Ashampoo HDD Control 3 adds network monitoring, duplicate file finder tools
November 18, 2014 – 07:38 | No Comment
Ashampoo HDD Control 3 adds network monitoring, duplicate file finder tools

Ashampoo has unveiled a major new build of its hard drive maintenance and monitoring tool with the release of Ashampoo HDD Control 3.
The new release adds two major new features: support for monitoring up to …

Smart Defrag 3.3 now defrags VHD files, adds Windows 10 Technical Preview support
November 4, 2014 – 09:08 | No Comment
Smart Defrag 3.3 now defrags VHD files, adds Windows 10 Technical Preview support

IObit has released Smart Defrag 3.3, an update to its performance-boosting Windows defragmentation tool that has built-in tools for automatically defragging drives to keep them running swiftly.
Version 3.3 opens with support for the publicly available …

O&O Defrag Professional 18 launched, integrates with Syspectr platform, promises reduced defrag times
September 17, 2014 – 06:09 | Comments Off
O&O Defrag Professional 18 launched, integrates with Syspectr platform, promises reduced defrag times

Berlin developer O&O Software has unveiled O&O Defrag Professional 18.0 32-bit and O&O Defrag Professional 18.0 64-bit, a major new build of its renowned Windows drive defragmentation tool.
Version 18 introduces two new features of note: …

AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 debuts zero-day protection, redesigned user interface
September 10, 2014 – 09:11 | Comments Off
AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 debuts zero-day protection, redesigned user interface

AVG Technologies has updated its entire range of PC products, launching AVG AntiVirus Free 2015, AVG AntiVirus 2015, AVG Internet Security 2015 and AVG PC TuneUp 2015.
After the relatively major changes introduced in the 2014 …

Review: System Mechanic 14
September 10, 2014 – 07:51 | Comments Off
Review: System Mechanic 14

Keeping your PC running smoothly can be a complicated, time-consuming business. There are so many important issues to consider that even expert users can struggle to monitor them all.
Iolo’s System Mechanic 14 claims it can …

IObit Advanced SystemCare 8 Beta adds new protection modules, support UI theming
August 12, 2014 – 08:59 | Comments Off
IObit Advanced SystemCare 8 Beta adds new protection modules, support UI theming

IObit has launched the first public pre-release version of its forthcoming system and security suite, IObit Advanced SystemCare 8 Beta. The new build launches with a number of new tools, including brand new Protect Module.
It …

Auslogics Disk Defrag Touch is a very different defragger
May 23, 2014 – 12:51 | Comments Off
Auslogics Disk Defrag Touch is a very different defragger

Australian developer Auslogics has released Auslogics Disk Defrag Touch, a very major touch-oriented revamp of its Auslogics Disk Defrag package.
The most immediately obvious change is the very Windows 8-like interface, and we don’t just mean …

Defraggler 2.18 adds Quick Optimize feature for SSD drives, disk performance graphs
April 16, 2014 – 09:28 | Comments Off
Defraggler 2.18 adds Quick Optimize feature for SSD drives, disk performance graphs

Piriform has released Defraggler 2.18 and Defraggler Portable 2.18, minor updates to its Windows freeware defrag tool.
Version 2.18 builds on the previous release by adding additional functionality to the recently introduced Statistics tab as well …

Defraggler 2.17 adds Statistics tab, Taskbar progress meter, widens SSD support
February 7, 2014 – 06:46 | Comments Off
Defraggler 2.17 adds Statistics tab, Taskbar progress meter, widens SSD support

Piriform Software has released Defraggler 2.17 and Defraggler Portable 2.17, updated builds of its freeware defragmentation tool for Windows. Version 2.17’s main highlight is the addition of a new Statistics tab, alongside SSD optimizations and …

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 …

IObit launches Smart Defrag 3, adds new Defrag & Prioritize option for greater drive performance
January 15, 2014 – 07:03 | Comments Off
IObit launches Smart Defrag 3, adds new Defrag & Prioritize option for greater drive performance

IObit has launched Smart Defrag 3.0, a major new version of its Windows defragmentation tool, which promises to improve performance by preventing fragmentation of the user’s hard drives.
Version 3.0 comes with a new defrag engine, …