Fix Common Windows Problems with One Click
Friday, December 11, 2009; 12:19 AM
Have you ever wished for a magic wand that could make annoying Windows problems disappear? Like, say, a missing Recycle Bin icon, or those pesky Runtime Error messages in Internet Explorer?
FixWinis that magic wand. This ingenious free utility requires just over 500K of space, runs without installation, and quickly fixes 50 different Windows glitches--many of which would normally require a trip to the Registry.
These are divided among five categories, including Windows Explorer, Internet & Connectivity, and System Tools.
Each problem is presented with a brief but thorough description. Here's an example: "CD drive or DVD drive is missing or is not recognized by Windows or other programs." (Been there!) To fix a problem, just click the corresponding Fix button.
It really is that simple. And before you get started, FixWin can scan your machine for--and fix--corrupted system files. It also allows you to create a System Restore point before making any changes, a smart addition.
Certainly FixWin won't solve all your Windows issues, but if it can correct just one, it's well worth the download.