New IObit Advanced SystemCare 11 includes a rebuilt performance monitor
October 25, 2017 – 05:48 | No Comment
New IObit Advanced SystemCare 11 includes a rebuilt performance monitor

There are a wide number of system optimisation tools on the market, many with varying degrees of success. There are few we’d care to recommend.
With this in mind, we were pleased to hear IObit has …

Speccy 1.31 improves Creator’s Update compatibility, provides system information for Windows PCs
July 4, 2017 – 10:49 | Comments Off on Speccy 1.31 improves Creator’s Update compatibility, provides system information for Windows PCs
Speccy 1.31 improves Creator’s Update compatibility, provides system information for Windows PCs

Piriform has released Speccy 1.31 and Speccy Portable 1.31, an updated version of its system information tool for Windows PCs.
Version 1.31 comes with the promised of improved compatibility with the recent Creator’s Update release of …

Display live system stats on your taskbar with XMeters
June 20, 2017 – 08:25 | Comments Off on Display live system stats on your taskbar with XMeters
Display live system stats on your taskbar with XMeters

XMeters is a free-for-personal-use system monitor which displays live CPU, RAM, network and drive stats directly on your taskbar.
The details include CPU utilisation by core, hard drive read and write rates, network upload and download …

SysGauge is a comprehensive PC performance monitor
February 24, 2017 – 18:21 | Comments Off on SysGauge is a comprehensive PC performance monitor
SysGauge is a comprehensive PC performance monitor

SysGauge (32-bit) is a highly configurable system and performance monitor for Windows.
At first glance the program looks much like any other monitor gadget. Click the CPU, memory, disk or network counter, its current, average and …

Sysinternals updates Autoruns, Process Explorer, Process Monitor, more
February 18, 2017 – 09:33 | Comments Off on Sysinternals updates Autoruns, Process Explorer, Process Monitor, more
Sysinternals updates Autoruns, Process Explorer, Process Monitor, more

Following yesterday’s Sysmon 6 release, Microsoft Sysinternals has announced new releases of Autoruns, Process Explorer, Process Monitor, AccessChk, LiveKD and BgInfo.
Autoruns now lists print monitors, the DLLs responsible for sending data from the Windows print …

Kaspersky System Checker scans your PC for problems
January 7, 2017 – 07:42 | Comments Off on Kaspersky System Checker scans your PC for problems
Kaspersky System Checker scans your PC for problems

Kaspersky System Checker is a free portable tool which scans your PC for a wide range of problems: malware, missing updates, poorly configured Windows or application settings, and more.
The program is just a checker, and …

Monitor file and Registry activity with MultiMon 3.0
December 12, 2016 – 13:40 | Comments Off on Monitor file and Registry activity with MultiMon 3.0
Monitor file and Registry activity with MultiMon 3.0

Resplendence Software has released MultiMon 3.0, the latest edition of its Process Monitor-like troubleshooting tool.
The program displays real-time reports on a host of system activities, including file system actions, Registry reads/ writes, application launches, thread …

SoftPerfect File Access Monitor now freeware
October 27, 2016 – 09:37 | Comments Off on SoftPerfect File Access Monitor now freeware
SoftPerfect File Access Monitor now freeware

The comprehensive hard drive activity tracker SoftPerfect File Access Monitor is now freeware.
The program enables logging and filtering all the file system activity on a PC, including file creations, reads, writes and deletions.

CCleaner 5.21 release fails to excite thanks to meagre list of changes
August 16, 2016 – 10:35 | Comments Off on CCleaner 5.21 release fails to excite thanks to meagre list of changes
CCleaner 5.21 release fails to excite thanks to meagre list of changes

Piriform Software has released CCleaner 5.21 and CCleaner 5.21 Portable for Windows PCs. The app’s rate of development continues to slow, this release once again focussing on minor updates and improvements instead of introducing new …

PC Hunter: not just another task manager
July 17, 2016 – 05:49 | Comments Off on PC Hunter: not just another task manager
PC Hunter: not just another task manager

PC Hunter is an expert-level Windows tool with an array of advanced features: it’s a task manager, a Registry editor, a rootkit hunter, a file explorer, and more.
The program isn’t updated very often, but …

CCleaner 5.19 tweaks browser and Windows 10 MRU cleaning routines
June 21, 2016 – 09:58 | Comments Off on CCleaner 5.19 tweaks browser and Windows 10 MRU cleaning routines
CCleaner 5.19 tweaks browser and Windows 10 MRU cleaning routines

Piriform Software has released CCleaner 5.19 and CCleaner 5.19 Portable for Windows PCs. Once again, it’s a minor release, focussing on improvements, optimisations and some small bug fixes.
The new release has no new features or …