Don't-Miss Utility software Stories
Robert wants to know if Windows 7’s built-in backup program is worth using
Michael Crandall wants to know if dividing his hard drive into multiple, smaller partitions will improve its speed
The unsung hero of the Windows world, AHK lets you automate just about anything. It can also expand abbreviated text as you type.
The free Win7 Library Tool improves on one of Windows 7's best features and even lets you back up your library configuration.
The time may come when you need to restore your PC. Instead of going all the way back to square one, use an "image" of your system as it exists right now.
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.