Don't-Miss Utility software Stories
A long-time contender for the best backup-software crown, True Image nearly gets its interface act together.
Though the free utilities work to a degree, the primary purpose of this suite is to up-sell you and advertise the company's telephone support.
Free and capable, Partition Wizard is also one of the easiest to use partitioning toolkits.
A backup tool that knows safeguarding your files is serious business, Bvckup 2's lean, mean aesthetic and impressive performance make for a trustworthy tool.
Iobit's Advanced System Care is packed with useful utilities, as well as an anti-malware component to replace Security Essentials on XP, but it's also visually intrusive.
This software solution can eliminate the cable clutter associated with hardware KVM switches and is less costly.
Partitioning software doesn't get any better, but this program's best trick is creating Windows to Go (portable Windows) installations from any version of Windows 8.
Basically a file copy program with some smarts, PCTransfer grabs the important stuff from your old installation and transfers it to your new one.
This database is great for storing, organizing, and searching for passwords, but it's hampered by a lack of browser integration.
Your data must be handled discreetly. Whatever your reason for wanting to get rid of old files, here's how to make sure sensitive information is truly deceased.