Don't-Miss Utility software Stories
PC World blogger Rick Broida reviews freebies that let you tweak Vista, launch apps with hotkeys, and access Outlook info on your desktop.
Use these smart mobile tech tricks to create your own wireless hotspot out of a phone or laptop in a pinch, protect your laptop from grab-and-dash thieves, and communicate with anyone anywhere.
Who needs the Registry when this free utility lets you tweak the daylights out of Vista?
Bob Carne wants to use Trend Micro Internet Security as added spyware protection, along with Norton 360. They don't play well together.
Create a USB thumb drive to reset a forgotten user password.
This fabulous freebie lets you run programs, load Web favorites, and even find files with just a few keystrokes.
Take the headache, hassle, and doubt out of making your backups with a Web-based backup like Mozy.com.
Just run the free CrossLoop utility at both ends and presto: You're tech support.
Part of the reason for using SSL VPNs is to allow users to connect using something other than a company-issued machine.
Tired of wrestling with your home network? Network Magic conjures easy folder sharing, among other nifty tricks.
David Edelbaum wants to know the best techniques and programs for backing up his PC.
Speed up your boot time with a free utility that postpones non-essential startup items.