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Ultimate Windows Tweaker 3
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Foxit Reader (good) is currently attaching Search Protect by Conduit (not good). Uncheck the option because it is a pest.

Java (marginal, but a necessary evil for far too many things) is attaching the Ask Toolbar and associated junk. Uncheck it if you value decent Internet searches.. . 

ImgBurn (Good), but you have to be on your toes to stop the unwanted stuff. Basically, uncheck anything that isn't for ImgBurn, and go for the custom install each time that it is offered to you to ensure that you get to uncheck and skip the junk.. 

A commonly held 'view.. '

 "Well, it worked in Windows 95!"

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My Favourite Utilities

Speedfan is a great hardware monitor which can automatically control fan speeds, warn when temperatures are rising in the case, and do a SMART scan of your hard drives. A 'must have'.. http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php 

Piriform Speccy tells you what is inside the box and with great accuracy.. http://www.piriform.com/speccy

Networx shows download/upload bandwidth used.. http://www.softperfect.com/products/networx/

Piriform Recuva is probably the best file recovery utility around and is free too.. http://www.piriform.com/recuva 

Treesize shows you what you have got, where it is, and how much space it is all using.. http://www.jam-software.com/freeware/index.shtml

Windows 8 alternative start menus.. Classic Shell.. http://classicshell.sourceforge.net/

Stardock Start8.. http://www.stardock.com/products/start8/

Aomei Partition Assistant is the best free utility of its type..   http://www.aomeitech.com/aomei-partition-assistant.html

Syndication

Good news for Windows users who like to tweak. The latest UWT, now at version 3, supports Windows 8 and 8.1..

“Ultimate Windows Tweaker 3.0 for Windows 8 has been released and is now available for download. While Windows 7 & Windows Vista users should continue to use Ultimate Windows Tweaker 2.2, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 may be happy to know that your favourite freeware Windows tweaker is now available for download. Use the Ultimate Windows Tweaker to customize your Windows 8 to meet your requirements. With judicious tweaking, it can make your system faster, more stable, personal and more secure with just a few mouse clicks.”

UWT 3

I am showing you this screen because it has a very important feature which is easy to spot (look to the left of the arrow point). Always use this feature BEFORE making any changes

download buttonYou can get it from here.. http://www.thewindowsclub.com/ultimate-windows-tweaker-3-windows-8 and to make that process as safe as possible, this is what the download button looks like..

There is a readme file included in the download. You might want to read it first. It tells you how to attach UWT to the Start menu.. 


Posted Fri, Jan 10 2014 10:25 by Mike Hall

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