HELP - READ ME 1st - Freeware Problem Solvers

  Pesala 15:52 07 Mar 2003

These programs are regularly recommended by forum members. They can resolve many of the problems posted on this forum. No doubt other forum regulars will post their own favourite Freeware. Always check for compatibility with your Windows version before downloading. Some programs have different versions for different Operating Systems.

*** Anti-virus / Firewalls ***

AVG click here Excellent antivirus program with regular updates.

Sygate (5,161 K) Firewall click here

Zone Alarm (3,633 K) click here

*** Disk Defragmenting ***

Diskeeper Lite (10,005 K) click here Defragmentation program that will run in the background, and completes the task more quickly.

*** Disk Space Usage ***

SequoiaView (554K) click here Colourful graphic display of your hard disk space usage, helps you quickly locate the folders or folders that are taking up the most space.

*** Graphics Viewing and Conversion ***

Irfan View (822 K + 3.4 Mbytes for plug-ins) click here This tiny graphics viewer on steroids does most common tasks faster than bloated Photo-editors. Scan, crop, flip, rotate, convert, resize, recolour, and special effects. No paint, clone, or mask tools though.

*** System Tools ***

Ad-aware (1,504 K) click here Removes spyware and data-mining programs.

Aida (1,793 K) click here System information

Belarc Advisor (609 K) click here System information

Motherboard Monitor (1,736 K) click here Monitors temperatures etc.

SiSoft Sandra (2,880 K) click here More detailed system information

*** File Compression ***

Zip Central (845 K) click here Free zip archiver

*** Font Tools ***

The Font Thing (483 K) click here Font Manager

Babel Map (347 K + 289 K help) click here Unicode character map

Truetype Explorer (1,616 K) click here Powerful Font Viewer

*** Other Freeware ***

Adobe Acrobat Reader (about 8Mbytes) click here

Audacity (1,297 K + 373 K MP3 encoder) click here Sound-recorder, MP3 Editor

Open Office (50,816 K) click here Microsoft Office replacement

Opera (3,328 K + 9,705 Java) click here Fast Browser with integrated email

More Software Here click here

And Download Here click here=$GMT$

  Pesala 15:54 07 Mar 2003

And Downloads Here click here

  watchful 15:58 07 Mar 2003

Thank you for that info. but this is your second thread today!

  €dstow 18:35 07 Mar 2003

We now have two threads with the same title. How is the request of "READ ME 1st" achieved?


  Pesala 18:41 07 Mar 2003

Then the earlier threads will disappear into oblivion, and this one will stay on the first page.

  €dstow 18:42 07 Mar 2003

How long before the PCA server get full?


  Pesala 06:28 09 Mar 2003

Atomic Clock Sync (484 K) click here

  Pesala 12:39 09 Mar 2003

Tweak UI (80 K) click here Adjust Windows Interface settings

  GANDALF <|:-)> 13:08 09 Mar 2003

It would be churlish of me to post the 'links' address again. ;-))0


  Djohn 13:11 09 Mar 2003

click here I'll do it for you. ;o)

  Pesala 13:28 09 Mar 2003

click here but most new users won't be able to find it there, even if they know what to look for. Hence my thread.

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