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There have been several times in my computing career when a power supply or other component has died on me. When something is going wrong in your PC, it is good to know what is going on inside the box. You can get out your candy thermometer (or your significant other's I suppose) to test for PC component temperature or a great program to help test your systems heat and other PC vital functions is...

Turn a storage device into your personal PC

MojoPac has the ability to transform your personal storage device into a powerful private PC. Your iPod, phone, USB hard drive, and your USB flash drive can all now be the only item you need to carry around to get the job done. With MojoPac installed on your device, and applications and files loaded, you can automatically launch your environment onto any host PC running Windows XP. Music, games,...

DriveGLEAM - monitor HDD activity

Sometimes you want to know exactly what is going on with your hard drive. If that's the case, you'll want to try DriveGLEAM. It can monitor physical drives as well as partitions for activity, and report how much free space is left. All of this is done via system tray icons. DriveGLEAM is primarily a hard drive monitoring utility, but also has a few other tricks up its sleeve, like monitoring...