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PC Fix Cleaner thoroughly cleans your Windows Registry and your wallet

Though a very good registry cleaner, PC Fix Cleaner is pricey for the actual good it will do your system.

Uniblue Powersuite 2013 makes system maintenance easy (if expensive)

System tweaker and optimizer Powersuite 2013 performs many optimizing tasks, and it works, but it's pricey.

Ultra Recall offers flexible outlining and data management

In both Standard and Professional versions, Ultra Recall is a powerful, feature-rich outlining tool.

Lock down your files with Folder Lock 7

Folder Lock includes as complete a set of security tools as you'll find, and it's as secure as your passwords.

Free PDF Image Extractor Offers Easy Way to Unlock Images

4Dots Software's handy utility is a no-nonsense tool that won't make a dent in your wallet.

Control Your Music With the Palm of Your Hand Using Flutter

Lazy music-lovers rejoice! With Flutter, you can control your tunes like a Jedi.

Scrub Sensitive Data From Your PC With Free PrivaZer

PrivaZer removes all the traces of your activities from your PC.

Compare and synchronize PC files easily with FreeFileSync

With just a click, this handy app goes to work and it's basic, simple, and gets the job done.

DriveImage XML An Effective, If Not Polished, Imaging Program

The interface is logical and easy to use, though the program stumbles in the operational error-checking.

TechieBot Removes Unnecessary Startup Items, But Goes Overboard

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 Makes Windows Disk Imaging Easier

RecImg Manager leverages Windows 8's disk imaging abilities to create a neat, super-lightweight backup solution. Microsoft should take note.

Manage Your Files With System Navigator

System Navigator is a powerful file manager, but features a bit of a learning curve.

Give Your Windows Clipboard Extra Features Using ClipboardFusion

When you're not satisfied with the basics of cut-and-paste, turn to ClipboardFusion.