Utility Software


Useful Programs that do neat things
 

Q: What is a "utility" anway?
A: For me it's a small program, link, or application.  Usually with a narrow purpose that I likely use with frequency.

These are items I usually keep a handy shortcut for.
I put them in a folder linked on the taskbar.

 

How to Setup Windows 10 Remote Desktop

 


ULTRDEFRAG

Improved defragmentation. This program uses your systems built in defragmention in a better way. (It doesn't break anything or erase/overwrite the existing defragmentation installation.)


CD Burner Express

CDBurnerXP is a free application to burn CDs and DVDs, including Blu-Ray and HD-DVDs.
It also includes the feature to burn and create ISOs

 

Piriform Utilities

Lots of neat utilities. Check it out.
 

Darik's Boot and Nuke

Darik's Boot and Nuke (DBAN) is a free erasure software. DBAN is a self-contained boot disk that automatically and completely deletes the contents of any hard disk that it can detect. It is a means of ensuring due diligence in computer recycling, a way of preventing identity theft if you want to sell a computer, and a solution to totally clean a Microsoft Windows installation of viruses and spyware.

 

DSL Reports Speed Test

Test your download, upload and latency from a mobile phone up to optical fiber, and everything between. This test is pure HTML5