Speed up your internet connection with these hidden Windows tweaks
January 19, 2011 – 15:46 | Comments Off on Speed up your internet connection with these hidden Windows tweaks
Speed up your internet connection with these hidden Windows tweaks

Windows Vista and 7 include some interesting new technologies, carefully designed to optimise your network and internet speeds.
Do these work for you, though? It’s hard to say, because they’re so deeply buried that there’s no …

Uniblue RegistryBooster 2011 now available
December 29, 2010 – 15:37 | Comments Off on Uniblue RegistryBooster 2011 now available
Uniblue RegistryBooster 2011 now available

PC maintenance specialist Uniblue has released the latest version of its flagship Registry cleaner, RegistryBooster 2011.
The program aims to improve your system’s performance and stability by locating and deleting broken Registry keys.
Core improvements this time …

Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2011 released
December 23, 2010 – 14:30 | Comments Off on Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2011 released
Uniblue SpeedUpMyPC 2011 released

UniBlue Software has released a brand new version of its PC optimisation software. SpeedUpMyPC 2011 offers to speed up sluggish computers by scanning for tell-tale processes, files and Windows settings that could be slowing you …

Defraggler 2.01 introduces new flexible scheduler
December 22, 2010 – 14:00 | Comments Off on Defraggler 2.01 introduces new flexible scheduler
Defraggler 2.01 introduces new flexible scheduler

Piriform has released version 2.01 of its defragging tool, Defraggler. Defraggler started out life as a tool for defragmenting selected files and folders, but has since evolved into a fully functional defrag tool for Windows …

Defraggler 2 promises new features and improved performance
November 11, 2010 – 15:35 | Comments Off on Defraggler 2 promises new features and improved performance
Defraggler 2 promises new features and improved performance

It’s a well-known fact that the kindest word you could use to describe the defragmentation utility bundled with Windows is “functional”. There’s a large market for third-party defrag tools, and these days you don’t need …

Review: MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2011
November 2, 2010 – 12:20 | Comments Off on Review: MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2011
Review: MAGIX PC Check & Tuning 2011

One easy misconception to make with your PC is to assume that its gradual slowdown and increasing lack of stability is down to its physical health – that the only remedy is to persevere for …

Review: TuneUp Utilities 2011
October 29, 2010 – 22:02 | 2 Comments
Review: TuneUp Utilities 2011

The more you use a PC, the slower it gets. This simple rule is as true today as it’s ever been, unfortunately, even with the otherwise excellent Windows 7.
To keep your system in order, then, …

TuneUp Utilities 2011 speeds up PCs with new Program Deactivator
October 28, 2010 – 22:06 | Comments Off on TuneUp Utilities 2011 speeds up PCs with new Program Deactivator
TuneUp Utilities 2011 speeds up PCs with new Program Deactivator

Just about every PC maintenance suite has an “uninstall” applet to help you free up system resources.
If you use a program just occasionally, though – even only every few months – that probably won’t be …

CCleaner 3.0 released – new features include Disk Wiping tool
October 28, 2010 – 16:59 | Comments Off on CCleaner 3.0 released – new features include Disk Wiping tool
CCleaner 3.0 released – new features include Disk Wiping tool

When it comes to keeping your PC clean and clutter-free, millions of people choose the excellent freeware utility CCleaner from Piriform Software to do the job, thanks to its one-click user-friendly interface. Now CCleaner has …

Review: PC Tools Performance Toolkit
October 22, 2010 – 16:29 | Comments Off on Review: PC Tools Performance Toolkit
Review: PC Tools Performance Toolkit

It’s amazing – and disappointing – how quickly PCs can become sluggish, unresponsive and unstable beasts. An entire industry has grown up around this, offering miracle cures in the guise of all-in-one programs that will …

Review: iolo System Mechanic 10
October 18, 2010 – 11:57 | One Comment
Review: iolo System Mechanic 10

The Windows world is packed of PC speedup suites, most of which look exactly the same: they’ll clean the Registry, fix your hard drive, control your startup programs, and that’s about it.
iolo System Mechanic has …