Puran Uilities is an excellent all in one utility that has a ton of features.
Disk Check Recover bad sectors on your hard disk using chkdsk. 4 out of 5 Uninstaller Uninstall software and hard to uninstall software 4.5 out of 5 Puran Startup Manager Enable/disable Windows startup items. It assists your decision in various forms. 5 out of 5 Puran Service Manager Enable/disable Windows services. It assists your decision in various forms. 4.5 out of 5 Puran Disk Cleaner Find and delete junk files from your computer. It is highly customizable too. 4 out of 5 Puran Delete Empty Folders Delete empty folders from your system. It is extremely fast. 4 out of 5 (May delete folders that are designed to be empty at times) Fix Shortcuts Automatically fix or delete broken shortcuts. 5 out 5 Puran Registry Cleaner Clean Windows registry for better performance. 4.5 out of 5 Puran Registry Defrag Defrag and compact Windows registry for better performance. 5 out of 5 Puran Defrag Automatically defrag and optimize your hard disk drives. 5 out of 5 – Boot Defrag is excellent Puran Duplicate File Finder Find duplicate files on your computer. It is highly customizable and extremely fast. 4.5 out of 5 Data Recovery Recover data from your damaged media like scratched DVDs, VCDs, BLU Rays etc. 5 out of 5 Puran File Recovery Recover deleted files from your hard disk, pen drive, memory card. Basically any storage medium. 4 out of 5 Disk Files Look into details of files distribution on your computer. It is highly customizable. 5 out of 5 Gaming PC Create a Gaming Environment on your PC to give your games/apps best of your computer. 4 out of 5 Permanent Delete Delete your files permanently so that they cannot be recovered by any software. 4.5 out of 5 Puran Wipe Disk Wipe entire disk or just free space so that no files on it can be recovered. 5 out of 5 Puran Shutdown Timer Schedule various shutdown tasks. Many scheduling options are available. 5 out of 5 Splitter Spilt any file into files of specified size. 5 out of 5 Delete History Delete history and other data of various applications including web browsers. 4 out of 5 Minimal PC Close and switch back all the specified services/processes on your computer in a click. 4 out of 5 Batch Fix Automatically keep your system clean and error free by running selected utilities. 5 out of 5 Maintenance Wizard Run selected utilities in a pre-defined order for getting best performance out of your computer. 5 out of 5
This program is an excellent program for the slightly technical person. An excellent utility to have in your toolbox.
Many laptops and usb wireless devices have the 943xx chipset and drivers are often not written well or are not very good. Here’s an excellent link to these drivers. These drivers may say a vendor’s name in the description but this may work. Always have a backup of your computer. There is never a guarantee that alternate drivers will work.
Note: The setup may say no compatible hardware is found. Manually install the drivers.
We gave a link to Prey (a stolen laptop solution) several post ago and now Bill Mullins gives an excellent in-depth look at this free software. Go check out his article and see how Prey works. Great job Bill!
Firefound is an add-on to Firefox. Amazing….shows the Latitude and Longitude of your laptop along with Google Maps. Although I use an air card, it was able to show within several hundred feet of my exact location. This allows you to login on the server and see where and when your laptop was on the web to include it’s ip address.
Also by logging into the server, you can -
What should FireFound delete if the emergency data protection is activated?
Browsing History Saved Passwords Download History Cookies Form & Search History Active Logins Cache Site Preferences Offline Website Data
You can use a USB Drive to lock your computer. By creating a strong key and password, the USB drive becomes your ‘key’ to unlocking your computer. After downloading, you MUST right click with Windows Vista or Windows 7 in order to unzip and install this program.
GPS TrackMaker is a freeware program designed for portable computers. With any small GPS, you can use this program to see exactly where you are at. Be sure to visit the maps download area to download more maps.