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  • Freeware spotlight — 3 tiny tech tools for your flash drive

    Posted on January 11th, 2021 at 00:15 Will Fastie Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

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    Freeware spotlight — 3 tiny tech tools for your flash drive

    By Deanna McElveen

    Today’s computer service toolbox is less about screwdrivers and wrenches and more about
    handy software utilities tucked into a flash drive.

    Back in the day, I carried a zippered CD holder for all of my tools on service calls . I also had a box of floppy disks, Zip disks, and even SuperDisks (who remembers those?) with tools on them. Today, it’s all about flash drives for computer techs, so I’m going to share a few simple tools to keep on your flash drive — tools that will make your geek life a little easier.

    All these tools are click-to-run (aka zero-install), which means all you need to do is run them. This portability is important; without it, they would not be suitable for your flash drive toolbox.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 18.1.0 (2021-01-11).