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* [http://freewarewiki.com/UnknownDevices '''Unknowndevices'''] Lists a computer's PCI devices to help you get the right drivers for them. The Windows Device Manager doesn't always tell you the specifics.
 
* [http://freewarewiki.com/UnknownDevices '''Unknowndevices'''] Lists a computer's PCI devices to help you get the right drivers for them. The Windows Device Manager doesn't always tell you the specifics.
 
* [http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/rd_intro.php '''Foxit Reader'''] Small, fast PDF reader, alternative to Adobe Reader.
 
* [http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/rd_intro.php '''Foxit Reader'''] Small, fast PDF reader, alternative to Adobe Reader.
* [http://www.daemon-tools.cc/dtcc/download.php '''Daemon ISO Mounter'''] Mount ISO images to act like inserted CDs.
 
 
* [http://www.ccleaner.com/ '''CCleaner'''] Cleans temp files, junk files, etc. to speed up computer.
 
* [http://www.ccleaner.com/ '''CCleaner'''] Cleans temp files, junk files, etc. to speed up computer.
 
* [http://free.avg.com/ '''AVG Antivirus'''] Free antivirus software, for when we can't or don't want to install SAV on someone's computer.
 
* [http://free.avg.com/ '''AVG Antivirus'''] Free antivirus software, for when we can't or don't want to install SAV on someone's computer.
 
* [http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html '''SpywareBlaster'''] Generates blacklists of known unsafe sites and unsafe items so that you will be protected from these threats in IE / Firefox.
 
* [http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html '''SpywareBlaster'''] Generates blacklists of known unsafe sites and unsafe items so that you will be protected from these threats in IE / Firefox.
 
* [http://www.recuva.com/ '''Recuva'''] Small data recovery tool. For example, this can recover pictures deleted from a camera.
 
* [http://www.recuva.com/ '''Recuva'''] Small data recovery tool. For example, this can recover pictures deleted from a camera.

Revision as of 22:44, 4 September 2008

Utilities & programs (Windows)

A list of free, useful tools for Windows.

  • Unknowndevices Lists a computer's PCI devices to help you get the right drivers for them. The Windows Device Manager doesn't always tell you the specifics.
  • Foxit Reader Small, fast PDF reader, alternative to Adobe Reader.
  • CCleaner Cleans temp files, junk files, etc. to speed up computer.
  • AVG Antivirus Free antivirus software, for when we can't or don't want to install SAV on someone's computer.
  • SpywareBlaster Generates blacklists of known unsafe sites and unsafe items so that you will be protected from these threats in IE / Firefox.
  • Recuva Small data recovery tool. For example, this can recover pictures deleted from a camera.
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