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Home / 16 Mai 2013 / Updated: 18 Aug 2014

Useful programs Windows 8: Each program installed, in a certain extent, reduce the performance of your computer, if it is, so called built-in program in Windows, use these. But some of them can be found only in the deepest pits of Windows.

There are many ways to reach them.

  • 1.) - This program can be found in the main folder: C:\Windows\System32.


  • 2.) - Click on the taskbar at the bottom of the screen, with the right button of mouse, and select Task Manager from the context menu. When folded, choose the More details button. Task Manager appears, where in the menu above, you can find the necessary buttons. Click File, and select Run new task. In the search box write the name of the program required (eg dfrgui.exe).


programok 3.) - Just download this command file. (Command Prompt. Launch programs from the command prompt.) For running the programs described below, after flashing cursor, type the name of the utility you want to run. For example: dfrgui.exe. Download » » »

Windows 8 file system

Most useful additional programs Windows 8

Attention! Clicking under each program under "Download", you can download a .cmd. After unpacking, click on it. Program starts automatically.

defrag dfrgui.exe - It is easier to find a document when it is stored in alphabetical order. Windows stores files and folders as when defragments. Based on experience from previous versions, this utility has developed perfectly. download dfrgui.cmd » » »

control panel control.exe - Control Panel. Allows control, change or modify settings. Adding and removing hardware and software. We can do an update for Windows, set the firewall and many other options. download_control.cmd » » »

msconfig msconfig.exe - "Microsoft System Configuration Utility" or "msconfig" help resolve system problems. You can configure the computer when it is restarted, to speed up the boot process, does not crash, etc. From the change system settings, programs removing up to start automatically, you can set any options. download_msconfig.cmd » » »

cleanmgr cleanmgr.exe - Windows Disk Cleanup "thumbs up" program built into the system. Delete temporary Internet and unnecessary system files, unnecessary miniature images. Reduce the number of unnecessary files such as free disk space, to speed up your computer. download_cleanmgr.cmd » » »

regedt32.exe regedt32.exe - Editing tool for configuration, change and modify data in the registry. Windows registry in system Windows 8, consists of two parts. On the left is the key to register, on the right values included. Attention, be very careful, otherwise you may damage the system due to a faulty entries can lead to system crashes. download_regedit32.cmd » » »

taskmgr.exe taskmgr.exe - It can be used to start programs, or stopping processes that run automatically by the system. Displays dynamic computer performance, if you press the "Resource Monitor" button. Even (if you have enough knowledge) can slightly increase the speed up computer. download_taskmgr.cmd » » »

msinfo32.exe msinfo32.exe - Displays a comprehensive view of the system, components, data, and environmental programs installed. One can find what versions have programs, then check for updates or download new versions. It is also useful to update the BIOS. download_msinfo32.cmd » » »

MdSched.exe MdSched.exe - Your computer frequently sending error messages? Stops, restarts? These errors show memory problems. Memory Diagnostic Tool will start automatically after you restart Windows, and run a test. If the [Memory card error] message appears, memory card need to be replaced. download_MdSched.cmd » » »

OptionalFeatures.exe OptionalFeatures.exe - Authorization or blocking Windows services. Some system services, such as Internet Information Services, must be enabled in order to use. Other services are enabled by default (basic). download_OptionalFeatures.cmd » » »

SoundRecorder.exe SoundRecorder.exe - With this small program, and a microphone connected to the sound card, you can record voice, using any audio source. Including their own voice, that is saved on the hard drive on your computer, and then writing, burned on a DVD or USB stick. download_SoundRecorder.cmd » » »

SnippingTool.exe SnippingTool.exe - Screen Capture. Utility built-in system Windows 8. Protects us from unnecessary installation of a program with similar properties. Based, manual can capture rectangular or any other shape, and then save the image details in bmp, jpg or png file format. Pressing the PrtSc button on your keyboard, can capture entire desktop, or only one part of an image. download_SnippingTool.cmd » » »

charmap.exe charmap.exe - Character table. Special characters (several hundred) unavailable on keyboard. From spots, to numbers and letters marked circled, all can find. Click on the Copy button, then select Paste for introduction to the document. download_charmap.cmd » » »

Magnify.exe Magnify.exe - Can not see without glasses? Use the magnifying glass. With this small program (part of Windows) can enhance different parts of the screen, in order to increase the visibility of text. You can change the resolution, screen clarity and size. Small resolution (640x480) is small area that we see, high resolution (1600x1200) increases surface. download_Magnify.cmd » » »

UserAccountControlSettings.exe UserAccountControlSettings.exe - User Account Control (UAC), lock in installing harmful programs (and spyware) to make changes to your computer. If you UAC window appears frequently, it is possible to change, or modify, how often send messages, but you can switch of. download_UAC.cmd » » »

Of course, the list of the most useful features of Windows 8 could continue. If something is missing, look in the folder: C:\Windows\system32


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