Kaspersky System Checker scans your PC for problems
January 7, 2017 – 07:42 | No Comment
Kaspersky System Checker scans your PC for problems

Kaspersky System Checker is a free portable tool which scans your PC for a wide range of problems: malware, missing updates, poorly configured Windows or application settings, and more.
The program is just a checker, and …

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 …

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.

CCleaner 5.21 release fails to excite thanks to meagre list of changes
August 16, 2016 – 10:35 | Comments Off on CCleaner 5.21 release fails to excite thanks to meagre list of changes
CCleaner 5.21 release fails to excite thanks to meagre list of changes

Piriform Software has released CCleaner 5.21 and CCleaner 5.21 Portable for Windows PCs. The app’s rate of development continues to slow, this release once again focussing on minor updates and improvements instead of introducing new …

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 …

CCleaner 5.19 tweaks browser and Windows 10 MRU cleaning routines
June 21, 2016 – 09:58 | Comments Off on CCleaner 5.19 tweaks browser and Windows 10 MRU cleaning routines
CCleaner 5.19 tweaks browser and Windows 10 MRU cleaning routines

Piriform Software has released CCleaner 5.19 and CCleaner 5.19 Portable for Windows PCs. Once again, it’s a minor release, focussing on improvements, optimisations and some small bug fixes.
The new release has no new features or …

Auslogics BoostSpeed 9 released with Win10 Tweaker
June 15, 2016 – 14:59 | Comments Off on Auslogics BoostSpeed 9 released with Win10 Tweaker
Auslogics BoostSpeed 9 released with Win10 Tweaker

Auslogics has released Auslogics BoostSpeed 9 ($59.95), the latest edition of its comprehensive PC maintenance suite, with a whole new module of Windows 10 tweaks.
The “Privacy Tools” section has options to enable/ disable wifi-sense, Cortana, …

Ashampoo WinOptimizer 14 adds auto browser cleanup, Win10 privacy tools
May 23, 2016 – 12:43 | Comments Off on Ashampoo WinOptimizer 14 adds auto browser cleanup, Win10 privacy tools
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 14 adds auto browser cleanup, Win10 privacy tools

Ashampoo has shipped Ashampoo WinOptimizer 14 ($49.99), the latest release of its comprehensive PC maintenance suite.
The new release can now automatically delete session-related traces of browsers and other applications, once they’ve closed.

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 …

Record everything launched on a PC with Process Logger Service
April 11, 2016 – 06:00 | Comments Off on Record everything launched on a PC with Process Logger Service
Record everything launched on a PC with Process Logger Service

Process Logger Service is a Windows service which logs every process launched on your PC.
It’s a useful tool that can help answer a range of questions. Like, did the email you open launched something? What …

Investigate your PC’s RAM use with ATM
March 31, 2016 – 07:51 | Comments Off on Investigate your PC’s RAM use with ATM
Investigate your PC’s RAM use with ATM

ATM is a portable tool which gives an in-depth, low-level look at your PC’s system memory use.
Forget the usual Task Manager clones, this is more about memory standby lists, the system file cache, Superfetch performance, …