Norton AntiVirus 2013, Norton Internet Security 2013 and Norton 360 2013 get v20.3 maintenance releases
March 4, 2013 – 12:28 | Comments Off on Norton AntiVirus 2013, Norton Internet Security 2013 and Norton 360 2013 get v20.3 maintenance releases
Norton AntiVirus 2013, Norton Internet Security 2013 and Norton 360 2013 get v20.3 maintenance releases

Norton has refreshed its entire 2013 security range with the release of Norton Antivirus 2013 v20.3, Norton Internet Security 2013 v20.3 and Norton 360 v20.3. The update should be applied automatically to all existing Norton …

CCleaner 3.28 update overshadowed by version 4 news
February 26, 2013 – 06:44 | Comments Off on CCleaner 3.28 update overshadowed by version 4 news
CCleaner 3.28 update overshadowed by version 4 news

Piriform Software has released CCleaner 3.28 and CCleaner Portable 3.28, updated versions of its popular freeware Windows cleaning tool. Version 3.28 is a minor release, promising better performance and compatibility, plus support for cleaning up …

Defraggler 2.13 adds Quick Defrag scheduling, 3TB external drive support
February 18, 2013 – 08:39 | Comments Off on Defraggler 2.13 adds Quick Defrag scheduling, 3TB external drive support
Defraggler 2.13 adds Quick Defrag scheduling, 3TB external drive support

Piriform Software has released Defraggler 2.13 and Defraggler Portable 2.13, brand new builds of its freeware Windows defragmentation tool. Version 2.13 adds support for Quick Defrag scheduling, Fragmentation Threshold options when scheduling and support for …

CCleaner 3.27 adds support for Internet Explorer Metro
January 25, 2013 – 08:34 | Comments Off on CCleaner 3.27 adds support for Internet Explorer Metro
CCleaner 3.27 adds support for Internet Explorer Metro

Piriform has released CCleaner 3.27, a minor update for its popular Windows free cleaning tool. CCleaner 3.27, also available in portable form, basically adds updates for major new browser releases, including support for Internet Explorer …

Downloadcrew Giveaway returns with five free giveaways this festive season
December 19, 2012 – 10:49 | Comments Off on Downloadcrew Giveaway returns with five free giveaways this festive season
Downloadcrew Giveaway returns with five free giveaways this festive season

It’s that time of year again, when everyone feels festive and we find ourselves in the Downloadcrew Giveaway mood. This year, we’ve lined up five great software giveaways to share with you. From midday this …

Auslogic BoostSpeed 5.5 adds new features, improves Windows 8 compatibility
December 18, 2012 – 07:02 | Comments Off on Auslogic BoostSpeed 5.5 adds new features, improves Windows 8 compatibility
Auslogic BoostSpeed 5.5 adds new features, improves Windows 8 compatibility

Australian software developer Auslogics Pty Ltd has updated its flagship PC optimization product with the release of Auslogics BoostSpeed 5.5. Version 5.5, which offers a full range of PC cleaning and performance tools, boasts significant …

Defraggler 2.12 adds extra scheduled defrag options, improves placement of large file fragments
December 13, 2012 – 11:23 | Comments Off on Defraggler 2.12 adds extra scheduled defrag options, improves placement of large file fragments
Defraggler 2.12 adds extra scheduled defrag options, improves placement of large file fragments

Piriform has updated Defraggler, its Windows defrag utility, with support for Windows Server 2012. Defraggler 2.12 also adds support for drives mounted as NTFS junction points and offers more control over scheduled defrags.
Version 2.12 also …

CCleaner 3.25 and Recuva 1.44 mark flagship product update for Piriform
November 27, 2012 – 10:30 | Comments Off on CCleaner 3.25 and Recuva 1.44 mark flagship product update for Piriform
CCleaner 3.25 and Recuva 1.44 mark flagship product update for Piriform

Software developer Piriform Ltd has announced the release of CCleaner 3.25, the latest build of its Windows freeware cleaning tool. Version 3.25, which is also available in portable form as CCleaner 3.25 Portable, adds Google …

Short on hard drive space? JDiskReport can usually explain why
October 12, 2012 – 09:17 | Comments Off on Short on hard drive space? JDiskReport can usually explain why
Short on hard drive space? JDiskReport can usually explain why

When you’re looking to free up a little hard drive space, then you might start by using something like CCleaner to find and remove logs, leftover temporary files and assorted other junk.
But if that doesn’t …

System Mechanic 11.1 promises performance-enhancing tweaks and improvements
October 5, 2012 – 12:06 | Comments Off on System Mechanic 11.1 promises performance-enhancing tweaks and improvements
System Mechanic 11.1 promises performance-enhancing tweaks and improvements

LA-based iolo Technologies LLC has announced a minor update to its flagship PC optimisation tool. System Mechanic 11.1.1, also available in cut-down freeware form as System Mechanic Free 11.1.1, delivers a number of enhancements and …

Review: AVG PC TuneUp 2013
September 26, 2012 – 14:55 | Comments Off on Review: AVG PC TuneUp 2013
Review: AVG PC TuneUp 2013

Every PC user would like their system to run a little faster, but making that happen yourself usually requires time, effort, and a detailed low-level knowledge of how Windows really works.
But if that sounds too …