Category Archives: Cleanup and Tuning

GeekUninstaller – Efficient Uninstallation of Stubborn Windows Programs

GeekUninstaller

GeekUninstaller is a small, portable and freeware application designed to help you remove troublesome software from your client’s computer. Microsoft did an adequate job with their default Add/Remove Programs feature, and in many cases, it is sufficient for removing a lot of software your client doesn’t need, but what happens …

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Clean Up Outlook’s Auto Complete with NK2Edit

For those who have to deal with a large mailing list or who manage contracts with large mailing lists, having an easy way to manage and update emails is not only a great thing but it can also save time. If you are working with customers who regularly use email …

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D7 – Computer Repair Multi Tool

D7

D7 is a small, portable application designed to aid in many computer repair related tasks and provide a uniform procedure for technicians to follow by automation. D7 has multiple functions such as being an interface to quickly go to various system areas such as the system file checker. It also …

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MSConfig Cleanup – Repair Tool of the Week

I am sure just about everyone here knows what MSConfig is and use it often when optimising a system or removing a virus. While working with MSConfig, we untick many of the entries that don’t need to start when the computer boots but now you are left with a bunch …

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Repair Tool of the Week: CCleaner Portable

Most technicians already know of CCleaner. It is essentially a staple in any computer technicians kit. Now, there is CCleaner Portable which means you dont have to install it to use it on a clients machine. For those of you who don’t know what CCleaner is, its a freeware cleanup, …

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Repair Tool of the Week: EasyCleaner 2.0

EasyCleaner is a small, portable, freeware utility designed to be the swiss army knife of cleaning up Windows installs. This was recommended by the Technibble reader “SuperComputer” and I have to say I love this application. It is essentially 11 cleanup applications in 1. It has the following features: Registry …

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Repair Tool of the Week: Add Remove Programs Cleaner

Occasionally an application cannot be removed by using “Add/Remove Programs” under the control panel and you have to delete it manually. However, sometimes the entry for the application still remains in the installed programs list even though the program is no longer on your computer. This is where Add Remove …

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Repair Tool of the Week: PageDefrag

This one was recommended by rurbaniak on our forums; PageDefrag is a standalone freeware utility designed to defragment your system files. Standard defragmentation utilities cannot gain access to the Windows page file and registry hive and thus wont show you how fragmented they are nor defragment it. Paging and Registry …

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Repair Tool of the Week: JkDefrag GUI

JkDefrag is a free defrag tool that puts the built in Windows one to shame. JkDefrag has options such as mutiple levels of defrag (fast defrag, slow defrag, analyze only, sort files by name etc..), including and excluding files, scheduling, shutdown PC when defrag is finished and defrag system files …

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Repair Tool of the Week: ATF Cleaner

ATF Cleaner is a free stand-alone utility that cleans up any temporary files that a computer may collect. This includes the Windows temp folder, Current User temp folder, All users temp folder, cookies, Temporary Internet Files, History, Prefetch, Java Cache & Recycle Bin. It can also remove browser specific temporary …

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