From the technical point of view there are three types of caches in Windows 7, which you can flush easily – Memory Cache, DNS Cache, and Thumbnails Cache. Clearing the Memory Cache can free up some system memory, clearing the Thumbnail Cache can free up space in your hard disk, and clearing the DNS Cache can fix your internet connection problem.
We have been watching the development of iContacts closely, you can check out our original review here. The developer has added yet another useful feature to the app – Meetings. Read More
is a free app that allows users to manage, filter, and encrypt their photos. You can create new album, a new class, and rate images. This allows you to later find your photos quickly and also allows you to filter out the images fast.
Do you have an executable(EXE) installation file which you want to convert to MSI format? EXE To MSI Converter is a free tool from QwertyLab that does the job quickly. Read More
Some people have local drives in FAT format and some in NTFS format. NTFS format is far better because of improved metadata support and is also faster and more reliable than FAT because of the use advanced data structures. We will cover ways to recover files from both FAT and NTFS formatted drives.
Are you looking for a way to extract from archive files? We have covered one way before to batch extract password protected RAR archives, but what if you want to batch extract archives of multiple formats(non-password protected)? Read More
TunesTweeter is a tiny portable tool developed to tweet the songs you are listening to on iTunes to Twitter. The good - your friends will know which songs you like. The bad – Twitter stream will be full of songs and no other media player is supported except iTunes. Read More
PE Guard is a free tool that protects your computer from any virus or malicious programs. It does so by preventing:
- A virus / program trying to copy itself to your system. (PowerGuard Mode)
- A virus / program trying to inject itself into one of your PE(Portable Executeable) files.
- Any rootkit / program trying to write a new Driver(.sys) file in your system. (PowerGuard Mode)
Sometimes one needs to be clever. A few months back we explained how you can create your own activity monitoring software, today we are going to teach you a way in which you can create a screen capturing software with output video in avi format. Read More
If any updates have been downloaded and are available for your Windows operating system then you see the Install Updates and Shut Down popup notification option before shutting down the computer, but what if you don't need this option even if the updates are available. Below I have explained the step by step process to disable this setting, it involves some small changes in the Windows Registry.
Editor's Notes: I don't recommend disabling this option since keeping Windows up-to-date is the best way to secure the computer. This can only come useful to those professional users who have full control over their computer and don't want to install specific updates at the moment.
Remote Desktop connection lets you control any remote PC, we have already covered this in a previous post
(also check out Windows 8 built-in Remote Desktop Ap
p ). Now, by default the Remote Desktop session’s credentials are saved in Windows. If you don't want this feature as this can become a security hazard, then here are the steps to disable this setting.
What Is Time Lapse Video
Time Lapse Videos are those videos that are created from multiple still photos. These still photos must have a relation with one another, either you can take still photos of any subject from one location or you can take the photo of an subject from multiple locations.
is a tool developed to change your desktop wallpaper periodically with high definition Bing Images. As we all know that Bing changes the background image of their search page daily in different regions, this program downloads these images and then automatically sets them as your desktop wallpaper.
You might not know that several applications on your computer system may be accessing the internet without your approval. This can also become a security hazard as hackers may exploit your system using these applications. In order to put a check on the usage of the Internet by various applications and to disable the unsolicited internet usage of any such application running on your Windows 7 system, go through the following simple steps.
System Security is essential and it may be ensured by actively monitoring your system to find the particular ports through which external entities are trying to access your computer. Attacker
is a TCP/UDP port listener which supports both Windows 7, allowing you to listen to the incoming traffic on your system and when a connection request arrives at the port(s), it notifies you with an alarm.
We have seen many tools out there which allows user to manage their apps, programs, files, and folders. But Folderscope
is a newly launched tool that does one thing better than any other software out there – Analyzing and managing files and folders.
Just today, Microsoft has announced the start of Microsoft Office Web Apps Technical Preview program for consumers. Microsoft is finally preparing for the beta launch of its Web Office suite which has been formally named as "Office Web Apps". The Office Web Apps include Word Web App, Excel Web App, PowerPoint Web App and OneNote Web App.
For a long time iTunes did not have support for hotkeys but now it does but unfortunately, it is restricted. You can control iTunes while it is minimized, but you cannot change the default keyboard shortcuts, which has annoyed many users. Since every user has their own personal choice of keeping keyboard shortcuts, there is a need for an application that helps in this case. hktunes
is an opensource tool that allows users to control iTunes using global hotkeys, but since iTunes already supports it, what you can do with this app is to set a different hotkey so it does not conflict with other applications or games that might be running.
Complete System Tuneup
is a free easy-to-use program which is basically designed to assist the average computer user in maintaining his/her computer. Now there is no need to install multiple applications, just simply use the Complete System Tuneup utility and you are ready to perform almost all system tweaks and cleanup operations with it. Also check out our previously covered Perfect Utilities
Imgur is a great image hosting service out there and I would highly recommend to people who are looking for one. It contains no limitations and the service is free without any restrictions on image size or format. Read More