Category Archives: Computer Repair Tool of the Week

Process Hacker – Monitor, Debug and Detect

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Process Hacker is a small, portable and freeware program that can help you easily monitor system resources, debug software and detect malware, all in one free and simple program. As a technician, you have probably used Process Explorer in the past, but Process Hacker comes with some small, but noticeable …

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AdwCleaner – One-Click Malware and Toolbar Removal

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AdwCleaner is a small, portable and freeware program that can easily remove stubborn toolbars and other malware from your client’s computer. As a technician, you may have encountered a client with an endless sea of browser toolbars and add-ons that they never used or even meant to install, but came …

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McAfee Stinger – Specialized Virus Detection and Removal

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McAfee Stinger is a medium sized and freeware software that can help you easily remove certain rootkits and viruses from your client’s computer. As a technician, you have probably used Malwarebytes, and maybe even Hitman Pro in the past, but McAfee Stinger is a great tool to help you remove …

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UndeleteMyFiles Pro – Recover Accidentally Deleted Files

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UndeleteMyFiles Pro is a small and freeware program that can help you quickly recover files that your client may have accidentally deleted. If your client has ever called you in a panic, saying they deleted an important document or picture, you could use any multitude of the data recovery software …

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SysMate – Easily Replace Windows System Files

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SysMate – System File Walker is a small and freeware software that can help you quickly replace Windows system files from a client’s computer. If your client has corrupted an important Windows system file because of a malware infection, or for another reason, and that file must be replaced, you …

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AppCleaner – Thoroughly Uninstall Unwanted Mac Apps

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AppCleaner is a small, portable and freeware software that can thoroughly uninstall unwanted applications on your client’s Mac. Despite what Apple has said about removing apps from their Operating System, and that it can be done simply by dragging the application icon to the trash, it may still leave remnants …

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FileASSASSIN – Quickly Eradicate Locked Files

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FileASSASSIN by Malwarebytes is a small, portable and freeware application that can quickly and easily eradicate any type of locked files from your client’s computer. When trying to remove a virus or other locked file from your client’s computer, it can be difficult, and error messages appear frequently. FileASSASSIN can …

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GeekUninstaller – Efficient Uninstallation of Stubborn Windows Programs

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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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Time Tracking for Technicians

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For thousands of years, we’ve been tracking time, for business or other purposes. The ancient Egyptians used shadow clocks. Sundials were popular for a while, but it’s difficult to carry one around with you. Now we have all manner of digital time tracking devices and utilities. As technicians, we need …

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ToolWiz Time Freeze – Protect Clients Computers from Unwanted Changes

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This week on Technibble, we are going to take a look at the software Time Freeze by ToolWiz. ToolWiz Time Freeze is a simple and instant system restore software to keep a computer safe from undesired or unwanted changes.

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