Windows

Enhance your Windows shell with SecondShell

Windows is powerful, but then we all crave for more power. SecondShell is a free portable software, providing useful enhancements for the Windows shell with some extra help to netbook users. Key features: Maximize windows Horizontally or Vertically Move and resize windows easily Minimize and close applications easily Use up to 10 custom hotkeys to launch your frequently used application Change the CapsLock button into middle mouse button The best part of this is that the software is portable, which means you just need to unzip it to a particular folder and run it.

Quickly fix Windows 7 problems with 7 Quick Fix

If you’re using Windows and not running a good antivirus, then you have a high probability of getting your computer infected. While you may be able to disinfect your computer at a later date, some virii can mess up a lot of settings that your antivirus can’t fix. Or, maybe you’re just looking to tweak a few settings in your Windows 7 installation.

Control your tasks and processes with Auslogics Task Manager

Ever see your CPU usage spiking or the occasional process eating up a bit more memory than desired? Windows Task Manager is a great tool for this, however, if you are looking for something a bit more powerful, you might want to try out Auslogics Task Manager. Auslogics Task Manager will allow you to view the applications, processes as well as services that are currently running.

Top 7 Stories of the Day

According to Me. So I’m back just a day later with 7 more stories for you to check out. Of course, their importance depends a lot on how aligned your priorities are with mine, however even if you’re from a different planet it’s fun to ‘throw caution to the wind’ sometimes..

Windows Vista SP2 RC now available

Service Pack 2 Release Candidate for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 are now available for download to TechNet and MSDN subscribers to test prior to final release. SP2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 include updates that have been delivered since the release of SP1, as well as support for new types of hardware and emerging standards. SP2 weighs in at a sizable 302MB for x86 systems and 508MB for 64-bit operating system versions of Windows Vista.

Simplify clearing the Windows Print Spooler Queue

Windows uses Print Spooling to store the print jobs (data sent to a printer) in a buffer, allowing the program that sent the data to the printer to resume its normal operation. Basically, it means that your Word Processor need not wait for the file to print before restoring control to the user. You’re free to work on the document while the printer keeps printing.