Ten free tools to better organize your desktop icons

Studies have found that people with cleaner, tidier desktops live longer. I am joking of course, but ask yourself this: is your desktop too...

7 FREE dual monitor programs and resources that you should know about

We recently got access to a new extra screen at the office, so we did the natural thing, and started testing all sorts of...

How to fix missing thumbnail previews for image files in Windows

This happened to me: I installed a new image-related freeware to test it, and all of my image thumbnail previews disappeared, to be replaced...

Add thumbnails to all your media files in Windows with Media Preview

We take thumbnails for images and video files for granted in Windows Explorer. Unless, of course, we do not have them. If you have...

Toggle the internet on and off from the system tray, with InternetOff

If you want to be able to turn the internet off (of on) quickly and easily then read on: InternetOff makes this a one-click...

Add thumbnail previews to PDF files in Windows with PDF Preview

Adobe Acrobat Reader is one of the first things most people install on a computer, but one thing which I do not understand is...

HTC Home: place a stylish, animated clock and weather widget on your desktop

HTC Home is a free widget that can display the time and 5-day weather forecast on the desktop. The stylish-looking widget emulates the animated...

DriveGleam: display your CPU, RAM and drive usage as icons in the system tray

DriveGleam is a free app that installs a handful of activity indicators as icons in your system tray, including a CPU usage, a RAM...

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...

Volume2: a beautiful volume control app

Let’s say you have a program that lets you control system volume via the mouse and/or via user-defined hotkeys. Let’s also say that it can...

Add thumbnail previews for a wide range of image types with Sage Thumbs

If you’re like most people, you like to look at a folder full of images and see thumbnail previews rather than icons. Windows explorer will...

Remap and edit your mouse buttons with XMouse Button Control

XMouse Button Control is a great freeware program that allows you to change what each button on your mouse does. It works with nearly...

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