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Get Batch Files Renamer for free – Limited time only

Batch Files Renamer is a software which lets you rename the file-names of several files at once. Here’s a description given by the developer: Batch File Renamer lets you rename files in bulk – adding, removing, inserting, and replacing characters and text, changing extensions, and more. With Batch File Renamer,...

Haozip – a freeware compression tool for Windows

Haozip is a free alternative for popular softwares like Winzip and Winrar. It can uncompress around 50 different formats including .ZIP and .RAR Besides extracting and compressing archive files, Haozip has several useful functions, like checking an archive for errors and repairing damaged archives. It can even calculate MD5, Sha1...

Tweetdeck for twitter gets keyboard shortcuts plus new features

Ever since Twitter acquired Tweetdeck, ther has been much speculation over the future development. Especially since Tweetdeck for Android had one of it’s most popular features, the Deck.ly service removed and the app hasn’t been updated for over a year. But thankfully the Tweetdeck team haven’t abandoned its Windows application....

Disable Live Tiles in Windows 8

One of the primary features in Windows 8 is Modern (Metro) user Interface, which consists of  App Tiles. Some of these tiles are live tiles and connect to the internet for bringing you real time Weather Updates, Mail, News, etc. One question though may arise in the minds of some of the...

Microsoft releases Panoramic Themes for Windows 8

Themes play a significant part for users who like to beautify their desktop screens, especially on home computers. And I am no exception to this, usually I just download HD wallpapers or a set of cool looking cursor packs. Microsoft Themes save us time by bringing us some cool wallpapers...

DVD Drive not showing up in Windows 8? Here’s a fix

I recently installed Windows 8 Pro on my computer and everything was working fine until I had to write something on to a DVD and to my surprise found there was no DVD drive in the Windows Explorer or the Device Manager. I knew the drive was working  fine, because...

Iobit StartMenu8: A free tool to get Start Menu back in Windows 8

Many users are complaining that Windows 8 lacks a basic feature, the Start Menu. I am not sure if I really miss it, I think the metro screen is good enough but I do miss few features like the “Send to” menu, especially for creating shortcuts on the desktop. There are...