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Use Tags to organize files and folders

Tagstoo is a free cross-platform desktop program for Windows, Linux and Mac devices to manage files and folders using tags. The idea to tag files and folders on desktop systems is not […]

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Hide the volume on-screen display on Windows 10 devices

If you use a Windows 10 device with hardware volume buttons, a Surface by Microsoft for example or most laptops that run the operating system, you may have noticed that Windows displays […]

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Reset Windows Update Agent: a second look

I reviewed Reset Windows Update Agent, a free script for Windows devices, back in 2015. The script provided Windows administrators with options to run select administrative tasks on the system the script […]


Annotate directly on the Windows screen with ScreenMarker

ScreenMarker is a free portable program for Microsoft Windows devices to annotate directly on the screen using various tools the app provides. While you may run dedicated software to make annotations on […]

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NirSoft releases two offline Registry tools for Windows

OfflineRegistryFinder and OfflineRegistryView are two new portable programs for Windows by NirSoft to view and search offline Registry files. Offline Registry files are any Registry files that are not loaded currently by […]

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Kaspersky Security Cloud Free review

Russian security firm Kaspersky just launched a new version of Kaspersky Security Cloud Free, a free cloud-based security solution for Windows devices. One question that may come up is how Security Cloud […]


WindowManager: remember window sizes and positions in Windows

WindowManager is a long-standing shareware program for the Windows operating system that remembers window sizes and positions so that they are launched using the same screen position and dimensions each time. The […]

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LibreOffice 6.1 Open Office Suite released

A new version of the popular open source and cross-platform application LibreOffice has been released today. LibreOffice 6.1 brings along with it improvements to the user interface, performance, and new features and […]

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Monitor folders on Windows with Folder Monitor

Folder Monitor is a free software program for Microsoft Windows devices to monitor any number of folders for changes. The program may monitor different events such as create or delete, notify users […]

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Control the volume of individual Windows programs

AppAudioConfig is a free portable software for Microsoft Windows devices that you may use to control the audio volume of individual Windows programs. Microsoft integrated program-specific sound volumes in Windows Vista. The […]

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Windows Firewall Control is now free

Good news for existing users of the firewall enhancing software Windows Firewall Control; the most recent update of the application released today unlocked the donation-only functionality for all users of the application. […]

ccleaner 5.45

Dont install or upgrade to CCleaner 5.45

Piriform/Avast released CCleaner 5.45 recently to the public that Windows users may not want to install or upgrade to. The changelog of the new release highlights the change in euphemistic terms: "Added […]

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RainWallpaper gives Windows dynamic wallpaper capabilities

RainWallpaper is a free portable software for devices running Microsoft's Windows operating system that adds dynamic wallpaper capabilities to the operating system. Dynamic wallpapers are not an entirely new thing; Microsoft tried […]

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Test hard drives for bad sectors with Hard Disk Validator

Hard Disk Validator is a free portable program for Microsoft Windows devices to test any connected hard drive for bad sectors and related issues. Failing hard drives are quite the problem. While […]

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Lock the Mouse Speed on Windows with KeepMouseSpeedOK

KeepMouseSpeedOK is a free tiny program for Microsoft Windows devices to lock the mouse speed on the device so that it cannot be altered by applications. If the speed of the mouse […]

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Miss Classic Shell? Classic Start comes to the rescue

Classic Start is a continuation of the Classic Shell project for Windows; Classic Shell was a popular program for Windows that introduced options to change the Start Menu, Explorer, and other interface […]

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A look at Paragon Backup & Recovery Free for Windows

Paragon Backup & Recovery Free is a free backup program for Microsoft's Windows operating system. The program is available for all client versions of Windows that Microsoft supports but not for server […]

WinRAR 5.60 released with new look and features

WinRAR 5.60 is a new version of the popular cross-platform compression tool that has been released to the public earlier today. WinRAR 5.60 is the first big release since WinRAR version 5.50 […]