Review: Paragon Hard Disk Manager Suite 15
October 27, 2014 – 14:28 | No Comment
Review: Paragon Hard Disk Manager Suite 15

Keeping your hard drive running smoothly isn’t always easy. From partitioning to file and image backups, data wiping to disaster recovery, there are many different tasks involved.
You could research every aspect individually and build up …

Paragon Hard Disk Manager Suite 15 now available
October 18, 2014 – 11:42 | No Comment
Paragon Hard Disk Manager Suite 15 now available

Paragon Software Group has announced the release of Paragon Hard Disk Manager Suite 15, the latest edition of its all-in-one drive management package.
The new Embedded Recovery Media Builder 3.0 creates Windows PE and Linux-based recovery …

O&O Defrag Professional 18 launched, integrates with Syspectr platform, promises reduced defrag times
September 17, 2014 – 06:09 | No Comment
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: …

HDD Guardian tests and monitors your hard drive health
August 27, 2014 – 09:06 | Comments Off
HDD Guardian tests and monitors your hard drive health

SMART (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a hard drive/ SSD monitoring system which reports on various reliability indicators, and sometimes highlights imminent hardware failure.
These predictions can sometimes be questionable, but SMART still has plenty …

Track hard drive activity in real time with Free Folder Monitor
February 10, 2014 – 08:00 | Comments Off
Track hard drive activity in real time with Free Folder Monitor

Whether you need to know what a particular installation program is doing to your system, or you’re just wondering why your hard drive is busy all the time, being able to track disk activity can …

Paragon Backup & Recovery 2014 Free adds new virtual backup tools, revamps user interface
February 7, 2014 – 10:53 | Comments Off
Paragon Backup & Recovery 2014 Free adds new virtual backup tools, revamps user interface

Paragon Software Group has released Paragon Backup & Recovery 2014 Free for Windows PCs, a major refresh of its drive-imaging and restore tool. The tool, now available as a separate 64-bit build for the first …

O&O DiskRecovery Professional 9.0 and MediaRecovery 9.0 updates concentrate on tweaks and compatibility.
December 19, 2013 – 08:38 | Comments Off
O&O DiskRecovery Professional 9.0 and MediaRecovery 9.0 updates concentrate on tweaks and compatibility.

O&O Software GmbH has released brand new versions of its data recovery software. O&O DiskRecovery Professional 9.0 and O&O DiskRecovery Professional 9.0 64-bit is its tool for recovering all kinds of data from various drives, …

Securely wipe all your PC’s hard drives with Darik’s Boot and Nuke
December 7, 2013 – 14:25 | Comments Off
Securely wipe all your PC’s hard drives with Darik’s Boot and Nuke

When you sell or scrap a PC it’s important to consider your data security. The hard drive will almost certainly have contained confidential information at some point – user names, passwords, financial details – and …

Review: TuneUp Utilities 2014
September 11, 2013 – 06:41 | 2 Comments
Review: TuneUp Utilities 2014

Has your PC slowed down recently, become more unstable? You might be able to solve these problems manually, but it’s not always easy, and there are so many possible causes that it could take you …

Take shareable snapshots of a folder tree with Snap2HTML 1.9
July 24, 2013 – 19:25 | Comments Off
Take shareable snapshots of a folder tree with Snap2HTML 1.9

If a friend asks you to help troubleshoot his PC problems then it’s often useful to check his hard drive, see exactly what’s installed and where. But if he doesn’t live nearby, and there’s no …

What’s really tying up all your hard drive space? Disk Sorter Free can help
May 17, 2013 – 10:09 | Comments Off
What’s really tying up all your hard drive space? Disk Sorter Free can help

PC storage space is cheap these days, and if you’ve just bought one of the latest 4TB drives then the chances are you won’t be worried about filling it any time soon.
It’s still important not …