Clean up Word, Excel, Visio and AutoCAD files with TransTools
May 29, 2014 – 11:11 | Comments Off
Clean up Word, Excel, Visio and AutoCAD files with TransTools

At first glance, TransTools didn’t look like the most promising of programs. A suite “designed to help translators in various situations”? It would probably be for specialists only, and so expensive that big corporations would …

IObit Uninstaller 3.3 soups up Forced Uninstall tool, supports folder shredding
May 22, 2014 – 12:31 | Comments Off
IObit Uninstaller 3.3 soups up Forced Uninstall tool, supports folder shredding

IObit has released IObit Uninstaller 3.3, a minor update to its free, portable tool for more thoroughly removing programs from Windows.
Version 3.3 allows users to shred entire folders using the recently introduced File Shredder utility, …

Quick Review: Baidu PC Faster
April 3, 2014 – 08:31 | Comments Off
Quick Review: Baidu PC Faster

Baidu PC Faster is a free suite of tools to clean, optimise and maintain your PC.
Yes, we know: we’ve heard this before, too. But PC Faster could be different, not least because it comes from …

Ashampoo WinOptimizer 11 adds Game Booster, User Rights Manager
April 2, 2014 – 17:18 | Comments Off
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 11 adds Game Booster, User Rights Manager

Ashampoo GmbH has unveiled WinOptimizer 11, the latest edition of its PC cleanup, optimisation and maintenance suite.
The new release introduces Game Booster, a tool which frees up valuable system resources by temporarily shutting down non-essential …

Find and uninstall junk programs – from a batch file?
February 26, 2014 – 08:57 | Comments Off
Find and uninstall junk programs – from a batch file?

As you’ll probably guess from its name, Crap Killer is a tool which scans your PC, trying to find browser toolbars and other junk, then offers to help you remove them.
This is all extremely basic, …

System Ninja Free introduces Pro version
February 7, 2014 – 10:08 | Comments Off
System Ninja Free introduces Pro version

SingularLabs has updated its optimisation tool System Ninja to version 3.0 with the addition of a paid-for Pro version.
Both the free and Pro versions benefit from faster and more efficient junk scanning. In addition, the …

Wise Disk Cleaner 8 released, debuts revamped interface, new configuration options
January 15, 2014 – 11:18 | Comments Off
Wise Disk Cleaner 8 released, debuts revamped interface, new configuration options

WiseCleaner software has unveiled Wise Disk Cleaner Free 8.03, a major new update of its Windows disk cleaning and defrag tool. Version 8’s most notable improvement is a revamped user interface that’s less cluttered and …

CCleaner 4.09 adds individual cookie cleaning, Nero 14 support
December 19, 2013 – 10:22 | Comments Off
CCleaner 4.09 adds individual cookie cleaning, Nero 14 support

The holiday season is nearly here, and utilities developer Piriform has delivered a Christmas gift to all CCleaner users with an update to version 4.09.
The latest release now offers finer tuned cleaning, with an option …

iolo System Mechanic 12.5 debuts new responsiveness tuner with CPU optimization tool
December 6, 2013 – 07:42 | Comments Off
iolo System Mechanic 12.5 debuts new responsiveness tuner with CPU optimization tool

iolo has released a major update to its family of System Mechanic tools with the release of iolo System Mechanic 12.5. Also available as a cut-down free version as well as a more fully featured …

IObit Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 7 released
December 4, 2013 – 13:32 | Comments Off
IObit Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 7 released

System utilities developer IObit has announced the release of Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 7, it’s all-in-one security and system optimisation suite.
The new version sees IObit’s antivirus engine enhanced, with more scheduling options and an expanded malware …

Uniblue refreshes system tools lineup with Powersuite 2014 and DriverScanner 2014
November 29, 2013 – 12:35 | Comments Off
Uniblue refreshes system tools lineup with Powersuite 2014 and DriverScanner 2014

Windows system software developer Uniblue has released two updates to its system tools collection. Uniblue Powersuite Lite 2014 and Uniblue DriverScanner 2014 come with a handful of new and improved features to help keep Windows …