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Maintenance & Security



Firewall & Anti-Virus


Avast:     www.avast.com

Comodo:    www.comodo.com

Leak Test:

Windows 7 Firewall Control:

Windows 7 Firewall Add Port:

SpyBot Search & Destroy:  www.safer-networking.org



Startup & Registry


(Diagnostics) Belarc Advisor:  

(Diagnostics) Blue Screen View:

(Diagnostics) Depends 22:

(Diagnostics) Look In My PC:

(Diagnostics) MSWINERR


(Registry) RegSeeker:

(Registry) RegAlyz

(Registry) RegAssassin:

(Registry) RegAssistant:

(Registry) RegcIn:

(Registry) RegCmd:

(Registry) RegDllView:

(Registry) RegScrub XP:

(Registry) RegShot:

(Registry) RegWhatChanged:

(Registry) RegXplor:

(Registry) Rootkit Revealer:

(Registry) WinRegHlp:

(Registry) WinRegistryGuide:


(Startup) AutoRuns:

(Startup) Runonce:

(Startup) BootTrace:

(Startup) StartupList:



Clean-up & Uninstall


(All) CrapCleaner:    www.piriform.com/ccleaner

(All) IdSuite:

(All) PureRa:


(Browser) BHO Demon:

(Browser) Cookie Monster:

(Browser) Cookienator:

(Browser) IeCacheView:

(Browser) ToolBarCrop:


(Defrag) Defraggler:

(Defrag) OO Defrag:


(Uninstall): Brute Force Uninstaller:

(Uninstall): JavaRa:

(Uninstall): PC Decrapifier:


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Hardware Monitoring & Optimisation



Hardware Benchmarking & Diagnostics


(Hardware  Monitors) CS Fire Monitor 3: www.pcwintech.com

(Hardware  Monitors) Hardware Monitor: www.cpuid.com

(Hardware  Monitors) Speed Fan:  www.filehippo.com/download_speedfan

(Hardware  Monitors) MBM:

(Hardware  Monitors) Next Sensor:

(Hardware  Monitors) Samurize:   www.samurize.com

(Hardware  Monitors) Mem Tach 93:

(Hardware  Monitors) CPUZ:   www.cpuid.com

(Hardware  Monitors) Nero Info Tool:

(Hardware  Monitors) Speccy:   www.piriform.com

(CPU Benchmarking) Bench Max:

(CPU Benchmarking) CPU Free Bench 2:

(CPU Benchmarking) Crystal Mark:

(CPU Benchmarking) Direct Compute Benchmark:

(CPU Benchmarking) Fresh Diagnose:

(CPU Benchmarking) Heavy Load:

(CPU Benchmarking) Nova Bench 2:

(CPU Benchmarking) Prime 95:

(CPU Benchmarking) PTime:

(CPU Benchmarking) Stability Test:


(DVD) CD Doc 039:

(DVD) CD Speed 32:


(HDD) JDisk Report:

(HDD) Western Digital Data Lifeguard:

(HDD) Western Digital External Spindown:



Hardware Optimisation


(Mem Opt) Cache Booster:   www.analogx.com

(Mem Opt) MaxMem:   www.analogx.com



Process & RAM - Monitor & Clean


(Task Manager) Anvir Task Manager:

(Task Manager) Quick Access Process Library:


(Process) PMW:

(Process) Glint:

(Process) Priority Control:

(Process) Process Explorer:

(Process) Process Hacker:

(Process) Process KO:

(Process) Process Monitor:

(Process) WhoLockMe200:


(RAM) Cache Man:

(RAM) Free RAM XP Pro:

(RAM) Game Booster:

(RAM) Max Memi:




Networking



Browsers & Download


(Browsers) Firefox:

(Browsers) Opera:


(Browser Plug-ins)  AdBlock:

(Browser Plug-ins) Adobe Reader Speed-Up:

(Browser Plug-ins) Key Scrambler:

(Browser Plug-ins) Link Scanner:

(Browser Plug-ins) Messenger Disable:

(Browser Plug-ins) Surf Canyon:

(Browser Plug-ins) Web Spell Checker:


(Download Manager) Amazon MP3:

(Download Manager) Down the Mall:

(Download Manager) Free Download Manager:


(Peer to Peer) eMule:

(Peer to Peer) uTorrent:


(Stream Recording) Freecorder:

(Stream Recording) Yaw-Cam:



Network Discovery & Monitoring


(IP Trace) GetIp:

(IP Trace) IP Tools:    www.ks-soft.net/ip-tools.eng/index.htm

(IP Trace) Ping Easy:    www.pingeasy.com

(IP Trace) Ping IP Scan:

(IP Trace) Ping Plotter:    www.pingplotter.com


(Network Scan) Bonjour Setup:

(Network Scan) Dude:

(Network Scan) Net Note Pad:

(Network Scan) Soft Perfect:

(Network Scan) Newt Pro:   www.komodolabs.com/newtpro.shtml


(Wireless Network Scan) BlueSoleil:

(Wireless Network Scan) My WiFi Zone:

(Wireless Network Scan) Net Stumbler:

(Wireless Network Scan) Wireless Key View: www.nirsoft.net

(Wireless Network Scan) Wireless Net View: www.nirsoft.net

(Wireless Network Scan) Zamcom:



NIC Optimisers & Settings


(Optimiser) ADSL Broadband Download Accelerator:

(Optimiser) Cable Nut 408:

(Optimiser) Cyber Tweak:

(Optimiser) DFue Tweaker:

(Optimiser) Dot Net Switch:

(Optimiser) Net Limiter:

(Optimiser) TCP-IP Reg Repair:

(Optimiser) TCP Optimizer:

(Set-up) Net Set Man:   www.netsetman.com



Remote Connection


(Remote Desktop) Alchemy Remote Control:

(Remote Desktop) Cross Loop:

(Remote Desktop) Instant VNC:

(Remote Desktop) Rac Free:


(VPN) Comodo Easy VPN:

(VPN) Hamachi:


(Telnet): Tera Term Pro:


(Server Engine) Dynabus:

(Intermediate) Free Proxy:

(Intermediate) IP Com:

(Intermediate) Network Active:

(Intermediate) Port Triggering Initiator:



NIC Monitors


(Download Monitor) Networx:    www.softperfect.com/products/networx/

(Download Monitor) NetMeter:    www.hootech.com/NetMeter/

(Download Monitor) Bit Meter2:   http://codebox.org.uk/pages/home

(Download Monitor) Rokario Bandwidth Monitor: www.rokario.com

(Download Monitor) Net Stat Live:   www.analogx.com

(Download Monitor) Network Activity Indicator:

(Download Monitor) Road Kill's Comm Test:  www.roadkil.net


(Port Monitor) Advanced Port Scan:   www.radmin.com

(Port Monitor) CurrPorts:    www.nirsoft.net

(Port Monitor) Karens LAN Monitor:   www.karenware.com/powertools/ptlanmon.asp

(Port Monitor) Mizo XP:

(Port Monitor) VStat:

(Port Monitor) YAPS:

(Port Monitor) Socket Sniff:


(Socket Monitor) Socket Sniff:


(Traffic Monitor) Ether Snoop:

(Traffic Monitor) IP Sniffer:

(Traffic Monitor) MSN Network Monitor:

(Traffic Monitor) Net Traffic:

(Traffic Monitor) Wire Shark:    www.wireshark.org

(Traffic Monitor) Yale:





File Admin



File Admin & Tools


(Zip) Winzip:

(Zip) 7zip:

(Zip) FreeZip:


(Encrypt) JPHS:

(Encrypt) TrueCrypt:


(File Shredding) Cyber Shredder:

(File Shredding) File Shredder:


(Backup & Recover) Drive Image:

(Backup & Recover) EVA Copy:

(Backup & Recover) File Hampster:

(Backup & Recover) Karens Replicator:

(Backup & Recover) Self Image:


(Damaged File Recovery) Encopy 4:

(Damaged File Recovery) Sector Spy XP 98:

(Damaged File Recovery) UnstopCpy:


(Delete) File Assassin:


(Un-Delete) Avira:

(Un-Delete) Disk Digger:

(Un-Delete) Easeus:

(Un-Delete) Free Undelete:

(Un-Delete) Recuva:

(Un-Delete) Restoration:

(Un-Delete)

(Un-Delete)


(Misc) ClonyXxl:

(Misc) File Renamer Basic:

(Misc) File Types Man:

(Misc) Folder Size:

(Misc) HashCalc:

(Misc) Kill Box:





Desktop & User Interface



Desktop Images


Boot Xp Setup:

Desk Projection:

Drempels15:

Earth View:

Folder Tweaker:

Wallpaper Juggler:

Desk Hide:

Rainbow Folders:

Easy Picture 2 Icon:

1.5.2 Desktop Gadgets:

Asynx Planetarium:

Desktop Graftitist:

DK Bottom Line:

Gadwin:

LAN Lights:

Splash Killer:

Windows Dancer:

CPU Meter:

Google Multi Search It:

Remove Drive Safely:

Shutdown:

Speed Test:

Spirit Detector:

Volume Gadget:

Wired Network Meter:

Side Slide:

TransBar:

WinRoll:

Altdesk19:

1.5.3 Input / Output:

Joy Mouse:

Auto Hotkey:

CapsLock Off:

DK CapsOn Indicator:

HotKeyz:

Short Keys:

Click Zap:

Stroke it:

VoluMouse:





Office & Multi-Media



Multi-Media


(Media Player) Real Player:

(Media Player) Quick Time:


(Audio Editing) Acoustica:  www.acondigital.com - $40 www.acoustica.com - $74

! (Audio Editing) Audacity:  http://audacity.sourceforge.net

! (Image Editing) Image 2 Text:  www.topocr.com

! (Image Editing) InkScape:  www.inkscape.org

! (Image Editing) Pencil   www.windows7download.com/win7-pencil/qlffzabd.html

! (Image Editing) Convert Image: www.softinterface.com/Convert-Image%5CConvert-JPG.htm

! (Image Editing) Foto Sketcher:  www.fotosketcher.com

! (Image Editing) Gimp:   www.gimp.org

! (Image Editing) Paint.NET:  www.paint.net

! Blender:    www.blender.org

ArtWeaver:    www.artweaver.de

dividers and rulers:    www.dodownload.com/image/dividers+and+ruler.html


! (DVD Burning) Burnaware:  www.burnaware.com

! (DVD Burning) Nero:   www.nero.com

(DVD Burning) Rip It 4 Me:

! (DVD Burning) Img Burn:  www.imgburn.com

! (DVD Burning) DVDMakerPro: www.protectedsoft.com



Office


! Primo PDF:    www.primopdf.com/index.aspx

! Notepad++:    http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net/uk/site.htm

! Sage:      www.sequencepublishing.com/thesage.html

Open Office:   

 


Nokia


PC Suite:

Software Updater:

Lifeblog:

Nokia Music:


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