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  1. Avanquest Fix-it Utilities 8 review

    Avanquest Fix-it Utilities 8 review

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    Fix-it Utilities 8 brings together over 30 of the best third-party utilities in one easy-to-use interface. The suite is based around a single interface that breaks the utilities up into sub-menus relating to Diagnostics, Fixes, Optimisation, Recovery and Clean-up tools

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    Avanquest Disk Copy & Clean review

    Avanquest Disk Copy & Clean review

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    Data and system recovery software is an essential product to keep on your shelf. Granted, you'll feel slightly aggrieved for shelling out on a piece of software that you may never use, but if you do suffer a total system crash then it can become worth hundreds of pounds - maybe even priceless to you in the struggle to rescue your sensitive data.

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    Parallels Desktop 3.0 for Mac review

    Parallels Desktop 3.0 for Mac review

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    We can argue until we're blue in the face that the Mac does things better, or that you can achieve the same things under Mac OS X as under Windows, in a slightly different way, but the reality is that the ability to run Windows is sufficiently desirable

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    Fix-It Utilities 7 review

    Fix-It Utilities 7 review

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    PCs need regular maintenance and the longer you leave some essential disk cleaning tasks, the more of a pain it'll be to sort things out when it comes round to it.

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    Avanquest Perfect Image 11 review

    Avanquest Perfect Image 11 review

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    Avanquest Perfect Image 11 review: A hardware or software conflict can sometimes only be solved with a time consuming reinstall. Taking the plunge and starting again means a long list of software updates have to be performed

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    Parallels Desktop for Mac review

    Parallels Desktop for Mac review

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    As we enter the first month of 2007, the Mac and OS X still rule, and Microsoft still cranks out ugly versions of Windows, years late and full of bugs. It's a source of endless amusement for Mac purists

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    Avanquest Drive Erase Pro review

    Avanquest Drive Erase Pro review

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    Iola Search and Recover (above) may be more than useful for reclaimingfiles you thought lost, but what happens when you finally want to permanently erase said files from your hard drive?

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