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Predator lets you lock and unlock your desktop using a USB thumb drive.
TrendMicro's SafeSync offers a simple and secure way to back up files and access them across multiple devices.
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This pricey data recovery program works well, but supports only FAT and NTFS.
DriverMax offers free driver updates, but the process is clunky and time-consuming.
Edit your photos, organize your finances, access your computer remotely, and do even more with these essential software packages and Web apps--a mix of established favorites and indispensable up-and-comers.
Create and maintain regular, up-to-date backups of critical files with Microsoft's great, free tool.
AutoBackup's backup on insertion is a neat trick, but the program is otherwise limited.
DriverUpdate not only updates your drivers, but also helps keep your Windows OS and some key applications up to date, too.
Ashampoo makes a great undeleter, but you can get one just as effective for free.
Breevy saves you time by replacing abbreviations you type with complete text.
A very good free archiving freebie that supports a wide variety of file types, PeaZip suffers minor bugs and laggy performance.