Windows Firewall is a handy tool to control the Internet traffic to and from Windows. Windows Firewall lets the user to allow or disallow programs from accessing the Internet. This dialog box usually comes when we open a program for the first time. Windows Firewall was introduced in Windows XP SP1 and it is still(…)
There are many reasons for a slow computer. Maybe you have too many programs running at once. Maybe you need to install updates. It might also be that you are using the wrong programs. Whatever your particular case is, here are five simple ways to get your computer back to top speed. Change your browser(…)
Publisher: Privacyware Operating System: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 License: Freeware Download: Download Privatefirewall Publisher’s description: Privatefirewall multi-layered endpoint security software protects Windows desktops and servers from malware and unauthorized use. Personal firewall, packet inspection, URL filtering, anti-logger, process monitor, and application/system behavior modeling and anomaly detection components stop hackers, spyware, viruses and other(…)
Fresh Diagnose is a free utility from Freshdevices.com to diagnose and benchmark your computer hardware. It can give complete report about your computer after scanning. The main areas reported by Fresh Diagnose are CPU information, motherboard, video card, peripherals and network information. Fresh Diagnose also gives a comparison report upon scanning the system. This report(…)
Comodo Internet Security Pro 2011 is available for download as a trial version for 1 year. Comodo Internet Security Pro 2011 is unique in the sense that its protection is backed by Comodo’s Virus free guarantee. So if you have the security suite installed and your computer gets infected by a virus, you’ll get $500.(…)
The new version of Advanced SystemCare, a popular system maintenance and PC care tool, has been released. Now it is Advanced SystemCare 4. There are two versions, free and Pro. Although I also use TuneUp Utilities 2010 but Advanced SystemCare has always been my choice among the free system maintenance tools. Advanced SystemCare Free provides(…)
TuneUp Utilities is a very popular software which has lots of components which keep the clean. It consists of tools that optimize and clean the computer and even fix common problems that we run into. I have already written about downloading free TuneUp Utilities 2007 but since it’s very old, it will not be very(…)
Driver Magician is a Professional driver backup and restore tool for Windows. One only has to install the drivers once and after that run Driver Magician. It will identify all the hardware and their associated drivers and then backup all the drivers which you can easily restore in case you re-install/upgrade Windows.
One of my clients was getting error 0×81000038 whenever she started the backup tool in Windows 7. She said that whatever she selected, whether internal drives or external drives, she was getting the same error. She restarted the system but to no avail. I searched the internet for any possible solutions and got the KB981907(…)
One reason of the degradation of performance in Windows is the file fragmentation. According to Wikipedia, fragmentation means: In computer storage, fragmentation is a phenomenon in which storage space is used inefficiently, reducing storage capacity and in most cases performance. The term is also used to denote the wasted space itself.