Don't-Miss Software Stories
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.
You’re doing a lot of stuff that's messing up your tech hardware--and your personal and professional life along with it. Here’s how to do better.
If you miss the Sidebar like I do, you'll love the similar freeware alternative, Desktop Sidebar.
Okay, so you're not a whiz with the English. Before you post another comment or send another e-mail, let this free tool smooth over the bumps in your communication.
Tired of typing the same information every time you buy something online or register for a Web site? Autofill Forms does it for you.
Not everybody loves Microsoft's successor to its built-in mail app--but the hard truth is that you're kind of stuck with it.
ZumoCast makes it a snap to access your media library on other PCs and even your iPhone or iPad. And it's free!
Fab freebie BatteryBar is the single best thing to happen to laptops since Wi-Fi. It shows you everything you need to know about your battery.
If you're a Windows 7 user, here's a utility that should solve the maddening problem of accidental touchpad swipes. And it's free!
Free apps and services keep your computer awake while it's idle, download and install apps all at once, and give you a real Facebook Dislike button.
Bill Hullender wants to upgrade to Windows 7. He asked the Answer Line forum if his XP software will still work.
Only the 32-bit version for now, but at least Google's Calendar Sync utility now supports the latest Outlook.