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Gladinet Cloud Desktop 3 Review + Free Giveaway

Gladinet Cloud Desktop 3 Review + Free Giveaway

Gladinet is one of the best application to connect you from your desktop to the cloud. Last year about this time, we talked about how you can use it to backup and sync your Google Documents. A year later, which is now, they have released a new version of their Gladinet Cloud Desktop which brings […]

How to Limit Application CPU Usage In Windows

How to Limit Application CPU Usage In Windows

Previously, when we discussed the way to limit CPU usage of any process in Linux, many of you were asking how you can achieve the same effect in Windows. So here is it, the way to manage your application CPU usage in Windows. There are several ways that you can do so, but the easiest […]

Free Studio: One Multi-Purpose Converter To Rule Them All

Free Studio: One Multi-Purpose Converter To Rule Them All

We convert media types from one format to another nearly every day. Whether we are about to transfer a song to our portable media player, upload a video to YouTube, or size down an image by changing its format, we have to go through a format conversion process. Usually for different types of media conversions, […]

Clean Your Computer With Magic Utilities 2011 + Free Giveaway

Clean Your Computer With Magic Utilities 2011 + Free Giveaway

Update: This free giveaway has ended. Keeping a Windows installation clean, trimmed and running efficiently can be difficult. There are multiple tools that we have suggested in the past to help with tasks such as deleting unnecessary files, stopping unnecessary programs from starting at launch, and uninstalling unused programs. However, you have to use multiple […]

Productively Manage Multiple Windows Using AquaSnap

Productively Manage Multiple Windows Using AquaSnap

If you are on a Windows machine, you know there is a severe shortage of pre-installed applications to help you manage your open windows. The best you can do with most versions of Windows is minimize using the Windows button + M. Windows 7 has some better features to help. Whether you are looking to […]

What Is File Streams And How to Make Good Use of Them? [Explanation]

What Is File Streams And How to Make Good Use of Them? [Explanation]

When Microsoft designed Windows, instead of using a normal attribute to store information of a file (for example, the date the file was created), it decides to store this information in a hidden place. This hidden place is known as the file streams. In this tutorial, you will learn about file streams and how you […]

How To Fix Network Problems Using Command Line Tools In Windows 7

How To Fix Network Problems Using Command Line Tools In Windows 7

Solving a network problem can be hard and frustrating. While you can check your internet connection using the Windows Network Diagnostic tool, it is hardly enough to solve most problems. Sometime, you might have to troubleshoot via the hard way – the command line way. There are several advantages to using th command line instead of […]

How To Limit Disk Space Usage By Users In Windows 7

How To Limit Disk Space Usage By Users In Windows 7

You just bought a 2TB hard disk and weeks later, you find that you are running out of hard disk space again. Sound familiar? No matter how big your hard disks are, sooner or later they are going to run out of space. The rate your storage space diminishes will be even faster if your […]

How To Fix The Common Problems In Internet Explorer 8

How To Fix The Common Problems In Internet Explorer 8

Internet Explorer may not be the favorite browser among geeks, but sadly, it is still the most widely used browser in the World. In this article, let us take a look at the common problems in Internet Explorer (IE8 specifically) and its fixes. Some of the common problems seen in IE8 include: You have more […]

5 Important Measures To Gear Up Your Windows 7 Security

5 Important Measures To Gear Up Your Windows 7 Security

If you are not making effort to improve your Windows 7 security Running a program always carries risks. For example, a program executed by a normal user can easily change the registry so it will start every time you turn on your computer. Other times, a utility, designed to improve your operating system, can change the […]

Partition Assistant Extends And Resizes Windows Partition + Free Giveaway

Partition Assistant Extends And Resizes Windows Partition + Free Giveaway

In Windows Vista and 7, you can go the Disk Management Console to manage your partition, but if you are looking for a much easier (and quicker) way to extend, move, resize your Windows partition, Aomei Partition Assistant is one good tool that you can use. (And yes, there is a giveaway for this great […]

PDFZilla Time-Limited Giveaway

PDFZilla Time-Limited Giveaway

Fancy a product that can convert your PDF file to Convert PDF to Word, RTF, TXT, images, HTML or even SWF? PDFZilla is the one for you, and it is free to download now for a limited period of time. PDFZilla is a simple, yet useful software that can convert a PDF document to many […]

How To Protect Your Sensitive Documents In Windows 7

How To Protect Your Sensitive Documents In Windows 7

Do you ever have a confidential document that you don’t want others to see? How do you protect it from creeping eyes? While there are many tools in the market, both free and paid, that allow you to encrypt your files and folders, we are not going to discuss about them today. Instead, we will […]

How to Block Programs In Windows 7 Without Using AppLocker

How to Block Programs In Windows 7 Without Using AppLocker

While Applocker is a useful feature that allows you to block specific programs in Windows, it comes with one caveat – it is only available in Windows 7 Ultimate and Enterprise edition. Those who are using Home or Starter edition will not be able to use this app. In that post, we will show you […]