chrlauncher is a free Chromium updater for PCs
January 25, 2016 – 06:25 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
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 …

Patch your PC with Kaspersky Software Updater
February 22, 2015 – 16:38 | Comments Off on Patch your PC with Kaspersky Software Updater
Patch your PC with Kaspersky Software Updater

Kaspersky Software Updater is a free stand-alone tool which regularly checks for updates to critical software, alerts you when any are discovered, then downloads and installs them with a click.
It’s not entirely clear which software …

Automatically update Windows device drivers with DriveTheLife
January 8, 2015 – 12:52 | Comments Off on Automatically update Windows device drivers with DriveTheLife
Automatically update Windows device drivers with DriveTheLife

Keeping your Windows software up-to-date is almost always a good idea, bringing new features, perhaps improving security and fixing bugs.
The benefits of updating your device drivers aren’t quite as clear-cut: it may be worthwhile, but …

Install/ update/ manage your software with NeoSetup
December 18, 2014 – 07:27 | Comments Off on Install/ update/ manage your software with NeoSetup
Install/ update/ manage your software with NeoSetup

Keeping Windows software up-to-date can be complicated. There are settings to be configured, maybe several update processes to be left running, troubleshooting rules to follow if they don’t work. And of course if an application …

Update Scanner alerts you when web pages change (Firefox)
December 10, 2014 – 04:36 | Comments Off on Update Scanner alerts you when web pages change (Firefox)
Update Scanner alerts you when web pages change (Firefox)

If you’d like to know when your favourite websites are updated then you could monitor their RSS or ATOM feeds, maybe a Twitter account or Facebook page. But if they don’t have any of these …

Take full control of Windows updates with ABC-Update
November 21, 2014 – 16:21 | Comments Off on Take full control of Windows updates with ABC-Update
Take full control of Windows updates with ABC-Update

It’s important to keep Windows up-to-date, and the easiest way to make that happen is to let the operating system handle everything. Set Windows Update to “automatic” and get on with something else.
But if you …