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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:

7-Zip 7-Zip is a file archive with a high compression ratio; the new 7z format is 30-50% better than the ratio in ZIP format. 7-Zip also provides a compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than the ratio provided by PKZip and WinZip when creating ZIP files. The program supports unpacking of 7z, ZIP, CAB, [more...]
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7+ Taskbar Tweaker 7+ Taskbar Tweaker is an application that gives you the ability to customise your Windows taskbar. The tweaks are grouped into three categories. Taskbar items allows you to control taskbar items related to things like middle/right clicking, hovering and dropping. Grouping and combining allows you to disable grouping, drag windows between groups and force/disable [more...]
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8 Gadget Pack 8GadgetPack brings back Windows 7 gadgets to Windows 8. It contains a collection of 49 popular widgets and creates a sidebar on your desktop. Featured in this article P600 - Professional Tools: 7 Windows Essentials [more...]
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8start Launcher 8start launcher lets you access any application with a single click, helping you maintain a clean desktop. Starting programs from shortcuts on your desktop and start menu can be an obsolete and cumbersome process, now its made easy with precise categorization and intuitive graphic options. All your programs can be easily identified from the [more...]
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ActiveTray 1.1 Active Tray is a special software that lets you customise your system tray to give you extra options and added flexibility. For example, you can add programs, documents, folders, internet links and any other objects to your system tray.   [more...]
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ActiveXHelper ActiveXHelper is a small utility that allows you to view essential information about ActiveX components installed on your computer. You can view the entire list of ActiveX components, or alternatively, display only the ActiveX components that you wish to see. In addition, you can temporarily disable specific ActiveX components. When ActiveX components are disabled, [more...]
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AdapterWatch AdapterWatch displays useful information about the network adapters installed on your PC. It shows a plethora of information including: IP addresses, hardware addresses, connected DNS servers, MTU value, the number of bytes received or sent, current transfer speed and more. In addition, it can display TCP/IP statistics for your computer as a whole. Featured [more...]
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Add/Remove Pro Add/Remove Pro is a useful tool that lists what programs are showing in the standard Windows Add or Remove Programs list and which of those entries are valid, i.e. actually installed on your PC. You can then uninstall or remove any entry, which is perfect for getting rid of software you removed a long [more...]
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Advanced Renamer Advanced Renamer is a batch file renaming tool allowing fast renaming of any number of files. It features a realtime preview of your proposed changes and an undo function in case you make a mistake. The tool also allows you to alter the attributes and date/time stamp of files. A simple but very useful [more...]
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Agent Ransack Find files and information on your hard drive fast and efficiently.   [more...]
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AlertMobile Pro AlertMobile Pro is great piece of software for computer security incidents response. It monitors all attempts of unauthorised computer activity, sends SMS alerts to a mobile device, receives and executes response commands. AlertMobile Pro can also be integrated with an alarm system to protect rooms, safes etc. Featured in this article X2 - XP: [more...]
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AllDup AllDup is a tool for searching and removing file duplicates on your computer. The fast search algorithm finds duplicates of any file type, such as text, pictures, music or movies and the powerful search engine enables you to find duplicates using a combination of criteria such as file content, filename, file extension, file dates [more...]
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AlphaXP Lite 1.0 A program which adds advanced transparency effects to Windows 2000/XP computers.   [more...]
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Alternate Splitter Alternate Splitter is a useful tool when you need to split a file or merge several documents into a single one. You can use it when you have a very large file you need to send by email, but the file exceeds the attachment size of your email account. All you need to do [more...]
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AM-DeadLink AM-DeadLink detects dead links and duplicates in browser bookmarks and text files. If a bookmark has become unavailable you can use this program to verify and delete it permanently. Additionally you can download ‘FavIcons’, small images associated with webpages, for all your Favourites and Bookmarks. Featured in this article QA614 - Questions and Answers [more...]
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AMP WinOFF AMP WinOFF is a utility designed to schedule the shut down of Windows computers, with several shut down modes, all fully configurable. It offers some useful features, including the ability to automatically shut down your PC when the CPU becomes idle and/or capture the desktop before shutting down. Featured in this article P13 - [more...]
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AniReminder Use AniReminder to ensure you never forget an important event. You can create as many reminders as you want, each with an individual timetable and animation. The program has a simple and clear interface that lets you manage your reminders list in a few clicks. Choose any from more than 10 notification types and [more...]
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ArsClip ArsClip is a useful application which helps you to keep track of all entries that you copy to the clipboard. Using this tools means that you don’t have to go back and forth between applications all the time when you’re copying multiple pieces of text. When you install the tool you can configure it to [more...]
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Asman Info Desktop Asman Info Desktop is a lightweight software tool that displays an electronic clock on your desktop, as well as the date and latest news. You can move the clock to anywhere you like on the screen and customise the background and date format, and also create alarms. You can also select the news items that [more...]
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Atomic Alarm Clock Atomic Alarm Clock is an application that replaces the standard Windows clock. It is fully customisable, so you can show date or not, show the day of the week, show seconds, use 12 hour format, show the system uptime, the percent of memory in use and the time zone. Featured in this article W070 [more...]
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Auto Window Manager Auto Window Manager automatically manages any window you specify. For instance, some web browsers open up in a non-maximized window. Using Auto Window Manager, you can set those windows to automatically maximize every time they open. Auto Window Manager stays running in the system tray, so it stays out of your way while you [more...]
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AutoClick There are times when you need to complete various tasks which are just too repetitive when you are using the mouse and keyboard.  AutoClick is a lightweight application that enables you to create sessions of automatic mouse clicks at the desired times. This allows you to automate tasks that require you to click on buttons [more...]
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Avant Browser 10 An upgrade to Internet Explorer that lets you toggle flash plug-ins, block pop-ups, improve your mouse control and lots more.   [more...]
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Avenue Avenue is the client software that gives you access to the first App Store-style marketplace for Windows software. Avenue makes it easy to find, download and use software. Choose from hundreds of titles including games, media players, security tools and more. [more...]
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Avenue Avenue is the client software that gives you access to the first App Store-style marketplace for Windows software. Avenue makes it easy to find, download and use software. Choose from hundreds of titles including games, media players, security tools and more. Featured in this article W90 - Windows 8: Get Future Features on Windows [more...]
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Back4Sure Back4Sure is a very easy-to-use file backup program. The files you wish to store may be distributed all over your computer, even on different disks. Back4Sure will gather all the files youve selected for backup and make a copy of them into a specified target directory. The program only copies files that have changed [more...]
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BackgroundCMD BackgroundCMD is a command prompt folder background shell extension. It allows you to start a command prompt window from within any directory that you’re currently browsing. Simply right-click in any file window and select “CMD Prompt” from the context menu; the new console’s initial path will be set to the directory you are browsing. [more...]
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Backup Plus 7.1.2 Ensure you don’t lose valuable data with this essential back-up package. [more...]
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Bandizip Bandizip is an easy to use  compression and decompression tool which supports pactically every type of compression format including files (e.g. ZIP, RAR, CAB, 7Z, LZH), UNIX files types (e.g. TAR, GZ, TGS, LZMA), CD/DVD-related formats (e.g. ISO, IMG) or others (JAR, WAV, XPI). Archives can be opened either using a file browser in the [more...]
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BatteryInfoView BatteryInfoView is a small utility for laptops and netbook computers that displays the current status and information about your battery. The displayed information includes the battery name, manufacture name, serial number, manufacture date, power state (charging/discharging), current battery capacity, full charged capacity, voltage, charge/discharge rate and more. [more...]
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BatteryInfoView BatteryInfoView is a small utility for laptops and netbook computers that displays the current status and information about your battery. The displayed information includes the battery name, manufacture name, serial number, manufacture date, power state (charging/discharging), current battery capacity, full charged capacity, voltage, charge/discharge rate and more. Featured in this article H120 - Hardware: [more...]
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BioniX Wallpaper Changer Lite BioniX Wallpaper Changer Lite is a lightweight application that automatically changes your wallpaper and downloads images to display from websites such as Flickr. You can create a playlist of images that you want to display simply by dragging and dropping them on the application. You can display images for a time of your choosing, automatically [more...]
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BleachBit BleachBit frees disk space and also guards your privacy. It removes unnecessary files and folders, deletes cookies, gets rid of temporary files and discards junk you didn’t know was there. BleachBit also includes advanced features such as shredding files to prevent their recovery. Featured in this article TT613 - Top 10 Tools TT612 - [more...]
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BrowseAloud BrowseAloud adds speech and reading support tools to online content to extend the reach of your website to users that require reading support. This includes those with dyslexia, learning difficulties, mild visual impairments and those with English as a second language. Featured in this article I640 - Internet Explorer: The Best Tricks and Tools [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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BulkFileChanger BulkFileChanger is a small utility that allows you to change file attributes. Using the simple interface you can import single files or entire folders then modify their created on/modified/last accessed time and also change their file attribute (Read Only, Hidden, System). Useful when you want to update the last accessed data of a folder full [more...]
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CableNut 4.08 A tool for optimising your Internet Connection. [more...]
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Caffeine If you have problems with your PC locking or going to sleep, Caffeine will ensure that it stays awake. It works by simulating a key press once every 59 seconds, so your machine thinks youre still working at the keyboard and thus wont lock the screen or activate the screensaver. It uses the key [more...]
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Calculator Plus A simple, easy to use calculator that also allows the user to convert between metric and imperial units of measurement. Featured in this article W72 - Windows 7: Features for Free on Vista and XP [more...]
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CDBurnerXP All modern Windows versions come with the ability to burn CDs and DVDs, but the default capabilities are somewhat limited. Sooner or later, you’ll need access to features that Windows doesn’t offer, so you need to look for a third-party tool. CDBurnerXP is one of the most widely used such tools, and what’s more [more...]
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Check Browsers LNK Check Browsers LNK is a small utility that enables you to perform a quick scan of your browser and other URL shortcuts you have saved, and identify malware designed to change where they link to. Following the analysis, the application provides you with a comprehensive report that is split into several sections, including Browser shortcuts, [more...]
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Checksum Control Checksum Control is a simple program for verifying and writing checksum files. It supports SFV and MD5 checksums, amongst others. Its simple interface makes it quick and easy to use. Featured in this article TT813 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Classic Shell Classic Shell is a collection of features that were available in older versions of Windows but have been removed from Windows 7 and Vista. It has a classic start menu for Windows 7, it adds a toolbar for Windows Explorer and supports a variety of smaller features, including the expandable Control Panel, recently used [more...]
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ClassicShell ClassicShell is free software that improves your productivity, enhances the usability of Windows and empowers you to use the computer the way you like it, by returning the missing Start button to your system. Featured in this article W664 - Windows 8 Optimisation for Desktop PCs [more...]
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Clavier+ Clavier+ is a clever tool for power users who prefer to control their PC using the keyboard instead of the mouse. Featured in this article QA418 - Questions and Answers [more...]
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Clicky Gone Clicky Gone allows you to hide your selected windows from view; this includes the taskbar button associated with the application. If you are running lengthy tasks that are taking up space on the desktop or the task bar, then you can hide them and then come back to them later. The utility is very [more...]
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Clipboard Genie 4.1 Enhance the built-in Windows Clipboard, with extra features such as keyboard shortcuts and hotkeys. [more...]
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Clipcomrade Clipcomrade is an application built to help you view what is stored on your clipboard, and comes complete with a search function r a search function. After installing the tool you are presented with a simple graphical interface showing a list of items on your clipboard and allowing you to access them. The tool runs [more...]
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Co-Citer Co-Citer is a useful tool that allows you to save text extracts from Internet pages. Once you’ve ‘grabbed’ the text, you can use the software to store, edit, comment and publish it. Featured in this article I640 - Internet Explorer: The Best Tricks and Tools [more...]
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Cobian Backup Cobian Backup is a multi-threaded program that can be used to schedule and backup your files and directories from their original location to other directories/drives on the same computer or other computer in your network. FTP backup is also supported in both directions (download and upload). Featured in this article B8 - Backup: Ultimate [more...]
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CoffeeCup Free FTP An easy-to-use FTP client for file uploads and downloads allowing you to use an unlimited number of FTP accounts, resume broken downloads, and transfer files in binary or ASCII. [more...]
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CrazyBrowser Crazy Browser is a powerful Web browser. It provides many features that make surfing the web more comfortable and less confusing. It has the ability to open multiple sites and windows inside a single browser task. Web pages are organised on tabs to prevent your screen from getting cluttered. Featured in this article I640 [more...]
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CSMenu CSMenu is a small application which acts like the classic Windows Start menu. It’s designed for users who want the older style Start menu, not available in Windows 7. Featured in this article W13 - Windows: Add Lost Features for Free [more...]
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Cyberfox Portable Cyberfox Portable is a 64-bit version of the Firefox web browser, which allows you to make full use of all of the features provided by your 64-bit AMD or Intel CPU while browsing the web. The application uses the same profile as the Mozilla browser, so no browsing sessions or tabs are lost when [more...]
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Daphne Daphne is a small application that runs in the system tray for killing, controlling and debugging Window’s processes.  You can kill a process by dragging the mouse over the windows, by right-clicking the process in the main process list, or by typing its name with the “Kill all by name” command. With Daphne, Windows [more...]
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Delete History Delete History is a handy and reliable application designed to clear the history files left behind by various applications, to protect your system from snoops. Delete History can remove history traces from Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Office and Windows Explorer, while at the same time filtering out any files that you don’t want to [more...]
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Desk Timer This appointment and task planner can be displayed as a calendar on the background of your Windows desktop. You can type in both one-off and recurring appointments, assigning them to various categories and priorities. Featured in this article W070 - Windows 2013: Expand Windows for Free [more...]
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DeskLayer DeskLayer is a windows manager that allows you to arrange the windows on your desktop into various types of layout. DeskLayer allows dynamic resizing of windows to exploit all the possible space on the desktop. You can also re-arrange the layout with trigger events involving windows visible on the screen, e.g. keystrokes or selections. [more...]
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DeskSave DeskSave can store your desktop icon layout in order to restore it in case it becomes corrupt, for example by changing screen resolution. It is useful for developers who want to test their applications in different screen resolutions and do not want their desktop icons to be rearranged, or just if you want to [more...]
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Desktop Dimmer If you have more than one monitor connected to your computer, and the displays were made by different manufacturers, you’ve probably come across a problem whereby one monitor looks a lot brighter that the other. This can be particularly annoying when you have to switch your view between screens are you are working, meaning [more...]
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Desktop Plus Desktop Plus (now called Fences) helps organise your Windows desktop. You can use it to arrange the icons on your desktop and then put them into groups. Corresponding shortcuts can be added to a group according to their category. Featured in this article W070 - Windows 2013: Expand Windows for Free [more...]
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Desktop Reminder Desktop Reminder is a simple but useful utility for keeping track of all the important dates in your calendar. It starts with Windows and lists all the tasks and events you have for the day. You can set reminders for months in advance but don’t have to worry about setting task length and all [more...]
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Desktop Save and Restore 1.3.7 Save and restore the layout of the Windows desktop icons.   [more...]
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DesktopOK DesktopOK is a utility which can save the position of the icons on your desktop and restore them to this position. You can save several icon arrangements so multiple users of the same PC can easily retrieve their preferred arrangement. You can also save the screen resolution, hide all icons and have the utility [more...]
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Digital Image Magnifier Digital Image Magnifier is an easy to use utility designed to increase the zoom level in digital images up to 500%. It features an attractive and intuitive interface. A simple to use tool that allows professional results. Featured in this article TT813 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Dimension 4 Keep your system’s clock correct by connecting to an Internet Time Server.    [more...]
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Directory List & Print Directory List & Print Pro provides a text-based list of all your computer files. Choose the folders, drives, or directories that you want indexed and receive a complete listing of their contents. Featured in this article F100 - File Management: The Best Tools [more...]
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Directory Monitor Directory Monitor surveys folders and notifies you of any changes, be they deletions, modifications or the addition of new files. You can store the information in a log or automatically execute another application in response to a change. The program is compact and features an easy to navigate interface. Featured in this article TT611 [more...]
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Directory Opus Directory Opus is a file manager that intends to replace Windows Explorer. The interface of the software includes a treeview and dual screens, so you can navigate with ease within your computer. Featured in this article F100 - File Management: The Best Tools [more...]
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Directory Size Calculator This tool was developed to help you to analyse and clean-up the files/directories on your hard disk. It recursively calculates the total size of all directories and presents the results in a tree chart. The directories will be sorted by their size, so you can easily trace where your disk space is exhausted. Furthermore [more...]
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DirSync Pro DirSync Pro is a small, but powerful utility for file and folder synchronization. It can compare and synchronize the content of one or many folders recursively. Using the program you can make incremental backups, which saves time because you don’t have to copy all the files each time you want to update your backup; [more...]
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Disk Usage (DU) Disk Usage (DU) displays the disk usage, listed per directory. Featured in this article F88 - Free Professional Tools from Sysinternals [more...]
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DiskExt DiskExt displays of all hard disk and partition information. Featured in this article F88 - Free Professional Tools from Sysinternals [more...]
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Ditto Ditto offers a great extension to the standard Windows clipboard. It allows you to save multiple items to the clipboard, be they text snippets, images, html etc., and retrieve any of them with a few simple mouse-clicks. It can be accessed from the task tray or assigned a hot-key. Featured in this article C250 [more...]
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Don’t Panic! Dont Panic! is a handy little tool that lets you open and close multiple program windows with a single mouse click. You can choose whether you want programs to be hidden, minimised or closed with your click. Dont Panic! also includes some other useful features, such as the option to open files with specified [more...]
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Double Commander Double Commander is a cross-platform open source file manager with two panels side by side. It includes a multi-rename tool, tabbed interface, internal text editor and much more. Its the only file explorer youll ever need. Featured in this article TT409 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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DropBox DropBox is the easiest way to share and store your files online. The program runs in the background on your desktop, allowing you to Sync your files automatically to your computers and the web. Sharing files with your friends and family is just two clicks away! Featured in this article B12 - Backup: Secure [more...]
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Dropbox tool for Windows Dropbox allows you to sync your files online and across your computers automatically. A copy of your files are stored on Dropbox’s secure servers. This lets you access them from any computer or mobile device. The website uses secure encryption so your data is safe and offers 2 GB of storage for free. You [more...]
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DropIt DropIt is a small, flexible program to make sorting and moving files and folders a lot easier. The main interface of the program is the DropIt arrow icon; drag the files you want to work with on to the icon and it moves them based on the rules youve configured: simple and easy. Featured [more...]
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EagleGet EagleGet is a great Windows addition for anyone who needs a powerful download accelerator. The application supports the HTTP, HTTPS, MMS, and RTSP protocols, so it can download practically any file from the web. The tool allows you to configure several settings for each download. You can make EagleGet launch a video viewer when a [more...]
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EagleGet The file downloader built in to your web browser is usually very basic, and provides only minimal features. For example, you usually cannot pause and then resume downloads, which is essential if a download is taking too long and preventing you from doing other things. The solution is to install EagleGet, a download tool [more...]
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Easy2Sync for Files Do you have the same files on laptop and PC? Do you want all your files and projects synchronised between your computers within minutes? Easy2Sync offers a fast and easy method to make sure that two computers are always in sync. More than 200 rules are used internally to safely synchronise your files; even [more...]
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EasyFiller EasyFiller is a handy program used to fill out authentication and any other Internet forms quickly. It is easy and convenient to use, but at the same time possesses a powerful smart module that can work with the most complex forms. With EasyFiller, you will not have to write down your passwords any longer, [more...]
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Edison Edison is an easy-to-use energy-monitoring application. Edison puts you in control of your PC energy usage by setting up an energy-saving program based on the settings you select. Featured in this article P13 - Power: PC Energy Saving to Lower Costs [more...]
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eDonkey 2000 An application that allows you to share and download files with millions of other people across the globe. It is fast and easy to use with the most sophisticated file sharing technology available.   [more...]
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Empty Folder Finder Empty Folder Finder is a simple tool the helps you identify the folders on your PC that contain no or very few files. After a quick setup procedure you can launch the application and begin working it immediately and use it to idetnify and remove empty folders, to improve the organisation of your hard drive. [more...]
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Enigmail Enigmail is a security extension to Mozilla Thunderbird 2. It integrates the renowned OpenPGP standard provided by GnuPG. Sending and receiving encrypted and digitally signed email gets very simple using Enigmail. When starting it for the first time, you are guided through the basic setup and there is a new users’ guide that explains [more...]
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Explorer++ Explorer++ is a file managing system that supports multiple tabs, making it easy for you to navigate through your files and folders. Featured in this article F100 - File Management: The Best Tools [more...]
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eXtra Buttons eXtra Buttons is a handy little tool that adds to the normal functionality of Windows by providing additional buttons in the caption bar. Using these, you can do things like minimize programs to the Task Tray, send them behind other open windows and much more. Featured in this article TN612 - Tips and News [more...]
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ExtremeCopy ExtremeCopy is a file handling utility that will copy files 20% 120% quicker than with the standard Windows copying functions. It also includes a handy pause feature so you can copy some files and then come finish the job later. The program runs in the background and is accessible from the context (right-click) menu. [more...]
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FAR Manager There’s no doubt your computer needs a little cleaning from time to time, even if this just means moving files and folders around to maintaining good organisation. FAR is a full-featured file manager that includes all the tools you need to browse and manage your files, as well as plugin support so you can add [more...]
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Fast Explorer Fast Explorer is a handy utility that will allow you to manage context menus items of file objects displayed in a file manager such as Windows Explorer. Featured in this article C700 - Context Menu Tools: Faster Access in Windows [more...]
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FBackup FBackup is an application designed to help you backup your personal files and protect them. These can be saved on your hard drives or on your local network. In order to create a new backup, you must choose a name and a path for the files. Then, you choose the files and folders you [more...]
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File Box eXtender   Keep your favourite folders at your fingertips.    [more...]
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File Navigator File Navigator is a fully-featured file management program. You can use it to search for files by size, date, attribute or partial name, sort files using colour and view files compressed in zip or rar archives. It also includes a basic FTP client, encryption tool and even DOS functions. Featured in this article TT511 [more...]
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File Targets    A shell context menu extension that adds a submenu with all your favourite folder names to the context menu of all files and folders in your system. Important! This program requires the following installation password (case sensitive): ILikeMoonSoftware   [more...]
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FileHamster FileHamster provides realtime backup and archiving of your files while you work. It enables you to monitor specific files on your hard disk and automatically creates incremental backups whenever those files are modified.  Requires the Microsoft .NET 2.0 framework.   [more...]
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FileMenu Tools FileMenu Tools allows you to add items to the context menu of Windows Explorer. There are built-in commands you can choose to add, in order to do specific operations with files and folders or add customised commands which let you run external applications and copy or move files to a specific folder or delete [more...]
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FileOrganiser FileOrganiser is a great program for managing your files easily, and an improvement to the standard Windows Explorer. Using the program you can easily visualise disk and folder contents and switch between different folders. Moving files around is made very simple, as is finding and renaming files. The program requires no installation either: just [more...]
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FileZilla FileZilla is a fast FTP and SFTP client with a lot of features. The program includes a site manager to store all of your connection details and logins, as well as an Explorer-style interface that shows the local and remote folders which can be customised independently. Additional features include keep alive, auto ascii/binary transfer [more...]
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FinitySoft BMI Calculator 1.0 Easily calculate your body mass index with this utility. Just enter your weight, height and sex and BMI Calculator will indicate if your are underweight, normal, overweight or obese, and what is your ideal weight. It will also place you on a dynamic chart that shows your position in relation to these figures. Featured [more...]
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Firefox The latest version of Firefox is even quicker than before, opening new pages and tabs faster than ever. It also includes all the usual great features associated with the browser, including a new ‘Private Browsing’ option where the program will not remember or store any information about the pages you visit. Featured in this [more...]
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Firefox plug-in for BartPE Allows you to install the Firefox web browser on a BartPE system troubleshooting CD.   [more...]
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Firefox Portable Firefox Portable is a full, up-to-date version of Firefox for Windows, only portable. A single folder holds everything, so Firefox Portable runs it on any Windows PC from a thumb drive without the need for installation. To uninstall it, just delete the folder or remove the drive. We suggest saving the folder to the [more...]
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Fletcher Fletcher is a handy program that lets you search the web using all the leading search engines, including AltaVista and Google, without the need to have your web browsing software open all the time. To search, simply type your desired search text into the utilitys compact graphical user interface, hit go and your browser [more...]
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Folder Colorizer Folder Colorizer is a fun program for brightening up Windows. It lets you change the colour of any folder, just by right-clicking on the folder and choosing from the pre-defined palette or a colour of your own. Featured in this article TT911 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Folder Marker Use Folder Marker to highlight your folders. One mouse-click and it becomes clear at once which documents have a high priority, and which of them have normal or low priority. Featured in this article C701 - Context Menu Tools to Work More Efficiently C700 - Context Menu Tools: Faster Access in Windows [more...]
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Folder Size Folder Size is a handy program for checking how your files and folders are distributed across your disk drives. It analyses your drives and  displays the results in a visual report that shows the percentage of disk space each folder occupies. You can sort the report by several characteristics, run  the program on single [more...]
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Folder Size Folder Size will analyse your hard drives and display the file and folder sizes so that you can easily check the distribution of your disk space. The application will display the sizes of the folders and files and also the percentage of the total disk size that they occupy. Featured in this article TT112 [more...]
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Folder2Iso Folder2Iso is a very simple application that creates an ISO file out of any folder on your computer, which you can then burn to CD or DVD. All you need to do is select the folder that you’d like to turn into an ISO file, then choose the folder where you would like save the [more...]
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Foxit Reader Foxit Reader is a compact PDF document viewer and printer, featuring fast launch speed and a rich feature set. Instead of downloading a huge PDF reader from another software company and going through a lengthy installation process, you can use Foxit Reader to open PDF documents instantly, annotate them and print them. Featured in [more...]
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Free Download Manager Accelerate downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously using Free Download Manager – you’ll find that downloads speed up by 600% or more. Free Download Manager can also resume broken downloads so you needn`t start downloading from the beginning after casual interruption. [more...]
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Free Internet Eraser Free Internet Eraser protects your privacy by permanently deleting your Internet history and details of your past computer activities. Practically any usage information stored on your PC can be removed with this tool; cookies, cache files, temp files, opened documents and much more. Featured in this article H19 - Hard Disk: Wipe Private Data [more...]
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Free ISO Burner Free ISO Burner can directly burn your ISO and CD/DVD image files to a variety of optical media formats, including CD, DVD and Blu-ray Disc, without the need to mount any virtual drives on your PC. The program is very easy-to-use: simply choose the file you wish to burn, the drive destination and volume [more...]
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Free RAR Extractor[DownloadButton-23731] Digital archives are a useful way to save some space on your computer, and are frequently used to transfer files over the Internet or by email. Free RAR Extractor helps you deal with this type of file and extract its contents. The application has an uncluttered interface that is easy to use. You can add [more...]
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Free Stopwatch Portable Free Stopwatch Portable is a simple stopwatch program, accurate to one hundredth of a second. It features a lap time function and can be set to ‘float’ above other open programs. It also automatically saves results so in the event of a crash you can still retrieve your times. Featured in this article TT112 [more...]
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Free Uninstaller Free Uninstaller is a great uninstall tool: a replacement for the Add or Remove programs applet in Windows. It starts up slightly faster than the system applet and contains some additional features. The main tasks of the program are to remove applications installed with Windows system and invalid entries from the uninstall list. The [more...]
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FreeArc FreeArc is free, open-source archiver for Windows and Linux. It features solid archives with smart updating, AES+Twofish+Serpent encryption, recovery record, self-extracting archives and wide range of compression profiles. FreeArc works 1.5-3 times faster than best other compression programs (zip, RAR, 7-zip, WinRK) while providing the same compression ratio. Featured in this article TT509 - [more...]
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FreeCommander FreeCommander is an easy-to-use alternative to the shareware file managers on the market providing a large variety of tools to navigate and handle files. Featured in this article F100 - File Management: The Best Tools [more...]
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FreeFileSync FreeFileSync is an Open-Source folder comparison and synchronisation tool. Its easy-to-use interface lets you quickly choose the files you wish to compare or sync and, once configured, everything is done with a single mouse click. Featured in this article T87 - Tips & Tricks: Troubleshoot Mobile Device Sync Problems TT309 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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FreeOTFE FreeOTFE is a great open source, on-the-fly transparent disk encryption program for PCs and PDAs. Using this software, you can create one or more virtual disks on your PC. These disks operate exactly like a normal disk, with the exception that anything written to one of them is transparently, and securely encrypted before being [more...]
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Fresh UI Fresh UI is a great solution for configuring and optimising Windows that is loaded with hundreds of useful settings. The software features a lot of customising and optimising techniques, enabling you to customise the Windows user interface, application settings and ultimately boost your computer’s performance. The graphical user interface in Fresh UI organises your [more...]
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Gizmo5 V4.0.4 (V386) Gizmo5 is a free phone for your computer that makes calling as easy as instant messaging. Call anyone in the world with Gizmo5 for free from your computer and save big on calls from your mobile phone. This desktop version supports video calls; allowing you to see friends and family when making calls anywhere [more...]
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Gmail POP and IMAP Troubleshooter The POP and IMAP troubleshooter is a tool to quickly detect email access problems and provide instructions on how to fix them. It reads the configuration files of your email client software, e.g. Outlook or Thunderbird, checks the individual settings, and then attempts to create connections using these settings. It works via a user-friendly [more...]
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Gmail Watcher Gmail Watcher is a Firefox extension that will monitor your Gmail email address and report when you have new messages, either by an alert sounding, a notification window or a blinking icon. You no longer need to keep checking back to the Gmail web page when you’re expecting an email – Gmail Watcher will [more...]
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GoldBug Instant Messenger GoldBug Instant Messenger is a handy and reliable program designed to create a secure communication channel between two or more people. The tools does this by creating a protected chat environment that doesn’t rely on a central server. The security of the communication sessions is provided by the layers of encryption embedded inside it. Besides [more...]
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Google Chrome Google Chrome is a very attractive web browser with a minimalist user interface. It includes numerous security features and warns users of potential phishing sites or those containing malware. Bookmarks can be added with a single click and settings and menus are hidden until needed. Featured in this article X635 - XP: Now that [more...]
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Google Desktop Sidebar Search your computer as easily as you search the web with Google using the Google Desktop Sidebar. Featured in this article X66 - XP: Essential Steps to Extend the Life of Windows [more...]
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Google Talk 1.0.0.104 Google Talk comprises several tools for communicating with friends and family. It can be used as an instant messaging client, for making free PC-to-PC calls for free with others with the Google Talk client, as a file transfer application and much more. Featured in this article V21 - VoIP: Make Free Calls with Windows [more...]
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Google Toolbar Take the power of Google with you anywhere on the Web with the Google toolbar for Internet Explorer, allowing you access to great features with a simple click in your Internet Explorer window. You can use it to see the “PageRank” popularity score of any page you are viewing, search within the particular site [more...]
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GreenBrowser GreenBrowser is a great web browser with plenty of innovative features, alongside those you come to expect. You can drag and drop any text you find on any webpage into the search box and show the results in a separate tab instantly. It also includes useful tools to extend what you can do with [more...]
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Groowe Search Toolbar 1.2 Organises searches making use of multiple engines.   [more...]
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GuitarPractice Guitar Practice is a little tool that slows down (or speeds up) mp3 files. As the name implies, it is very useful for those wishing to learn guitar as it makes it easier to play along to fast, tricky passages but can be used for any other application where it’s necessary to slow down [more...]
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Hardware Asset Tracker Hardware Asset Tracker is a great tool for keeping check on all your computers and devices. You can enter numerous details about your hardware, run reports based on each field, export the details to a file and more. A very useful tool if you have a number of PCs you need to keep track [more...]
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HideDesktopIcons If youve got lots of icons cluttering up your desktop, you might want a quick way to turn them off without using the context menu and this tool offers just that. Simply double click on the .EXE file to hide everything on your desktop; click on the .EXE file again to restore everything. The [more...]
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Hobocopy Hobocopy is a small but functional open-source backup utility. It can copy files that are locked by Windows, enabling functions such as backing up your Outlook .PST files without closing the program. Featured in this article TN311 - Tips and News [more...]
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HTML Tidy for Windows HTML Tidy is a great tool designed to fix mistakes in HTML, tidy up the layout, assist with web accessibility, convert HTML to XHTML and many other things. [more...]
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ICQ Lite ICQ Lite is one of the oldest and most widely used online chat applications out there. The latest version of the application is targeted at nearly all mobile devices as well as computers, allowing you to stay connected virtually anywhere you are. Even if you don’t have an ICQ account, you can still use the [more...]
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IE Roboform Roboform is the top-rated Password Manager and Web Form Filler that completely automates password entering and form filling.   [more...]
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iEx iEx is a utility for Windows XP that displays a grid of thumbnails, each representing an open window on your computer. When you click on a thumbnail it brings the corresponding window to the front, so it can be very useful for people who like to have a lot of windows open at once. [more...]
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Ingutie Personal Task Manager Ingutie Personal Task Manager is a useful program for managing and scheduling tasks, appointments and organising your workload. It is designed to be as unobtrusive as possible, it runs as a system tray icon and resides in a small efficient window above the system tray when opened. Opening the user interface gives the user [more...]
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Instant File Find Instant File Find is a search tool that lets you quickly find files on your computer. It offers a useful quick buttons feature, through which you can list all music or document file types on your computer instantly. Quick buttons are also customisable, so you can customise your own search toolbar. Instant File Find [more...]
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Internet Explorer Internet Explorer: faster, easier, more private and more secure. Featured in this article I26 - Internet: Avoid Hidden Dangers Online I29 - Internet Explorer 8: Fixing Common Problems I31 - IE8: First Look at Windows Latest Browser T74 - Tips & Tricks: Fast Cures for the Latest Security Threats W72 - Windows 7: Features [more...]
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Internet Explorer Registry Tweaks Automatically adjust registry settings to increase the number of connections Internet Explorer can make to a single server. Featured in this article I32 - Internet: Essential Steps to Turbo-charge Performance [more...]
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IntraMessenger IntraMessenger is an application that allows you to communicate and exchange files with other people on your local area network. IntraMessenger is very easy to install and configure – you just need to make sure you configure the right server address to will make conversing possible. The main window shows your contacts, and allows you [more...]
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IPNetInfo IPNetInfo is a little tool which will allow you to easily find all available information about an IP address. This utility can be very useful for finding the origin of unsolicited mail. You can simply copy the message headers from your email software and paste them into IPNetInfo utility. [more...]
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IPNetInfo IPNetInfo is a little tool which will allow you to easily find all available information about an IP address. This utility can be very useful for finding the origin of unsolicited mail. You can simply copy the message headers from your email software and paste them into IPNetInfo utility. Featured in this article TT811 [more...]
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IZArc IZArc can unzip almost any type of archived file, including .RAR and .ZIP files. You can also use the software to archive your own files with its simple ‘drag and drop’ interface, convert files from one archive type to another and much more. Featured in this article H13 - Hardware: Discover Your PCs Hidden [more...]
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Java Java technology allows you to work and play in a secure computing environment. Java allows you to play online games, chat with people around the world, calculate your mortgage interest, and view images in 3D, just to name a few. Copyright 2011, Oracle America, Inc. All rights reserved. Use is subject to license terms. [more...]
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Java Java technology allows you to work and play in a secure computing environment. Java allows you to play online games, chat with people around the world, calculate your mortgage interest, and view images in 3D, just to name a few. Copyright 2011, Oracle America, Inc. All rights reserved. Use is subject to license terms. [more...]
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Just Gestures Just Gestures is a brilliant tool for extending the functionality of your mouse by allowing you to create ‘gestures’: user-defined combinations of mouse movements and clicks. Once set up, you can use these gestures to perform a variety of tasks, freeing you from having to use the keyboard. When you run the tool for [more...]
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KeyCounter KeyCounter provides a way of keeping track of when youve been active on your PC during the day. It does pretty much what it says counts the number of keystrokes you make every minute and records that information, along with whether the mouse has moved. It details the time of the first and last [more...]
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Keypirinha Keypirinha is a small launcher application that helps you to search for files and applications on your local drives and perform other actions such as searching the web, just by using your keyboard. The application can be accessed from the System Tray or you can press the [Ctrl] + [Win] + [V] key combination [more...]
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Keys Notificator The Keys Notificator application is designed to be a small and very useful program for keyboard monitoring. It can be used to monitor common keys as Shift, Ctrl, Alt, Caps Lock, Scroll Lock and Num Lock but also is useful in alerting users to a change in keyboard layout, e.g.: language (Alt + Shift) [more...]
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KeyText 2000 v3.14 Used to automate typing and other repetitive tasks on your computer.   [more...]
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Lan Search Pro LAN Search Pro is a great utility for fast file searching across your LAN. You can search for specific file names or for specific file types (e.g. all MP3 files). LAN Search Pro provides a lightning-fast search engine and lets you search hidden network resources, restricted access resources, IP subnets, LAN FTP servers and [more...]
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LaunchDock LaunchDock is a simple but very useful program launcher. It features an innovative tabbed user interface, which allows you to group your programs according to type so you don’t have search through them all before selecting one. You can also configure the utility to start with Windows and remain on top of all other [more...]
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Letter Assigner Allows you to assign any letter to any disk in your PC system.    [more...]
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M8 Free Clipboard M8 is a simple multi-clipboard program, which, while running, captures everything you cut or copy from other programs and store on the clipboard. It keeps up to 500 clips, so when you want to paste one back, all you have to do is open the M8 window and click on the clip you want. Featured [more...]
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M8 Free Clipboard M8 Free Clipboard is a tool designed to help you copy multiple items to the clipboard. The interface of the tool is easy to navigate through. All items that you copy to the clipboard will automatically appear in the yellow column. If you want to permanently retain these elements, simple move them in the [more...]
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M8 Free Clipboard Windows has always had a very basic clipboard functionality, but it is only very limited. You cannot copy several things to the clipboard then paste them back in a different order, meaning you’re restricted to copying one thing then pasting it and repeating the process. The answer is to install M8 Free Clipboard, a programs [more...]
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Magic Dock Magic Dock is an application that simulates a Mac OS Dock on your Windows-based personal computer.  The Dock is one of the most useful features of Mac OS, since it allows you to quickly launch and access your most important applications from a menu bar on screen. This tool brings the same functionality to [more...]
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Magic ISO Maker MagicISO Maker is a powerful CD/DVD image file creating, editing and extracting tool. It can open, create, edit and extract CD/DVD image files, and convert .BIN to .ISO and back again. A perfect tool for backing up files stored on your hard drive or making a bootable CD. Featured in this article B13 - [more...]
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Magic Mail Monitor Magic Mail Monitor (MMM) is a free POP3 mail monitor with multiple accounts support. It sits silently in your system tray, and notifies you about new messages in your mailboxes. Then you can preview messages and delete unwanted mail in order to avoid spam and viruses. To help you fight spam, save time and [more...]
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MailStore Home 4 MailStore Home 4 is a program for backing-up emails from multiple applications and email accounts. Once archived, the software allows you to search your emails and attachments quickly and back them up to CD or DVD, all with just a few mouse clicks. Featured in this article M22 - Maintenance: Essential Steps to Spring [more...]
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Marxio Timer Marxio Timer is a simple tool which executes scheduled tasks. It can also repeat actions after a specified time or countdown before executing actions. Marxio Timer can display a countdown window, be minimized to the taskbar or hidden completely. Created actions can be saved for further use or a shortcut can be put on [more...]
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Mass File Mover MariusSoft Mass File Mover enables the user to move multiple files at once. This utility is especially handy for moving a large quantity of small files or to network locations. You can specify how many file moving threads to run in parallel. Featured in this article TT709 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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MassRename MassRename is an easy to use program designed to help you rename a large number of files at once. The software is compact and versatile; particularly useful when renaming and managing large numbers of media files. Featured in this article TT609 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Maxthon A powerful tabbed browser with a customisable interface based on Internet Explorer.   [more...]
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Media Creation Tool If your computer is running Windows 7, 8 or 8.1, you need a bootable disk to help you deploy Windows 10. Created by Microsoft itself, Media Creation Tool can help you easily create a setup file for Windows 10. Featured in this article W361 - Windows Refresh to Cure Problems W698 - Windows 10: [more...]
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Mercurius Narrows down and improves your Web searches by suggesting keywords and phrases. [more...]
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MicroSIP Portable MicroSIP Portable is a simple program that helps you easily send messages and call your friends or family members. It is compatible with any SIP server or VoIP provider, and it’s even possible to use it without having to create an account. Since the application does not require installation, you can easily copy the [more...]
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Microsoft Desktop Manager Microsoft Desktop Manager allows you to organize your applications on up to four virtual desktops. Read email on one, browse the web on the second, and do work in your productivity software on the third, without the clutter of the windows you’re not using. After you configure hotkeys for switching desktops, you can create [more...]
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minipad2 minipad2 is a great little program that integrates several simple but useful functions including a notepad, calculator, reminder, dictionary, launcher and address book. Being small, it can run on very low memory and system resources. All the contents of the pad are automatically saved when it’s minimized or closed and when you re-open it [more...]
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Miranda IM Miranda IM is an open-source multi protocol instant messenger client for Windows. Very light on system resources and extremely fast, Miranda IM requires no installation and can be made to fit on a single floppy disk or USB drive. Featured in this article Top Ten Tools TT609 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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MOBZHunt MOBZHunt provides a detailed breakdown of the hard drive space used by every folder on your system. It’s extremely simple to use: select a folder at the top, press the Open button and wait for MOBZHunt to scan the drive. When it’s complete, you will see a list of files and folders, each displaying [more...]
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MOBZoom[DownloadButton-21212] The new version of MOBZoom is a very lightweight yet powerful zoom tool. Start it up, move the mouse around and view the area around it in the main MOBZoom window, then capture the zoomed image and save it to the clipboard or to file in a variety of formats – even as a [more...]
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Mouse Extender Mouse Extender is a very useful utility panel that allows quick access to a multitude of commonly-used functions. You can use it to quickly open the Control Panel, shutdown your computer or a variety of customisable functions. It sits in the task tray until you need to use it and takes up very few [more...]
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Mouse Keyboard Wizard Lets you control your mouse using your keyboard. [more...]
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Mouseotron Mousotron is a mouse and keyboard activity monitor and keeps statistics of your mileage. It’s like an odometer or tripometer for your mouse cursor. It calculates just how far your mouse cursor has traveled on your screen and how many times the mouse buttons were clicked. Also the number of keystrokes on your keyboard are counted. [more...]
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Mozilla Sunbird Sunbird is the latest application from Mozilla; a fully featured calendar application. As with other Mozilla products, the program features an attractive and easy-to-use interface, whilst at the same incorporating all the features one would expect of a calendar tool, including day, week and month view, customisable events and tasks, reminders and more. Featured [more...]
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MRO MRO saves the most recently opened files and folders in a list that you can view when you right-click the mouse on the Task Tray icon, the idea being if you are in Windows Explorer its very frustrating to close a folder window only to realise you want to open it again, especially if [more...]
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My Alarm Clock My Alarm Clock is a useful alarm/reminder program. This program can help you to avoid missing appointments, or forgetting other things you need to do, by reminding you of such events. [more...]
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My Computer Manager My Computer Manager is an application that lets you add shortcuts to your files and/or folders to ‘My Computer’ and the Windows Control Panel. You can add folders directly by right-clicking on them by enabling the right click option in the software, or use the simple interface to add multiple entries. [more...]
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My Computer Manager My Computer Manager is an application that lets you add shortcuts to your files and/or folders to ‘My Computer’ and the Windows Control Panel. You can add folders directly by right-clicking on them by enabling the right click option in the software, or use the simple interface to add multiple entries. Featured in this [more...]
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My Drive Icon My Drive Icon is a quick and safe way to customise the icons of all your drives. Just select an icon file, select the drive, enter a drive label and click apply. If you don’t like the result, you can restore the default icon in just one click. Featured in this article TT113 - [more...]
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Namebench Namebench searches for the fastest Domain Name Server (DNS) for your computer to use when you connect to the internet. It displays the results in a table that opens in your default web browser, which shows the IP address of each of the DNS servers found and recommends the best 3, so you can [more...]
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Notepad++ The latest version of Notepad++ is a powerful text editor, designed to replace the built-in Windows Notepad tool. It offers tabbed file browsing, allowing you to open multiple documents in the same window, and syntax highlighting, making HTML and program source code much easier to read. The bookmarking facility also makes it easy to [more...]
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Notepad++ Being able to edit text files is an essential task on Windows, from writing quick reminders to altering your configuration files. Notepad++ is the best free tool for doing so. Featured in this article W720 - Windows 10: 24 Secret Apps [more...]
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Notes You can add virtual yellow post-it notes on your desktop using the Notes Lite program. The notes will stay on your desktop to easily remind you of important events. If necessary, you can even assign an alarm to individual notes. Featured in this article W070 - Windows 2013: Expand Windows for Free [more...]
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NTFSRatio V1.3 Shows the size and the compression rate of every folder and its subfolders.   [more...]
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ObjectDock ObjectDock lets you organise your shortcuts and running tasks onto an extremely customisable dock that sits on your desktop.   Featured in this article X65 - XP: The 7 Features Windows Should Have but Doesnt [more...]
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Open Freely Open Freely recognises and view more than 100 different file types, from video and image files, code and system files right up to compressed formats such as 7z or RAR. Featured in this article W720 - Windows 10: 24 Secret Apps [more...]
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OpenSaveFilesView When you work with lots of files open at the same time, it is tiring to keep track of all of them. OpenSaveFilesView makes the process easy, by allowing you to quickly see a list of all the files opened on your system. You can then save opened files directly from OpenSaveFilesView, without having to [more...]
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Opera Opera is an attractive web browser with a number of useful features, along with all you’d expect from a modern browser. It includes ‘Visual Tabs’ that give you a preview of whats happening on all your open Web pages and Opera Turbo, an impressive feature that can boost the speed of your Internet connection. [more...]
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OSCheck PassMark OSCheck is a tool that allows users to quickly verify the installation of the operating system and other software applications. Missing files, corrupted files and out-of-date system files can be detected before they cause a problem. Featured in this article P28 - PC Servicing for a More Reliable Windows [more...]
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Par-N-Rar Par-N-Rar is a simple tool designed to check PAR, PAR2, SFV and MD5 files in a folder and attempt to repair them if necessary. All of these file formats are used for verification of data integrity and thus inform the user if the data has been corrupted or it is still available in its [more...]
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PasseGen PasseGen is a simple password manager that enables you to keep all your login credentials in a single, safe place. Additionally, it enables you to generate random, secure passwords with just a few clicks. With PasseGen, you won’t have to remember the password to each and every account you have, as you have it [more...]
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PasteList PasteList is a small and easy-to-use program that lets you manage and save your clipboard’s content. The software keeps a list of all data copied to clipboard, not just text but images and other files too. It can save the clipboard history when you logout of or shutdown your computer, ready to be restored [more...]
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PC Wizard PC Wizard is a powerful utility designed especially for detection of hardware. It’s able to identify a large scale of system components and supports the latest technologies and standards. It can also be used to analyze and benchmark your computer system. It can analyze and benchmark many kinds of hardware, such as CPU performance, [more...]
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PeaZip PeaZip is a simple, user-friendly compression utility that provides support for multiple file formats, such as ZIP, TAR, 7Z, GZ, CAB, SFX, GZIP and more. The application integrates perfectly with Windows, offering you easy and fast access to archiving options, directly from the pop-up menu. The main interface enables you to browse for the [more...]
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PeaZip Portable PeaZip Portable is a simple, user-friendly compression utility that provides support for multiple file formats, such as ZIP, TAR, 7Z, GZ, CAB, SFX, GZIP and more. The application integrates perfectly with Windows, offering you easy and fast access to archiving options, directly from the pop-up menu. The main interface enables you to browse for [more...]
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Perspectives Firefox add-on The Perspectives add-on allows Internet users browsing under a secure protocol, such as SSL, to verify websites’ certificates by making a secure connection to public ‘network notary servers’. The reply from the server helps the user decide that a certificate is valid, without them having to blindly ignore warnings from the browser. Featured in [more...]
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Pfrank PFrank is a bulk file renaming program for Windows. With this tool you can easily organise your music files, picture files and any other type of bulk files stored on your computer. PFrank comes equipped with many features, some of which you won’t find on any other renaming tool. For example, you can easily [more...]
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POP Peeper POP Peeper is an email notifier that runs in your Windows task bar and alerts you when you have new email on your POP3, IMAP (with IDLE support), Hotmail/Outlook.com, Yahoo, GMail, MyWay, Excite, iWon, Lycos, RediffMail, Juno and NetZero accounts. Featured in this article T680 - Tools to Build a Better Windows System [more...]
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Portable Apps Suite Portable Apps Suite is a collection of portable applications that includes a web browser, email client, office suite, calendar/scheduler, instant messaging client, anti-virus program, sudoku game, backup utility and integrated menu; all preconfigured to work portably. Just save it on your portable device and you’re ready to go.   [more...]
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Portable Greenshot Portable Greenshot is a portable tool that doesn’t need to be installed on your system which will help you capture images from your desktop and save them to a file. This is extremely useful when you need to document an error on someone else’s PC. Simply save Portable Greenshot to a file on a USB [more...]
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Portable Xenon File Manager Portable Xenon File Manager is a file management program that is specifically designed to run on a portable USB drive. It takes up very little space but offers the features of a desktop file management program, including a file tree view window and copy, move and paste functions. Featured in this article TT110 - [more...]
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Prevent Restore Prevent Restore destroys all trace of deleted files to prevent them being recovered. The program uses several security algorithms to ensure there is virtually no chance of ‘scrubbed’ files being restored by other software. The program can be used on most hard disk drives, along with removable drives and USB sticks. Featured in this [more...]
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Print Queue Checker Print Queue Checker is a small application designed for laptops, or environments where a printer is not always available. It sits in the system tray monitoring a hidden file. To add a document to the print queue, simply click on the tray icon and drag the file onto the Print Queue Checker window. A [more...]
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Printer Anywhere With Printer Anywhere you can print documents and photos on other people’s printers as easily as on the local one connected to your machine. No special technical knowledge is required from either the printer owner or use, it just works! Unlike email, Printer Anywhere does not allow forwarding of electronic copies of the documents [more...]
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Printer Test File A JPEG RGB file for testing your output devices. Saved in ColorMatch RGB. For testing CMYK conversions as well as RGB output. Featured in this article P14 - Printing: Essential Troubleshooting for Colour Problems [more...]
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PSST Encrypted, yet simple, free, convenient, no-frills, voice and Instant Messaging software for Windows.   [more...]
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Q-Dir Q-Dir is a great file manager that features the Quadro-View technique, allowing you to manipulate files using four separate windows. It also includes a favourites function, allowing quick access to your most often used folders, and many more useful features. Featured in this article TT410 - Top 10 Tools TT711 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Quick Cliq Quick Cliq speeds up your daily computer activities by giving you quick links to folders, files, programs, shortcuts, and command line operations. All of this is provided in a compact menu that you can show anywhere and within any application or window without even taking your hand off the mouse. Featured in this article [more...]
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Quick Key Launch Quick Key Launch is an easy to use application that will lets you launch any program or document from a command box by typing a few letters or words. You can quickly and conveniently have access to all your files and applications from one small window on your desktop. Featured in this article TT909 [more...]
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QuickID The QuickID application was created for system administrators who have multiple computer systems on one monitor using a KVM switch. In this scenario, it is sometimes hard to quickly distinguish one desktop from the next. QuickID will help quickly identify the server/workstation you are currently on, instead of doing the normal investigation routine. [more...]
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RBTray RBTray is an application that enables you to minimize any windows to the tasktray area, next to the clock on the taskbar. Simply right-click on any window’s minimize icon and it will disappear, only showing up as an icon in the tasktray. Click on the icon to restore the window. You can also use [more...]
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Real Desktop Light Real Desktop Light gives your ordinary desktop new life and will transform your desktop into a ‘real’ one: as it was meant to be. Your icons behave now, thanks to the powerful physics-engine, like real objects that you can touch and move as on a real desk. Enjoy fascinating dynamics with revolutionary graphic rendition [more...]
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Rear View Mirror Rear View Mirror is a simple, easy to use directory mirroring program. It monitors user-chosen directories for changes and automatically keeps an up-to-date mirror copy at a user-selectable location. The program comes in very handy when you wish to automatically backup files that are constantly changing. Featured in this article TT609 - Top 10 [more...]
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Recent Files View Each time that you open a file from Windows Explorer or from a standard open/save dialog-box, the name of the file that you opened is recorded by the operating system. Some of the names are saved into the ‘Recent’ folder. This utility display the list of all recently opened files and allows you to [more...]
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Remapkey Remapkey is part of the Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit (although it works on other Windows versions too), which allows you to assign functions or symbols to unused keys on your keyboard, such as [Scroll Lock]. Featured in this article QA915 - Questions and Answers [more...]
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Rename Rename will enable you to quickly change the names of your files, regardless of the directory they’re stored in. It offers a host of options for renaming, including prepending text or appending text, changing the file extension, adding numbers and more. Featured in this article TT213 - Top Ten Tools TT311 - Top 10 [more...]
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ReOpen ReOpen is a Windows utility to reopen folders and programs.  Leave it running in the task tray and when you want to reopen a program or folder, double-click the Tray Icon or press your pre-defined hotkey. The list of saved programs and folders is adjustable upto a maximum of 64. Featured in this article [more...]
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ReProfiler ReProfiler is a useful tool that reassigns the settings of one Windows user account to another. Its principle use is for when users lose access to their data and settings because their profile is no longer recognised by Windows. Featured in this article W479 - Windows 7: Top 7 Errors Solved W77 - Windows [more...]
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RichoSoft Log Off Panel Log Off Panel is a handy application for managing the power options for your system; it offers an alternative way to turn off, log off, restart or hibernate your computer. The program can run minimised to the system tray, or on your desktop and you can set it to start in the system tray [more...]
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Roadkil’s Unstoppable Copier Roadkil’s 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 just give errors when trying to read data. The program will attempt to recover every readable piece of a file and put the pieces together; using this method, [more...]
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RssReader RssReader is a program which enables you to read RSS and Atom news feeds. RssReader collects news in the background at user configurable intervals and warns you when a new message has arrived with a little pop-up in the system tray. You can click the news headline to see a short description of the [more...]
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RunMe RunMe is a great little utility that allows you to launch programs easily, as well as other features of your operating system, e.g. the Windows control panel. You can create groups to help organise your programs, choose from different skins and more. When not in use, the user interface slides away to the side [more...]
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Safe NoteSafe Note is a useful tool designed to help you protect your most sensitive information with a password, so no unwanted snoopers can access it without your specific permission. After you install the program you need to create an account, which you will be prompted for every time you want to access the protected items. [more...]
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Save to Pocket If you’re like me, you probably find dozens of websites a day that you want to visit again. All browsers include a bookmarking feature, but it is often not up to much and you end up with hundreds of bookmarked links that you’ll never visit again. If you use Chrome, Save to Pocket can help [more...]
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Screen Grab Pro Screen Grab Pro is an easy-to-use tool for capturing whatever is displayed on your computer’s screen. You can save your screen with one-click, which copies a bitmap to the clipboard, ready to paste into your preferred image software or any other program you wish. Featured in this article W8 - Windows Ultimate Error Troubleshooter [more...]
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ScreenshotX If you need to capture your screen and save the result as an image file on your computer, a third-party application can greatly simplify your task. One of the best free applications to create screenshots is ScreenshotX. Creating a screenshot using the tool is very simply. It can be achieved by holding the right mouse [more...]
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SDExplorer Base SDExplorer Base is an easy-to-use, but very powerful extension for Windows Explorer. With SDExplorer Base you can perform everyday operations with your documents on Microsoft Live SkyDrive using Windows Explorer, as if they were on your computer itself. Windows SkyDrive offers 25 GB of free online storage for your data, and SDExplorer is a [more...]
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SeaMonkey SeaMonkey is a complete Internet application suite from Mozilla that incorporates a web browser, IRC chat client, email and newsgroup client into one program. Using its Add-ons feature, you can extend the program using the functions created by others in the SeaMonkey community. It also features the attractive interface used in other Mozilla applications [more...]
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SearchMyFiles SearchMyFiles is a handy alternative to the Windows search for files and folders function.  It is very compact but offers a multitude of features, including the ability to search for files in your system by wildcard, by last modified, created or accessed time, by file attributes, by file content and by file size. As [more...]
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SearchMyFiles SearchMyFiles is a powerful alternative to Windows built-in search function that comes with an extensive list of configuration options. SearchMyFiles is packed with features on the main application window. The key features are accessed via the Search Options screen where you can select from different search modes. You can choose the folders to include in [more...]
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SearchMyFiles SearchMyFiles is a powerful alternative to the default Windows search function, and gives you an extensive list of configuration options to help you pinpoint the file you want to find with ease. This is a portable app, so there is no need to install it. That means that you can store the tool on [more...]
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SearchMyFiles SearchMyFiles is a powerful alternative to Windows built-in search function. It provides you with an extensive list of configuration options that allow you to rapidly narrow down search results to locate a particular file. You can choose a particular folder to search, create an exclusion list with directories and file extensions to avoid, add wildcards [more...]
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Serial Key Manager Serial Key Manager will help to esnure you never lose a serial key again. Serial Key Manager saves your serials in the Windows Registry so they are safe.   [more...]
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ShortcutsMan ShortcutsMan displays the details about all shortcuts that you have on your desktop and under your Start menu. Broken shortcuts (shortcuts that point to files that don’t exist) are automatically highlighted in pink, allowing you to select one or more and then delete them, resolve them or save the shortcut’s details to a HTML/text/XML [more...]
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ShortKeys Lite A utility that allows you to insert words, phrases or paragraphs with a single user defined keystroke.   [more...]
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Skype The latest version of Skype, allowing you to make free video calls with other Skype users, instant message your friends and family, send text messages and much more. Featured in this article W720 - Windows 10: 24 Secret Apps W617 Windows Essentials 2013 [more...]
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Skype V3.8.0.188 With Skype you can make free Skype-to-Skype calls and nice, cheap local, national and international calls to phones and mobiles and much, much more. Send a text message directly from Skype; forward a call to your mobile; or set up an online number for friends, family and colleagues to make a local call from [more...]
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Skyscanner Skyscanner started off as a tool to help you find cheap flights, but can now also help you book hotels and car rentals too. It is simple to use: just install the App on your system and open it from the Start menu. Featured in this article W720 - Windows 10: 24 Secret Apps [more...]
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SlickRun SlickRun is an easy to use piece of software designed to help you launch applications quickly and to open web pages easily. The application places a transparent command-line window on the screen, allowing you to launch applications or web pages simply by typing a name or alias. You can can create your own aliases [more...]
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SlimBrowser SlimBrowser is a great web browser with a host of powerful features. It is secure, fast and includes a download manager, ad blocker, password manager and much more. Featured in this article W120 - Windows: The 10 Most Annoying Errors Solved I640 - Internet Explorer: The Best Tricks and Tools [more...]
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SmallWindows SmallWindows is a compact and easy to use tool for quickly organising and locating windows on your desktop. At the click of a button you can view all open windows on your desktop; the program shrinks and resizes them so they all appear on the screen at the same time. Hovering over a window [more...]
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Smart Installer Pack The Smart Installer Pack (SIP) is a great way to quickly install commonly-used programs following a new installation of Windows. Featured in this article W9 - Windows: Pain-free Re-installation for the Ultimate Repair [more...]
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Snipaste Snipaste combines and image capture tool with image editing tools in a single package. The tool doesn’t need to be installed on your system and as soon as you double-click on the program’s file it will be launched and running in your System Tray. You can use the tool to take a snapshot of [more...]
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Snipping Tool++ Snipping Tool++ is a small Windows application whose purpose is to help you take screenshots, edit photos, as well as share files. It is built as a replacement for the Windows Snipping Tool that integrates basic features to help you capture essential parts of your projects. Snipping Tool++ resides in the System Tray and doesn’t [more...]
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SnoopyPro This is a tool to log all data exchange between a USB Device and its driver in a windows environment. [more...]
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Software Tracker Software Tracker is an inventory program for organising and cataloguing all the software on your PC. Using the program, you can browse through your software by title, manufacturer or via the category tab above the browse list. When a particular software title is selected, all the information about the programs are shown. Featured in [more...]
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SpecialFoldersView SpecialFoldersView is a lightweight and portable piece of software that displays special folders present on your computer, saving you the trouble of having to reconfigure Windows Explorer each time you want to view a hidden folder. The GUI is user-friendly, consisting of a single window with an intuitive structure, where all special folders are [more...]
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SpeedCommander SpeedCommander is a powerful and reliable file manager that offers numerous features, enabling you to perform various operations, such as renaming or splitting files Featured in this article F100 - File Management: The Best Tools [more...]
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SplitFile 2.0 A fast and easy way to split large files into smaller, more managable sections in Windows 95, 98, Me, XP, NT and 2000.   [more...]
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Start Menu X Start  Menu  X  is  an  application  that  allows  users  to customise the Windows Start menu. In the case of Windows 7, it changes the format to classical mode. When it comes to Windows 8, the app integrates a Start button and is able to hide the Start screen at startup as well. Featured in [more...]
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StayAwakeFlash StayAwakeFlash is a little tool to keep your screen ‘active’. If you ever watched a clip on YouTube, or your busy catching up with some program on television and all of a sudden your screen goes to sleep, then StayAwakeFlash is the tool for you to use. It will prevent your screen from going [more...]
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STDU STDU Viewer is a document viewer that supports multiple file formats: replace multiple document viewers with a single, simple application. STDU Viewer supports TIFF, PDF, DjVu, XPS, JBIG2, WWF document formats. It features a tabbed interface and all the standard functions, including thumnail view, rotate page, search by text layer and more. [more...]
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STDU STDU Viewer is a document viewer that supports multiple file formats: replace multiple document viewers with a single, simple application. STDU Viewer supports TIFF, PDF, DjVu, XPS, JBIG2, WWF document formats. It features a tabbed interface and all the standard functions, including thumnail view, rotate page, search by text layer and more. Featured in [more...]
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Stick-It Notes Stick-It Notes for Windows lets you put ‘Post-it®’ type notes on your Windows desktop, much like the popular Mac OS application. It is small, very simple and very customisable! Featured in this article X65 - XP: The 7 Features Windows Should Have but Doesnt [more...]
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StickyNote 9.0 Put virtual sticky notes on your computer’s desktop. You can also attach them to documents and pass them over the web. [more...]
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Supercopier Supercopier is a lightweight file management application whose purpose is to help you copy, transfer or move files. It provides much more flexibility than the standard Windows copying function, with options for pausing the file transfer as well as managing multiple tasks from a single interface. Once installed you can access the program from your [more...]
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SyncBack V3.2.19.0 SyncBack is a handy program that helps you easily backup and synchronize your files to: the same drive; a different drive or medium (CDRW, CompactFlash, etc); an FTP server; a Network; or a Zip archive. Featured in this article T35 - Tools: Ultimate Windows Software Environment [more...]
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System Explorer System Explorer gives you detailed and comprehensive information about your computer, including running processes, programs that load at start-up, Internet Explorer Add-ons, Uninstallers, running services, drivers, connections and open files. The interface is attractive and easy-to-use; the different areas of your system are presented in the left-hand pane, when selected information is shown in [more...]
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System Information SIW is a system information tool that gathers and displays detailed information about your system’s properties and settings. It can display detailed specifications for your Motherboard, BIOS, CPU, RAM and other devices; as well as information about your Operating System, installed programs and running Services. It also features real-time monitors for memory, page-file usage [more...]
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Taskbar Control Taskbar Control is a tiny portable application designed to toggle the Windows taskbar display via a global hotkey. If you want to maximise your desktop space, use this tool to hide your taskbar and configure a keyboard shortcut to show it. Once launched, Taskbar Control creates an icon in the System Tray, without interrupting your [more...]
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Taskbar Control Taskbar Control is a tiny portable application designed to toggle the Windows taskbar display via a global hotkey. If you want to maximise your desktop space, use this tool to hide your taskbar and configure a keyboard shortcut to show it. Once launched, Taskbar Control creates an icon in the System Tray, without interrupting [more...]
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TClockEx 1.4.2 Enhance the Windows built-in clock.   [more...]
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TeamViewer TeamViewer establishes connections to any PC or server all around the world within just a few seconds. With the software, you can remote control your friend’s or partner’s PC as if you were sitting right in front of it. All they have to do is start a small application, with no installation required. Featured [more...]
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TeraCopy TeraCopy is a compact program designed to copy and move files at the maximum possible speed. TeraCopy uses dynamically adjusted buffers to reduce seek times and asynchronous copying speeds up file transfer between two physical hard disks. You can pause the copy process at any time to free up system resources and continue with [more...]
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Thunderbird The latest version of Mozilla’s email client software, featuring a handy migration assistant that allows you to easily import settings, address books and messages from your old email software. Featured in this article S595 - Software: Free Alternatives to Paid Applications T66 - Tips & Tricks: Lower the Cost of PC Ownership W13 - [more...]
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tinySpell tinySpell checks the spelling of text in applications that don’t have spell checkers. The program can watch as you type and alert you whenever it detects a misspelled word and also check the spelling of text that you copy to the clipboard. It installs itself in the system tray and can be easily accessed [more...]
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TiVi      The TiVi Phone is free and is intended for Internet users who wish to chat, use instant messaging and talk over virtual voice telephone.   [more...]
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ToDoList Keeping track of all your tasks and upcoming events is something most people struggle with. ToDoList is a small App that helps you manage daily activities so that you can stay focused and always have a clear idea of your next assignment. The tool allows you to create as many tasks and subtasks are [more...]
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ToggleMouse v4.5.9 Mouse drivers which add cursors, wheel support and much more.   [more...]
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TrayDay v6.3 Today’s date in your tray (or XP Notification area) – with handy pop-up calendar.   [more...]
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Ultra File Search Ultra File Search is a useful utility for quickly finding files and folders in any drives connected to your computer. The program is able to search in multiple Drives and/or Folders at the same time; sort files and folders according to their properties (e.g. Modified Date) and find files which contain one or more [more...]
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UltraEdit More than a basic text editor, this piece of software can handle many formats.   [more...]
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UltraISO UltraISO is a CD image file creating/editing/converting tool; it can directly edit the CD image file and extract files and folders from it, as well as make ISO files from your CD-ROM or hard drive. At the same time, you can maintain the ISO bootable information, thus creating your own bootable CDs. With UltraISO, [more...]
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UltraVNC UltraVNC is powerful and easy to use software that can display the screen of another computer (via internet or network) on your own screen. The program allows you to use your mouse and keyboard to control the other PC remotely. It means that you can work on a remote computer, as if you were [more...]
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Virtual Desktop Manager Manage up to four desktops from the Windows taskbar with this tool. Featured in this article D300 - Desktop Customised to Your Needs X65 - XP: The 7 Features Windows Should Have but Doesnt [more...]
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VirtualBox Virtual Box 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 disk drives. Featured in this article V405 - Virtual PC: A Second Machine with VirtualBox W660 - Windows 8: [more...]
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Vista Shortcut Overlay Remover Vista Shortcut Overlay Remover does one simple thing: removes the small arrow picture from the bottom corner of your desktop shortcut icons. The arrows are rather large and unsightly in Vista but you can remove them, make them smaller or make them lighter with this simple tool. Featured in this article V16 - Vista: [more...]
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Vista Start Menu Each time you start programs from the Start menu, you use an interface that has not changed in many years. Vista Start Menu is a convenient alternative to the “Start” menu which makes it easier to find and run the program you need. Applications are arranged in a table with icons divided into groups, [more...]
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Vistumbler Vistumbler is a wireless network scanner for Vista. It uses the Vista command ‘netsh wlan show networks mode=bssid’ to get wireless information and displays this in a variety of innovative formats, including live Google Earth tracking. Featured in this article N7 - Networks: Manual Configuration to Fix Network Errors TT509 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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Visual Printer 2.0.2 With Visual Printer you can ‘defer’ print jobs and compile them together into a single print job, which you can then squash onto less pages using the 2-up, 4-up or 8-up options decreasing paper usage. Saves paper, saves work, saves problems.   [more...]
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VMware Player VMWare Player allows you to run multiple operating systems on your computer at the same time, ideal for anyone wishing to try out the latest version of Windows or Chrome and the latest Linux releases. Switching between each OS is easily achieved via the simple interface. VMWare Player can also be used to run [more...]
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VoiceMacro There are more and more options to control your PC using your voice these days. One of the newest is VoiceMacro, an advanced and efficient software tool designed to enhance the way you work on your computer, allowing you to execute certain tasks much more quickly than usual, saving you valuable time in the [more...]
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Volumouse Volumouse is a great little utility that lets you use the scrollwheel of your mouse to control your PC’s volume. It lets you define a set of rules to dictate when operating the wheel should change the volume, e.g. when the [ALT] key is held down; when the conditions you set aren’t satisfied, the [more...]
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WAssociate   Manages the associations between file name extensions and file types stored in the Windows registry.   [more...]
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Watch 4 Folder Watch 4 Folder is a simple, small and portable tool to monitor folders and files activities. You can set a monitoring process with just 4 simple quick steps and then minimize the tool to the system tray. The program can monitor15 different types of events, execute a program or batch file, or show a [more...]
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WhatsApp for PC WhatsApp is one of the most popular mobile Apps in the world, and lets you keep in touch with anyone, anywhere via quick and simple messages. Now you can also use your Windows PC to keep in touch too, by installing the WhatsApp client for Windows. When you first launch the program, you need [more...]
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Win2000 Launcher Use Win2000 Launcher to give your computer’s applications improved launching and performance.   [more...]
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WinClip WinClip is a small but functional tool for extending the capabilities of the Windows clipboard. Its main feature allows you to store more than one item on the clipboard whilst still using the CTRL + C keyboard shortcut. It sits in the task tray but also features a handy graphical interface. Featured in this [more...]
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Window Master Window Master is a useful tool that allows you to set and tweak options for your active program windows, including shading, transparency, title and ‘always-on-top’ behaviour. It also offers a virtual desktop manager, letting you switch between 2 desktops, each with it’s own open programs, in a single click. Featured in this article TT110 [more...]
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Windows 10 DPI Fix Windows is configured to automatically detect your monitor’s size and display the desktop at the appropriate scaling level. However, if you want to modify the default settings and alter the default DPI scaling to make icons and text larger and easier to read, some windows might seem blurry, especially on high-resolution widescreens. Instead of [more...]
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Windows Installer 2.0 The Microsoft Windows Installer is an application installation and configuration service. Featured in this article I500 - Installation Problems Solved Quickly [more...]
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Windows Installer 3.0 The Microsoft Windows Installer is an application installation and configuration service. Featured in this article I500 - Installation Problems Solved Quickly [more...]
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Windows Installer 5.0[DownloadButton-20879] The Microsoft Windows Installer is an application installation and configuration service (included as part of the Windows SDK). Featured in this article I500 - Installation Problems Solved Quickly [more...]
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Windows ISO Downloader Microsoft Windows ISO Download Tool lets you download all versions of Microsoft 7, 8.1 and 10 as well as Office 2007 and 2010 directly from Microsoft’s servers. Featured in this article TN517 - Tips and News [more...]
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Windows8-Setup.exe Setup Windows 8 on your system. Featured in this article W668 - Windows 8.1: Create an Installation ISO [more...]
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WindowsSetupBox.exe Setup Windows 8.1 on your system. Featured in this article W668 - Windows 8.1: Create an Installation ISO [more...]
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winKeyLock winKeyLock is a utility which enables you to lock computer access quickly. It disables the Windows keyboard and mouse so a DVD/Movie can be watched by a small child without changing anything! During lock the current screen stays transparent, unlike during screen saver operation. Featured in this article TT409 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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WinRar WinRar is a powerful archive manager. It can backup your data and reduce the size of email attachments, decompress RAR, ZIP and other files downloaded from the Internet and create new archives in RAR and ZIP file format. Featured in this article I6 - Installation Tips for Problem-free Software W72 - Windows 7: Features [more...]
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WinSplit Revolution Winsplit Revolution is a small utility which allows you to easily organise your open windows by tiling, resizing and positioning them to make the best use of the space on your desktop. The tool comes into its own when used on large screens as it can quickly make the best use of all the [more...]
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Winstep Start Menu Organizer Winstep Start Menu Organizer is an application designed to help you organize and clean your Start Menu. Over time, your Start Menu can become cluttered with unused files and folders, making it hard to locate what you want. Winstep Start Menu Organizer allows you to quickly group your Start Menu shortcuts into a specific [more...]
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WinZip WinZip, the original and most popular compression utility for Windows, is a powerful and easy-to-use tool that quickly ‘zips’ your files up into smaller .zip files to conserve disk space and greatly reduce e-mail transmission time. This is the evaluation version of WinZip; users should purchase WinZip if they use it beyond the 45 [more...]
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WipeFile WipeFile provides fast and secure file and folder deletion. WipeFile overwrites the information in deleted files completely, so there is no way to undelete the files or reconstruct the file content using ‘undelete’ software. WipeFile uses similar wipe methods to those employed by the US Department of Defence. Featured in this article TT410 - [more...]
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WirelessNetView WirelessNetView is a small utility that runs in the background and monitors the activity of wireless networks around you. For each detected network, it displays the following information: SSID, Last Signal Quality, Average Signal Quality, Detection Counter,  Authentication Algorithm, Cipher Algorithm, MAC Address, RSSI, Channel Frequency, Channel Number, and more. Featured in this article [more...]
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Wise Auto Shutdown Wise Auto Shutdown allows you to schedule your computer to reboot or to shutdown at a time and date you specify. Additionally, you can use the tool to automatically log off or power off your PC by creating a schedule. The tool will remind you before performing the desired task. Featured in this article [more...]
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Workrave Workrave is a program that assists in the recovery and prevention of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). The program frequently alerts you to take micro-pauses, rest breaks and restricts you to a daily working limit. It also shows pop-up messages advising stretches and exercises you can do whilst working to increase flexibility. Featured in this [more...]
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World Clock World Clock is a simple but very useful program which lets you check the local time, date, capital city and international dialling code of other countries. Simply choose the country you require from the drop-down list box and the information appears in the program window. Featured in this article TT210 - Top 10 Tools [more...]
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WPrinter Lite WPrinter provides the fastest and most convenient way to change the Windows default printer and set default printer settings. When running, it adds an icon to the system tray; when you move the cursor over that icon, a tool tip displays the Windows default printer name. One click on the icon shows all available [more...]
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X-Setup Pro 6.6.300 Using X-Setup Pro allows you to quickly and easily change settings that are normally hidden deep within Windows.   [more...]
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Yahoo! Messenger 9.0.0.2034 Use Yahoo! Messenger to call and talk over the Internet just like you’re on the phone. All you need is a headset, or a microphone and speakers. It’s that easy – just click the Call button. If no one’s there, leave a voicemail! Featured in this article V21 - VoIP: Make Free Calls with [more...]
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yMail yMail can be used as a spam cleaner for your existing email setup and also as a standalone email client. yMail doesn’t render HTML, doesn’t load or display images and completely ignores return-receipts, so it’s immune to web bugs and other tricks used for tracking whether you opened an email or not. yMail can [more...]
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YoWindow YoWindow is a great program that displays the weather in your chosen location as a landscape image on your desktop, the landscape, sky, cloud, etc. all mirroring the actual weather. Simply choose your city and the software will show you the weather without you ever having to look out of the window! Delve a [more...]
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Zback Zback is a portable folder backup and synchronisation tool. Using the program, you can routinely backup drives, folders or emails or synchronise directories or even computers using a USB drive. The tool requires no installation and is small enough to be portable, making it easy to create a backup anywhere. Featured in this article [more...]
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Zip2Fix Zip2Fix is a free and easy to use portable tool to extract the undamaged files from a ZIP file when some of the files inside the archive are damaged. The program will check the archive file and will try to extract the good files from the archive into a new ZIP file. [more...]
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Zip2Fix Zip2Fix is a free and easy to use portable tool to extract the undamaged files from a ZIP file when some of the files inside the archive are damaged. The program will check the archive file and will try to extract the good files from the archive into a new ZIP file. Featured in [more...]
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ZipGenius ZipGenius is a powerful archive manager. It can handle more than 20 compressed file types, including .ZIP and .RAR. Internet access required – online download. Featured in this article T43 - Tools: Essential Free Tools for Windows Users [more...]
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