Windows Update Blocker disables OS updates on demand
December 9, 2016 – 06:12 | No Comment
Windows Update Blocker disables OS updates on demand

Freeware developer Sordum has unveiled Windows Update Blocker, a free tool for disabling Windows Updates.
At first glance, the program doesn’t seem very interesting. Launch it, select “Enable” or “Disable” and click “Apply Now” to make …

Three ways to get Windows 10 Anniversary Update
August 3, 2016 – 10:00 | Comments Off on Three ways to get Windows 10 Anniversary Update
Three ways to get Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft has finally begun rolling out Windows 10 Anniversary Update to the masses. It’s a major update which makes a smarter Cortana available on the lock screen, brings Calendar integration to the taskbar, a native …

Pint: a complete package manager in a single PowerShell script
May 10, 2016 – 03:54 | Comments Off on Pint: a complete package manager in a single PowerShell script
Pint: a complete package manager in a single PowerShell script

Pint is a simple package manager which can download, install, and update the portable editions of VLC, LibreOffice, 7-Zip, SumatraPDF and many other popular Windows applications.
It’s a familiar idea, but what’s different about Pint is …

Find, install and update popular PC software with RuckZuck
March 30, 2016 – 07:16 | Comments Off on Find, install and update popular PC software with RuckZuck
Find, install and update popular PC software with RuckZuck

Migrating to a new PC can be a lengthy and tedious business, especially if you have to manually find, download and install all the programs you had on your old system.
RuckZuck is an open source …

Never 10 disables automatic upgrades to Windows 10
March 29, 2016 – 05:42 | Comments Off on Never 10 disables automatic upgrades to Windows 10
Never 10 disables automatic upgrades to Windows 10

Never 10 is a new freeware tool which aims to prevent Windows 7 and 8 systems from automatically updating to Windows 10.
Sounds like a host of other recent update-blockers, we thought – but no. It’s …

chrlauncher is a free Chromium updater for PCs
January 25, 2016 – 06:25 | Comments Off on chrlauncher is a free Chromium updater for PCs
chrlauncher is a free Chromium updater for PCs

If you like Chrome, but aren’t so keen on Google’s tracking code and other extras, then you could switch to Chromium, its open-source browser engine.
Sure, you’d lose the integrated PDF viewer, various codecs, the Flash …

Disable Windows 10 upgrade prompts with GWX Control Panel 1.7
December 30, 2015 – 10:24 | Comments Off on Disable Windows 10 upgrade prompts with GWX Control Panel 1.7
Disable Windows 10 upgrade prompts with GWX Control Panel 1.7

Windows 10 is a solid update with some excellent new features, but if you’re happy running Windows 7/ 8 then the constant “Get Windows 10!” alerts are probably getting annoying.
Fortunately you can disable them in …

This Tuesday, get Driver Booster 3.1 PRO, worth $22.95, FREE at Downloadcrew Giveaway!
December 21, 2015 – 07:15 | Comments Off on This Tuesday, get Driver Booster 3.1 PRO, worth $22.95, FREE at Downloadcrew Giveaway!
This Tuesday, get Driver Booster 3.1 PRO, worth $22.95, FREE at Downloadcrew Giveaway!

Are your PC’s drivers up-to-date? It’s not always easy to find out, but worth checking – there could be a pile of performance enhancements and bug fixes just waiting to be installed.
IObit Driver Booster …

How to download the latest Windows 10 ISOs with ‘Threshold 2’
November 17, 2015 – 07:50 | Comments Off on How to download the latest Windows 10 ISOs with ‘Threshold 2’
How to download the latest Windows 10 ISOs with ‘Threshold 2’

Windows 10 version 1511 (codenamed ‘Threshold 2’) is here, and it’s smarter, faster, with new features for Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Mail, Maps, Photos, Xbox and a whole lot more.
Windows 10 updates can take a while …

IObit Driver Booster 3 keeps your drivers up-to-date
September 23, 2015 – 06:45 | Comments Off on IObit Driver Booster 3 keeps your drivers up-to-date
IObit Driver Booster 3 keeps your drivers up-to-date

IObit has released IObit Driver Booster 3, the latest edition of its one-stop driver updater for Windows XP and later.
A larger database – 200,000 drivers and counting – means the program can handle even more …

Install Windows 10 on launch day without having to wait
July 29, 2015 – 08:00 | Comments Off on Install Windows 10 on launch day without having to wait
Install Windows 10 on launch day without having to wait

Microsoft has officially released Windows 10, but for many users who reserved their free upgrade, July 29th may not be the day that you’re given the opportunity to update. Don’t worry, though, because you don’t …