Registry Cleaner, Driver Scanner and SpeedUpMyPC Giveaway Worth $180 Sponsored By Uniblue [Birthday Bash]

After a brief lull we are back with the 5th competition in the series. This time we are giving away 3 prizes to 2 lucky people, which have been generously sponsored by Uniblue who create some really useful software to optimize your PC and keep it running as new. The prizes are worth $180 in total.

Before we get started with this competition, there is a slight rule change, a minor one at that, in our earlier competitions, we had asked users to use a certain text in their tweets, however starting with this competition we will allow users to create their own tweets as long as it mentions the sponsors and the competition along with the links.

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Recover Windows Vista CD/Product Key

We have told you about tools to change Microsoft Office Keys, Windows Vista Keys, recover keys from Windows XP Installation CDs and more in the past, however here is another way to recover your and Office CD/Product Keys.

Keeping license keys safe and secure is often necessary since you may have to use it again when you reinstall the software or operating systems.

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Access Google Calendar From Desktops

There have been several ways to access Google calendar from your desktop, we have told you how you can sync Google Calendar events with Outlook and use a gadget for accessing Google Calendar on the desktop.

However we just came across another interesting option to access Google Calendar from the desktop, the Google Calendar client for Windows is a new software, that will allow you to access Google Calendar from the desktop.

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CopyPasteTool Is a Dead Simple Clipboard Manager

In the past we have told you about several Copy Paste replacements for Windows which work much better than the default copy paste in Windows, some of the tools we talked about, also allowed you to add multiple entries to the windows clipboard.

However most of the softwares for multiple clipboards required that you use a different shortcut key while pasting contents from the clipboard.

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Resend Email From Outlook Express and Windows Live Mail

I use a combination of 2007 for office email, Windows Mail and Outlook Express to manage several email accounts for different blogs, the one problem users face while using Outlook express is the ability to resend email messages that they have already sent.

The resend mail add-in provides users with an option to resend a email to another user without adding those extra > characters, usually inserted when replying or forwarding to emails.

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Command Line Calculator Is A Pretty Neat Calculator Replacement

The default windows calculator is pretty simple and can be used for basic calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication etc.

Though there are several free calculator replacement available for Windows, we just came across another interesting one called Command Line Calculator. The app does provide users with a interface to type in the commands, however it lacks a UI that is available with regular calculators for inputting numbers etc, making it look more like a command prompt.

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Free Tools To Encrypt Files on Windows

There may be tons of files lying on your hard drive which contain sensitive information such as webmail passwords, banking information and so on, leaving those files unencrypted can get you into a lot of trouble, if someone gets access to them.

Technically speaking,encryption is the process of transforming information using an algorithm (called cipher) to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge.

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Terminate Non-Responsive Applications With Process Assassin

There are tons of times when a single application can make your system freeze because of memory leaks or other things which are not really in your hand.

Closing the application is the best way to free some memory and get your system back to normal.

Also Read: Suspend Memory Hogging Tasks Instead Of Killing Them

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Test Your Internet Download Speed

Many ISPs proclaim that they will provide you with a certain amount of download speed, for example on our network the ISP provides us with a 4 MBPS (Megabytes per second) download speed, but are you getting as much as you are promised?

DownTester is a useful software, which will allow you to test your download speeds, to verify if you are getting as much as you have been promised.

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Free Portable Bandwidth Monitor

In certain countries bandwidth is limited and quite expensive, keeping an eye on how much bandwidth you consume while using the internet becomes essential if you don’t want to foot high internet bills.

There are a really nice internet bandwidth monitor we have told you about in the past, however we came another interesting called NetWorx which will help you monitor bandwidth usage.

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