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 …

Paragon Software release Hard Disk Manager 16 Preview for free
August 8, 2017 – 05:23 | Comments Off on Paragon Software release Hard Disk Manager 16 Preview for free
Paragon Software release Hard Disk Manager 16 Preview for free

We used to be a huge Paragon Software supporter, met them a few times in London to discuss strategies, but in the past couple of years they’ve almost completely disappeared under the radar, despite having a …

Giveaway: Advanced SystemCare 10.5 PRO worth $19.95 for everyone
August 4, 2017 – 05:41 | Comments Off on Giveaway: Advanced SystemCare 10.5 PRO worth $19.95 for everyone
Giveaway: Advanced SystemCare 10.5 PRO worth $19.95 for everyone

As Summer continues relentlessly, why not escape the sun and spent some time optimising your PC? From today, 4 August 2017, you’ll be able to do just that thanks to our 48-hour Downloadcrew Giveaway, which is …

Capture.NET is the Swiss army knife of PC desktop tools
June 10, 2015 – 09:17 | Comments Off on Capture.NET is the Swiss army knife of PC desktop tools
Capture.NET is the Swiss army knife of PC desktop tools

Capture.NET started life more than ten years ago as a simple screen capture tool. But then the developer began to expand it, with a clock, timer, calendar tools, text notes, program launcher, magnifier, screen ruler, …

Switchblade 0.70 troubleshooting toolkit revamps programs, adds Process Hacker
January 11, 2013 – 08:25 | Comments Off on Switchblade 0.70 troubleshooting toolkit revamps programs, adds Process Hacker
Switchblade 0.70 troubleshooting toolkit revamps programs, adds Process Hacker

It’s a week since we covered Switchblade, an interesting portable troubleshooting toolkit which was a little flawed by its selection of programs. While there were some excellent choices, the package was distinctly short on system …

Switchblade: a free, portable troubleshooting toolkit
January 4, 2013 – 08:44 | Comments Off on Switchblade: a free, portable troubleshooting toolkit
Switchblade: a free, portable troubleshooting toolkit

If you regularly find yourself helping to fix other people’s PC problems then you’ve probably already thought about creating a portable troubleshooting toolkit. And this needn’t take very long. Just copy something like the Sysinternals …

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 …

26 essential tools for your portable troubleshooting toolkit
October 22, 2010 – 09:45 | Comments Off on 26 essential tools for your portable troubleshooting toolkit
26 essential tools for your portable troubleshooting toolkit

More and more programs come in portable packages nowadays, enabling you to download and run them directly from an external drive, including your USB flash drive. This enables you to carry these programs from PC …