Don't-Miss Utility software Stories
This Windows cleanup utility performs a few useful chores, but it's hard to feel good about any program that tells you it's your personal computer expert then tells you to install more software and buy expensive hardware.
RecImg Manager leverages Windows 8's disk imaging abilities to create a neat, super-lightweight backup solution. Microsoft should take note.
System Navigator is a powerful file manager, but features a bit of a learning curve.
When you're not satisfied with the basics of cut-and-paste, turn to ClipboardFusion.
This utility lets you read messages, complete with attachments, just as easily as if you were using your original email client.
Take control of your PC no matter where you are with Remote Utilities Free Edition.
Though exceptionally easy to use, Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery Home didn't work in more dire scenarios.
The 2012 version offers new ways to protect you from malware that's particularly tricky, but unfortunately, one of its key new features is only available in the $30 Plus version.
When your PC's acting up,this handy utility is a good first step on the road to recovery.
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Mousotron lets you track your typing and mousing distance and compare them with other users.
Utility RapidStart does what it says it will do, and does it with a slick interface, but advanced users needn't bother with it.
Morphine's concept is solid and interesting, and could work well as a system-wide utility that tracks all browsers and is more difficult to circumvent.