Control Explorer’s “Send To” menu with Send To Manager
February 25, 2015 – 18:01 | No Comment
Control Explorer’s “Send To” menu with Send To Manager

Windows Explorer’s “Send To” menu can be a convenient way to copy, send or open files. Just right-click, select “Send To”, and chose whatever drive or application you need.
Most programs don’t make use of the …

Technician’s Toolbox is a portable troubleshooting toolkit
February 25, 2015 – 08:33 | No Comment
Technician’s Toolbox is a portable troubleshooting toolkit

Utilities developer Tweaking.com has released Technician’s Toolbox and Technician’s Toolbox Portable, a free-for-personal-use suite of 20+ PC maintenance, monitoring and management tools.
Networking features are a highlight, with a graphical netstat, in-depth details on your network …

Error Lookup converts PC error codes to text descriptions
February 16, 2015 – 11:33 | No Comment
Error Lookup converts PC error codes to text descriptions

Windows error messages are never exactly clear, and Windows Update is a particular offender. One common alert complains that “Windows could not search for new updates”, displaying the cryptic code: “80072EE2″. Which it then helpfully …

Control PC user accounts with Quick User Manager
February 6, 2015 – 05:10 | No Comment
Control PC user accounts with Quick User Manager

If your PC has several users – or you’re checking its security – then you might occasionally want to examine or tweak its user accounts. You can do this from Windows, but it’s far from …

Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 8.0 promises enhanced security with no performance penalty
January 8, 2015 – 07:59 | No Comment
Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 8.0 promises enhanced security with no performance penalty

Two months after unveiling Advanced SystemCare Free 8.0, IObit has released Advanced SystemCare Ultimate 8.0.1, a major new update for its top-of-the-line system optimisation, maintenance and security tool.
Ultimate users gain the same improvements and new …

Anvisoft releases 1-click repair tool PC Plus
November 28, 2014 – 11:19 | Comments Off
Anvisoft releases 1-click repair tool PC Plus

Anvisoft has released PC Plus, a simple tool which provides one-click solutions for 30 common PC problems.
The issues include missing desktop icons, Internet Explorer crashes, assorted DLL error messages, can’t run Task Manager or Regedit, …

Comodo Dragon 36.1 unveils new Chromium-based look, tightens privacy tools
November 25, 2014 – 07:54 | Comments Off
Comodo Dragon 36.1 unveils new Chromium-based look, tightens privacy tools

Comodo has unveiled a controversial new version of its Chromium-based browser with the release of Comodo Dragon 36.1.
The version number reveals that the browser is now based on version 36 of Google’s open-source Chromium browser, …

Three ways to repair a malware-damaged PC
October 13, 2014 – 10:01 | Comments Off
Three ways to repair a malware-damaged PC

Malware causes all kinds of PC problems, and they don’t always go away once the threat has been removed. You might still find you can’t run certain programs, web browsers don’t work properly, there are …

Pale Moon 25.0 released, moves further away from Firefox, drops Windows XP support
October 10, 2014 – 10:45 | Comments Off
Pale Moon 25.0 released, moves further away from Firefox, drops Windows XP support

Moonchild Productions has released a major update to its Firefox browser variant for Windows with the release of Pale Moon 25.0 and Pale Moon x64 25.0, which sees the browser drop support for Windows XP.
Version …

First look: Windows 10 Technical Preview
October 2, 2014 – 16:26 | Comments Off
First look: Windows 10 Technical Preview

Windows 8 was a bold move by Microsoft, with some radical changes. But they were rejected by many users, who saw the system as focusing on tablets and touch at the expense of the desktop.
Windows …

AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 debuts zero-day protection, redesigned user interface
September 10, 2014 – 09:11 | Comments Off
AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 debuts zero-day protection, redesigned user interface

AVG Technologies has updated its entire range of PC products, launching AVG AntiVirus Free 2015, AVG AntiVirus 2015, AVG Internet Security 2015 and AVG PC TuneUp 2015.
After the relatively major changes introduced in the 2014 …