Don't-Miss Utility software Stories
From the same folks who brought you CCleaner 3.0, this slick "defrag" utility beats Windows' own tool at every turn.
It's called Fast Duplicate File Finder, and it does exactly what it promises: locates and, if you wish, deletes duplicate files.
Who says you can't get something for nothing? Today only, this $20 utility can be yours free of charge, no strings attached. (Well, there's one tiny one.)
Most mainstream laptops have modest CPUs and weak graphics cards. Here's how to tune your games for the best laptop gaming.
Keyboards and mice are so 20th century. Here's how to drive your Windows 7 PC by voice alone, and dictate all your text.
Removing junk software is like uninstalling any other program, but here are a few hints that can make the process much smoother.
CCleaner got a must-have update; a reader wants to know if two security apps are better than one; Windows 7's Recent Places feature can save you time.
Out of the box, Windows 7 can't access backup files created with Windows XP. Fortunately, there's a free utility that should be able to restore your stuff.
Everybody's favorite "crap" cleaner just got a major update, starting with a 64-bit version and an improved interface.
Follow these quick and simple instructions to protect your valuable files.
The free (and amusingly named) Hamster Video Converter offers a super-easy interface and support for all common formats.
If you miss the Sidebar like I do, you'll love the similar freeware alternative, Desktop Sidebar.
Usrn asked the Desktops forum how to get rid of files that refuse to be deleted
Solve laptop hassles with free tools that disable your touchpad while you're typing, and keep you updated on your battery's condition.