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 …

O&O DiskRecovery Professional 10.0 released, offers to repair corrupt data before recovery
November 13, 2014 – 09:03 | No Comment
O&O DiskRecovery Professional 10.0 released, offers to repair corrupt data before recovery

O&O Software GmbH has released a major new version of its general-purpose data-recovery software for Windows, O&O DiskRecovery Professional 10.0. The update follows on from the recent release of companion product O&O MediaRecovery 10.0.
Version 10.0 …

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 | Comments Off
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 | 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: …

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 …