Find and fix common PC problems with Windows Repair Toolbox
May 12, 2016 – 06:57 | No Comment
Find and fix common PC problems with Windows Repair Toolbox

If you’re regularly fixing other people’s PCs then you could spend an age researching the best problem-solving freeware, building up your own portable troubleshooting toolkit, and then keeping it up-to-date.
Or you could avoid all that …

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 …

Manage, move and resize your desktop windows with WinDock
March 21, 2016 – 12:11 | Comments Off on Manage, move and resize your desktop windows with WinDock
Manage, move and resize your desktop windows with WinDock

Windows snapping can be a convenient way to reorganise your desktop: just drag and drop a window to the left of the screen, for instance, and it automatically resizes to fill the left half of …

Windows clone ReactOS hits version 0.4.0
February 18, 2016 – 08:38 | Comments Off on Windows clone ReactOS hits version 0.4.0
Windows clone ReactOS hits version 0.4.0

It’s been ten long years since the last major release, but open source Windows clone ReactOS is still very much alive, and the latest release shows just what’s been achieved since 2006.
There’s finally support for …

Ultra Virus Killer 7.6 adds VirusTotal support
January 29, 2016 – 08:24 | Comments Off on Ultra Virus Killer 7.6 adds VirusTotal support
Ultra Virus Killer 7.6 adds VirusTotal support

Carifred has updated its malware hunter Ultra Virus Killer with integrated VirusTotal support.
No need to manually launch checks on individual files any more: just open the Process, Autorun, Service or Modules lists and a new …

Pale Moon 26.0 adopts new Goanna browser engine, fine-tunes interface
January 26, 2016 – 09:24 | Comments Off on Pale Moon 26.0 adopts new Goanna browser engine, fine-tunes interface
Pale Moon 26.0 adopts new Goanna browser engine, fine-tunes interface

Moonchild Productions has unveiled Pale Moon 26.0, the first major update of its Firefox-based browser for Windows and Linux since October 2014.
The new build, also available in 64-bit, sees Pale Moon unveil its own browser …

Disable those “Get Windows 10” pop-ups with GWX Stopper
January 18, 2016 – 06:47 | Comments Off on Disable those “Get Windows 10” pop-ups with GWX Stopper
Disable those “Get Windows 10” pop-ups with GWX Stopper

While it’s great that Microsoft is offering free upgrades to Windows 10, it’s maybe less impressive that they’re using regular pop-up ads to tell us about this. Over, and over, and over again.
If you’re happy …

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 …

W10Privacy is a smarter Windows 10 telemetry blocker
December 28, 2015 – 06:26 | Comments Off on W10Privacy is a smarter Windows 10 telemetry blocker
W10Privacy is a smarter Windows 10 telemetry blocker

If you’ve tried more than your share of Windows 10 telemetry blockers recently, then we know just how you feel, but wait – W10Privacy is more interesting than most. No, really.
There’s a lengthy list of …

Shut down Windows 10 telemetry with Win10 Spy Disabler
December 21, 2015 – 07:40 | Comments Off on Shut down Windows 10 telemetry with Win10 Spy Disabler
Shut down Windows 10 telemetry with Win10 Spy Disabler

Windows 10 brought us Cortana. Edge. A brand new Start Menu. Oh, and a host of new and extended ways for Microsoft to capture data on your activities.
Fortunately 2015 has also seen the growth of …

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 …