Securely delete confidential files with BitKiller
November 20, 2013 – 07:25 | Comments Off on Securely delete confidential files with BitKiller
Securely delete confidential files with BitKiller

If you ever work with personal or confidential documents then you’ve probably considered using a shredder, a tool which overwrites your files so they can’t be recovered by others. And there are plenty around: Googling …

Easily delete locked files with Reboot Delete File Ex
November 19, 2013 – 13:25 | Comments Off on Easily delete locked files with Reboot Delete File Ex
Easily delete locked files with Reboot Delete File Ex

Deleting files on a PC is normally very easy. If they’re locked, though – being accessed by another program – then Windows won’t allow you to touch them. Tools like Unlocker try to help out …

East-Tec Eraser 2014 v11.0 comes with full Windows 8 support, revamped interface
November 11, 2013 – 11:22 | Comments Off on East-Tec Eraser 2014 v11.0 comes with full Windows 8 support, revamped interface
East-Tec Eraser 2014 v11.0 comes with full Windows 8 support, revamped interface

Romanian privacy developer East-Tec has released Eraser 2014 v11.0, a major new update (with facelift) of its online privacy protection tool for Windows.
The app, which promises to securely delete all internet and computer activity via …

Migrate quickly, simply and securely to a new PC with three great deals from the Downloadcrew Store
April 23, 2013 – 07:23 | Comments Off on Migrate quickly, simply and securely to a new PC with three great deals from the Downloadcrew Store
Migrate quickly, simply and securely to a new PC with three great deals from the Downloadcrew Store

The time has come to move on to a new PC, but before jettisoning your old computer, you need to make sure you’re ready for the big move. That means two key things: getting your …

O&O SafeErase 6.0 adds Windows 8 compatibility, simplifies user experience
September 25, 2012 – 10:11 | Comments Off on O&O SafeErase 6.0 adds Windows 8 compatibility, simplifies user experience
O&O SafeErase 6.0 adds Windows 8 compatibility, simplifies user experience

Berlin-based O&O Software GmbH has announced a major update to its secure data deletion tool, O&O SafeErase 6.0. Version 6.0.85, also available as a dedicated 64-bit build, has been fully optimised to work with Windows …

Ashampoo UnInstaller 5 updated with improved monitoring and cleanup
September 19, 2012 – 12:21 | Comments Off on Ashampoo UnInstaller 5 updated with improved monitoring and cleanup
Ashampoo UnInstaller 5 updated with improved monitoring and cleanup

Removing unwanted software from your hard drive should be easy, but there are countless reasons why the process may prove problematic – even if this just boils down to a badly written uninstaller. This is …

Directory Monitor: watch files being created, modified or deleted in real time
July 31, 2012 – 09:53 | Comments Off on Directory Monitor: watch files being created, modified or deleted in real time
Directory Monitor: watch files being created, modified or deleted in real time

Whether you’re concerned about security, system performance, or just wondering exactly why your PC’s hard drive has been constantly active for the last half hour, being able to see exactly which files are being created, …

Recycle: delete files straight to the Recycle Bin, even at the command prompt
June 26, 2012 – 07:01 | Comments Off on Recycle: delete files straight to the Recycle Bin, even at the command prompt
Recycle: delete files straight to the Recycle Bin, even at the command prompt

The Recycle Bin is fine for catching files you accidentally erase on your desktop, or while playing around in Explorer. But the command line, unfortunately, is a different story. Enter a “del *.*” in the …

Where did all the space go? Find out with TweakNow HD-Analyzer
April 20, 2012 – 07:43 | Comments Off on Where did all the space go? Find out with TweakNow HD-Analyzer
Where did all the space go? Find out with TweakNow HD-Analyzer

Have you ever wondered where all of the space of your multi-gigabyte, or even terabyte, drive has disappeared to? The voluminous hard drive you installed a year ago and seemed like it would last you …

CCEnhancer 3.0 pimps CCleaner with support for an additional 500 apps
February 27, 2012 – 12:20 | Comments Off on CCEnhancer 3.0 pimps CCleaner with support for an additional 500 apps
CCEnhancer 3.0 pimps CCleaner with support for an additional 500 apps

Just as with your home, it is a good idea to have a spring clean of your computer from time to time. By sifting through the buildup of files that accumulates on your hard drives, …

Roundup: 21 software releases from the last seven days that you may have missed
January 14, 2012 – 07:25 | Comments Off on Roundup: 21 software releases from the last seven days that you may have missed
Roundup: 21 software releases from the last seven days that you may have missed

We’re only just through the second week of January, but the number of software releases is just as fast as ever. There have been so many applications hitting the servers over the last seven days, …