NetWorx 6.0 no longer freeware
January 1, 2017 – 16:19 | No Comment
NetWorx 6.0 no longer freeware

SoftPerfect has updated its network monitor NetWorx to version 6.0.
The big change, in line with other recent SoftPerfect updates, is that NetWorx is now only available as commercial software.

Monitor file and Registry activity with MultiMon 3.0
December 12, 2016 – 13:40 | No Comment
Monitor file and Registry activity with MultiMon 3.0

Resplendence Software has released MultiMon 3.0, the latest edition of its Process Monitor-like troubleshooting tool.
The program displays real-time reports on a host of system activities, including file system actions, Registry reads/ writes, application launches, thread …

Open Hardware Monitor: it’s still alive!
November 7, 2016 – 10:50 | Comments Off on Open Hardware Monitor: it’s still alive!
Open Hardware Monitor: it’s still alive!

After almost two update-free years, the Open Hardware Monitor project has jumped back to live with the release of version 0.8.
The open source project is a free tool for monitoring CPU load, clock speed and …

SoftPerfect File Access Monitor now freeware
October 27, 2016 – 09:37 | Comments Off on SoftPerfect File Access Monitor now freeware
SoftPerfect File Access Monitor now freeware

The comprehensive hard drive activity tracker SoftPerfect File Access Monitor is now freeware.
The program enables logging and filtering all the file system activity on a PC, including file creations, reads, writes and deletions.

DisplayFusion 8.0 improves Anniversary Update compatibility, unveils new Triggers function
August 9, 2016 – 10:12 | Comments Off on DisplayFusion 8.0 improves Anniversary Update compatibility, unveils new Triggers function
DisplayFusion 8.0 improves Anniversary Update compatibility, unveils new Triggers function

Binary Fortress Software has released DisplayFusion 8.0, a major update of its multi-monitor management tool for Windows. Available in both free and Pro versions, version 8.0 focusses on fixing numerous bugs for the Windows 10 …

PC Hunter: not just another task manager
July 17, 2016 – 05:49 | Comments Off on PC Hunter: not just another task manager
PC Hunter: not just another task manager

PC Hunter is an expert-level Windows tool with an array of advanced features: it’s a task manager, a Registry editor, a rootkit hunter, a file explorer, and more.
The program isn’t updated very often, but …

Monitor your CPU temperature with Core Temp
July 5, 2016 – 04:00 | Comments Off on Monitor your CPU temperature with Core Temp
Monitor your CPU temperature with Core Temp

Core Temp is a powerful CPU temperature monitor which has been helping users watch their hardware since 2006.
The project seemed to have faded away in the past few years, but a series of updates in …

Save energy and extend battery life with Monitor Power Saver
May 13, 2016 – 05:21 | Comments Off on Save energy and extend battery life with Monitor Power Saver
Save energy and extend battery life with Monitor Power Saver

Monitor Power Saver is a lightweight tool which can disable monitors automatically or on demand, saving energy and extending battery life.
The surprisingly small download – barely 100KB – unzips to a single executable which runs …

Log file reads, writes, creates and deletes with SoftPerfect File Access Monitor
April 29, 2016 – 03:23 | Comments Off on Log file reads, writes, creates and deletes with SoftPerfect File Access Monitor
Log file reads, writes, creates and deletes with SoftPerfect File Access Monitor

Australian developer SoftPerfect has released SoftPerfect File Access Monitor, a smart tool which logs all file create, read, write and delete actions on a PC.
If you don’t need every detail then filters enable recording only …

Adjust brightness and contrast from software with ClickMonitorDDC
April 20, 2016 – 03:48 | Comments Off on Adjust brightness and contrast from software with ClickMonitorDDC
Adjust brightness and contrast from software with ClickMonitorDDC

ClickMonitorDDC is a tiny free tool which allows adjusting the brightness and contrast of DDC-compatible monitors (and that’s most of them, if you’re unsure).
You could do this anyway with the monitor buttons, maybe opening the …

Identify, monitor and overclock your GPU with NVIDIA Inspector
April 16, 2016 – 04:36 | Comments Off on Identify, monitor and overclock your GPU with NVIDIA Inspector
Identify, monitor and overclock your GPU with NVIDIA Inspector

NVIDIA Inspector is a versatile tool for checking, monitoring and overclocking NVIDIA graphics cards.
This can be is a complex area, but smart design ensures the program has something to offer every level of user.