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How Often Should You Defrag Your Computer?

Your computer grows more sluggish by the day, taking several seconds — or even a few minutes — to respond to your every mouse click. Before you rush out to the electronics store to purchase a brand ne

The 5 Best Free PC Cleaners

A PC cleaner removes junk data from your computer, allowing it to boot and run more efficiently. You can use a free PC optimizer to reduce program crashes and long wait times between program launches,

Screenshot Software vs. Screen Printing

In the days of DOS, screen printing was a quick way to transfer data off your screen and onto a piece of paper. But today, although the 'Print Screen' key still holds a permanent place on our collecti

Preventative PC Medicine: System Utility Software

Following a schedule is a simple way to maintain the health of your computer, but the key is knowing how often and what kind of preventative maintenance your PC needs. PC system utilities have all the

Fix a Sick PC in Four Easy Steps

In a perfect world, you could visit the doctor, discuss your symptoms, and get the cure before you walk out the door. But real life is a different story; getting the right diagnosis can be exasperatin

Did You Know...PC System Performance Statistics

Before you invest in PC system utilities software, wouldn't you like to know exactly how it would improve your system-or in other words, how much can PC system utilities really speed up PC performance

Best Ways to Wipe a Hard Drive

Learning how to wipe a hard drive saves you from having to replace your entire computer. A wiped hard drive represents a clean slate; it's as though you purchased it new, with no data or information o

Are Memory Optimizers Worth It?

A memory optimizer helps your computer utilize its RAM more efficiently by speeding up its processes and allowing you to control how your computer consumes resources. While many experts debate the use

Is Defragging Your Registry a Good Idea?

A variety of computer problems can cause reductions in PC performance, but Windows registry issues top the list. Your computer's operating system and software applications must access the registry tho

What is White-Label Software, and Why Should You Care?

Updating your computer's drivers is an important – if often confusing – task that every PC owner will eventually face. It comes as no surprise that many companies offer software to help you sort throu

Your Hard Drive Crashed. Now What?

Don't panic! Here's the good news: all, or most of the time, the data stored on your hard drive is still there, you just can't access it. Hard disk drives are the most unreliable component of your PC

Puran Defrag

Puran Defrag is disk defragmenter software, which offers a simplified set of features and a nicely done, easy to use interface that will appeal to many casual users. Puran Defrag offers several featur

Using File Compression Software to Maximize Dropbox and Google Drive

Computers come with gargantuan storage capacity, from 64GB to 1TB or more, and solid-state drives (SSDs) and external drives can add even more digital space. Moreover, storage potential in the cloud i

5 Uncommon Things That Slow Your Computer

A computer is like a car: as soon as you take it away from the store, or dealership, it loses value and there is something better and more powerful that is released. Computers are constantly being upd

Speed Up Your PC with the Best PC System Utilities Software

Top Ten Reviews recently released reviews on the best PC System Utilities software currently available. PC System Utilities are diagnostics tools that will clean up a computer to allow for faster spee

Top-Rated File Compression Software

The acceleration of technological advances isn't slowing down by any means and nearly everything is becoming paperless and digital. Top Ten Reviews has compared the top-ranking file compression softwa

Imaging Software vs. Backup Software- Which is Right for You?

Imaging software or backup software? If you want to know which will suit you best, you need to know the difference. Are the terms "image" and "backup" interchangeable? Not quite. Though these terms ar

How Does Disk Imaging Save Time?

No matter where you use computers - work, home or school - disk imaging software can make your life much easier. Here are a few examples of how disk imaging can save valuable time anywhere: Disk Imagi

Copyright, Fair Use and Screenshots

Let's say you're a blogger and you frequently use screen capture software to take screenshots. You take a couple shots of Lady Gaga from her official website and post them to your blog, along with a

What is the Registry?

If you don't have extensive experience with computers, you may not know what a computer registry is. The Windows registry is found in Windows 9X, Windows CE, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Wind

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