utility Archive

At some point you just shake your head – iObit releases yet another Start Menu replacement tool

*Sigh* At some point, you just shake your head. I’ve never seen so many utilities created to help “fix” an Operating System. OK, here we go again. IObit, the world’s leading system utility software provider, announced a

Boot directly to the Windows 8 desktop – Skip Metro Suite

You know, I predicted this would happen. Back in May, I said the following: It is clear to me that forcing users who just aren’t ready for Metro to see it every day is going to be

Review – Uniblue Powersuite 2013

So I got a tip from my man Allister from Uniblue that they had released their new suite of utilities – Uniblue Powersuite 2013. Since I’ve been a long time Uniblue partner, he was kind enough to

We knew this day would come – a tool to disable the Metro UI in Windows 8

We all knew this day would come and here we see the beginning of the rebellion. I’m surprised it came this early but it did. A new tool, called Fxxk Metro ( a play on the expletive )

New Windows 8 Simulator tool gives you an opportunity to virtually try Windows 8

So you may not want to download the Windows 8 Developer Preview and take the time and trouble to see how that works on a PC. Bot, you may want to check out Windows 8. What to

Check out the Windows 8 User Experience Pack 3.0

Check out the Windows 8 User Experience pack 3.0 It’s a cool way to get the Windows 8 experience on your Windows Vista or Windows 7 pc without modifying any of your files… Some of the features

Get a Windows 8 Preview with Omnimo UI

Now this is cool. Some cool Windows 8 preview utilities… “Omnimo 4.1” is a Windows Phone 7 inspired multifunctional interactive desktop information center This suite will turn your desktop into a productive and attractive workarea that looks

Use the Windows 8 betta fish as a startup image

Windows 8 build 7989 comes with a new “Betta Fish” boot screen. If you are using Windows 7, you can enjoy a similar boot screen using following steps: 1. Download the Windows 8 boot screen pack here:

Windows 8 date and time display for Windows 7

This is pretty cool. A Windows 8 date and time logon display for Windows 7. This was created by AskVG’s DA group member “dejco” to provide the Windows 8 Metro logon look for Windows 7. Here are instructions

Windows 8 tile-based Start screen (for Windows 7)

You’ve seen the tile based interface for Windows 8. Windows 8 includes a tile-based Start screen (just like in Windows Phone 7), which replaces the Windows Start menu with a customizable, scalable full-screen view of apps. These