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DriverBackup: easily backup & restore your system drivers

DriverBackup is a free and easy-to-use Device Drivers’ backup and restore utility that comes with command line options, path formatting and automatic driver restoration. It can easily backup and restore all the currently installed device drives automatically without the need for re-downloading drivers or using CD-ROMs. [Editor’s note: this review was written by Freewaregenius contributor


Featured sites week 13, 09: BackupURL, Oddee, Tagoo, Keyboardr, and PhoneArena

Five bookmarks you will like to add this week! BackupURL, Odee.com, Tagoo, Keyboardr, and PhoneArena. [Editor’s note: this post was written by Freewaregenius contributor Gaurav Paul, who introduced the idea of a "featured bookmarks" weekly post].


IE7Pro: a Swiss Army Knife of add-ons for Internet Explorer

IE7Pro is a free add-on for Internet Explorer that introduces a lot of features and tweaks to make your IE experience more useful. IE7Pro includes tabbed browsing management, spell check, inline search, super drag and drop, crash recovery, a proxy switcher, mouse gestures, a history browser, a web accelerator, and a number of other useful


Usernamecheck: check availability of a username in many websites at once

Usernamecheck is a free web service that checks the availability of your desired user name across more than 60+ sites (webmail services, social networking, video and music sharing, etc). [Editor’s note: this review was written by reader Gaurav Paul with subsequent editing by the webmaster]. Although most of us have a username that we particularly


Taksi: screen-recording app that captures 3D-rendered graphics

Taksi is a free video/screen recording tool that can capture 3D graphics applications such as games. It will record any Windows application that uses DirectX 8, DirectX 9, OpenGL or GDI and create an AVI file using any type of codecs that are installed on your system (or capture frames to PNG/BMP). Audio capture is