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 …

Paragon Backup & Recovery 2013 Free adds Windows 8, Storage Spaces support
March 18, 2013 – 14:27 | Comments Off
Paragon Backup & Recovery 2013 Free adds Windows 8, Storage Spaces support

Paragon Software has revealed the latest edition of its excellent imaging tool, Backup & Recovery 2013 Free.
The most important addition this time around is the program’s new “Windows 8 Compatible” stamp. If you’re upgrading soon, …

Browse and edit drives or images with Active@ Disk Editor
February 24, 2013 – 21:05 | Comments Off
Browse and edit drives or images with Active@ Disk Editor

If you’re confident enough with hard drives to have tried editing them before at the sector level, then you’ll know that most disk editing software is, well, less than helpful. Open a drive and you’ll …

DMDE: a free data recovery tool for Windows experts
January 9, 2013 – 09:19 | Comments Off
DMDE: a free data recovery tool for Windows experts

Whether you’ve accidentally deleted a file, a partition or an entire drive, there are plenty of recovery tools you can turn to for assistance. And most of these claim ease of use as a key …

Downloadcrew Giveaway returns with five free giveaways this festive season
December 19, 2012 – 10:49 | Comments Off
Downloadcrew Giveaway returns with five free giveaways this festive season

It’s that time of year again, when everyone feels festive and we find ourselves in the Downloadcrew Giveaway mood. This year, we’ve lined up five great software giveaways to share with you. From midday this …