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  • Freeware Spotlight — Deanna’s list

    Posted on June 22nd, 2020 at 01:00 Comment on the AskWoody Lounge


    By Deanna McElveen

    You gotta love utilities — those small, free, third-party apps that have for years helped make our Windows experience better.

    There are hundreds of them — most designed to fix a specific computing problem. Many others are handy tools Microsoft neglected to include in Windows. And some are simply fun.

    At, we’ve been reviewing and posting utilities for years. Below is the full list of apps we’ve discussed in Freeware Spotlight. All are free or have both free and paid versions. We ensure they don’t contain spyware, malware, or unwanted tagalong software. Most are portable, meaning they can be run from a flash drive — an ideal way to use utilities on multiple machines without going through the trouble of a formal installation.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 17.24.0 (2020-06-22).