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  1. PC Tools Registry Mechanic 7 review

    PC Tools Registry Mechanic 7 review

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    There’s a veritable raft of tweaking, optimising and cleaning utilities on the market to ensure that you’re able to keep your Operating System’s Registry in peak condition

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    PC Tools Spyware Doctor 5.1 review

    PC Tools Spyware Doctor 5.1 review

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    As the saying goes, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." Over the course of the past few years, Spyware Doctor has been at the top of its game. The program's one of a handful of anti-spyware tools that has managed to not only keep up with these threats, but also beat back even the toughest of challengers.

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    Spyware Doctor 5 review

    Spyware Doctor 5 review

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    Windows Vista may be the most secure Windows to date, but it makes sense to look beyond Microsoft's bundled tools to a more complete third party offering. Malware remains a problem, and today we also face the threat of root kits.

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    Registry Mechanic 4.0 review

    Registry Mechanic 4.0 review

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    When you install most applications, they'll add a host of new entriesto your Registry: program settings, file associations, fonts, an Add/Remove Programs entry and more.

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    Spyware Doctor 3.2 review

    Spyware Doctor 3.2 review

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    You've installed a firewall and anti-virus tool, but does that meanthat you're safe online? Unfortunately, no. Spyware, browser hijackersand another annoyances still have many ways to infest your PC, andthat's why it's worth having a dedicated spyware tool

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