Tag Archives: PC tools

Tabbles makes file management better in Windows [ Give Away ]

How files are related

Organizing Files and Folders in a computer is never easy be it any OS and the problem is the way they are treated.  Back 20 years not every user had computer and nor did we have so many files and folders to work around with you but fast forward to now there is a whole new meaning how you arranged ...

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Troubleshoot your Windows 7 PC with Fix it Center

Fix it Center

Troubleshooting Windows PC is a common scenario which we all do to solve issues that pops up from time to time. Right from Windows 7, Automated Troubleshooting became a part of the operating system. This not only helps you understand what is getting fixed but gives Microsoft a good feedback on their operating system is behaving in different environment. Also ...

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Sonar technique in computers saves electricity

No ground breaking technology here but the best software to turn of your monitor when you are not there even for 5 seconds. Yup that is what Sonar Power management software does and it passed our test for one complete day. This application has 2 ways of detecting if a user is sitting before computer or not. Producing ultrasonic sound ...

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Find more information about a DLL or Exe with DLL checker

DLL or dynamic linked libraries are one of the components required by many windows application to run smoothly. Now it happens that you have a dll which you want to use but aren’t aware if you can use it because you dont know anything about it. DLL Checker is an exclusive program which reads a DLL or an EXE and ...

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How to setup Windows XP mode in Windows 7

Since Windows Vista there is a compatibility mode enabled for every program which allows users to run programs like they are running in Windows XP machine. Same goes for Windows 7. It allows users to run programs which were running in Windows XP and Windows Vista under compatibility mode. However some of the applications might just not work due to ...

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Windows 7 Calculator got Mortgage, Vehicle lease and Fuel Economy Worksheets

I am using Windows 7 right from its beta version but never knew, rather never bothered to explore Windows 7 Calculator that has 4 amazing Worksheets : Mortgage Calculator :  Down payment, Monthly payment, Purchase price, term Vehicle Lease calculator : You can calculate lease value, lease period, periodic payment and residual value. Fuel Economy Calculator ( MPG or L/100km ...

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Create Virtual Hard disk from Live physical disk for Virtual PC

Microsoft has rolled a brand new application which allows you to create a Virtual hard Disk from your current partition which can be further used in Microsoft Virtual PC or Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machine without taking it offline. Like you can see it gives you complete detail on how much space is required for the VHD to be created and ...

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Shorten URL on your desktop : MURLS

MURLS is a light weight desktop application which is used to create Short URL from url shortening services like bit.ly, tinyurl etc quickly. The advantage of using this service is that it can create 28 short URLS in 2-3 minutes when all of them are selected. Yes and it depends on your internet speed also. The Supported URL shortening services ...

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Softwares to Turn off monitor when not required

Turning off monitor when not required is one habit I have gained in Office.  We all know how  much IT industry spends on electricity and according to one analysis much can be saved. So here we have two programs which are equally good and you can choose one of the depending on your work environment and need. MonitorES This software ...

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How to create quick system details for Tech Support

At the time of  Tech Support or even when a friend is casually helping you out, being asked about basic information of your computer is pretty normal but we are never ready. Here I am listing down couple of ways to have it ready : In Windows 7  or Windows Vista : Go to control panel > System This displays ...

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Remove broken shortcuts and links in Windows

Shortcuts are very useful but at the same time as you keep installing software and unsinstall them, there are chances that some shortcuts either created by you or system stay. This state of shortcuts or links of which the target files have been removed or moved is called as broken shortcuts. MakeUseof recently pointed out to a program, which is ...

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