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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 […]

How To Restore Deleted Files Using Recuva Portable In Windows 7

How To Restore Deleted Files Using Recuva Portable In Windows 7

Sometimes you are working on your computer and a file is deleted by accident, or maybe you need to recover your lost photos from a memory card. Piriform, the creator of CCleaner, offers a free tool – Recuva that can help you to deal with this sort of problems. This handy utility can even restore […]

3 Easy Ways To Check The Health Of Your Hard Disk In Windows 7

3 Easy Ways To Check The Health Of Your Hard Disk In Windows 7

Hard disk failure happens for several reasons – a power failure, virus infection, a bad installation, and many other things that can lead to strange behaviours. In this post we will show you how you can diagnose and solve your hard disk problems with the default tools in WIndows 7. Note: The order is not […]

Christmas Week Special: iMedia Converter + DVD Creator Free Giveaway

Christmas Week Special: iMedia Converter + DVD Creator Free Giveaway

This is another of our Christmas week giveaway special. Read on for more detail. iSkysoft’s iMedia Converter is one of the few video converter that combines DVD ripping and video converting into one software. If you have a favorite DVD that you want to convert to iPhone compatible format, instead of using separate software to […]

Christmas Week Special: Picture Collage Maker Pro Free Giveaway

Christmas Week Special: Picture Collage Maker Pro Free Giveaway

This is another of our Christmas week giveaway special. Read on for more detail. As photos sharing become the norm is our everyday life, photos collaging has also become a favourite hobby of us. We have previously reviewed 5 photo collage software as well as PixelApp’s Magic Collage and Photovisi. Today, we are going to […]

How To Schedule Microsoft Security Essential To Work At Night

How To Schedule Microsoft Security Essential To Work At Night

While there are plenty of anti-virus suite around, Microsoft Security Essential (MSE) is fast becoming one of the most popular security suite for end-users. The main reasons for its success is because it is free, lightweight and it just works. Being developed, endorsed and maintained by Microsoft also help. In MSE, one of the useful […]

How To Track Applications Resource Usage In Windows 7

How To Track Applications Resource Usage In Windows 7

Most of us tend to overlook this, but it is very important to control the resource usage of your applications. When an application misbehaved, it can cause other programs to work erratically. If your system runs out of CPU or memory, the programs has to stop until those resources become available. Since the first version […]