Get the Windows 10 Creators Update right now
April 6, 2017 – 08:52 | Comments Off on Get the Windows 10 Creators Update right now
Get the Windows 10 Creators Update right now

Windows 10 Creators Update, a major and feature-packed update for the OS, starts its official rollout on April 11th.
New features include a Paint 3D app and new “mixed reality” VR support; Game Mode to boost …

Detect missing software updates with UCheck
February 1, 2017 – 13:13 | Comments Off on Detect missing software updates with UCheck
Detect missing software updates with UCheck

RogueKiller developer Adlice Software has released a beta of UCheck, a simple software update-checker and application manager.
The program supports around 40 packages, including 7-Zip, CCleaner, Chrome, Firefox, Flash, GIMP, iTunes, Java, LibreOffice, Malwarebytes Anti-malware, OpenOffice, …

Windows Update Blocker disables OS updates on demand
December 9, 2016 – 06:12 | Comments Off on Windows Update Blocker disables OS updates on demand
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 …