Automatically map the network drives you need with Network Drive Control
November 29, 2016 – 15:47 | No Comment
Automatically map the network drives you need with Network Drive Control

Set up your own home network and you can have Explorer automatically map any remote drives you like, whenever you log on.
Connect to another network, though, and Explorer will still try to connect to the …

HARDiNFO 8 redesigned for Windows 10
October 10, 2016 – 16:22 | Comments Off on HARDiNFO 8 redesigned for Windows 10
HARDiNFO 8 redesigned for Windows 10

Ultimate Systems has released HARDiNFO 8, a major update for the veteran system information and benchmarking tool.
Now 64-bit only, the program has been redesigned and optimised for Windows 10 (don’t worry, it still runs on …

O&O DiskImage Professional 11 unveils complete redesign, new command-line tool
July 6, 2016 – 09:24 | Comments Off on O&O DiskImage Professional 11 unveils complete redesign, new command-line tool
O&O DiskImage Professional 11 unveils complete redesign, new command-line tool

O&O Software GMBH has unveiled O&O DiskImage Professional 11 64-bit, major new version of its disk-imaging tool for Windows PCs. Also available for 32-bit versions of Windows, the new release unveils a major facelift, giving …

Paragon Hard Disk Manager for Mac released
June 10, 2016 – 05:45 | Comments Off on Paragon Hard Disk Manager for Mac released
Paragon Hard Disk Manager for Mac released

Paragon Software Group has shipped Paragon Hard Disk Manager for Mac ($39.95), the first OS X version of its popular Windows backup and partition management suite.
A powerful backup module protects all or selected partitions, Windows …

Manage virtual CD, DVD, HD-DVD or BD drives with ImgDrive
June 1, 2016 – 04:11 | Comments Off on Manage virtual CD, DVD, HD-DVD or BD drives with ImgDrive
Manage virtual CD, DVD, HD-DVD or BD drives with ImgDrive

ImgDrive is a free tool which can mount multiple disc images as virtual CD, DVD, HD-DVD or BD drives.
The program works with iso, ccd, cue, isz, mds and nrg images.

Format multiple USB keys at once with Eassos PartitionGuru Free
May 17, 2016 – 10:01 | Comments Off on Format multiple USB keys at once with Eassos PartitionGuru Free
Format multiple USB keys at once with Eassos PartitionGuru Free

Eassos PartitionGuru Free is an easy-to-use hard drive manager which can create, resize, split, extend, clone or recover partitions.
The latest edition can also format multiple USB keys simultaneously and automatically, without any user intervention at …

EaseUS Partition Master 11 adds hard drive cleanup
April 28, 2016 – 12:26 | Comments Off on EaseUS Partition Master 11 adds hard drive cleanup
EaseUS Partition Master 11 adds hard drive cleanup

EaseUS has shipped EaseUS Partition Master 11, adding hard drive clean and speedup tools to the regular partition-managing mix.
Both the Free and Professional editions gain a “Cleanup and Optimization” module, which could free up some …

StableBit CloudDrive is a secure virtual drive for your cloud storage accounts
April 21, 2016 – 05:38 | Comments Off on StableBit CloudDrive is a secure virtual drive for your cloud storage accounts
StableBit CloudDrive is a secure virtual drive for your cloud storage accounts

StableBit CloudDrive beta ($34.95) is an interesting tool which creates a secure virtual drive on your PC, and stores the data on your choice of local, network or cloud storage.
The program currently supports Amazon S3, …

Reclaim lost disk space on a USB key with imageUSB
March 24, 2016 – 05:02 | Comments Off on Reclaim lost disk space on a USB key with imageUSB
Reclaim lost disk space on a USB key with imageUSB

There are many tools to help you customise a USB key. You could make it bootable, run one or more LiveCDs, lock it to prevent unauthorised access, create encrypted storage areas, and more.
This will often …

Benchmark your hard drives with Microsoft’s open-source Diskspd
March 8, 2016 – 10:43 | Comments Off on Benchmark your hard drives with Microsoft’s open-source Diskspd
Benchmark your hard drives with Microsoft’s open-source Diskspd

Benchmarking your PC’s hard drives is easy, at least in theory. Download some freeware, point it at your hardware, and you’ll have some vaguely performance-related figures within a very few seconds.
That’s fine for getting a …

Sidebar Diagnostics is a stylish system monitor for your desktop
February 8, 2016 – 05:24 | Comments Off on Sidebar Diagnostics is a stylish system monitor for your desktop
Sidebar Diagnostics is a stylish system monitor for your desktop

Sidebar Diagnostics is a well-designed professional system monitor for Windows Vista and later.
No, we’re not usually interested in this kind of tool, either, but wait – this is a package you might actually want to …