August 7, 2017
If you are experiencing issues with your PC, Kapersky System Checker may help you resolve the issue. It is not designed to fix anything; but, is designed to give you a lead on what the problem could be… I look at this as another tool in the tech toolbox that may help you troubleshoot a range of problems such as: malware, missing updates, poorly configured Windows or application settings, a shortage of hard drive space, and more. Simply download and run. No install is necessary.
SOURCE: DownloadCrew – Kapersky System Checker 126.96.36.1990
July 24, 2017
Noticed a version upgrade to “Any Burn” that prompted me to do a quick post. I currently use the portable version of Any Burn and it has never let me down. As a matter of fact it is my go to burning application on my computer. What I like about it is that it is very easy to use and understand.
SOURCE: The Official Any Burn Website
July 22, 2017
From day one I have enjoyed working with various program launchers in creating menus to launch my favorite and/or most used programs. With that being said, Quick Access Launcher is right down my alley. I first saw this on Major Geeks and thought I would give it a try and share this find with you. Where this little program will come in handy for me is that I can install this on my flash drive as a portable app and will enable me to quickly launch the apps and web links I have on the drive. If you like program launchers, I encourage you to take a look at this one (see video below for an overview).
SOURCE: Quick Access Popup
July 19, 2017
music2pc – This program is as easy at it gets. Enter whatever it is you are searching for and it will most likely be found. I noticed on their download page you have an option to download a version where a YouTube downloader is built in, which is the version I downloaded. music2pc – Is also available as a portable app.
Built on a very fast and safe non-bittorrent and non-peer-to-peer method of getting MP3s, the program gives you the ultimate access to our multimillion database of quality mp3 songs. Search and download over 100 million MP3s for free.
July 11, 2017
Been noticing TweakPower on many of the freeware download sites. Appears to be in beta and looks like a promising all-in-one tool to clean, backup, and optimize your computer as well as fix common problems. Since it is in beta, may want to run in a test environment until the final is released. Noticed a portable version is available…
TweakPower is an all-in-one suite that has been designed to keep you and all your family’s computers running at optimal speed and efficiency. TweakPower is an intelligent software tool that allows users to fine-tune their operating systems and programs for optimum performance. TweakPower protects users from PC problems, while increasing the performance and security of their computer. TweakPower includes advanced performance optimizers, helping you achieve super-fast application load times, work faster and make your games run smoother. Now it’s easier than ever to get a clean PC. TweakPower can quickly remove Windows, program and browser clutter while refreshing your registry and deleting massive disk space hogs. Also, its easy-to-use wizards and diagnostic tools help you find vulnerabilities and errors on your computer.
SOURCE: KurtZimmermann Software – TweakPower
July 3, 2017
Software to retrieve passwords (and usernames) that are stored in our web browser(s) may be looked upon as software that could be used for malicious and/or forensic purposes. There is some truth to that; however, I had an occasion recently where I used this type of software to do a good deed for a person.
If you have a need for software such as this, take a look at WebBrowserPassView and another one, called Sterjo Browser Password, that I wrote about back in April.
WebBrowserPassView is a password recovery tool that reveals the passwords stored by the following Web browsers: Internet Explorer (Version 4.0 – 11.0), Mozilla Firefox (All Versions), Google Chrome, Safari, and Opera. This tool can be used to recover your lost/forgotten password of any Website, including popular Web sites, like Facebook, Yahoo, Google, and GMail, as long as the password is stored by your Web Browser.
SOURCE: NirSoft – WebBrowserPassView