Best Downloads

Spyware Removal Software

Ad-Aware SE Personal Edition
This program does an outstanding job of quickly finding and removing most adware and spyware components.  Also contains auto-update feature to keep it current.

Spybot – Search & Destroy
Spybot can detect and remove spyware of different kinds from your computer.  Includes Immunize and Secure Shredder features. 

Registry Cleaners

CCleaner
CCleaner is a freeware system optimization and privacy tool. It removes unused files from your system – allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history.  It’s fast – normally taking less that a second to run!

TweakNow RegCleaner
Makes the otherwise difficult task of cleaning your PC’s Registry safe and simple.  One use for this application is to remove some of the programs that are being loaded into your system tray – bogging down your computer during start-up.  Includes a handy “restore” key to undo your deletions.

Software Firewalls

ZoneAlarm
is an effective, easy to use, free software firewall that you can install and configure to protect your computer from unwelcome intruders.

Productivity Software

OpenOffice.org
OpenOffice.org is a multiplatform and multilingual Microsoft Office Compatible office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, the product is free to download, use, and distribute — fully compatible with Microsoft Office files.

Other Useful Utilities

Steganos Locknote
Application and document in one: the mechanism to encrypt and decrypt a note is part of it. Secure, simple, independent. No installation required.

PDF Creator
PDFCreator easily creates PDFs from any Windows program. Use it like a printer in Word, StarCalc or any other Windows application.

File Renamer Basic
This is is a batch file renamer.  It gives you detailed options for renaming files.  Also has nice features to help you maintain your mp3 collection – creating files based on id3 tag options.

Core FTP Lite
This fast File Transfer Protocol (FTP) client with SFTP/SSH and SSL/TLS has browser integration, FTP/HTTP/SOCKS proxy, drag and drop, a site manager, a session manager, a queue manager, custom screens, bandwidth control, caching, auto-transfer, retry/resume, auto-reconnect options, auto S/key, remote file-searching, advanced directory listings, start/stop/resume of transfers, chmod.

SyncBack
Easily backup, synchronize, or restore your files to another drive, FTP server, ZIP file, networked drive, or removable media. Highly configurable, SyncBack includes: detailed and easy to read log files; email results; simulated backups and restore; file filters; sub-directory selection; copy verification; background backups; auto-close of programs; easy and expert modes; profile groups; compare files, and an extensive context sensitive help file.

Quicken Online
Quicken® Online: Free Online Personal Financial and Banking Software is Now FREE.  This online service offers Online banking and personal finances, all in one place.  Track your spending and get reminders to pay bills.

Free Portable Applications
Collections of free portable apps including a web browser, email client, office suite, calendaer/scheduler, instant messaging client, antivirus, sudoku game, backup utility and integrated menu, all preconfigured to work portably from a USB flash drive or portable hard drive – just drop it on your portable device and you’re ready to go.

 

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