Category Archives: Computer Repair Tool of the Week

AVG Rescue CD – Repair Tool of the Week

The AVG Rescue CD is a bootable CD that launches a Linux based interface to scan your Windows or Linux operating system for viruses and other malware. This is ideal for when the effects of the virus is preventing the operating system from booting. This CD used to cost $149 …

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Stalled Printer Repair – Repair Tool of the Week

Stalled Printer Repair is a small, freeware and portable application designed to clear the printer spool if any jobs get stuck in there. You may have seen a stuck print job when something doesn’t print, you choose Cancel or Delete and it just sits there saying “Deleting..” but never completes. …

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OfficeIns – Repair Tool of the Week

OfficeIns is a small, portable and free application designed to display all of the installed add-ins for Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Access, Visio, and FrontPage. Once displayed, you have the ability enable/disable them and change how they start up. Why would you want to do …

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XP_Fileassoc.bat & XP_EXE_Fix.reg – Repair Tool of the Week

I have been seeing the Facebook Password Reset Virus on a lot of computers lately and one of the things that this virus does is disables the EXE association with the computer. Basically what this means is that you cannot open .EXE files and since most of your software repair …

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HashTab – Repair Tool of the Week

HashTab is a small, free, Windows shell extension that adds a tab called “File Hashes” to the Windows Explorer file properties (there is also a Mac version). This tab will allow you to see the hash information of a file. So why should you care about the hash information of …

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7 Quick Fix 1.0 – Repair Tool of the Week

7 Quick Fix is a small, freeware and portable tool designed to quickly fix common errors that may occur under Windows 7 and is able to re-enable certain parts of the system (such as Task Manager) after a virus attack. 7 Quick Fix can fix 21 common errors including Slow …

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LookInMyPC – Repair Tool of the Week

LookInMyPC is a small, portable and freeware tool designed to generate a very comprehensive report of a system and export it to a HTML page. It will display Running Processes, Installed Devices, Drivers, Services, Startup Programs, Windows Updates, TCP/IP Port Usage, Registry Run Entries, System Restore Information, Event Log detail …

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Reprofiler – Repair Tool of the Week

A common problem that occurs with just about all modern Windows operating systems is when a Windows user loses access to their data and settings. For some reason, Windows no longer recognizes a profile belonging to its user and the next time that user logs on, it appears as a …

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SSDTweaker – Repair Tool of the Week

While technically not a “repair tool”, SSDTweaker is an application designed to tweak an operating system to get the most out of a Solid State Drive. Solid State Drives (SSD) have a massive speed advantage over older hard drives because there are no moving parts. However, one of the disadvantages …

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CrystalDiskInfo – Repair Tool of the Week

CrystalDiskInfo is a small, freeware and portable tool designed to read the S.M.A.R.T data of a Hard Drive and come to an overall conclusion of the hard drives health. It will also display the S.M.A.R.T data as a list so you can see the specific issue that a hard drive …

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