It can be the worst feeling in the world when you accidentally delete a very important file you have been working on for days. Today we look at Recuva, a free tool that helps you restore accidentally deleted files.
It can be really annoying having obscure types of files on our computer and not knowing what application to associate them with. The OpenWith.org Desktop Tool identifies the files and locates free programs to open them.
Frustrated with Windows Explorer’s lack of features or layout? Wanting to avoid installing numerous addons just to get what you need? Then CubicExplorer is just what you are looking for all wrapped into a single package.
You’re excited for the Windows 7 release from Microsoft but question if you computer can run it. Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor is a free download from Microsoft that will analyze your current system and let you know what is and isn’t ready for the new OS.
Curious about a new distribution of Linux but not wanting to do a full install or use a Live CD/DVD just to try it out? Now you can enjoy all that Linux goodness by running it “Live CD” style inside of VirtualBox.
Thinking of how nice it would be if you could view a webpage’s source code in your favorite text editor while browsing with Firefox? Now you can with two simple about:config tweaks.
If you are interested in trying out the newest version of Digsby, use caution during installation so you don’t end up with a bunch of extra junk software you don’t need. Today we will show you what to avoid and also where to download the clean version that doesn’t include the extra hassles.
If you have provided computer support you know it can be a challenge to diagnose the problem a user is experiencing based on their description. Depending on the environment doing a remote session or standing over their shoulder may not be a practical solution. New in Windows 7 is neat utility called Problem Steps Recorder which records user actions and allows you to troubleshoot the problem easier.