Category «Software Tips»

198 Windows Vista Tips & Tricks

From PC Magazine: We know that Vista takes some getting used to—new translucent interfaces, constant security prompts, and Sidebar gadgets, oh my!—but you can’t live in the shadow of Windows XP for much longer. With a little hand holding, we can make your Vista experience smoother (and more beguiling) than ever. Here are 198 tips …

FormatFactory Kicks Media Conversion

From Download Squad: What could be better than a program that will convert audio, video, and image files from and to just about any format you can think of? How about one that does it all batch-style with minimal clicking? FormatFactory doesn’t care what files you want to swap in what order, just feed it …

Drivers Update Software by RadarSync

The latest issue of Windows Secrets newsletter had some information about driver update software. Several paid products were mentioned, but RadarSync has a free version. I’ve tried it and it seems to work well enough. There isn’t much to say about it other than it determines what hardware you have, the current driver version, and …

RightMark CPU Clock

In an article about extending battery life, Dennis O’Reilly mentions the RightMark CPU Clock utility he uses. Not only does it show information about your CPU, but it also lets you control several different power settings. RightMark CPU Clock Utility (RMClock) is a small GUI application designed for real-time CPU frequency, throttling and load level …

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