Clean Up And Tweak Your Windows For Better Performance

It is not a secret anymore if your Windows is getting slower if you use it more than 6 months. Things that causing the issue is junk fles, temporary files, orphan registry, bloated startup programs, etc. You need to clean all of those things regularly to keep your Windows performance. And one of the best and free tools to do that is ccleaner. CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system – allowing Windows to run faster and … Read more...

Copy Files Faster On Windows

Windows native file management is not fast especially when you copying thousands of small to medium size files. And when it have broken files, the copy process will stop and cannot continue. And the other thing when you copying files, you cannot pause it if you need your computer resources to do other processes. The alternative to move and copy files on Windows is TeraCopy. TeraCopy from Code Sector is a free file-copying utility that offers more speed and security than Windows. It’s a … Read more...

Tools To Monitor Your Hardware Information And Status In Windows

When you buy a new brand PC or laptop, you were told by the seller about the specification of your PC or laptop. But how do you if it is true or not? Or maybe you want to know your full hardware information for some reasons. There are a coupe of tools that describe below to get your system information, hardware specification, system status, hardware temperature status, battery status and so on. So when you testing your laptop or PC before you pay it, make sure you check it first. 1. … Read more...

Encrypt Your Flashdrive With Truecrypt In Windows

After i write Encrypt Your Flashdrive With TrueCrypt In Ubuntu, some of my friends ask if TrueCrypt could work in Windows 7. And i said, of course it would work. TrueCrypt work in multiple paltform such as Windows and Linux. For Mac? i don't know yet, i haven't try. As you read in the previous article. TrueCrypt is an open source software that helps you set up and maintain an on-the-fly encrypted volume. On the fly encryption means data is automatically encrypted or decrypted right before … Read more...

Reset Windows 7 Password With Ubuntu

Sometimes you forget your Windows password, or maybe your workmate leave and you replace him and you cannot access his ex-computer because it have a password. And you cannot guess his/her password to login. And you cannot reinstall the Windows because it have lot if important data and software that need to be installed and tweak. Then reinstall the Windows is not the answer. If you had this problem then don't worry, you still can reset Windows 7 password using Ubuntu. Whether boot it from USB … Read more...

Powertoys – Easy Image Resizer In Windows

Image resizer tools is one of the most frequently use by me. Most of the Image processing software have this feature, such as ACD See or Adobe Photoshop. But with those tools you have to open the application and then resize the images. To simplified the idea, Powertoys come with simple steps to resize the image. Just with one right click and then fill the size you need, and you got your image resized. Very simple, light and doesn't need a big software to do that. But unfortunately Powertoys … Read more...

Picture Slideshow In Desktop Background On Windows 7

Windows 7 is the newest Windows OS product from Microsoft. Windows 7 have much better perfomance than Windows Vista. And have nice Graphic User Interface (GUI). And for my favorite feature is picture slideshow in desktop background. I can make my photo slide in my background and sometime laugh about it. I know that you can do it too on Windows XP and Windows Vista, but you have to install third party application to do that. In Windows 7 you can do it really easy. Follow the steps below to … Read more...

Paste With CTRL+V In Windows Command Prompt

I often use terminal to analyze the network or do something both in Linux and Windows. But for command prompt or terminal in Windows you cannot copy and paste easily. Especially paste the command with Ctrl+V key. To paste the text or command you have to do it with mouse click. And this is slowing me down. After i did research sometimes on the net i found how to do it. Now i can copy and paste with shortcut key. See the picture below to do Paste in command prompt: It's not totally … Read more...

Hiren’s BootCD 11.0

Hiren’s Boot CD is a boot CD containing various diagnostic programs such as partitioning agents, system performance benchmarks, disk cloning and imaging tools, data recovery tools, MBR tools, BIOS tools, and many others for fixing various computer problems. Hirens BootCD is one of my favorite disaster recovery tools. Just boot the cd and i got complete tools to recover my PC. And recently it release the new version to version 11.0. What changes from Hiren's BootCD 10.6 to … Read more...

Mount Your Backup DVD Image On Windows

You can backup your favorite movies or musics from physical CD/DVD/HD DVD/Blu-ray discs to an image. This image or virtual disc store in your hard drive in many format like .iso, .img, .nrg, etc. But i prefer .iso image type, why? Because it have more compatibility and cross platform. So if you already an image file and now you want to get the data from that image file you have to mount it. In Windows you can do it with Daemon tools lite. This tool is a free software to emulate or mount your … Read more...