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Download of the Week

Download of the Week

Our regular feature of the best software and freeware downloads on the web. Only great quality apps tested by our staff make the cut.

Download of the Week: PCMark 7

After a short delay, Futuremark has delivered the next major release of its PCMark full-system benchmarking tool for Windows 7. The newest version, PCMark 7, was designed taking modern hardware into account, including solid-state drives, CPUs with integrated graphics and…

Download of the Week: LookInMyPC

LookInMyPC is a free tool for Windows that generates a complete, comprehensive profile of your system including information on everything from the hardware to connected peripherals, installed programs, networking information, running processes, and Registry run entries. Everything is presented in…

Download of the Week: Soluto

Soluto bills itself as an anti-frustration software that leverages the collective knowledge of users to tell you which specific applications are bogging down your computing experience. Although eventually the developer plans to offer more functionality, for now the frustration they’re…

Download of the Week: CCEnhancer

CCleaner has long been one of our favorite system optimization, privacy and cleaning tools. This free program makes it easy to clean temporary and unnecessary files that accumulate on your system over time, allowing Windows to run faster and freeing…

Download of the Week: Synergy+

Those of you who run dual monitor setups know it's a godsend for productivity with the freedom it gives for multitasking. Granted, some might find it hard to justify buying a secondary display for their day-to-day computing needs. But if…

Download of the Week: Dexpot

Virtual desktop applications can be a blessing for serious multitaskers juggling multiple open applications on a daily basis, especially when there's no room in the budget for a second monitor. Dexpot allows you to create up to 20 total workspaces…

Download of the Week: LastPass

Password managers are a common tool among many Internet users. With so many different online services now part of our digital lives, including quite a few that deal with sensitive financial and personal data, it's important to use strong and…

Download of the Week: Mozilla Thunderbird 3

Mozilla Messaging, the mail focused branch of the non-profit Mozilla Foundation, this week removed the beta tags from its Thunderbird client and made the final version available for download. This long-overdue update to the popular Microsoft Outlook alternative brings several…

Download of the Week: TrueCrypt

Ever concerned you'll lose the thumb drive where you back up all your important and personal stuff? Or worried someone accidentally finds that embarrassing files collection on your computer? Um, yeah, me neither. The point is we've all got some…

Download of the Week: Secunia PSI

Keeping your operating system up to date is vital to having a malware-free computer. But even if you've got Windows fully patched, any one of your installed applications can be a potential point of entry for attackers should you forget…