Restore quick launch bar in Windows 7/8

The quick launch bar might have been the way most Windows XP users accessed all their data, be it folders they often needed or programs - everything could be put in there. This bar however was abandoned in further Windows versions but can be restored by very simple means. To do so, right-click on some ... Read more

Uninstall USB Drivers on Windows 7

In the time you used your current Windows 7 system you undoubtly have plugged in a lot of different USB devices into your computer, most of them never to be used on it again. You will have notices that for every different device, Windows comes up with a message telling you that it automatically installs ... Read more

Undelete Deleted Files with Recuva on Windows 7

Apart from CCleaner, Piriform has released some other useful pieces of software. Among them is Recuva, a tool to save and undelete removed data. Files you delete are not physically removed from your hard drive until they are overwritten by new data, which makes it possible to retrieve them as long as nothing new is ... Read more

Slipstream Software Into Windows XP Installation Disk

Slipstreaming is another word for integrating Service Packs or other Software into your Windows Installation disk. For Service Packs, Microsoft offers its own services for integration as the /integrate command or the tools of the Windows Automated Installation Kit in Windows 7, for software however that it rather hard to accomplish without third party software ... Read more

Slipstream Service Packs Into Windows XP Installation Disk

To slipstream (=integrate) MS Windows Service Packs into an existing Windows XP Installation Disk you need an installation Disk, a working copy of Windows, the downloaded Service Pack, a burning software capable of burning bootable images (for example ImgBurn, which is also free), a DVD burner and an empty disk. First copy all files of ... Read more

Free Alternative Burning Software for Windows

Nero Burning Rom may be the most used burning software for Windows but despite its high functionality it still is quite expensive. Luckily there are some free alternative burning softwares on the internet which can compete to Nero's performance, one of them being ImgBurn: ImgBurn provides you with the crucial burning-processes you will need: writing ... Read more

Properly Uninstall Software on Windows with Revo Uninstaller

The built-in Windows tool to add and remove software is commonly used to install and uninstall software, in most cases an own uninstaller comes with the program. However, this uninstaller usually does its job quite sloppy, since numerous files, folders and/or registry entries are left behind after installation. This can either be wanted, if the ... Read more

Free Windows Malware Removal Tools

The tools shown here are tools to be used together with a fully functioning anti-virus software and are not meant to replace it. They provide an additional source of security and work by scanning your system for malicious software and other potentially harmful stuff. The three tools I tested were Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition ... Read more