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The new thing in scareware are defragger scams that falsely claim a computer needs disk errors fixed, experts say.
Disktrix's $30 utility lets you defragment hard drives and other storage devices a little or a lot--and view the contents of individual drive clusters, among other options.
One of the biggest frustrations for most people upgrading their systems to Windows 7 is that what Microsoft calls a "custom upgrade" is really a clean install. LapLink thinks they have a solution.
Iolo Technologies' System Mechanic and Stardock's TweakVista make it easy to get a snapshot of your Vista setup and customize your PC's configuration.
Improve the performance of XP and Vista--at least a little bit--by running its built-in disk defragmenter with your choice of command switches.
Microsoft isn't making life easy for users of its aging operating system, but you don't need to be in a hurry to abandon XP.
You can find a better tool for just about any system task without paying a cent. Start with the firewall, which most people would consider an indispensable piece of software.
Tightening up the sectors on a drive storing hundreds of gigabytes may or may not boost your PC's performance, but it could extend your drive's life expectancy.
If you're too lazy to run the Windows defragger, Diskeeper 8.0 will automatically defragment your drive for you.