If you’re not using PortableApps yet, there are more portable apps than you would believe and there are more being made all the time. I run as many as I can. You can literally carry around most of the software you need in portable versions. Occasionally I clean out my collection because I gather many more than I can use. Some of them I use daily. … [continued]
Here’s a nifty little tool for editing PDFs in case you need one. PDF-XChange Viewer. It’s portable and free.
It’s not absolutely everything but it will take you quite far.
The last time I ran TuneUp Utilities it told me I had 179 programs installed on my computer and suggested that I uninstall a few of them because they’re bogging me down.
When I bought this computer three years ago, it was like a Ferrari compared to my laptop. But as the months went on it got slower and slower which I thought was due to my brain going faster and faster through practice. So I’m not sure too many programs are to blame and when I looked down the list there couldn’t have been more than five I thought I could live without. … [continued]
Portable Apps are applications that can be carried on any kind of portable device – USB key, external hard-drive, iPod, etc. requiring no installation in your operating system. Un-installing is as simple as deleting the folders they live in. These are not mini-versions of your software, they’re the real deal, just as they exist on your hard-drive.