Remote access is extremely useful for troubleshooting or for accessing machines which aren't in close proximity. While there are many similar programs that can do the required tasks effectively, Remote Utilities is by far the most feature-rich application I’ve used for the job. In addition, it’s absolutely free for personal use. Whether you intend to help a friend or family member work out computer issues, or simply to remote into a PC of your own across a room or building, this program provides everything you would need. You can open a remote command prompt in seconds, transfer files to and from the two computers in the session, or gather essential hardware specs - which are easy to export for reference. In this guide we take an in-depth look at how to use Remote Utilities, starting with getting it installed on both the admin computer and the remote (client) PC. We will highlight a few of the main features and then talk about how you can transport the connection settings to another computer so you can use more than one machine to control the same remote sessions.
When we covered the Windows 7 Jumplist feature, we showed you how to use them and how to set them up. However, there are software titles out there that make it easier to manage your jumplists. One such program we like here at TechNorms is called Jump List Manager. The developers of this program offer a variety of low key software titles that work with Windows to make your life easier with Windows 7. Jump List Manager is a handy tool that anybody who frequently uses documents or applications should download and begin to use. Let us walk through Jump List
CCleaner, originally known as Crap Cleaner, is a freeware utility title that helps clean unwanted files, corrupt registry entries and a whole host of other temporary files on your operating system. While CCleaner was primarily developed for the Windows operating system, there is currently a beta version available for Mac users. This program is an all-in-one utility for those looking for a way to keep their system clean and running smoothly. This program is free to download, easy to use and is essential for anyone who truly wants to take control of the clutter on their computer. Our tutorial will
Keeping your computer drivers updated is an essential part of PC maintenance. SlimDrivers automatically updates PC drivers with real-time scanning and cloud technology. It’s the first cloud-based utility for updating and maintaining drivers with ease. SlimDrivers provides instant optimization of the interaction between a computer and its system components and peripherals, such as printers, graphic and sound cards, motherboards, USB ports, game controllers and hardware. Keeping a track of which drivers need to be updated and manually updating them can be tiresome. SlimDrivers makes this process extremely easy and conveniently helps you update your drivers is a single click. Its
Firefox is one of the most popular browsers on the internet. Over the time, a lot of developers have created several extensions which let you customize Firefox according to your needs. Power users often need several additional features while surfing the internet in Firefox, so they install a lot of extensions. After sometime this impacts the performance of Firefox on your computer. Not only does Firefox gets slower, you also notice that it takes considerable time to startup. The reason for slowing down of Firefox is the fragmentation of Profile databases. SpeedyFox helps improve Firefox’s performance by compacting it’s databases