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April 19, 2019  10:44 AM

Comet Offers Interesting Disk Cleanup Alternative

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Disk cleanup, Windows 10, Windows utility

Last September, I reported here that MS had announced plans to "deprecate" the venerable Disk Cleanup utility. That post was aptly named "Bye Bye Disk Cleanup?"...

June 3, 2016  11:26 AM

Admin toolbox item: Uncleaner

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Disk cleanup, Windows 10, Windows utility

In my never-ending quest for good Windows admin tools, I occasionally post mini-reviews and pointers here in this blog. My latest find is a narrowly focused cleanup tool called UnCleaner. It comes from utility maker


October 2, 2015  9:32 AM

Handy Utility Displays IP Neighborhood

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Ethernet address, Network Address, Windows 10, Windows utility

In getting a Windows 10 environment to work properly, one soon discovers that reloading printer drivers on some desktops proves necessary. Recently, I've found this to be mandated for the networked printers in my "IP neighborhood," which uses the first of the Class C private address ranges...


February 20, 2015  10:08 AM

Clean (Re)Install Benefits from Driver Backup Utility

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Device drivers, Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows utility

In reading over an interesting article on Ars Technica...

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December 12, 2014  10:47 AM

Windows Utilities Nonpareil: NirLauncher

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows utility

Since 2011, I've blogged at least half a dozen times about various utilities from Nir Sofer, an apparently hyperactive developer with a penchant for building terrific Windows utilities of all kinds. He updates them quite frequently, too: I get at least one dozen notices a month about changes to one...


December 3, 2014  10:23 AM

CCleaner Gets Faster, Cleaner v5 Incarnation

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows utility

Now that I've discovered an easy way to reliably get to and download the crapware-free "Slim" version of CCleaner, I've returned to using it on my PCs. Just recently, Piriform released a new major version of this tried-and-true Windows Utility (the current version is labeled v5.00.5050). It...


September 26, 2014  9:54 AM

Free Forensics Tool Clones Raw Drive Data

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Windows 8.1, Windows utility

DataNumen is a Hong Kong based software company that specializes in data recovery technologies. For an outfit I'd never come across before, I was interested to observe a who's-who list of flagship customers for their software on the company's " 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


September 24, 2014  10:14 AM

Piriform Speccy Worth a Look

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Toolbox, Windows 8.1, Windows utility

In trolling over some of the Windows 8 Forums looking for "interesting" Windows 8 problems, I ran across numerous references to another nice tool from the folks at Piriform (about whose 1 Comment     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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