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Useful Applications

Revision as of 22:44, 4 September 2008 by Petar Mitrevski (talk | contribs) (Removed daemon tools -- they install adware, see http://seclists.org/basics/2006/Jan/0401.html)

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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