Uncle Carey’s Windows 10 Optimizer was conceived by Carey Holzman and developed by d7xTech.com to make life easier when optimizing Windows 10. Carey originally contacted us to create a tool customized to his own specifications, for his own use in PC builds and repair work, and he thought it would be a great tool for his subscribers who […]
dErase is a tiny app designed for one purpose only, to delete files and/or directories with optional secure deletion routines. It can also fill a drive’s free space with garbage data in order to force-overwrite any “deleted” (yet still there) data on the disk. dErase can also be scripted. What makes the dErase files different […]
Switch one program with another! For example, anytime you perform any action that would normally start Microsoft Paint, you can switch this program with Paint.NET, so that it starts instead! Another working example is switching Microsoft’s Notepad with Notepad++ if you prefer that app to the standard Notepad included in Windows. The above examples make […]
Program Blocker v2 has just been released! This version adds the ability to block programs from the internet only (via Windows Firewall). Program Blocker is FREE for personal AND commercial usage! All versions of Windows are supported!
NEW in v5.0 Added options to enable/disable the F8 startup key. Added repair of Windows 10 safe mode services, continuing the functionality added in v4.0 (in case Malware has damaged Safe Mode startup.) Added detection and optional creation of a temporary admin user in Windows 10 when the primary user account is a Microsoft (online) […]
BootSafe – The “easiest” way to Boot Windows into Safe Mode Thanks to Andrew for reviewing our BootSafe utility on Experts Exchange, and for the quick interview with me that he posted with the article! That combined with another user email, who recently wrote in regarding using BootSafe with older remote clients and in conjunction […]
KillEmAll (Full Version) v19.2.3 released yesterday, Feb 3rd, 2019. This version is exactly what you can expect to find as part of the d7x tech tool, however a few of the more powerful features available when examining target files (e.g. Delete Permanently, Prevent Program from Running, etc.) have been disabled since this is a product which […]
The DOWNLOADS user folder has been added to cleanmgr.exe in the latest Windows 10 October 2018 feature update (1809 version). What does this mean in general? When running Disk Cleanup on the latest version of Windows 10 a new item has been added named “Downloads” seen below: With this option checked it will delete all […]
Yep, I’m one of those parents, but it’s not entirely a complete ban with the right networking gear. This isn’t as easy as blocking the ‘youtube.com’ DNS entry at the network level, because there are several various DNS entries used with the various Youtube apps on other devices. I’ve found lists on the internet but […]
Sept 26th, 2017 Update: Yesterday this appeared on Bleeping Computer: Avast Publishes Full List of Companies Affected by CCleaner Second-Stage Malware https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/avast-publishes-full-list-of-companies-affected-by-ccleaner-second-stage-malware/ Bleeping also put out a nice article from the 22nd, containing a nice summary if you’re just catching up on the news (because of course more has emerged since our last update, and we shouldn’t […]
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