Don't-Miss Utility software Stories
LaTonya Powell asked if online backup is really secure
Bill wants to be automatically reminded when to defrag his hard drive, remove junk, and do other chores.
The aptly named FixWin utility puts the hurt on 50 Windows glitches--no Registry tinkering required.
Andy Ludlum asked me to recommend portable diagnostic programs to keep on a flash drive.
A free utility reveals all kinds of techie data about your hardware, everything from the motherboard to the RAM to the graphics card.
Stuck drive door? Try this simple, free app to eject your discs with a single mouse click or keyboard shortcut.
Microsoft's Internet-based remote-access tools let you quickly fix Windows problems on far-away PCs. Here's how to use them.
Rat74136’s external hard drive is full. How does he keep backing up?
Want to lose all your data and sink your business? Follow these six simple rules.
How a new virtualization system turbocharged a Vancouver Volkswagen dealership.
Gone are the days of carrying important files on optical discs and thumb drives. Here are some easy ways to synchronize your files across multiple platforms.
Use Windows 7's built-in tools to manage multiple users on your PC and your network.
Alvin Hurd asked if he can restore a Vista backup in XP. I answer both his question and the reverse one.