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Create Registry Shortcuts in Windows

If you work with the Windows Registry editor or a third-party tool, you may access certain Registry keys regularly to edit values or verify that values have not changed. While you may […]


Overwrite unused disk space on Windows with Zerofill

Zerofill is a tiny program for Microsoft Windows devices that overwrites the unused disk space of any drive you point it to with zeros. Designed to improve the compacting of allocated disk […]

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8 Tools to detect fake storage devices

The rise of the global marketplace and sites like eBay or Amazon has made it easier for consumers to purchase computer hardware and for manufacturers and companies to sell hardware to users […]

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CurrPorts 2.5: sent and received bytes added to program

CurrPorts 2.5, a new version of the program that lists open TCP/IP network ports and connections, lists sent and received bytes, and sent and received packets in its interface. CurrPorts by Nirsoft […]

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Secunia retires Personal Software Inspector (PSI)

When Secunia launched Personal Software Inspector (PSI) almost a decade ago, it was welcome with open arms by users who wanted to run security scans on Windows systems to detect security issues […]

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Recent WizTree updates bring improvements across the board

WizTree 3.19 is the latest version of the large folder and files browser for Microsoft's Windows operating system.  It is my favorite application of its kind as it is super fast and […]

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Windows Firewall Control 5.1 with Security improvements

Windows Firewall Control 5.1 is the latest version of the security program for Windows that extends the functionality of the built-in firewall called Windows Firewall. We reviewed Windows Firewall Control back in […]

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Volume Concierge 2: auto-volume scheduler for Windows

Volume Concierge 2 is a free program for Microsoft Windows PCs that lets you configure automatic rules that change the system volume. You can change the volume for individual applications on Windows, […]

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Bitwarden Desktop App released

The makers of the password manager Bitwarden have released desktop versions of the application for Windows, Linux and Mac OS. The password manager was previously available as a browser extension for major […]

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BleachBit 2.0 temporary file cleaner review

BleachBit 2.0 is a new version of the temporary cross-platform file cleaner that is often compared to Piriform's CCleaner application for Windows. BleachBit 2.0 is a major release; the last stable version […]

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RegScanner 2.30 includes more Time-based Registry filters

RegScanner is a great portable Registry tool for Microsoft Windows devices by one of our favorite developers Nirsoft. We reviewed the program back in 2008 for the first time and fell in […]

memplus memory management

MemPlus memory management software for Windows review

MemPlus is a free software program for Microsoft's Windows operating system to analyze memory use and optimize system memory manually or automatically. You have plenty of options if your Windows PC is […]

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Harden Windows PCs with SysHardener

SysHardener is a free program for Microsoft's Windows operating system that system administrators may run to harden the Windows environment and reduce attack vectors. Windows ships with a default configuration that concentrates […]

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Router Default Passwords for Windows

Router Default Passwords is a portable free software for Microsoft Windows devices that is a little helper application for discovering a router's IP address and listing default passwords. Most Windows PCs are […]

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XTR Toolbox review

XTR Toolbox is an open source program for Windows to tweak, clean and optimize the operating system. You can download and run the tool without installation but need to know that it […]

copyq clipboard manager

CopyQ is an advanced Clipboard Manager

CopyQ is a cross-platform open-source clipboard manager for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X that is easy to use and quite powerful thanks to the advanced features that it offers. Clipboard managers […]

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Encrypt your DNS traffic with Simple DNSCrypt for Windows

Simple DNSCrypt is a free open source program for Microsoft's Windows operating system to configure dnscrypt-proxy on Windows-based PCs and devices. DNS Crypt is a technology that encrypts DNS look ups so […]

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Patch My PC Updater 4.0 review

Patch My PC Updater is a free program for Microsoft Windows PCs to run update checks on all installed software programs. We reviewed the program back in 2011 for the first time, […]