Any storage device such as a hard drive is the most important component of any computer. This is because all the data is stored on the storage device. All other hardware can be replaced but the data can’t be retrieved if the hard drive gets corrupted. This is why we always say that backup is […]
Windows keeps a log of all the installed programs and software. This log is usually stored in Windows Registry. The visual way to view and manage the list of installed programs in Windows is by going to Control Panel –> Program and Features (Add/Remove Programs if you are using Windows XP). If you want to […]
The hard drive is the most important component of a computer mainly because all the data is stored permanently in the hard drive. Like wise, hard drive failure is the worst case a person can encounter especially when no data has been backed up. Modern hard drives make use of a technology called S.M.A.R.T. (Self […]
Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT) is a part of Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). The new beta version of DaRT has recently been released. The latest beta version is DaRT 8 Beta. Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset is the ultimate troubleshooting toolset for Windows which extends the recovery options of Windows. Using DaRT, one can […]
While there has been a lot of buzz on Windows 8 Consumer Preview, very few people are following the developments on Windows Server 8 which is currently in beta. I have already given the direct download links for Windows Server 8. Windows Server 8 has some very interesting features which will make Windows Server 2008 […]
Recently I was reading about a Windows 8 problem faced by a Windows 8 user. The problem was weird because no matter how correctly he typed the password during Windows 8 logon, he would get the password incorrect error. I was able to reciprocate the error message on my installation of Windows 8. I setup […]
Security is the main issue when one install a new Operating System. Since Windows 8 Consumer Preview has been released lately, I have written about how to secure it using an antivirus or Internet Security suite compatible with Windows 8 security center. Another important aspect of security is the use of strong passwords for logging […]
No computer is perfect in performance and usage. Problems can arouse with the passage of time and fixes to those problems are also available. We provide 12 free troubleshooting tools for Windows 7 which can be very helpful in sorting out and getting rid of common problems.
ToolWiz File Recovery is a free and very comprehensive file recovery software for Windows. It can recover sensitive data that was deleted mistakenly even from the recycle bin or data lost due to virus attacks and hardware failure. File recovery software should be integrated in Windows? Data backup and recovery software should be an integral […]
ERUNT is an awesome and free little tool which can make it very easy to backup Windows Registry automatically. You can select which Registry hives to backup. The manual backup is also available.