Tools Review

Free Scan WiFi & Channel Scanner Software for Windows

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Looking for a quick way to scan all the WiFi networks in your area and seeing what channels they are running on? What about getting other info like the SSID, Mac address, signal strength, company name, etc.? Nirsoft has released a new free tool called WifiInfoView which will give you detailed information about all the […]

Automatically Move, Delete, or Copy Files in Windows

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Previously, I had written about a program to automate file management tasks in Windows, but unfortunately, the program was very basic and was last updated in 2005! If you are looking for a program that can handle a variety of file management tasks, then you should check out Limagito FileMover. They have a free version […]

5 Free Programs to Completely Wipe a Hard Drive

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Looking to sell an old computer and want to wipe the hard drive clean before you sell it? Whatever your reason may be, there are lots of programs out there that can help you to not only erase the data on a hard drive, but erase it in such a way that it can never […]

Use GParted to Manage Disk Partitions in Windows

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Looking for a good partition manager for your Windows computer? One of the best programs out there is GParted. It’s open-source and supports just about every file system out there including ext2/3/4, btrfs, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, HFS+, UFS, XFS, and more. Basically, your hard drive is divided into one or more segments called partitions. Usually, […]

HyperTerminal Alternatives for Windows 7/8/10

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If you’ve recently upgraded to Windows 7 or Windows 10 and are wondering what happened to HyperTerminal, you’re not alone! HyperTerminal was a sweet little program that let you connect to other computers, Telnet sites, host computers, BBSs, etc. using your modem or Ethernet connection. In Windows 7, Vista, and 10, you will no longer […]

Free Hard Drive Diagnostic and Testing Tools

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I recently purchased a Western Digital 1TB 7200 RPM hard drive for my desktop computer and I love it! It has loads of space and is super quiet. However, when I received it from Newegg, I was not completely sure the drive would be working properly since it was wrapped in a little piece of […]

5 Best Software Programs to Manage Dual Monitors

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If you’re in IT, you probably have a multi-monitor setup in your office or home, right? I currently use dual monitors both at my office and at home. Once you start using a computer with more than one monitor, it’s nearly impossible to go back to just one! Dual monitors are great because you simultaneously […]

Open and View Access Database using MDB Viewer

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Have you ever needed to open, edit, or modify a Microsoft Access database file (MDB), but you didn’t have Microsoft Access on your computer? Microsoft has programs to view Word documents, Excels spreadsheets, and Powerpoint files without having the original software installed, however, they do not have this option for MS Access! Who knows why, […]

Get Detailed Information on Hidden Windows Processes

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Have you ever gone to the Task Manager in Windows and clicked on the Process tab only to see that svchost.exe is taking up 100% of your CPU? Well, unfortunately that doesn’t help you figure out which program in Windows is actually using up all that processing power. In Windows, there are many processes, like […]

7 Free PDF Writers and PDF Printers

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If you have your own small business, you’ve probably realized the benefits of free software by now! Yes, it’s nice to get a little technical support by buying software from big companies like Microsoft and Adobe, etc, but sometimes price trumps everything. Frankly, buying Adobe Acrobat for all employees in our company so that they […]