Desktop Dimmer takes Electron-based RAM-hogging to a whole new level
March 1, 2017 – 08:15 | No Comment
Desktop Dimmer takes Electron-based RAM-hogging to a whole new level

We’ve always been fans of ultra-lightweight programs, anything which measures its RAM requirements in kilobytes rather than megabytes.
Other people see that as old school, and in some ways they have a point. If your PC …

SysGauge is a comprehensive PC performance monitor
February 24, 2017 – 18:21 | No Comment
SysGauge is a comprehensive PC performance monitor

SysGauge (32-bit) is a highly configurable system and performance monitor for Windows.
At first glance the program looks much like any other monitor gadget. Click the CPU, memory, disk or network counter, its current, average and …

Sysinternals unveils Sysmon 6.0
February 17, 2017 – 08:29 | No Comment
Sysinternals unveils Sysmon 6.0

Microsoft Sysinternals has shipped Sysmon 6.0, a powerful system monitor for Windows.
The new release can log processes which are accessing other processes, a simple way to detect automated Mimikatz-like credential dumping.

TCP Monitor Plus is a portable network toolkit
February 13, 2017 – 07:43 | No Comment
TCP Monitor Plus is a portable network toolkit

Portable network toolkit TCP Monitor Plus has had its first update since 2015, adding a snapshot feature and some handy display tweaks.
The program opens with a scrolling graph of network traffic, and assorted low-level stats …

LightBulb reduces eye strain by shifting screen gamma over time
January 31, 2017 – 15:06 | No Comment
LightBulb reduces eye strain by shifting screen gamma over time

LightBulb is a f.lux-like application which smoothly adjusts screen gamma to make colours seem warmer at night, reducing eye strain and making your PC more comfortable to use.
Install the program and it goes to work …

NetWorx 6.0 no longer freeware
January 1, 2017 – 16:19 | Comments Off on NetWorx 6.0 no longer freeware
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 | Comments Off on Monitor file and Registry activity with MultiMon 3.0
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 …