Don't-Miss Utility software Stories
Are you stuck between Windows 7's $200 Windows Home Premium and $300 Professional versions? Here's how you can get Professional's best features... for free!
Mike Bell asked the Answer Line forum what an image backup actually backs up; I offer more advice than he asked for
Mozy charges monthly for licenses and storage space versus paying thousands up-front.
Online video tutorials from Lynda.com can pay you back by boosting employee efficiency.
Techinline lets you troubleshoot remote PCs, trimming the cost of just walking down a hall to flying across the country.
With this handy Linux utility, you can run your system virtually forever without rebooting.
Digitize physical files to save space and retrieve them with quick searches. You can even outsource the scanning process.
Tired of your icons getting messed up every time there's a screen-resolution change? This freeware utility lets you save and restore your favorite layouts.
Print Job Manager tracks and polices office printing, culminating in potentially big savings over time.
A reader's purchase of a solid-state drive from NewEgg.com goes bad. Also: Samsung recalls three months' worth of Jitterbug cell phones.
Trade bandwidth with a friend or business so they host your backup and you host theirs.
With several free packages available, don't need to pay for robust help desk software.
Tom Luoma asked why I often recommend backing up your hard drive with imaging software, but never mention cloning software.