The best free data recovery tool: 14 undelete tools compared

We’ve all deleted files and folders by mistake, or formatted a drive, and subsequently realized that we wanted or needed some or all of...

The best free disk imaging program: a comparative analysis (updated)

What is the best way to safeguard your computer and undo a system disaster? Most would agree that is done best by making a ...

Mount disk images as writable disks with OSFMount

OSFMount from Passmark Software is a free disk image mounting software with some nice features that distinguish it from similar programs; specifically, OSFMount can...

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Here’s a quick description of how you can use "Unlocker",one of my favorite freeware programs, in order to safely remove a USB or external...

Scan and fix common problems with FixBee for Windows

FixBee is a free compact tool that offers a two-pronged approach to system optimization. Firstly, it will analyze the state of you hard drive’s...

KCleaner: picks up where CCleaner leaves off

Ever wonder why you have so little space on your hard drive? It could be because you have gigantic files that are taking up...

Another Forty-Three of The Best Free Windows Enhancements That You Should Know About (part...

I’ve been meaning to publish a follow up to my first "43 must have Windows Enhancements" posting forever, but it’s taken a long time...

Click&Clean: clean your system with 1-click using this CCleaner addon

Click&Clean is a free tool that works alongside CCleaner to provide 1-click hard drive and browser cleanup from within Internet Explorer, Firefox, or the...

Pismo File Mount: mount ZIP and ISO files as virtual drives

Pismo File Mount is a free program that makes it possible to mount compressed archives, ISO CD/DVD image files, and its own custom encrypted...

FreeFileSync: powerful folder comparison and synchronization tool

FreeFileSync is a free/open source folder and file synchronization program that features a beautiful, two pane user interface and a host of powerful options. It...

DiskCryptor: encrypt hard disk partitions, flash drives, and CD/DVD media with this versatile tool

DiskCryptor is a free, open source disk encryption software. It encrypts entire hard drive partitions, including the system partition as well as flash drives...

WizTree is a LIGHTNING FAST utility to find the large files and folders hogging...

If you don’t know where all of your hard drive space went and are struggling to clear up large files, this terrific FREE program...

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