* * * * * * UTILITIES INFORMATION * * * * * *

   Be aware that installing and uninstalling software, deleting files, and other daily tasks can wreak havoc on your computer's performance. To keep things running smoothly, run a benchmarking program to find out how well things are working. Cleaning out your PC is easy with a system optimizer, which will correct any Registry problems, improve system speed, and free up any disk space.   Advanced WindowsCare Personal, a free all-in-one utility, is a terrific collection of system tools and utilities to fix, speed up, maintain and protect your PC.  Glary Utilities is another free all-in-one utility, to fix, speed up, maintain and protect your PC that offers additional features

* * * * * * FREE UTILITIES * * * * * *

Glary Utilities    (screenshots)    (tutorials)
Glary Utilities is a freeware to help you Clean Registry, Fix PC Errors, Clean Privacy. It is a free, powerful and all-in-one utility
CCleaner    (screenshots)    (tutorials)
in order to keep windows operating in peak shape, it is necessary to periodically go in and remove temporary files, browser cache, outdated registry entries, etc. my favorite way of doing this is by using CCleaner. CCleaner is free and works quite well.
free forums - free message boards
millions of people use phpbb on a daily basis, making it the most widely used opensource bulletin board system in the world.
free natural Voice text to speech reader
this is a free and fully functional text-to-speech software. the speaking speed and voice quality can be changed at your wish. you can also save the voice as a wav file.
website optimization toolbox
many free valuable search engine optimization tools that can help maximize your ranking potential
BIOS means Basic Input Output System. BIOS is actually firmware, the software that is programmed into a ROM (Read-Only Memory) chip built onto the motherboard of a computer.
BIOS 101: A Primer
General BIOS Information BIOS Upgrades for Various Manufacturers Identifying a Motherboard AMI BIOS Award BIOS MR. BIOS Phoenix BIOS
Css Sprites http://www.sitespeedlab.com/css_sprites/
Advanced WindowsCare Personal     screenshots
this fantastic, award-winning, free PC repair software is a "must-have" tool for your computer. 100% safe with no adware, spyware, or viruses
stat counter    (screenshots)
A free reliable invisible web tracker, hit counter and real-time detailed web stats
free web stats    (screenshots)
free website statistics on their web site visitors
free web counter    (screenshots)
Shinystat our Free hit counter with website statistics and web analytics
free stats http://websiteshadow.com/tag/free-hit-counter
free online tests
check your website 31 free online tests
freeware utilities
web ceo
website promotion
Makes it easy to update your computer BIOS.
keyword density analysis tool
This free online keyword density analysis tool will crawl the given URL, extracting text as a search engine spider would. It then removes common stopwords and calculates what percentage of the total text is stopwords, and analyzes the keyword density of the one-word and two-word keywords in the text.
PC World. About.com
PC World 101 Fabulous Freebies
Page Menu
Image Compression
PC Boot Disk
Reload Windows XP
System Tools
Data Recovery
Password Recovery
Partition Managers
Registry Cleaners
Registry Tutorials
Reg Clean Reviews
Computer Help
Network Tools

* * * * * * FREE DRIVERS * * * * * *

   People rarely deal with utilities and drivers unless something has gone wrong. A driver is a program that controls a device.. Like all software, Drivers are regularly updated by the manufacturers in order to fix any bugs and to improve the general performance of the device. Failing to update your drivers regularly can lead to problems.. Driver Zone has a Free Driver Scanner Utility and Driver Files has DriverDetective to scan your computer and list the drivers to update.
driver guide
we have compiled a massive database of drivers, firmware, and support documents that is by far the largest and most comprehensive on the web. we offer a huge searchable archive of hundreds of thousands of driver/firmware files, manufacturer information, and links.
device drivers
912 products for bios & system updates, cd-rom, display & video, fax-modems & isdn and more.
drivers collection
big library of drivers for computer hardware. daily-updated. drivers available for download. upload your drivers.
drivers planet
find drivers for all types of devices. get the driver you need easily by searching our huge database of drivers.
driver zone
driverzone.com is home to thousands of drivers. stop the searching and scan your computer for instant driver updates with driveragent. our scan technology is 100% guaranteed adware free, spyware free, and virus free.
driver files
on driverfiles.net we aim to aid you in your search for the device drivers you need. this we do completely free, we don't require registration and you don't have to pay an annual fee to be able to download our drivers (most other driver resource sites do).
help drivers
the most complete drivers compilation on the web
pc drivers
we have over 40,000 of the latest drivers available. we also keep an archive of older drivers

* * * * * * IMAGE COMPRESSION * * * * * *

Free Zip
free zip is a small, fast and efficient zip utility for compression and decompression of files and directories. free zip integrates with windows explorer and uses file associations and contex menus to zip or unzip files and subdirectories.
Image Optimizer
Optimized images are better! They are more suitable for web pages, email attachments, or even storage on your disk.
Compress and Resize JPEG, PNG, BMP images in batches to amazingly low levels. Compression ratio's of over 30: 1.
web resizer
Web Resizer - Making Photos Faster - Optimize pictures for websites and email
picture file minimizer
free software to reduce the size of your images, photos and pictures by up to 98%
easyzip - a powerful, easy-to-use free zip and unzip utility. this program features integration with windows (drag and drop).
Just Zipit
free zip utility that lets you easily zip and unzip files with a single click (for windows).
7-zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio.
Use it to compress JPEG taken by the highest quality. This is non-expiring free edition. You can use Image Compressor as long as you like.
Image Resizing Software
RIOT (Radical Image Optimization Tool) enables you to reduce the size of image files by compressing and optimizing them to achieve a smaller file size while maintaining adequate image quality.

* * * * * * FREE DIAGNOSTIC SOFTWARE * * * * * *

Test my Hardware    (screenshots)
this free software is a simple system information and diagnostics utility that provides detailed information about all your hardware components, such as your cpu, memory, operating system, power source, memory. its simple interface provides an organized overview of all the available information. system: system summary, motherboard, cpu, bios, apm, acpi, card bus(es), graphics card
emsa-pc-flexinfo    (screenshots)
emsa pc flexinfo is a system information and diagnstics utility. what it does is, gathering system information data, also benchmark (cpu speed test), and network info (ip and host lookup, ping tool).
cpu id    (screenshots)
pc wizard 2008 is a powerful utility designed especially for detection of hardware, but also some more analysis.
EVEREST Free Edition      screenshots
EVEREST Home Edition is a freeware system information, system diagnostics and benchmarking solution for home PC users. It offers system information and diagnostics capabilities, including hardware monitoring, and low-level hardware information.
fresh u i
fresh ui is a fresh solution for configuring and optimizing windows. loaded with hundreds of useful settings for Windows vista/xp/2000/ nt4/98/95/me, it covers the customizing techniques that you'll be glad to know. this software is 100% free, no banner, no spyware.
hard drive diagnostic tools
western digital data lifeguard diagnostic for windows, seagate seatools, maxtor and quantum powermax utility, Hitachi diagnostic tools, samsung diagnostic tools, fujitsu diagnostic tools
h d tune
benchmark: measures the raw performance, transfer rate, access time, cpu usage, burst rate - hard disk information which includes partition information, supported features, firmware version, serial number, disk capacity, buffer size, transfer mode, hard disk health, s.m.a.r.t. information (self-monitoring analysis and reporting technology), power on time, error scan, Temperature display
computing center computing center
diagnosing some of the most common, tricky problems that befall a pc
computer hope system information - online information on your system
home computer security
what should i do to secure my home computer?
Tips For Cleaning Your Components
When doing system maintenance, occasionally cleaning your hardware components, removes dust and debris which can accumulate inside your system and degrade hardware performance.
Win XP Safe Mode
How to start Windows in Safe Mode
Win XP Safe Mode
How to perform advanced clean-boot troubleshooting in Windows XP
Win XP Safe Mode
How to boot into Safe Mode in Windows XP
Win XP Safe Mode
Safe Mode Boot options in Windows XP
Glary Registry Repair
Fix your registry and optimize your PC's performance.
PC Health Optimizer Free Edition
Increase your PC performance and stability by diagnosing and solving problems.
aida32    (screenshots)
AIDA32 is the ultimate system information utility. Discover the true abilities of your monitor, learn about S.M.A.R.T. functionality in your hard drives, test your system - all that is possible with the program.
belarc    (screenshots)
belarc advisor builds a detailed profile of your installed software and hardware, missing microsoft hotfixes, anti-virus status, cis (center for internet security) benchmarks, and displays the results in your web browser.
configinspector    (screenshots)
configinspector is a free utility for system information analysis.
personal-computer-system-information    (screenshots)
personal computer system information displays important information such as the cpu speed, mac address, ports, memory (ram), disk space, video card, windows version, and applications installed
Advanced SystemCare Free     screenshots
Repair Registry, tune-up, and maintain the computer system performance.
pc pitstop
free pc diagnostics and tune-ups - free online pc tools and help to fix windows crashes, security and improve performance.
fresh diagnose
fresh diagnose is a utility designed to analyze and benchmark your computer system. it can analyze and benchmark many kinds of hardware, such as cpu performance, hard disk performance, video system information, mainboard / motherboard information, and much more...
tuff test lite
extended memory tests, fixed disk tests, parallel ports tested, serial ports tested, test sessions saved, test mode, technical support.
transferring windows xp activation information
how to reinstall windows xp without having to reactivate with microsoft
personal computer system information is a simple tool for those who want to gather the most important information about their personal computer
Windows XP Troubleshooting Tutorial
This tutorial provides troubleshooting tips that every admin should know, with advice on troubleshooting Windows XP startup problems and the dreaded Blue Screen of Death.
SIW - System Information for Windows
SIW is an advanced System Information for Windows tool that gathers detailed information about your system properties and settings and displays it in an extremely comprehensible manner.
Win XP Safe Mode
Beginners Guides: Windows XP Safe Mode Explained
Free Window Registry Repair
Scan, repair, and optimize your Windows registry.
Toolwiz Care
Speed up slow PCs with system checkup, system cleanup, system speedup, and other optimization suites.
Wise Disk Cleaner Free
Remove junk files from your system and free up disk space, defrag, and optimize your hard drives.
Advanced SystemCare PRO
Tune up and maintain your PC automatically.
Wise Disk Cleaner Pro
Delete junk files from your PC.

* * * * * * FREE BOOT DISK * * * * * *

create a windows boot cd / rescue cd
windows password recovery-free windows password-cracking tools are usually linux boot disks that have nt file system (ntfs) drivers and software that will read the registry and rewrite the password hashes for any account including the administrators.
create free bootable windows xp image disk
windows password recovery bootdisk makes logon password recovery downright simple.
pchell: ten steps to trouble-free computing
free ntfs bootdisk
ultimate boot disk
repair, restore, or diagnose almost any computer problem
free windows boot disk
downloads - microsoft boot disks
free windows boot disk
free windows boot disk
bart's preinstalled environment (bartpe)
the ultimate free boot disk collection

* * * * * * RELOAD WINDOWS XP * * * * * *

Tweak UI - This PowerToy gives you access to system settings that are not exposed in the Windows XP default user interface, including mouse settings, Explorer settings, taskbar settings, and more. Version 2.10 requires Windows XP Service Pack 1
Back2zip uses the industry's most powerful ZIP and ZIP-64 technologies to constantly monitor your documents and make sure that they are always properly backed up to ZIP files.
So, if all you want to do is ZIP and unZIP, then JustZIPit is the easiest way-- and JustZIPit is completely free.
Amic Email Backup
Amic Email Backup is a handy software tool for Microsoft Windows based PCs designed to create backup copy of your email database. Amic Email Backup can save emails, address book, settings, mail and news accounts, message rules, blocked senders lists and signatures to a single, compact, compressed backup file that can be easily restored when necessary.
deVault allows you to store, classify, organize, compress, encrypt, backup, and share all your files in sophisticated digital vaults. Advanced tools allow categorization, revision control, easy search and retrieval options, fully automated backup, compression, encryption and vault synchronization. Built-in scanner and virus scan interfaces, email, ftp, printing and sharing options make it ideal for any personal or business use.
This purpose of this guide is to give you a checklist to follow so that a reloading of Windows goes smoothly the first time.
Don't worry; Windows XP repair feature won't delete your data, installed programs, personal information, or settings. It just repairs the operating system!
Your installation of Windows XP must be repaired. Install Windows XP by starting your computer from the Windows XP CD
The repeated installation and removal of computer programs, or some of the more virulent computer viruses, can create a condition where the only way to put your computer back in acceptable order is to completely clean and reload your hard drive.
techspot-XP repair
You must boot from your XP or 2000 CD. Please make sure it is the same version of Windows that is currently installed on your computer (ex. XP Home cannot repair XP Professional).
Welcome to Microsoft's Windows XP Professional Install step by step. This will give you an idea on how to do this when and if the time arises for you to either reinstall the operating system, install for the first time or upgrade your present operating system.
security at home
improve the security of your wireless home network with windows xp

* * * * * * FREE SYSTEM TOOLS * * * * * *

top 10 free computer system recovery tools
lifehacker articles
the best free computer system recovery tools
pc optimization tools
system application & tools
first-class free software and online services
avg anti-virus and anti-spyware, windowscare, smartdefrag
removes all the spyware, not just the easy ones
free computer forensics tools
restore password software
reveal reset windows forgotten administrative password recovery software utility
free tools & utilities
HTML, CSS, JavaScript Help
More answers to HTML problems that are often encountered.
firefox 3 web browser
The Firefox Web Browser is the faster, more secure, and fully customizable way to surf the web.
old versions of firefox
Old Versions of Firefox available to Download
old versions of MSIE
OldVersion.com is an archive of old versions of MSIE
pc system info
freeware for windows xp & vista
computer forensic software tools
computer forensics: the science of extracting information from computers in support of the investigation of crime or other malicious activity.
microsoft tech net
sysinternals troubleshooting utilities - this file contains the individual troubleshooting tools and help files
wise disk cleaner
wise disk cleaner is a user friendly, fast and easy to use application
inspice trace
inspice trace is a laptop tracking and remote data destruction software. the security software emails you precise location of your laptop.
pcclear not only detects and removes spyware and adware from your pc but protects your pc from viruses, worms, trojans and all other cyber threats.
Opera web browser
Opera is the only Web browser that comes complete with everything you need to be productive, safe and fast online.
Netscape Archive
if you would like to find an older version of Netscape, go to the releases page

* * * * * * FREE DATA RECOVERY * * * * * *

Maximize your chances of successful data recovery by running a dedicated data recovery tool from a U3 flash drive.
Smart NTFS Recovery is a NTFS recovery tool for Windows operating system that supports the NTFS file system.
Lost your data and no backups? Then your last resort is a data-recovery tool or data-recovery service.
whatever data recovery tool you try just try to use one that DOES NOT REQUIRE INSTALLATION. That's right, the software should run right off floppy, flash or CD.
data recovery
PC INSPECTOR File Recovery is a data recovery program that supports the FAT 12/16/32 and NTFS file systems.
Educate yourself about possible ways to recover data from damaged disks and corrupted flash memory cards before the failure happens.
The data recovery utilities on this page allow you to undelete erased files, recover or restore a deleted partition, restore deleted pictures from your CF card, SD card, MMC, Memory Stick or USB drives
PC INSPECTOR™ File Recovery 4.x is a data recovery program that supports the FAT 12/16/32 and NTFS file systems. These are not trial versions or demo versions, but FULL FREE versions of data recovery software!
Lost your data and no backups? Then your last resort is a data-recovery tool or data-recovery service.
AOL password recovery

* * * * * * FREE PASSWORD RECOVERY * * * * * *

password recovery tools
free password recovery tools for variety of programs, including internet explorer, outlook express, microsoft outlook, dialup entries of windows, yahoo messenger, msn messenger, and more
top 4 free windows password recovery tools
here are some free password recovery tools that will help recover forgotten windows passwords fast!
windows xp repair
you can easily change or wipe out your administrator password for free during a windows xp repair.
a command-line utility for rar 2.x-3.x password cracking, uses password cracking library 2.0 that supports special password recovery language.
asterisk key
asterisk key shows passwords hidden under asterisks
ophcrack is a free windows password cracker it comes with a graphical user interface and runs on multiple platforms.
reveals the passwords of msn messenger, windows xp messenger, yahoo messenge, icq lite 4.x/2003, aol instant messenger, trillian, miranda, gaim
cain & abel
cain & abel is primarily a password recovery tool for most types of password microsoft operating systems
ftp clients - total commander password recovery
simple utility which allows you to decrypt all encrypted ftp passwords
office products password-recovery-software
keylogger-activity monitoring tool-also password recovery for; outlook and outlook express; yahoo messenger; msn explorer; office; word document; excel; powerpoint; mdb; onenote; openoffice writer; openoffice
regain access to your administrator account
how to regain access to your administrator account in windows vista using system restore
quickly regain administrator access using emadmin
hardware analysis

* * * * * * PARTITION MANAGERS * * * * * *

partition editors
free partition managers, editors and recovery (partitioning software)
ultimate boot cd
ultimate boot cd is a bootable cdrom for pcs that contain a variety of software for diagnosing and fixing problems on your computer, managing your hard disk partitions (including creating, resizing, copying, moving, etc), imaging or cloning your hard disk partitions (it includes partition saving, see elsewhere on the free hard disk backup and image software page, resetting your (forgotten) password on nt, win2k, or xp, scanning your hard disks for viruses (it includes some free antivirus utilities), etc.
system rescue cd
systemrescuecd is a bootable system rescue cd-rom for pcs containing utilities that allow you to manage and edit your hard disk partitions (gnu parted and qtparted), image your hard disk partitions (partimage), a partition table backup and restore utility (sfdisk), various file system tools that allow you to format, resize and edit existing partitions on your hard disk. it does not depend on the operating system you have installed on your hard disk - the cdrom is self-contained and is designed to serve as a rescue disk.
windows xp system restore tutorial
Windows XP's System Restore reinstates the registry, local profiles, the COM+ database, the Windows File Protection (wfp) cache (wfp.dll), the windows management instrumentation (wmi) database, the microsoft iis metabase, and files that the utility copies by default into a restore archive.
ancysoft data recovery software
the most technologically advanced data recovery software solutions. file recovery software, data recovery, data undelete, unformat and unerase tools for fat/ntfs (windows), hfs/hfs+ (mac), ufs1/ufs2 (freebsd/openbsd/netbsd), Ext2FS/3FS (linux) file systems
your computer information & recommended upgrades
scan your computer to find out what is already inside your system and get recommended upgrades.
partition logic
partition logic is a free hard disk partitioning and data management tool. it can create, delete, format, defragment, resize, and move partitions and modify their attributes.
partition manager
using partition manager, you can easily add, edit, delete and manage the partitions in your computer.

* * * * * * FREE REGISTRY CLEANERS * * * * * *

Remember, as with every Registry Cleaner, back up your Windows Registry before use.

Be Very Skeptical of Windows Registry Cleaners. http://www.tomsitpro.com/articles/cloud_contracts-windows_registry_cleaner-windows_8-android_tablet-it_training,1-199.html
how to back up and restore the registry in windows
How to back up and restore the registry in Windows XP and Windows Vista (Microsoft Help & Support)
free registry cleaner
free registry cleaner is a free registry repair software that allows you to safely clean and repair registry problems with a few simple mouse clicks. the windows registry is a crucial part of your pc's operation system.
regseeker includes a powerful registry cleaner and can display various informations like your startup entries, several histories (even index.dat files), installed applications and much more !
safely cleans junk out of the windows 2000/xp system registry. all changes made to the registry are fully restorable to it's original condition.
you can easily get rid of those old and obsolete registry entries
now you can quickly, easily, and safely scan for and fix up to 20 different errors with a free personal registry cleaner.
backing up and restoring windows xp
backing up and restoring the windows xp registry (the elder geek)
easy cleaner
it's a good reliable, conservative performer that will fix all major problems with a low risk of creating problems of its own. as a bonus, it will also detect duplicate files and help you clean up temp files to make more disk space. huge help file. very user friendly
jv16 powertools
jv16 powertools is a full set of tools to keep your computer up and running. the program contains all the tools you need for cleaning, controlling and tuning up your computer. including a registry cleaner, duplicate file finder, temp file finder and much much more!
registry commander
registry commander can do what all other registry editors can't such as cut/copy/paste, advanced search, change value type, bookmark of keys and values, support of other types than just strings, dword and binary values.
ccleaner (formerly crap cleaner) is a freeware system optimization and privacy tool. it removes unused and temporary files from your system - allowing windows to run faster, more efficiently and giving you more hard disk space.

* * * * * * REGISTRY CLEANERS TUTORIALS * * * * * *

krc anti-spyware tutorial
spyware, also known as adware or malware, are programs that can cause problems. these include: pop up advertisements on your computer, browser hijacks, search engine hijacks, website redirections, website restrictions, computer problems (like slowdowns, lockdowns, etc.), personal information being logged without your permission, preventing you access to certain sites or the whole internet, etc. some spyware are worst than viruses, in my opinion. this section was created to help you detect and remove any suspicious activity that may be going on your computer. also included is a section on how to prevent future spyware installations.
[tutorial] getting rid of spyware tutorial
heres how you get a spyware free pc and trust me it works. first things first download firefox from www.mozilla.com firefox is brilliant as spyware is usaully coded for internet explorer so it no workie on this. next download adaware from from www.lavasoft.com theres a new version which cleans alot more spyware make sure to run this after every session or at the end of the day. also check for updates regulary (i do about twice a week).
easy cleaner
before beginning this tutorial please create a system restore point: go, start - all programs - accessories - system tools - system restore. click on 'create a restore point'; click 'next', then type a description for the restore point; then click, 'create', and 'close'.
how to manually create a backup of the registry:
why to download a free registry cleaner?
to bring your computer out of under-performance and fragmentation, you can use free registry cleaner. this program relieves your system from unwanted entries and harmful adware, spyware and trojans. this clean registry software starts its work by scanning windows registry and eradicating all the obsolete information to make the system perform better and faster.
worried that windows xp is running sluggishly?
when it comes to improving performance in windows xp there are two areas to consider: what's on your hard drive, and what's loaded into memory. in this tutorial we're going to take a look at your hard drive, freeing up space and optimising it for better performance.

* * * * * * REGISTRY CLEANERS REVIEWS * * * * * *

testing ten registry cleaners
in all versions of windows, the registry can accumulate obsolete and nonfunctioning entries.
do i need a registry cleaner
yes, your computer will run better if you occasionally clean your windows system registry. but first, let's define exactly what the registry is.
registry cleaners reviewed by pc magizine
we tested six utilities designed to fix registry problems and clean out useless entries
registry repair software review
registry repair software is an excellent tool for safely and easily cleaning your registry, no matter your experience level.
5 free registry cleaners

* * * * * * FREE COMPUTER HELP * * * * * *

   Free computer help and support. Answering all your computer related questions with complete information on all hardware and software. Online Computer help, linking you to are huge database with hundreds of different pages with technical information. Everyone needs free, online computer help every now and then.
free computer help
free tutorials - discussions - glossary of computer terms - links.
free computer help
computer hope's free computer help on all your computer related questions and information on hardware and software.
free computer help
free computer help, tips and tools to help you get more from your computer.
directron technical
cyber tech help
free computer help and technical support for all windows, linux and macintosh operating systems, computer hardware, pc networking, computer software, web & graphic design
a community commited to offering free computer help and tutorials in an easy to understand language, not "geek-speak".
pc support advisor
free technical support networking articles from pc support advisor technical support library plus the 46 best-ever freeware utilities.
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