How To Increase Or Decrease Default Windows Border Size In Windows 8 And Windows 7

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Tiny Windows Borders is a portable application to tweak the width of Windows borders. This tool can be used with both Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems and does not require the user to log off for the changes to take effect. The reason one might wish to use this tool is that some people are simply not satisfied with the width of the default Windows borders (e.g. ~3px Continue Reading →

Download Instagram Images In Windows With InstagramDownloader

Instagram is a widely used photo sharing service, which has an exclusive application for iOS devices, including iPhone and iPad. Instagram is used to explore, share and filter photos uploaded by users around the globe and provides sharing options for famous social media websites, including,  Facebook, Twitter,  Flickr and the like. Normally, there is no way to access Instagram images without an iOS device, however, some web services like Extragram Continue Reading →

Backup & Restore Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, IE Settings & Data With FavBackup

It can be quite annoying when one require re-configuring browser settings after the installation or re-installation of a browser on a computer. This problem can however, be easily avoided by using FavBackup. It is a free software that provides an easy to use mechanism for backing up and restoring browser data for famous browsers, including Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari and Flock . FavBackup provides a simple wizard Continue Reading →

Add 500 Additional Cleaning Options To CCleaner With CCEnhancer

A few months back, I reviewed CCEnhancer, which is a portable software that adds additional cleaning options to the famous CCleaner. Previously CCEnhancer was capable of adding up to 270 extra junk file cleaning options to CCleanecr. Recently, it has been updated to add 500 additional cleaning options to CCleaner. Junk files from the extra applications and temporary file directories that can be removed by updating CCleaner (via CCEnhancer) include, Continue Reading →

How To Edit New Menu Entries In Windows Right Click Menu

New Menu Editor is a portable application that allows users to add new file type to the new menu section of Windows right-click context menu. Unlike other complex right-click context menu editing applications like Right-Click Enhancer, it provides a simple mechanism to edit the Windows  “New” menu entries, using a simple Graphical User Interface and without the need of any registry hacks. The application allows users to add two types Continue Reading →

Switch Windows 7 Taskbar Labels On & Off With Taskbar Labels

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Sometimes it is convenient to view icons on the taskbar for active windows. Whereas, at other instance,  viewing the text labels can be more helpful (e.g. when working with Internet Explorer pinned site which might don’t have unique labels). Taskbar Labels is  a portable application which provides the utility to easily toggle the taskbar text labels on and off using a  hotkey.

Sleep Preventer Disables Sleep, Hibernation, etc During Running Tasks

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Sleep Preventer is a free and  portable software which prevents disruptive features of a power conserving power plan from being activated during important tasks. For example, instead of switching your power plan from Power Saver to High Performance, you can simply activate Sleep Preventer to avoid your system from going into hibernation, sleep mode, etc. This ensures that you are able to carry on with your important tasks such as Continue Reading →

Block System Shutdown When USB Is Plugged In With USB Guard

One can sometimes forget to remove a portable hard drive from a PC before shutting it down. This may result in theft of the USB or External Drive, if you leave it plugged into a public computer, or you may be unable to extract your data in a timely manner. For example, if you forget your USB plugged into an office computer, you might not be able to use the Continue Reading →

Completely Change Windows 8 Metro Colors With Metro UI Color Changer

It appears that most third-party development efforts after the release of of Windows 8, have produced applications to tweak the Metro UI. I have covered a number of Windows 8 tweaks such as , Windows 8 Start Tweaker, Metro Controller and Metro UI Tweaker. Recently, I cam across another Windows 8 tweak for the Metro UI, which is designed to transform the look of Metro based elements. Metro UI Colors Continue Reading →