by anyone. It supports major BitTorrent clients, including BitComet, Emule and uTorrent. Featured in this article I40 - Internet: Crucial [more...]
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FileThin NTFS FileThin NTFS is a smart files compression utility. It uses standard NTFS files compression, but allows you to set conditions for what to compress, including: file type, maximal and minimal sizes and encryption state. Default settings provide for a combination of optimal efficiency with maximal performance. Featured in this article TT911 - Top 10 [more...]
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FileTypesMan FileTypesMan is an alternative to the ‘File Types’ tab of Windows. It lists all file extensions and types registered on your computer and displays a variety of information about each. FileTypesMan also allows you to easily edit the properties and flags of each file type. Featured in this article TT812 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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FileTypesMan FileTypesMan is a lightweight Windows file management application that lists the types of files present on your computer.  As soon as you run the application, it automatically scans your PC, displays the file extensions, and provides detailed information about them, such as type name, description, perceived type, flags, modified time, company name, as well as [more...]
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FileZilla Portable FileZilla Portable allows you to transfer any number of files to a server and download them whenever you need to. It supports protocols such as FTP, FTPS, SFTP and can even handle IPv6 network connections. It uses a user-friendly interface which makes it easy to transfer files. The tool allows you to view your local [more...]
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Final Uninstaller Final Uninstaller offers users an easy and comprehensive way of uninstalling unwanted programs, both those running properly on your computer and those that have been corrupted and left some remnants behind after a failed uninstall or install. It also cleans up all junk files and removes invalid registry entries, maintaining the efficiency of your [more...]
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Find Unused Files Have you ever wondered how many files are unused on your disk for the last 300 days? Find Unused Files can show you a report of such files. You can tell Find Unused Files to look for files which have not been used for a certain number of days and specify which folder to [more...]
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Flash Drive Protector Flash Drive Protector is a small utility designed to protect your PC from damage when using USB sticks and other portable drives. It works by temporarily filling all the free space on the drive when it is inserted, which prevents malicious software and viruses from autorunning. The tool is run from the removable drive [more...]
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Folder Size Explorer If you store a lot of documents on your computer, chances are that you might run out of space on your hard drive(s), no matter how large they currently seem. Folder Size Explorer is a tool that can help you prevent that from happening, by showing you the total size of individual directories on [more...]
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FolderSize FolderSize allows you to add a new Folder size column to Windows Explorer from the pop-up menu displayed when you click on a folder column heading, showing the total size of each folder in the view. Featured in this article W205 - Windows Explorer: Professional Secrets [more...]
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Font Expert FontExpert 2014 enables you to preview and manage both installed and uninstalled typefaces, plus examine your system for font errors. You can display the list of installed font faces, customise font samples and control advanced font properties. Featured in this article R370 - Registry Optimisation for a Faster PC [more...]
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Fract Benchmark Fract is a compact open source PC benchmarking tool based on realtime software rendering. It is designed to provide results that really correspond to the raw performance of your CPU and system bus. Featured in this article TT309 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Free Window Sweeper Free Window Sweeper is a privacy tool that removes the history of your activities on a computer. With just one click, Free Window Sweeper allows you to remove Internet usage traces, cookies, INDEX.DAT files, typed URLs and more. It also has a cookie keeper, for saving items you don’t want removed and a secure [more...]
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FreeDuplicateRemover 0.3 The latest version of FreeDuplicateRemover is a handy and reliable utility designed to detect and clean duplicate files from your computer. With this application, you can make your computer work faster by removing unnecessary files, just by installing and running the application. You’ll get a list of duplicate files that you’ll have the choice [more...]
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FreeFixer Portable When you download programs and files from the Internet, your system can quickly get contaminated with irritating add-on programs you never wanted to install, and worse too. FreeFixer Portable can help you clear these from your system. Since it is portable it doesn’t need to be installed. Simply run the tool and scan your PC [more...]
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FreeMemFreeMem is a small but effective tool for displaying physical memory and pagefile usage and for quickly making more memory available at the click of a button. You can keep it on top of all other applications or keep it running in the task tray. Featured in this article H100 - Hardware Tuning with Power [more...]
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FreeMem 5.0 Increase your PC’s performance by optimising memory management (Articles: T10, M10, H1).   [more...]
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Gavotte RAMDisk Gavotte RAMDisk speeds up your computer by creating a virtual hard disk using the RAM that Windows cannot use. Many new PC’s come with 4 GB or more of RAM memory, but 32-bit systems can’t address more than 3 GB. This software driver creates a virtual hard drive in the extra RAM memory, meaning [more...]
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Geek Uninstaller Many of the programs you uninstall from your system leave traces behind, and their additional files and folders can’t be removed by using the built-in Windows uninstallation tool. Geek Uninstaller, is a tool that can clear away all the extra items that are left behind by incomplete uninstallers. The program has a simple interface that [more...]
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GeFree GeFree, now known as Wise Memory Optimizer, helps you free up and tune up the physical memory taken up by some useless applications to enhance PC performance. Featured in this article T680 - Tools to Build a Better Windows System [more...]
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Gigaget An excellent download manager utilising Net Grid technology that could significantly improve your download speed. [more...]
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GiMeSpace GiMeSpace Free Edition is a program that will allows you to expand your desktop without any limits. Simply run the program and when you move your mouse to the edge of your screen you will notice that your desktop extends beyond the borders of your normal desktop. It provides a cheap alternative to adding [more...]
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Glary Disk Cleaner While you’re working with Windows or surfing online, your computer generates temporary files or other junk data. To keep it running at top performance, you should regularly clear out your hard drive. Glary Disk Cleaner makes doing so easy. Unlike the built-in Disk Cleanup utility in Windows, Glary Disk Cleaner displays detailed scan results, [more...]
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Google Software Removal Tool Installing lots of different applications on your PC soon leaves your machine cluttered up, and can have unintended consequences in the shape of third-party tools that you didn’t want being installed alongside your legitimate programs. Some of the tools you install will even try to interfere with your web browser settings. If you use the [more...]
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GPU Monitor GPU Monitor is a handy Windows gadget that monitors your video card and provides a wide array of statistics straight on your desktop. GPU Monitor provides you with an impressive amount of information it offers, showing everything from fan and GPU load to temperature and memory. This little utility comprises multiple graphs to show all [more...]
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Gui:config Gui:config is an easy to use graphical interface to the hidden Firefox about:config settings page. Featured in this article F395 - Firefox: Perfect Configuration with About:config [more...]
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GWX Control Panel Before releasing Windows 10 in July 2015, Microsoft made sure that every potential user was informed about the benefits of upgrading to the new operating system. This was done not only via aggressive marketing, but also by relying on a dedicated app called Get Windows 10 (or GWX, in short) that would constantly remind you [more...]
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H135 – Hardware Tuning for a Free Performance BoostAdding new hardware to your system always comes at a cost, and there is also the risk that a driver will be incompatible with your current setup and you will need to reconfigure your whole system. However, with my tuning tricks you’ll be able to gain more performance without these worries. In order to get [more...]
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Handle Handle is a command line program that shows you which files and directories are being used by which program. Featured in this article T640 - Troubleshooting: Secret System Activities F88 - Free Professional Tools from Sysinternals [more...]
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Hardware-Assisted Virtualization Detection Tool This tool checks if your computer’s CPU supports hardware-assisted virtualization and that the feature is enabled in the BIOS. Featured in this article W76 - Windows 7: Fast Fixes for XP Mode Problems [more...]
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HD TuneHD Tune is a hard disk utility with many functions. It can be used to measure the drive’s performance, scan for errors, check the health status (S.M.A.R.T.) and securely erase all data. Featured in this article H100 - Hardware Tuning with Power Tools [more...]
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HDClone HDClone copies the entire contents of hard drives and other IDE, SATA, SCSI, USB and Firewire devices on a physical level. This allows for the easy creation of backups or copies of complete operating system installations. In combination with the special ‘SafeRescue’ mode of HDClone, this technique is also perfect for rescuing data in [more...]
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Hddb When working on your computer on a daily basis, you gradually end up having countless files and folders that you might not even remember you need, let alone know where they are located. This is why, when looking for a certain item, you need the help of a dedicated software utility such as Hddb [more...]
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HDDLifeHDDLife is a useful program that will allow you to control the health of your hard drive via an intuitive interface. Simply run the program and it will list your disks with the percentage of their health left, and show you their temperature. It is compatible with both mechanical and solid-state drives. Featured in this [more...]
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Heaven Benchmark Heaven Benchmark is a powerful tool can be  used to effectively determine the stability of a GPU under extremely stressful conditions, as well as check the cooling system’s potential under maximum heat output. Featured in this article G250 - Graphics Card Troubleshooting [more...]
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HeavyLoad HeavyLoad tests the reliability of your PC’s key components when placed under stress. This is useful for testing important MS Windows file or database servers before using them for production, or just to check if your new PC might get too hot when used intensively. To stress your PC or server, HeavyLoad writes a [more...]
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Hifito Sometimes you need to view hidden files and folders in Windows Explorer, in order to troubleshoot a problem. But, if you display hidden files all the time it clutters up your Explorer folder view, and could lead to an important system file being deleted. Rather than having to click through all of the Control [more...]
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Hot CPU Tester Pro 4 Hot CPU Tester Pro is a system health and stability tester. It tests CPU, chipset and virtually all parts of motherboard for errors/bugs, defective parts and components, meaning you can spot problems before they happen.   [more...]
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HWiNFO32 Portable HWiNFO32 Portable is a powerful system information utility designed especially for detection of hardware. HWiNFO32 offers professional hardware information and diagnostic tools which support the latest components, industry technologies and standards. The utility is targeted to recognise and extract the largest possible amount of information about a computers hardware, making it suitable for users [more...]
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IE Toolbar Beautician Use IE Toolbar Beautician to make Internet Explorer more attractive. You can put your own image files, or those you’ve pasted to the clipboard from the internet, behind the standard Internet Explorer tool bar. It is compatible with all the major image compression formats. Featured in this article I640 - Internet Explorer: The Best [more...]
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IE Tweaker IE Tweaker helps you adjust various settings of Internet Explorer. You can enable and disable a great number of the program’s features without having to change registry settings; useful for users who want to tweak the browser but aren’t comfortable with the Windows registry. Featured in this article I33 - Internet: Solve Browsing Problems [more...]
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IEAccelerator Accelerate the surfing and downloading speed of Internet Explorer by upto 6 times. IE Accelerator has been tested with Modem, LAN, ISDN, CATV, ADSL, Cable amongst other types of connection.   [more...]
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IETweak 2 IETweak 2 is designed to configure and personalize settings of Microsoft Internet Explorer browser in versions 5 and 6.   [more...]
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IM-Magic Partition Resizer IM-Magic Partition Resizer is a practical tool that allows its users to change the size of a partition with minimum effort. You can use it to modify the structure of your hard drive without having to delete files. No matter how much you plan, your hard drives tend to become crowded and require more [more...]
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Instant Document Search Instant Document Search is a powerful search tool for finding documents on your computer. You can instantly find documents by keywords or key-phrases using the convenient interface. Results are displayed with a context preview and highlighted keywords. Featured in this article TT613 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Instant Memory Cleaner Instant Memory Cleaner is a graphical interface that allows you access to the ‘FreeMem’ and ‘ClearMem’ shell commands in Windows Vista and XP respectively. These commands instantly reduce the size of memory being used by running processes. Featured in this article T45 - Tuning: Vital Tools for Super-fast Performance [more...]
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Internet Cell Boost Lite Internet Cell Boost Lite helps you to maximize the overall speed of your internet connection, regardless of whether it’s already fast or too slow. The software works by tweaking several hidden settings within your operating system to boost your connection. The software is very easy to use, all you have to do is select [more...]
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Internet Download AcceleratorInternet Download Accelerator lets you to noticeably increase the speed of file download from the Internet using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP protocols. The acceleration is achieved by splitting a file being downloaded into several parts and downloading these parts at the same time. Featured in this article TT313 Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Internet Speed Booster Internet Speed Booster increases the speed of your connection and also prevents undesirable disconnections. It fine-tunes the settings of your hardware until the optimum group of settings are found. Most ISPs disconnect after a fixed period of inactivity; Internet Speed Booster remedies this by sending and receiving a data packet at a time interval [more...]
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Internet Windows Washer Free Internet Window Washer is an easy to use Internet privacy program. With a simple click you can securely erase your internet history, index.dat file, recent documents lists, opened programs history and much more. It also offers the useful option of ‘cleaning’ the data so that what you delete cannot be restored by recovery [more...]
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iolo System Mechanic Free iolo System Mechanic Free gives you over 50 automatic tools to clean hard drive clutter, repair your registry, defragment drives and memory, and optimize system and internet settings. System Mechanic Free is designed so that you can quickly get to the repairs and optimisations you need, skip those you don’t, and explore as much [more...]
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Iomatic RAM Medic Free up memory and increase your computer’s performance with Iomatic RAM Medic.   [more...]
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iQonn Lite iQonn Lite is a free internet connections manager. It can automatically detect and install wireless devices, tweak network settings in poor signal areas and much more. Featured in this article I680 - Internet Tricks: The Best Tools for Security & Speed [more...]
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JetBoost JetBoost is a great program for getting the maximum performance from your computer, be it for gaming or work. With the click of a button, it shuts down all unnecessary processes and services. It can be customised or used straight away with the default settings. Featured in this article TT713 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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JetClean JetClean is a tool for removing all types of unnecessary files from your computer. It can clean your Registry and RAM, whilst also being able to take care of applications and shortcuts. A simple but very effective program. Featured in this article TT713 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Junction Junction is a command line utility used to create symbolic directory links on Windows NTFS drives (not LNK files). Featured in this article F88 - Free Professional Tools from Sysinternals [more...]
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Junkware Removal Tool Junkware Removal Tool is a command-line utility that scans your computer and removes toolbars, common adware, and other unwanted programs. It gets rid of annoying tools such as MyWebSearch, IncrediBar, Ask, Babylon, Coupon Printer, and other products. Since this tool is launched in a Command Prompt dialogue, it is not necessary to install it. [more...]
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KCleaner KCleaner is a program that can help you free up space on your hard drive by getting rid of unnecessary data. The interface of the program is very simple. In the Settings menu, you can configure KCleaner to take care of the Recycle Bin, Windows installer duplicates, Apple and Adobe Reader installer cache amongst [more...]
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KCleaner 1.1.2.37 The KCleaner was designed to be a tiny application that helps you keep your system clean of unwanted temporary files. It has a manual mode and an automatic mode which periodically scans and cleans your computer. Set in automatic mode, it will give your PC regular scans, and remove any unnecessary files, freeing up [more...]
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KeyTweak   Fix a broken key on your keyboard by reassigning the key functions. If you find that a particular key no longer works, you don’t need to go out and buy a new keyboard. Simply reassign its function to a different key that you rarely use. It takes just a few clicks of the mouse [more...]
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LCleaner LCleaner is a handy piece of software which frees-up disk space from temporary or unwanted files and cleans the system registry of unneeded registry keys. The program cleanses your system of all kinds of temporary and unneeded files, including recently used file lists, web pages and more. LCleaner is simple to use: just select [more...]
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LCleanerLCleaner is a great tool to easily free up disk space from temporary, unwanted files, and clean system registry from unneeded registry keys. LCleaner is very easy-to-use, just select the items you would like to clean and then press the Clean Selected button. Featured in this article TT712 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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LCP LCP effectively recovers forgotten passwords in your Windows system. The software uses several password-recovery techniques, including ‘brute force’, hybrid and dictionary attacks to speedily recover lost administrator passwords; you can also use other dictionaries and check all possible lowercase and uppercase combinations. The program features a great interface and is easy to use and [more...]
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LDMDump LDMDump saves the disk database content of the logical Disk Manager which describes the partitioning of Windows 2000 Dynamic disks. Featured in this article F88 - Free Professional Tools from Sysinternals [more...]
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Lexun Backup Solution 1.4 Backup and archive valuable data.   Featured in this article P25 - Performance: Perfectly Tune Vista and XP [more...]
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License Crawler If you need to re-install an application but can’t find the licence key, it can cause problems, even when you have legitimately bought a piece of software. The answer is to use License Crawler, which will search through your system and find the licence keys for the programs you have installed. With this tool [more...]
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ListDLLs ListDLLs is a utility that reports the DLLs loaded into processes. You can use it to list all DLLs loaded into all processes, into a specific process, or to list the processes that have a particular DLL loaded. ListDLLs can also display full version information for DLLs, including their digital signature, and can be [more...]
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LISTSP LISTSP is an easy to use alternative to the Windows Task Manager. It features an easily navigable interface, allowing you to view all opened applications, stop or run processes, disable or enable services and view network processes. Featured in this article TT613 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Lupo PenSuite Lupo PenSuite is a completely free collection of portable programs and games. This Suite is designed to simplify your life by collecting the best suites and portable applications available on the Web. Featured in this article P600 - Professional Tools: 7 Windows Essentials [more...]
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Magic Tweak 2.7 Designed to optimise and personalise Microsoft Windows. It provides one-stop, instant access to a variety of  settings that can be altered for a friendlier Windows environment. [more...]
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Mem Reduct Mem Reduct is a simple-to-use application with powerful features that allows you to monitor your system’s memory status and reduce the amount of memory being used in just a few quick steps. Once the application starts, you are presented with a window showing you how much RAM is used, how much is free and how [more...]
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Mem Watcher Mem Watcher shows you how much available RAM and pagefile memory your computer is working with. It displays the information in a small, moveable panel that updates in realtime, which also sits in the system tray. Featured in this article TT210 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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MemInfoMemInfo Displays the current memory (RAM or Page File) usage of Windows in the system tray. With a small gauge graphic and the value updated in real time, MemInfo gives fast feedback of your current memory usage in Windows. Right-clicking on the tray icon reveals more features. Featured in this article Top Ten Tools [more...]
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MemMAX 1.1 A free memory optimiser & statistics utility which allows you to ensure that the memory on your PC is used effectively.    [more...]
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Memory Improve Master Memory Improve Master Free Version is a powerful Free memory optimiser which will keep your computer running better, faster, and longer. Featured in this article O8 - Optimise System Resources for Peak Performance T44 - Troubleshooting: Prevent Errors Getting Out of Control [more...]
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Memory Manager Memory Manager is a program that frees up memory manually or automatically. This is done by forcing Windows to remove all the data that is not currently needed from the memory. It shows current memory status, memory load and CPU usage graphically. Featured in this article TT609 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Memory Optimizer Memory Optimizer is a great program for quickly recovering memory; it is particularly useful for users whose systems are frequently accessing the pagefile. It features a simple, attractive interface with one-click operation for freeing memory. Featured in this article TT213 - Top Ten Tools [more...]
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Memory-Trax III Memory-Trax III is a small program that reclaims memory which Windows neglects to release. By reclaiming your memory, you will find that your system crashes less and most other programs will run more smoothly. Memory-Trax offers visual indicators of your memory information and allows you quick access to change settings. You can have your [more...]
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MemTurbo 2.1 Give your system that ‘Just Booted Feeling’ with a single keystoke! (Articles: T10, M10)   [more...]
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MF Shutdown Manager MF Shutdown Manager is a useful application that automates various power options on your computer. You can use it to shutdown, restart, and standby, hibernate or log off your PC at any specified date or time. It also includes functions for launching programs and files at pre-defined times and even turning the screen off. [more...]
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Microsoft Speed Launch With Speed Launch, you can simply drag any file, document, or website URL into the Speed Launch bull’s eye on your desktop and tag it with any name you want. Then when you need it again, you can just go straight to the bull’s eye to access your files and URLs from one place. [more...]
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Minimem Minimem can reduce the memory footprint of any application. It runs in the background and can be set up to optimise as many processes as you like, via a very intuitive graphical interface. Unlike other memory optimisation tools, it gives you full control over what applications you want to optimise, when and how often. [more...]
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MMH Cleaner MMH Cleaner is a great tool to help you to clean your junk files, recent programs list, temp. files folder and more. You also control the list of programs that run when your system starts-up. [more...]
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Monitor Calibration Wizard Monitor Calibration Wizard helps you define a multitude of colour profiles you can use for particular situations. You start by running the wizard and adjusting the brightness and contrast levels to half the values your monitor supports. Then adjust colour intensity with the help of a graphical interface. Test your colour profile to make [more...]
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Motherboard Monitor Motherboard Monitor (MBM) is a very detailed and powerful system monitoring utility that can monitor fan speeds, temperatures, voltages and more. In addition, it provides detailed system information about your CPU and memory. It also includes an alarm features that can send e-mail alerts or initiate an FTP transfer if conditions exceed the user [more...]
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Motherboard Monitor (MBM) Motherboard Monitor (MBM) is a tool that will display information from the sensor chips on your motherboard in your Windows system tray. MBM supports a wide range of sensor chip combinations. It can sense the temperatures of the CPU, HDD, Video Card and the Motherboard itself, as well as fan speeds. If MBM senses [more...]
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MouseWrangler MouseWrangler is a utility for recording and using mouse gestures to automate common Windows tasks. MouseWrangler monitors the mouse while the right button is held and keeps track of the movements made. Then, when this set of movements, called a “gesture”, is made in future, an action is performed, such as closing a program, [more...]
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MPower MPower is a great utility with lots of handy features. It cleans and defragments RAM, gives more stability to your PC and can benchmark your CPU speed, CPU load and Hard Disk Read/Write Speed. Processor load and memory status may be displayed in an active window titlebar or via a tray icon. Featured in [more...]
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MSI Afterburner MSI Afterburner is a system utility to boost the performance of MSI graphics cards, and monitor hardware parameters. Featured in this article G250 - Graphics Card Troubleshooting [more...]
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MyConnection PC Lite Edition MyConnection PC Lite Edition tests the speed and quality of your Internet connection. It measures bandwidth accurately, both upload and download, and displays the information in attractive and easy to understand graphs and reports. The program can also measure the speed of individual applications, e.g. how fast they can download data, as well as [more...]
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MyUninstaller MyUninstaller is an alternative uninstaller utility. It allows you to delete defunct programs from the list of installed applications and also provides additional information for most applications that the standard Windows Add/Remove Programs applet doesnt show, including: product name, company, version, uninstall string, installation folder and more. Featured in this article TT711 - Top [more...]
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Mz 7 Optimizer Mz 7 Optimizer is a complete system optimisation suite for Microsoft Windows 7 operating systems. With Mz 7 Optimizer you can easily customise your computer to suit your needs. Its features include registry optimisation and backup functions, Windows startup and service configuration, laptop power management, shutdown scheduler and much more. Featured in this article [more...]
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Mz CPU Accelerator Mz CPU Accelerator is an application that automatically changes the priority of the foreground window on your desktop, allocating more CPU power to the currently active application. It automatically turns down the CPU priority when a new active application is used, which can lead to a large performance gain, and make your active application feel [more...]
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Mz Power ManagerMz Power Manager is a smart power management application, for configuring Windows power settings. It can manually/automatically switch Windows power plans, display all available power plans in system tray for a faster switching and display battery information. It also comes with some extra useful features. Featured in this article TT712 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Mz RAM Booster Mz RAM Booster improves the performance of your computer by auto-recovering wasted RAM and fine-tuning a number of Windows system settings. It uses minimal resources and almost no CPU time, meaning that performance isnt degraded while it is running. It features an attractive interface, with easily locatable functions and graphical information about RAM usage. [more...]
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Mz Services Manager Mz Services Manager is a small, simple, easy-to-use application, designed to help you take control of Windows services. Create Windows services profiles based on what is suitable for you and load them whenever you decide. Finally, you can choose to perform an automatic tune-up to increase PC performance. Featured in this article TT411 - [more...]
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Mz Shutdown SchedulerMz Shutdown Scheduler is an application which lets you schedule a power management function for your computer, particularly a shutdown. The interface is very easy to use: simply select the power function you wish and then the event that should trigger it, e.g. closure of a specific program. Featured in this article TT712 - Top [more...]
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Mz Ultimate BoosterMz Ultimate Booster is a powerful Windows application that can increase your computer’s speed and stability. It automatically fine tunes Windows system settings to optimise your system performance and your internet connection speed, prevents crashes and reduces startup times considerably. Featured in this article Top Ten Tools [more...]
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Mz Ultimate Cleaner Mz Ultimate Cleaner removes unused and temporary files from your system, allowing it to run faster and more efficiently. The program interface shows a list of your drives and how much free space each has, you select which drive you wish to clean and it does the rest. Featured in this article TT711 - [more...]
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Mz Vista Force Mz Vista Force is a Windows system tweaker designed to improve your computer’s performance. Using the software, you can change a multitude of settings, including Internet, Media Player and registry settings. It also features some useful utilities, including a shutdown scheduler, RAM booster and CPU accelerator. Featured in this article V16 - Vista: Configuring [more...]
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nCleaner nCleaner contains an advanced system and application cleaner with over 90 cleaning items available, a Registry Cleaner, a Tweak Manager, an Advanced Startup Manager, a Junk Finder, a Free Space Shredder, a System Resource Monitor, a System Adviser, supports logging and statistics as well as advanced scheduling. With nCleaner you can free up to [more...]
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Ndi Search The Windows Search is becoming more and more complicated, making it difficult to perform quick, simple searches for files of a particular name. Ndi Search is a lightweight searching tool designed to allow you to easily find the files you need by name, without having to deal with lots of bloated, unnecessary features. Featured [more...]
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NetLimiter 3 NetLimiter is an ultimate Internet traffic control and monitoring tool designed for Windows. You can use NetLimiter to set download/upload transfer rate limits for applications or even single connections and monitor their Internet traffic. Additionally, NetLimiter offers a comprehensive set of Internet statistical tools. It includes realtime traffic measurement and Internet traffic statistics. Featured [more...]
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NetMeter NetMeter monitors network traffic passing through the network connections on the computer on which it’s installed, as well as displaying realtime graphical and numerical downloading and uploading speeds. The software can display transfer rates of multiple network connections at the same time. It also logs network traffic and provides daily, weekly, monthly, and summary [more...]
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NetSetMan NetSetMan is a network settings manager which lets the user set-up and then easily switch between 6 different, visually structured network profiles. The network settings you can change and save include IP addresses, DNS servers, computer names and much more. The program has an easy-to-use interface so you can manage the settings at a [more...]
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Netstumbler NetStumbler is a tool that allows you detect 802.11 a/b/g WLAN standard networks, helping you to verify your network configuration and solve problems. Featured in this article W705 - WLAN: Perfect Security [more...]
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NetSysInfo NetSysInfo is a small desktop utility that allows you to view important system information such as the CPU type and details of the memory and other hardware devices. This essential information will help you search for the right drivers for your system – without having to wade through layers of Control Panel options. Featured [more...]
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Niblo Niblo is a reliable, multi-functional tool that enables you to quickly access useful Windows applications and system information. The software features a simple interface giving you quick access the application you need. It can stay on your desktop at all times, displaying the date and time. Niblo can perform a series of simple functions, such [more...]
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NiceCopierNiceCopier is a simple, easy-to-use program designed to replace Windows Explorer with a GUI-based tool. The program offers several features, like pausing and resuming copies and it also speeds up copying by copying data in the best order. Featured in this article Top Ten Tools [more...]
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No Clone NoClone is a simple but powerful tool for locating and removing duplicate files. NoClone finds and removes true duplicate files by true byte-to-byte comparison, i.e. it searches duplicate file content, regardless of filename. Once located, files can be moved, copied or deleted. Featured in this article T45 - Tuning: Vital Tools for Super-fast Performance [more...]
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OpenWithViewOpenWithView is a small utility that displays the list of all available applications in the ‘Open With’ dialog-box of Windows, and allows you to easily edit the list. This can be useful if your ‘Open With’ window displays too many different applications, and you want to remove the applications that you don’t use very often. [more...]
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Optimizer XP 3.51 Free program that improves the way Windows uses your CPU.   [more...]
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OSFMount OSFMount allows you to mount local disk image files in Windows with a drive letter. OSFMount also supports the creation of RAM disks. This generally has a large speed benefit over using a hard disk. As such this is useful with applications requiring high speed drive access, such a database applications, games and browsers. [more...]
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Outlook Backup Tool The Personal Folders Backup download creates backup copies of your .PST files at regular intervals, making it easy to keep all of your Outlook folders safely backed up. Featured in this article TN113 - Tips & News [more...]
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PageDefrag PageDefrag defragments the swap files and registry hives. Featured in this article F88 - Free Professional Tools from Sysinternals X66 - XP: Essential Steps to Extend the Life of Windows [more...]
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Paragon Backup & Recovery Free Paragon Backup & Recovery Free is designed to help you create backups for partitions or even entire hard drives and restore them in the event of a system crash or failure. During the backup process, the program allows you to enable archive integrity check, setting the compression level and the image split size. The backup [more...]
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Paragon Drive Backup 9.0 Express Backing up your data is like an insurance, you never have to worry if disaster strikes. Now theres no more excuses for lost data this insurance costs you nothing! If your system and data are safe now, keep them that way with Drive Backup 9.0 Express. This simple easy to use software doesn’t ask [more...]
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Partition Logic Partition Logic is a free hard disk partitioning and data management tool.  It can create, delete, format, defragment, resize, move partitions and modify their attributes. It can also copy entire hard disks from one to another.   [more...]
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PassMark BurnInTest A software tool that allows major sub-systems to be simultaneously tested.   [more...]
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PC Auto Shutdown PC Auto Shutdown lets you turn off your computer automatically at a time you specify or in response to certain activities on the computer, e.g. when no users are logged in. You can also set up hotkeys to shut down your computer instantly. Everything is configured via an easy to use interface. Featured in [more...]
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PC Control PC Control is a lightweight utility that can help you conveniently control the power management options. You can use it to easily set your PC to run either the shutdown or restart command at a specific time or date in the future. What’s more, you can automatically repeat the command, so that your PC [more...]
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PC De-Crapifier The PC De-crapifier attempts to remove all of the software, programs and adverts on your PC that you never asked for or wanted. To manually remove all of it can take at least an hour, depending on the number of unwanted things that have been installed. PC De-crapifier will detect the rubbish on your [more...]
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PC-Config 9.33 A small DOS based program to evaluate the hardware of 286, 386 and 486 processors (Article: F10).   [more...]
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PcClean 4 PcClean is a small but useful utility for cleaning unnecessary files from your computer. Using the small interface you can invoke various Windows administrative tasks, letting you empty the Recycle Bin, clear the Event Log and even defragment your hard drive with a few mouse clicks, instead of trawling through various menus. Featured in [more...]
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PCI Clone Maxx Make fast and secure backups of your hard drive. Using the new direct DMA support, data can be copied from hard drives in high speed mode with speeds up to 3.3 GB per minute.    [more...]
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PCI Sniffer PCI Sniffer scans all PCI busses in the computer and detects automatically which devices are present. You can comfortably browse the detected devices and list all functions of these devices in a detailed display. Since the installed operating system will not be booted, it has no possibility to alter the configuration, thus allowing you [more...]
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PCI Sniffer PCI Sniffer scans all PCI busses in the PC and detects automatically which busses and devices are present. You can comfortably browse the detected devices and list all functions of these devices in a detailed display. Featured in this article T600 - Tools for Optimisation and Troubleshooting W595 - Windows Annual Checkup for 2015 [more...]
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PCMark04 An application-based benchmark and a premium tool for measuring overall PC performance. [more...]
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PDF Speed Up PDF SpeedUp allows you to significantly speed up the time it takes to load Adobe Reader.    [more...]
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Personal BackupPersonal Backup is a program for saving personal data to any destination folder. This folder may be located on a local fixed or removable drive, on a Windows network server or on an FTP server. You can configure and store as many backup tasks as you wish. Featured in this article Top Ten Tools [more...]
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Personal Backup For your Windows data backups to be really effective, you need to store them away from your PC, so if for example there was a fire, you could still recover your data. You could save them to a USB drive and keep it at a friend’s house, but this is pretty time consuming. Instead [more...]
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PingPlotter PingPlotter is a high performance, low-overhead traceroute application. It allows you to quickly “trace” the route of a data packet between your computer and a target of your choice, be it a web site, VOIP provider or online game server and then continue to collect performance metrics about that route. Packet loss and latency [more...]
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PingPlotter Freeware PingPlotter Freeware is a small Windows application designed to help you trace the route between you and an Internet address (qhich could be a website, VoIP provider, or online game server). The tool continually gathers information about your network performance. The tool provides a nice graphical interface to the built-in command line PING tool, [more...]
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PingPlotter Freeware PingPlotter Freeware is a small Windows application designed to help you trace the route between you and an Internet address (qhich could be a website, VoIP provider, or online game server). The tool continually gathers information about your network performance. The tool provides a nice graphical interface to the built-in command line PING tool, which [more...]
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PopSel PopSel is a handy little program for launching programs, documents and links to websites. You set everything up using the configuration menu and then the program does the rest. Perfect for decluttering your desktop. Featured in this article TT711 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Portable GFXplorer Portable GFXplorer is a lightweight utility designed to read and display the main hardware and software information for the computer it runs on. The program can show you details regarding your operating system and its license, system folders, processor, physical memory, motherboard and more. Use it whenever you need to check on a hidden [more...]
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Portable grepWinPortable grepWin is a handy, portable tool for finding files and folders. It was created to run from USB flash drives. It features a simple but powerful interface that makes it very easy-to-use; the use of regular expressions for searching makes it very effective. Featured in this article Top Ten Tools [more...]
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Portable Restore Point Creator System Restore points are a great way to create a quick backup of your Windows system before you make changes such as installing new drivers or software. However, hunting for the right settings in Windows can be difficult, and mean that you don’t create a restore point when you should. Portable Restore Point Creator [more...]
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Portable Shutter Portable Shutter is a small, yet powerful utility, which helps people close their PCs when a user-input condition is met. The simple and intuitive interface is split into two sections. The first enables you to choose triggering events, while the other lets you pick an action. For example, you can set up the computer [more...]
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Portable Startup Sentinel When you notice that your PC is starting to slow down, you should analyse all of the currently running programs and close the ones you don’t need, to free up resources and boost performance. The same is true for slow startups – check which background programs are running and close the ones you don’t need. [more...]
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Portable Ultracopier Every time you decide to organise the files on your computer you are faced with countless hours spent copying, moving and transferring documents, photographs and entire folders to one area or another. Portable Ultracopier is a lightweight tool designed to enable you to perform all these tasks with just a few clicks. The program [more...]
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Portable VirtualBox Portable VirtualBox is an open source virtualisation application, which allows users to run and operate other operating systems within the software on a Windows desktop. Several ‘guest’ operating systems can be run concurrently and share hard drives. Featured in this article W250 - Windows on the Go [more...]
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Portable WinMergeWinMerge is a visual text file differencing and merging tool for Windows. It is very useful for determining what has changed between project versions, and then merging changes, creating a file featuring the latest content. This portable version fits easily on a removable drive, allowing you to take it anywhere. Featured in this article Top [more...]
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Power Copy Power Copy is a specialised copying tool, useful for backing-up your important files. It features an attractive interface and includes some handy features, such as skipping damaged files without cancelling the whole copying process and automatic access to secure Windows files and folders. Featured in this article TT610 - Top 10 Tools TT410 - [more...]
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PowerFolder PowerFolder is a cross-platform file sharing application built specifically to help you synchronise folders between computers over the Internet or your local network. It comes in handy whenever you need to access some important documents from more than one PC. As soon as you run the program, you have to enter your email address [more...]
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PowerFolder PowerFolder is a cross-platform file sharing application built specifically to help you synchronise folders between computers over the Internet or your local network. It comes in handy whenever you need to access some important documents from more than one PC. Once set up, you can upload new files, download selected items, create new directories, [more...]
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PowerStripPowerStrip provides advanced, multi-monitor, programmable hardware support to a wide range of graphics cards. It is the only program of its type to support multiple graphics cards from multiple chipset vendors, simultaneously. A simple menu that pops up from the system tray provides access to some 500 controls over your display hardware, including sophisticated colour [more...]
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PowerStrip 3.43 Allows multiple monitors to be run simultaneously (Article: T10, F10).   [more...]
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Process Explorer Process Explorer monitors and logs the realtime activities of file system, registry, running processes and threads – a combination of the older Sysinternals tools Regmon and Filemon. Featured in this article P240 - Process Control on Windows D496 - DLL Error Troubleshooting T640 - Troubleshooting: Secret System Activities D495 - DLL Problem Solving F88 [more...]
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Process Patrol Process Patrol shows you exactly what is running on your computer and lets you stop programs with one click. It can be used to check for spyware and adware and also to monitor your system for when these programs start. Featured in this article T45 - Tuning: Vital Tools for Super-fast Performance [more...]
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Process Tamer Process Tamer is a tiny and super efficient utility that runs in your system tray and constantly monitors the CPU usage of other processes. When it sees a process that is overloading your CPU, it reduces the priority of that process temporarily, until its CPU usage returns to a reasonable level. There are many [more...]
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PShutDown PShutDown is a useful little tool for automating the shut down of your computer. Using the tool you can decide what action you want your PC to take, be it shutdown, re-boot, log off etc. and then specify a date for this to happen, or choose to perform the action in a certain length [more...]
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PsService With PsService, all background services are listed and can even be started, stopped and restarted. Featured in this article F88 - Free Professional Tools from Sysinternals [more...]
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PsSuspend With PsSuspend, local and remote processes can be paused and restarted again. Featured in this article F88 - Free Professional Tools from Sysinternals [more...]
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PStart PStart is a simple tray tool to start user defined applications which you can install on your local hard disk or a removable device. Install PStart locally to your hard disk to have an additional Start menu with a quick program search feature or to your USB stick to launch portable applications easily and [more...]
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PureRa PureRa is a handy tool for removing the files that some clean-up programs can leave behind. Featured in this article T45 - Tuning: Vital Tools for Super-fast Performance [more...]
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Quick ShutDown Quick ShutDown is a great tool that allows you to shutdown, re-boot, hibernate, logoff, standby or lock your computer with a single mouse click. When the program is running, an icon appears in the tasktray; simply click or double-click it, depending on the settings chosen, with the left mouse button and it shutdowns or [more...]
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QuickWayToFolders QuickWayToFolders is an easy-to-use application that offers users quick access to folders and their content. There are different display possibilities, allowing you to select folders from a menu, a mini web browser and more. Featured in this article TT911 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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R511 – Resmon: Monitor Resources in WindowsIf your system is running sluggishly, you have two options: either tune your components to make them run faster, or locate whatever is dragging down performance. Fortunately, Windows has a tool that can help you with the latter. The Resource Monitor, known as Resmon for short, provides detailed information on the execution of the software [more...]
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RadarSync RadarSync scans your PC and offers recommendations of updates to device drivers and software applications installed on your machine. RadarSync does not offer drivers or files itself, rather links to the hardware or software vendor who hosts the files. Featured in this article H12 - Hardware: Improve Windows Device Stability T2 - Troubleshooting: Ultimate [more...]
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RAM Optimizer Optimise your system memory using this efficient program and avoid application crashes due to low memory. RAM Optimizer monitors your memory and frees up ram if it falls below a certain minimum. It consumes little memory itself (the lowest when compared to other such programs available on the net) and you can configure it [more...]
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RAMBooster 2 RAMBooster 2 monitors the amount of RAM your system is using and allows you to free-up memory when required; this will let your PC run smoother and faster, and you won’t have to reboot as often. The program monitors your system memory at all times itself and if the amount of free RAM gets [more...]
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RAMDisk Driver Install the Windows XP RAMDisk driver onto your system to speed up performance by placing frequently used system logs and temporary files in a fast RAM disk. Featured in this article O900 - Optimise Your RAM Configuration [more...]
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RAMDisk9x/Me RAMDisk is a software driver that emulates as fully as possible the low-level functionality of a hard drive with system RAM. RAMDisk speeds up applications because RAM is much faster than mechanical hard drives for storing and retrieving data. Applications that do a lot of reading and writing to storage, like database queries, will [more...]
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RAMDiskXP 1.7 RAMDisk is a software driver that emulates as fully as possible the low-level functionality of a hard drive with system RAM. RAMDisk speeds up applications because RAM is much faster than a mechanical hard drives for storing and retrieving data. Applications that do a lot of reading and writing to storage, like database queries, [more...]
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RAMfreer A smart memory management tool that works by freeing up RAM wasted by applications.   [more...]
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RAMMon RAMMon is a memory information tool that tells you everything you’ll ever need to know about your PC’s installed RAM. It shows the capacity, bus speed, module configuration, bus width and much more, all presented in the tool’s attractive interface. You can even export the information to file. Featured in this article TT112 - [more...]
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Registry Recycler Portable Over time, your Windows registry accumulates lots of corrupt, damaged or redundant entries, which may cause problems if they are not removed. Registry Recycler Portable is a lightweight application that can help you quickly clean your registry, and also defragment your registry after cleaning to boost performance. The application will scan your registry and [more...]
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Rename MasterRename Master is a utility that allows you to rename multiple files with a just few clicks. You can remove words, numbers and expressions, add to the beginning or end of a string or before or after a certain character and much, much more. Featured in this article Top Ten Tools [more...]
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Restore Point Creator Restore Point Creator simplifies the way you create System Restore points with the help of Windows default features, giving you additional handy options such as the ability to automatically schedule restore point creation. In order to create a system restore point, you can either write a description for the point or make use of [more...]
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ReSysInfo ReSysInfo is a comprehensive system information viewer for Windows. The tool has 25 total information modules: BIOS information, CMOS, desktop, DirectX, drives, environment, fonts, keyboard, locale, machine and APM, mainboard, MCI, memory, mouse, multimedia, network, OpenGL, passwords, ports, printers and fax, processes, processor, video system, general information about Windows and a summary. Featured in [more...]
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Returnil System Safe Free Returnil System Safe Free is a comprehensive anti-malware and anti-virus application. It offers realtime protection, quick and scheduled scanning, system restore and more. Featured in this article S44 - Security: Ultimate Protection with Desktop Lockdown [more...]
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RichoSoft Setup Monitor Setup Monitor is a handy tool that monitors your system for when a program is trying to set up or is being installed. Once an instance is detected, Setup Monitor displays a message to check if you have created a Restore Point before the installation. The program then goes back into the background whilst [more...]
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RidNacs RidNacs is an easy to use and fast disk space usage analyser. It scans your local drives or folders and displays the results of the analysis in a tree view with a percentage bar. This gives you a quick and easy way to identify the largest directories and files; very useful for cleaning up [more...]
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Right Click EnhancerRight Click Enhancer Portable allows you to control the menu that appears when you click your right mouse button. Using this free tool, you can edit your right-click menus, and add new options to the features you use most often, allowing you to quickly access important features and customise your system. Featured in this article [more...]
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RightMark Memory Analyser RightMark Memory Analyzer is a very comprehensive system information tool that shows detailed information about your computer’s CPU, chipset, RAM performance and much more. Featured in this article W8 - Windows Ultimate Error Troubleshooter [more...]
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RivaTuner RivaTuner is a complete and powerful tweaking environment for tuning NVIDIA GPU based graphics cards. It features a wide range of driver-level Direct3D / OpenGL and system tuning options and flexible profiling system allowing you to make custom settings on per-application basis. It also includes a very useful over-clocking tool, allowing you to increase [more...]
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RRAV Cleaner RRAV Cleaner is an intuitive program that you can use to scan your entire system in order to detect irregularities or errors in the registry and clean out unnecessary files. The software is capable to detect broken shortcuts, as well as temporary files saved by your browser and other digital junk. The software features an [more...]
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Rufus Rufus is a small utility that helps format and create bootable USB flash drives, such as USB keys/pendrives and memory sticks. It is especially useful when you need to create USB installation media from bootable ISO files, for example when you have downloaded an ISO file of a troubleshooting tool, and want to write [more...]
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Safe PST Backup Safe PST Backup is a simple incremental Outlook backup and archive software to protect your email and contacts. Featured in this article QA916 - Questions and Answers [more...]
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Salvation HDD Scan and Restoration Program Salvation HDD Scan and Restoration is the only professional program which can scan and restore data on disk drives over 136 Gigabytes in size, directly, and at high-speed, without the need for the support of the computer’s motherboard. [more...]
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SC-DiskInfo 2.22 An easy to use disk space usage analyser. This program will track down those folders and files that are using most disk space so you can remove unwanted data and clean up your hard drive effectively. [more...]
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Seagate SeaTools Seagate’s exclusive hard drive diagnostic software designed to troubleshoot most Seagate hard drive issues. The desktop edition works with most ATA, SATA, or SCSI drives in desktop systems and has a 98% accuracy rate.   [more...]
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Searchy A selection of browser add-ons for boosting your searching power, enabling you to search popular websites from the address bar. Featured in this article I640 - Internet Explorer: The Best Tricks and Tools [more...]
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Service Controller XP Service Controller XP is a handy interface that allows you to control your Windows services. You can instantly see which services are running and view detailed information about all the standard Windows services. In addition, the program provides information that lets you decide whether to enable or disable a service. It prevents you from [more...]
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Service-Manager Using Service-Manager you can monitor all of the services running on your network, and even the services running on another PC.   Featured in this article T600 - Tools for Optimisation and Troubleshooting [more...]
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ServiWin ServiWin is a useful utility which displays the list of installed drivers and services on your system. Information is displayed about the files, including a description, version number, product name and the company that created the driver file. In addition, ServiWin allows you to easily stop, start, restart, pause, and continue each service or [more...]
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SetFSB SetFSB allows you to manipulate your PC’s Front Side Bus, multiplier and consequently the CPU clock speed. It is designed for use by those with knowledge of ‘overclocking’ as it can adversely affect your hardware. Featured in this article T43 - Tools: Essential Free Tools for Windows Users [more...]
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Seven Remix XP With Seven Remix XP you can make Windows XP look like Windows Seven in just a few clicks. This theme includes all the visual effects featured in the Windows 7 operating system: wallpapers, skins, cursors, system sounds, screensaver and, of course, the boot and logon screens. Featured in this article W070 - Windows 2013: [more...]
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SG TCP Optimizer SG TCP Optimizer is an easy to use program that provides a useful interface for tuning and optimising your Internet connection. The program can aid both the novice and advanced user in tweaking related TCP/IP parameters in the Windows registry, making it easy to tune your system to the type of Internet connection used. [more...]
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SG TCP Optimizer SG TCP Optimizer is an easy to use program that provides a useful interface for tuning and optimising your Internet connection. The program can aid both the novice and advanced user in tweaking related TCP/IP parameters in the Windows registry, making it easy to tune your system to the type of Internet connection used. [more...]
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ShellExView The ShellExView utility displays the details of shell extensions installed on your computer, and allows you to easily disable and enable each shell extension. This means you can stop certain programs from adding options to the context menu, which is displayed when you right-click on a file or folder. Featured in this article C701 [more...]
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ShellNewHandler A small but useful utility for enabling or disabling new context menu (displayed when right-clicking on a file) entries. Featured in this article TN311 - Tips and News [more...]
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shutdownBlocker It seems that every piece of software you install on your system demands that you restart Windows in order for the installation to complete. This isn’t always convenient, especially if you are working on something important. But, it’s all too easy to click through the prompts of an installer without paying attention, and then [more...]
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shutdownBlocker It seems that every piece of software you install on your system demands that you restart Windows in order for the installation to complete. This isn’t always convenient, especially if you are working on something important. But, it’s all too easy to click through the prompts of an installer without paying attention, and then [more...]
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Simple Data Backup Simple Data Backup is a handy utility for quickly creating or restoring backups from your files or folders. It can backup folders/files from one drive to another anytime you want, at a scheduled time, or at logon. You can backup to another hard drive, flash drive, network drive or CD/DVD. Featured in this article TT312 [more...]
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Simple HDD Cloner Simple HDD Cloner is a lightweight Windows application designed to help you clone partitions or storage devices in only a few steps. Firstly, you need to select the partition or storage device that you want to clone (you can manually enter the drive letter in a dedicated panel or select it from a list). [more...]
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Simple Shutdown Scheduler Simple Shutdown Scheduler (SSS) is a light and useful tool to schedule shutdowns and re-boots for your PC or any computer connected to your network. You can set-up one-off shutdowns or schedule locks, logoffs, restarts and shutdowns to occur daily, weekly or monthly at a specified time. Featured in this article TT910 - Top [more...]
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SirenMoving or renaming lots of files using Windows Explorer can be a pain. The point and click interface makes it difficult to make sure you have all of the files that you need, and things can easily be missed. With Siren you can rename, move and copy files in bulk using an expression based on [more...]
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SiSoft Sandra Lite 2017 SiSoftware Sandra (the System Analyser, Diagnostic and Reporting Assistant) is an information & diagnostic utility. It should provide most of the information (including undocumented) you need to know about your hardware, software and other devices, whether hardware or software. Featured in this article T981 - Tuning Tools for a Faster Windows System H140 - [more...]
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SIV SIV: System Information Viewer is a great tool for displaying all kinds of information about your PC. It provides detailed CPU information, including core voltages, front side bus speeds and the clock multiplier, along with information about all other hardware in your computer. [more...]
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SIV SIV: System Information Viewer is a great tool for displaying all kinds of information about your PC. It provides detailed CPU information, including core voltages, front side bus speeds and the clock multiplier, along with information about all other hardware in your computer. Featured in this article TT811 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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SlimComputerSlimComputer helps identify unnecessary software that comes pre-installed on a new computer. Community-powered feedback is the key to SlimComputer’s state-of-the-art cleaning. In real time, SlimComputer assesses your new PC to identify programs, toolbars, and startup entries that users vote “optional”. You can then use this data to decide what you want to keep on your [more...]
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Slimjet Browsing the Internet without problems requires a reliable web browser that can help you access any website or download the content that you want. Slimjet is such an application designed to help surf the Internet without any effort. Using the application you can access any of your favorite websites or download your favorite files with [more...]
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Smart Defrag Defragmenting your hard drive is a necessary step for a high performance PC. Smart Defrag Portable is a small tool that will help you to do this. In the main part of the window you will see a list of all drives that the program can defragment, along with various details about them such [more...]
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Smart Defrag 1.10 Smart Defrag helps defragment your hard disk(s) with maximum efficiency. This powerful, award-winning free defragmenter is 100% safe and clean with no adware, spyware, or viruses. Featured in this article T35 - Tools: Ultimate Windows Software Environment X68 - XP: Preserve the Life of Your Old PC [more...]
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Smart Defrag Portable 1.5 Smart Defrag Portable is a great disk defragmentation tool. It features a very attractive and simple user interface, from which you can not only defrag your chosen disks, but also schedule regular defragmentations, load the program automatically at Windows startup, choose to stop the tool when using battery power and much more. All in [more...]
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Smart System Care Smart System Care can help you recover some of your computer’s lost performance by performing important maintenance tasks for you. These include removing junk files, clearing browser history or stopping unneeded processes. Each of the operations is configurable, meaning that you can decide what actions will be taken in each case. For instance, you can [more...]
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Snappy Driver Installer You’ve no doubt come across the situation where you can’t manage to find all of the drivers you need after reinstalling Windows. Doing so entails a hunt for driver CDs for devices you bought ages ago, or a web search for the latest downloads from the manufacturer. There is an easier way: install Snappy Driver [more...]
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Soft Cleaner Over time your PC will start to slow down as more and more digital junk accumulates on your hard drive. Temporary files and web browsing data are both big sources of hard drive bloat, which means it is important to regularly clean out these files. Help is at hand in the form of Soft Cleaner, [more...]
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Soft4Boost Any Uninstaller Soft4Boost Any Uninstaller is a tool designed to uninstall programs from your computer. In addition to the basic uninstallation tasks performed by the Windows Control Panel tool, the application also scans your computer for leftover files and registry entries that haven’t been cleared by the default removal tool, in order to ensure the complete [more...]
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SoftFSB The perfect tool for overclockers. With SoftFSB you can change your base clock frequency without restarting the system. Be aware, however, that raising the FSB too high can cause your system to hang and, in extreme conditions, can damage your CPU.   [more...]
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SoftPerfect RAM Disk SoftPerfect RAM Disk is a free high-performance RAM disk application that lets you have a disk on your computer entirely stored in its memory. As the memory is much faster than physical hard drives, storing temporary data on a fast in-memory disk achieves a higher performance. Featured in this article M401 - Memory: Optimal [more...]
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Soluto Many tuning programs promise a lot but don’t always deliver, unlike the Soluto software which you can use to shorten the duration of the boot process of your Windows system. This freeware analyzes your Windows installation in the background and detects programs that are loaded during the Windows startup procedure. You then have the option [more...]
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SpaceMeterSpaceMeter counts the space occupied by files and folders on your disks and displays the result in a dynamically updating pie chart. Once the program has collected the information it needs, you can just move the focus of the interface from folder to folder and watch the chart below. Featured in this article H370 Hard [more...]
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Speccy Portable Speccy Portable is a small but powerful software that can give you information on your computer’s hardware and software. Featured in this article R100 - Rescue Your System with Windows PE [more...]
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SpecialFoldersView Windows has many special folders that are used for storing application settings files and folders. SpecialFoldersView displays all these folders in a list and allows you to easily jump to the right folder simply by double-clicking the folder item. You can also save the list of all folder paths into text or a HTML [more...]
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SpeeDefrag 3.0 Optimise your hard disk under Windows XP, but in a fraction of the time it would take the Windows Defrag to do it.   [more...]
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SpeedFan SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips. SpeedFan can access digital temperature sensors and can change fan speeds accordingly, thus reducing noise. Featured in this article Top Ten Tools [more...]
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StartEd LiteStartEd Lite is a handy tool that provides you with a simple means of administering your startup programs and services. StartEd Lite recognises obsolete or memory-hogging startup programs and lets you safely disable them to increase your computer’s performance. You can also list, view and remove unnecessary Windows services. [more...]
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Startup Control Panel Startup Control Panel is a control panel applet that allows you to easily configure which programs run when your computer starts. It’s simple to use and very small so won’t burden your system. Featured in this article E23 - Error Analysis: the Ultimate Software Toolkit [more...]
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Startup Delayer Startup Delayer gives you the power to optimise your Startup Process by delaying applications from starting up as soon as you log into your computer. By delaying the applications during startup, your computer becomes usable a lot faster. Startup Delayer will then start launching your delayed applications when your computer is more idle. [more...]
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Startup Delayer Startup Delayer gives you the power to optimise your Startup Process by delaying applications from starting up as soon as you log into your computer. By delaying the applications during startup, your computer becomes usable a lot faster. Startup Delayer will then start launching your delayed applications when your computer is more idle. Featured [more...]
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Startup Inspector for Windows Startup Inspector for Windows is a program that helps both novice and expert users manage Windows startup applications. On www.windowsstartup.com, there are more than 4,900 known programs in the database. Startup Inspector for Windows provides information on the programs that are running at Windows startup. Featured in this article C6 - Configuration: 7 Essential [more...]
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Startup Optimizer Startup Optimizer inspects the programs loading at Windows startup and keeps your PC running faster, cleaner, and error-free. With the included program database, Startup Optimizer can provide useful information about known programs. You can then remove harmful programs like spyware, viruses and diallers; making your system healthier. Startup Optimizer also removes junk and obsolete [more...]
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Stellar Phoenix FAT Scans, analyses and shows you the data from your crashed or inaccessible hard drive (Article: P1).   [more...]
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Stellar Phoenix NTFS Scans, analyses and shows you the data from your crashed or inaccessible hard drive (Article: P1).   [more...]
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StressMyPC StressMyPC is a tiny little tool for pushing your PC’s components to their limit and seeing how well they perform. It is perfect for making sure your computer is stable when you have ‘overclocked’ your CPU or Graphics Card. [more...]
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StressMyPC StressMyPC is a tiny little tool for pushing your PC’s components to their limit and seeing how well they perform. It is perfect for making sure your computer is stable when you have ‘overclocked’ your CPU or Graphics Card. Featured in this article TT811 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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SubDirectory Cleanup SubDirectory Cleanup is an application that allows you to quickly and easily clean-up old files and folders. Using the simple interface, you can specify how old the files to be removed should be and the program checks all the files and wipes those out whose age is greater than a specified number of days. [more...]
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SuperCopier SuperCopier is a great program for copying files quickly and easily. Once installed, SuperCopier sits in the task tray until needed, when it will sit on top of all open applications. It is highly customisable, both in terms of appearance and functionality. Featured in this article TT713 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Synei Disk Cleaner Synei Disk Cleaner thoroughly cleans and optimises your computer by removing all the junk files left behind by third party applications, browsers and system crashes. You can choose which areas of your computer the program cleans and what should be left alone. Featured in this article TT613 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Synei Startup Manager Use Synei Startup Manager to disable unnecessary programs from starting when you turn on your computer. The tool displays all programs in a list: you simply untick those you don’t need to start with Windows and it does the rest. Featured in this article TT613 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Sys Information Sys Information is a system information tool with a sleek interface that can display a wealth of data about your computer. It features live RAM and CPU usage and even a process killer whilst using little of your system resources, allowing you to work as normal. Featured in this article TT113 - Top Ten [more...]
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Sys Optimizer Sys Optimizer is a great, one-click optimising tool that will clean temporary files, delete unnecessary processes and clean the cache of various software applications. Its simple interface displays all the information about what’s running on your PC. You can even choose to run the tool when Windows starts. Featured in this article TT113 - [more...]
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System Explorer System Explorer is a great piece of software for monitoring all aspects of your computer. It displays detailed information about processes, services, drivers, connections and much more. It is very easy-to-use, featuring a tab system for navigation and clear charts for displaying information. Featured in this article TT713 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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System File Defragmenter System File Defragmenter uses advanced techniques to provide what commercial defragmenters cannot: the ability for you to see how fragmented your paging files and registry hives are, and to defragment them. In addition, it defragments event log files and Windows XP hibernation files (where system memory is saved when you hibernate a laptop). Featured [more...]
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System Mechanic 7.0 Run over 200 critical test to find out why your PC is running so slowly – then fix the problem! System Mechanic Professional is the PC repair software suite that can increase computer performance and automatically repair system slowdowns, crashes, and freezes. [more...]
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System Ninja System Ninja is a great tool for streamlining your system and ridding it of unnecessary junk. It includes a fast and Startup manager, process manager and a powerful system cleaner that can locate junk files on your computer. Featured in this article O11 - Optimisation: Crucial Steps for a Super-fast PC [more...]
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System Update Readiness Tool Microsoft have discovered an inconsistency in the Windows servicing store which may prevent the successful installation of future updates, service packs, and software. The System Update Readiness Tool checks your computer for such inconsistencies and tries to resolve issues if found. Featured in this article S420 - Service Pack Installation without Errors W78 - [more...]
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System Update Readiness Tool The System Update Readiness Tool is produced by Microsoft to check your computer for inconsistencies in the available and installed Windows Updates. As well as detecting problems, it attempts to resolve issues when they are found. It comes in handy in case your computer is having trouble installing an update, and you should always run [more...]
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TCPView TCPView is a Windows program that will show you detailed listings of all TCP and UDP endpoints on your system, including the local and remote addresses and state of TCP connections. Featured in this article T650 TCPView: Perfect Network Control F88 - Free Professional Tools from Sysinternals [more...]
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TempDel Deletes the content of the temporary folders with one click to free up wasted hard drive space. Featured in this article T680 - Tools to Build a Better Windows System [more...]
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Test CPU Determine what CPU your system is using and how it’s currently performing.   [more...]
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Thoosje Vista Tweaker 2.0 Thoosje Vista Tweaker is the first free professional utility that enables users to tweak and optimise the performance and behaviour of Windows Vista. The program has been designed to allow casual, non-technical users to safely tweak and modify Windows Vista’s registry and settings. Featured in this article V12 - Vista: Remove Components to Boost [more...]
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Toolwiz Time Freeze Toolwiz  Time  Freeze  protects  your  system  from  any unwanted changes and malicious activity in low disk level. With a simple click, it puts your actual system under virtual protection by creating a virtual environment as a copy of the real system for you to work in. This latest version of the software provides higher-level [more...]
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Top Process Monitor When you want to check which program is slowing down your PC, it can be difficult using the built-in Task Manager. The program at the top of the list changes all of the time, so you have to watch the window for a few minutes until you see which one is hogging all of [more...]
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Tor (Gate) Tor, short for The Onion Router, protects your anonymity by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world. It prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, and it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location. Tor works with [more...]
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TreeSizeTreeSize Free can be started from the context menu of a folder or drive and shows you the size of this folder, including its subfolders. Expand folders in an Explorer-like fashion and see the size of every subfolder. All results can also be drilled down to the file level. Featured in this article H371 - [more...]
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Trend Micro System Cleaner Trend Micro System Cleaner is a compact malware and spyware scanner that can be operated from the Windows ‘safe mode’: very useful for removing malicious files that are preventing your system from starting up properly. Featured in this article A7 - Anti-virus: Eliminate Malicious Software for Good [more...]
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TuneUp Utilities 2004 Extend your operating system’s capabilities with TuneUp Utilities 2004. Make Windows faster, more secure and comfortable. All important aspects of system configuration, security, cleaning and maintenance are combined under a modern graphical user interface.   [more...]
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Tuxboot Tuxboot helps you to create a bootable Live USB drive for Clonezilla live, DRBL live, GParted live and Tux2live. You can choose to download the latest version of Clonezilla live, DRBL live, or GParted live ISO/zip file then create the live USB. Featured in this article D102 - Data Backup with an Exact Copy D100 [more...]
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Tvcleaner Clean your computer with one click using Tvcleaner. It can remove all trace of your Internet history, recently opened files, Cookies, Temporary files and more. The program is easy to use and doesn’t take up much space on your hard disk. Featured in this article TT510 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Tweak Network Settings Tweak Network Settings is a handy Firefox extension that allows you to tweak some hidden settings within the browser, including the maximum number of downloads allowed from a single site at the same time. Featured in this article I32 - Internet: Essential Steps to Turbo-charge Performance [more...]
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Tweak-7 Tweak-7 gives you access to dozens of features to customise, optimise and tweak Windows 7. From simple system tweaking to registry defragmentation, Tweak-7 can do it all. Featured in this article W310 - Windows Tuning with Free Tools [more...]
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Tweak-XP Pro Gain access to hidden Windows  settings and tune XP to run faster.    [more...]
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TweakAll 3.0 Does your Windows 95/98 system take too long to startup? Not a problem! With TweakAll you can cut startup times and give yourself some more free memory at the same time. Want to tweak your Windows 2000 or XP system to have a faster, more reliable Internet connection? Then do that as well! Using [more...]
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TweakBIOS 1.53b Fine-tune and optimise your chipset, CPU and video card.   [more...]
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TweakNow WinSecret 2010 TweakNow WinSecret allows you to change registry settings in a safe and easy to use interface, removing the need to delve into the complicated Windows editor. The different settings are grouped under headings, e.g. Applications, Control Panel allowing quick access to the most popular settings and an understandable explanation of the effect of each [more...]
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TweakNow WinSecret 2011 TweakNow WinSecret allows you to change registry settings using a safe and simple interface, removing the need to delve into the complicated Windows editor. The different settings are grouped under headings, e.g. Applications, Control Panel, allowing quick access to the most popular settings. Also displayed is an understandable explanation of the effect of each [more...]
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Ultimate Windows Tweaker 2.0 Ultimate Windows Tweaker 2.0 is a very useful program that enables you to customise a host of features in both 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows Vista and 7. You can view basic system information about your computer, personalise the way the Start Menu and Taskbar looks and behaves, change security settings and [more...]
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UltraDefrag UltraDefrag is an advanced Windows defragmentation tool designed to replace the standard Microsoft defrag feature built-in to Windows. It offers a powerful boot time defragmentation tool, and can even defragment a single file or folder on your system. It also boasts dedicated utilities to allow you to schedule a new defrag. Featured in this [more...]
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Unchecky If you are in the habit of testing and installing applications on a regular basis, you probably know by now that one of the most common methods used by developers to try and generate revenue is to integrate various kinds of offers within their installers. Unchecky is designed to block these unwanted, third-party tools. [more...]
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UnhideUnhide is a lightweight application that you can use to reveal hidden files in a user-defined location on your computer. The tool is very simple to use: you just have to enter the folder you want to process and the application will reveal any hidden files immediately. Featured in this article TT313 Top 10 Tools [more...]
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UniDate UniDate is a simple application which allows users to compute a day of a week for any dates in Gregorian or Julian calendars, convert dates between these two calendars, compute time of sunrise and sunset and moonrise and moonset for arbitrary location on the globe. Featured in this article TT309 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Uninstallation Tool 3.0 The Uninstallation Tool 3.0 is a program that removes all F-Secure products up to version 7. Featured in this article S35 - Solve Problems Caused by Security Software [more...]
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Unstoppable Copier Unstoppable Copier recovers files from disks with physical damage and allows you to copy files from disks with problems such as bad sectors, scratches or disks that just give errors when trying to reading data. The program will attempt to recover every readable piece of a file and put the pieces together. Via this [more...]
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USBDeviewUSBDeview is a small utility that lists all USB devices that are currently connected to your computer, as well as all USB devices that you previously used. For each USB device, extended information is displayed: device name/description, device type, serial number, the date/time that device was added and much more. Featured in this article QA715 [more...]
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USBDeview USBDeview is a small, free portable Windows tool that shows detailed information about the USB devices connected to the computer. As no setup is required, you can save the program to any folder on your hard drive and launch it by double-clicking on it, or save it to a USB flash drive and run [more...]
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VC RamCleaner VC RamCleaner is a simple program that frees-up memory in your computer in a single click. Many programs don’t release the memory they have used, which can make your computer short of RAM and run slower; by using this program to ‘clean’ memory, you can reclaim memory quickly without having to restart your system. [more...]
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Virtual Router Manager Virtual Router is a free, open source software based router for PCs running Windows 7 and above. Using Virtual Router, users can wirelessly share any Internet connection. Featured in this article N525 - Networking: Virtual Access Point from Your PC [more...]
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Virtual WiFi Router Sometimes, you need to get your mobile phone or tablet connected to the Internet but there is no Wi-Fi connection available. But, if your laptop is connected to a wired network, you can turn it into a wireless access point and share your Internet connection. Unfortunately Windows does not come with a built-in feature to [more...]
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VirtualBox Extension Pack Adds support for USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 devices, VirtualBox RDP and PXE boot for Intel cards, to VirtualBox. Featured in this article V405 - Virtual PC: A Second Machine with VirtualBox [more...]
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Vista Battery Saver Vista Battery Saver is a small but extremely useful program that can save as much as 70% of your laptop’s battery. It detects when you are using battery power and disables Vista features, such as the Aero user interface, that can drain your battery. You can customise what is deactivated and start the program [more...]
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Vista Services Optimizer Vista Services Optimizer is an open source utility that can improve your Windows Vista and Windows 7 performance and security by tweaking Windows services. It provides you with detailed information about certain Windows services and enables you to use search engines to identify Windows services’ functions. Featured in this article M22 - Maintenance: Essential [more...]
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VistaBootPRO VistaBootPRO is a utility designed to provide a user friendly interface for making changes to the Windows Vista boot menu and the Boot Configuration Data store. It is particularly useful when using a dual boot system with older versions of Windows. It allows you to backup the registry before making changes and manage all [more...]
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Wake On LAN Wake On LAN is a free and open-source software application that enables users to send a Wake-on-LAN signal to other computers in their network, in order to trigger a power management action, namely wake up or shut down. This means that if a computer is powered off, you can send it a signal across [more...]
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Wallpaper RotatorWith Wallpaper Rotator you can easily configure wallpaper rotator to automatically start with Windows so that you have a fresh new wallpaper every morning. You can also create a shortcut on your desktop, or your “quick launch” toolbar, so that you can change the wallpaper every time you feel like just by clicking on its [more...]
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Webroot System Analyzer Webroot System Analyzer is a lightweight system inspector that can assess your PC’s performance, identifying the issues that prevent it from running at its best. Its main purpose is to perform an in-depth scan of your computers in order to reveal security and hardware problems that might slow it down. Once launched, the application starts [more...]
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What’s My Computer Doing? Are you curious why your hard disk LED is sometimes flashing or why the CPU fan gets louder even if you’re not doing anything? What’s my computer doing? tells you why. It shows full details of all programs that are accessing your hard disk or using the CPU. Furthermore you have the option to [more...]
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WhatInStartup WhatInStartup shows you a list of all the applications that are loaded automatically when Windows starts up. For each application, the following information is displayed: Startup Type (Registry/Startup Folder), Command-Line String, Product Name, File Version, Company Name, Location in the Registry and more. The tool also allows you to easily disable or delete unwanted [more...]
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WinappManagerWinappManager is a great program that notifies you of updates to your software and drivers, gives you the option to download them and then installs them for you. It features an excellent interface, listing your programs and letting you update with the click of a mouse. Featured in this article Top Ten Tools [more...]
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WinAudit WinAudit is a software programme that audits just about every aspect of your computer and displays the results as a web page, which can be saved in a number of standard formats. The program is easy to use and requires no installation: it is designed to produce a comprehensive audit with one click of [more...]
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WinBolt WinBolt is a lightweight piece of software that enables you to perform a wide variety of monotonous maintenance tasks automatically and without spending hours to configure all necessary tools. It automates common functions so that you can run them at the push of a button, saving valuable time. The tool incorporates lots of applications [more...]
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WinBoost 4.32 Utility designed to boost Windows performance and productivity.     [more...]
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Windows Activation Key Viewer Windows requires a unique licence key code in order to install and activate properly, but once you’ve put the code in it’s easy to lose it, meaning you won’t have it to hand next time you need it. If you have to reinstall Windows, you will need your code again, and if you don’t [more...]
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Windows ADK The Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK) is a collection of tools that you can use to customise, assess, and deploy Windows operating systems to new computers. Featured in this article R100 - Rescue Your System with Windows PE [more...]
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Windows AIK Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK) helps you to install, customise, and deploy the Microsoft Windows. Featured in this article R100 - Rescue Your System with Windows PE [more...]
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Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit The Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK) is a collection of tools that you can use to customise, assess, and deploy Windows operating systems to new computers. Featured in this article U960 - USMT: Professional Upgrade to Windows 7/8 [more...]
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Windows Configurator v0.6 Change security, network, and appearance settings of Windows without the Registry.    [more...]
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Windows EasyTransfer Use Windows Easy Transfer to copy your files, photos, music, e-mail, settings, and more from a computer running Windows XP to a computer running Windows 7. You can transfer data using an Easy Transfer Cable, removable media, or across a network. Featured in this article U450 - Upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 8/7 [more...]
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Windows ISO Downloader If you need to perform a clean install of your Windows system, you’ll need an installation disc. Unfortunately these are no longer supplied with PCs. Windows ISO Downloader will help you find and download the ISO image file you need to create your own disc. In the main window you will see a list [more...]
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Windows Log Inspector Windows Log Inspector is a small tool that enables you to open and monitor log files from local or remote paths. The application is simple to use and can display the results of the file analysis in a comprehensive table. The entries include source IP addresses, ports, date, domain and the protocols used. The [more...]
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Windows Repair Windows Repair is an all-in-one repair tool to help fix a large majority of known Windows problems including registry errors and file permissions. Simply walk through the steps of the tool to correct all kinds of Windows errors and resolve problems after you have been infected with malware. Featured in this article R400 - [more...]
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Windows Startup Assistant Windows Startup Assistant is a great tool for organising and  managing your startup programs. Its simple user interface allows you to easily remove programs you don’t wish to automatically run themselves when you turn your computer on. With the program, you can manage both user and machine startup items. Featured in this article TT111 [more...]
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Windows XP Prefetch Clean and Control 1.2.0 Caches boot files and applications and so decreases the time needed to start Windows.    [more...]
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Windows XP Universal Tweaker 0.1 A useful Windows XP memory, file system and connection manager. [more...]
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WinOptimizer 1.326 Free up valuable space on your hard drive, speed up general system performance, speed up hard drive searching performance.Also, avoid the need to re-install Windows and make sure all your applications are using the most recent DLLs. [more...]
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WinToUSB WinToUSB is the best free Windows To Go Creator that allows you to install and run Windows operating system on an external hard drive or USB flash drive. Featured in this article W650 - Windows To Go: Take Your System Anywhere [more...]
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WinUtilities The free edition of WinUtilities integrates a rich and powerful collection of tools designed to clean up various parts of your computer in order to free up space, as well as to optimise Windows to get better performance out of it. It includes a drive and registry cleaner, drive and registry defrag, duplicate file [more...]
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WirelessKeyView WirelessKeyView recovers all wireless network security keys/passwords (WEP/WPA) stored in your computer by using the ‘Wireless Zero Configuration’ service of Windows XP or the ‘WLAN AutoConfig’ service of Windows Vista and Windows 7. It allows you to easily save all keys to text/html/xml file, or copy a single key to the clipboard. You can [more...]
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Wise Care 365 The latest version of the Wise Care 365 Free will help you to keep your PC in tip top condition by getting rid of the wasteful files and links that no only take up hard drive space unnecessarily, but which also can lead to more serious problems and conflicts. Removing the digital junk from [more...]
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Wise Care 365 Free There are many ways to keep your PC functioning at its best for a long period of time, and regularly cleaning obsolete files or deleting invalid links can be one of these methods. Wise Care 365 Free is a user-friendly application that can help you remove all the redundant data on your PC without affecting [more...]
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Wise Disk Cleaner Wise Disk Cleaner is a user friendly, fast and easy to use application developed to free up disk space by deleting junk files that are no longer used by any software on your system.    Featured in this article T35 - Tools: Ultimate Windows Software Environment T44 - Troubleshooting: Prevent Errors Getting Out of [more...]
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WLAN Optimizer WLAN Optimizer is a small freeware tool for disabling the periodical background scan activity for wireless networks. It improves the latency time of wireless connections. The application is easy to use automatically tries to optimize your wireless connection when started. Featured in this article A800 - ADSL Optimisation and Tuning [more...]
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Wox If your hard drive is overflowing with thousands documents and you need an efficient way to access specific important files, help is at hand. Wox is a handy program that can help you simplify the way you access your files in various ways, by providing you with multiple relevant features. Since it is a [more...]
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XP Power ToysPowerToys are a selection of tools XP users can download to increase the functionality of the operating system. They include Image Resizer, Virtual Desktop Manager, Slide Show Generator and more. Featured in this article X910 - XP Tuning with 8 Turbo Tips [more...]
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XPTuneup A great utility for tuning and tweaking your Windows XP installations. You can change a multitude of settings, view information about your system’s hardware, clean the system registry and more. [more...]
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YADA – Yet Another Download Accelerator YADA is a fast download manager that will accelerate your Internet downloads and resume broken connections, making downloading faster and less stressful. [more...]
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Your Cleaner Your Cleaner is a system optimisation and privacy tool. It cleans numerous items from your PC, including space-wasting temporary files, internet browsing history and other unnecessary disk clutter. The program has a simple and easy to use interface enabling you to clean your system with the minimum of fuss. Your Cleaner also includes a [more...]
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