To extract and compress your files, 7-Zip is a great free WinRAR alternative. The 7-Zip interface is similar to that of its competitors, with a main file manager and a command line to search and select files to extract or compress. The control panel has the essential basics like extract, add and test, as well as copy, move and delete functions to manage your files. 7-Zip extracts and compresses files as fast as WinZipand WinRAR and handles the main archive formats like ZIP, TAR, RAR and ISO.
Every PC owner faces the problem of slow computer syndrome at some stage and one of the most common causes of this frustrating issue is the Windows registry.RegCleaner can help remedy annoying registry problems that are slowing down your PC. RegCleaner is a small program that displays the data that holds your Operating System together. It does so using the raw values and as such, some of the entries may seem mystical to anyone that doesn’t have much experience of the Windows registry. For users who do know their way around, however, they will find this utility to be efficient and useful for weeding out any lingering entries such as unused file types, “dead” uninstall information, or unwanted startup services.
Microsoft Windows Installer has been tested by Softonic, but it still doesn’t have a review in English.
Advanced SystemCare is a free, simple system optimizer that fixes the most common computer problems, such as Registry broken keys, hijacked settings, a fragmented hard drive or junk files taking too much space. Advanced SystemCare also includes security tools that can detect and removespyware, as well as prevent any other undesirable elements from entering your system. The interface in Advanced SystemCare can be a bit confusing at first. Instead of having a standard toolbar or menu system, the program shows a sphere structure on the left side pane that gives you access to the four main sections: Home, which is a summary of the program’s usage stats; Maintain Windows and Diagnose System, which contain Advanced SystemCare’s main tools to scan,
CDBurnerXP is a renowned program among recording applications; an excellent tool for burning different types of discs and working with ISO files. Among the features in CDBurnerXP you’ll find tools to burn data discs, music discs, ISO images and also copy discs all from your memory stick, without leaving any trace on the host computer. All of these options are conveniently organized in a tool menu – the main screen you seen when running CDBurnerXP. Each button in this launch menu opens the corresponding application in a separate window. From then on, the recording process follows the standard procedure: select data to burn, press the Record button, tweak burning settings and you’re done. CDBurnerXP supports CD, DVD (including HD-DVD) and alsoBlu-Ray discs.
NOTE: this program has been discontinued. If you’d like to use the program that has replaced it, download Aida64 Extreme.
- Support for the latest processors by Intel and AMD
- Improved support for Windows 7
- Support for ACPI 4.0, DirectX 11 and OpenGL 3.2
- Direct3D Compute Shader devices information
- GPU details for AMD Radeon HD 5850 and 5870
- Improved support for Intel Atom and hexacore AMD Opteron systems
- Support for the latest motherboard chipsets