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The Best Windows Software

The Best Windows Software
Advertisement Windows is bathed in a sea of free applications. Which ones can you trust and which ones are the best? Consult this list for ideas and discover apps you didn’t know existed. Note that some installers pack bloatware, useless adware that’s pre-selected to install. Last updated: December 19 2014 Navigation: Antivirus | Malware Removal | Firewalls | Defragging | File Recovery | Uninstallers | Backup & Sync | PC Maintenance | Browsers | Email Clients | Communication Tools | Image Viewers | Image Editors | Audio Tools | Video Tools | Files & Drives | Online File Storage Tools | Text Editing | PDF Tools | Ebooks, Productivity | Optical & Disc Image Tools | Download Tools | Miscellaneous Antivirus ^ Antivirus tools are a cornerstone in protecting your computer from external attacks. Avira Free Antivirus 2015 Lightweight and solid antivirus package. AVG AntiVirus Free 2015 Comes with protection for your computer, web, identity, emails, and a firewall. Avast Free Antivirus 2015 Secunia PSI Related:  UtilsUpdate Windows

Utilities ANTI-VIRUS What is a virus? Encyclopedias TheVirusZoo FSecure F-Prot Avast Kaspersky Removal Tools From Symantec Kaspersky ANTI-SPYWARE Ghostery Spybot Super REGISTRY AND SYSTEM MAINTENANCE Registry Cleaners Easy Cleaner 2.X jv16 RegCleaner 4.3 FreeRegistryRepair RegShot BLA Junk File Cleaners Crap Cleaner 1.2 HD Valet 1.1 Clean Out Useless Add/Remove Entries Add/RemovePro Registry Backup/Restore ERUNT WinRescue Cop 2.2 SYSTEM DISCOVERY SystemInformation Process Explorer RunScanner TaskInfo ID All Running Files/Processes Ver 4.0 Nonags GENERAL FILE UTILITIES XXcopy For Win98 For 7/Vista/XP File Managers Free Total Shadow Ztree X2 Pack/Unpack 7zip UnRAR Ultimate Zip 2.5 PDF Readers Foxit Adobe Acrobat Older Versions File Splitters GSplit Stubborn File Deleters LockedFilesWizard UnLocker 1.7 try first 1.9 Other Bulk File Redater File Property Changer DIRECTORY UTILITIES Folder Content Printers Print Folder 1.3 Karens Printer 5.3 Show Folder Sizes WindirStat TreeSize 2.1 DirSize GENERAL REPAIR TOOLS Dial-a-fix tClock1.2

4 Boring Tasks You Can Automate With the Windows Task Scheduler How many Windows tasks do you carry out again and again? Wouldn’t it be great if these could be automated? You’re in luck, because that’s precisely what the Task Scheduler will do. While the basic functionality of the Task Scheduler is to open programs at a specified point, it’s actually capable of other functionality like sending emails, sending the computer to sleep, or deleting all files in a folder automatically. The Basic ‘How To’ Of Task Scheduler Firstly, do a system search for schedule tasks or task scheduler and select the result to launch the utility. At a basic level. The next screen allows you to specify when you want the task to start. Now you can choose whether to launch a program, send an email or show a message. Boring Tasks To Automate Your time is valuable and there’s no point wasting it with repetitive tasks. Launching Programs When You Log On Follow the steps above to begin setting up your task. Finally, click Next again and then Finish. Delete All Files In A Folder

Free Programming Resources Spice Up Your Windows Sound Effects With Amazing Resources Windows will play a sound when you log on, if your battery is running low and if you encounter an error. But what if you want to mix things up a bit and change the sound scheme for your computer? Most people will customise their wallpaper or screensaver, but let’s take it one step further by altering sound. A lightsaber swoosh when you receive an email? A famous movie quote when you shut down? This guide will briefly walk you through how to change your sound scheme and point you to some of the best places to download alternative audio. Alter Individual Sounds Or Set A Scheme It’s simple and quick to get customising your sounds. Fear not, however, because it’s possible to build your own scheme and customise it exactly how you like. Changing your sound scheme is a really easy process. Top Resources For Sound Downloads Now you know how to customise your sound schemes, it’s just a case of picking out those perfect audio files. FindSounds FindSounds is still going strong to this day. Freesound

Script Fonts Download Script is a form of stylized, interconnected writing that tends to fall out of practice in modern day. The writing style presents a more elegant means of writing, and allows a more personalized demonstration of expressing information. Script typefaces tend to match a more personal, handwriting style that often interweaves sophisticated and artistic. Just as with any other category of font, there are many options that follow under this category that meet different needs and standards of designers and artists. They are similar to that of handwriting and calligraphy fonts and are commonly used for greeting cards, invitations, personal notes, and other emotionally expressive text. Formal script fonts are sophisticated and connective, while the elegance of the text makes it perfect for greeting cards and invitations. When looking at casual script fonts, there is a less formalized element. They are not meant to be written in all capitals. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Run Android on Windows - Fastest Android Emulator [Guide for Windows] Here is how you can watch all of your anime in 60 FPS! Easy to do! : anime Windows Media Center is dead – here are the best alternatives Microsoft recently announced that after a dozen years, it would no longer include support for Windows Media Center (WMC) in the upcoming Windows 10. WMC was novel when introduced as a special edition of Windows XP in 2002. The premise was to leverage the power of PC hardware to enable an all-in-one media center, capable of playing DVDs, videos, photos and music with a 10 foot remote control interface. Perhaps the biggest feature, at a time when not everyone had a DVR, was the live TV recording functionality it offered when paired with PC TV tuner devices. While WMC never really became hugely popular, it has a dedicated and vocal community. Despite these improvements, the focus in home entertainment shifted to consumer electronics (CE) devices. Microsoft has moved a lot of WMC-like capability into the Xbox platform. PC-based alternatives WMC has always had competition, on both Windows and other platforms. Kodi/XBMC now runs on a great variety of operating systems and hardware.

Happiness Tips: What to Stop Doing to Feel Happier Right Now The other day, I had three hours to hit a work deadline. Early mornings are when I do my best work, so I got up, made coffee, and sat down to write. Then I got on Facebook and was sucked into a news story about a Bravo housewife, which led to to more celebrity gossip and finally, a piece about “the gross things lurking in your ice cubes.” Next I got an email with an urgent reminder to submit an invoice. Then my sister called. Have you ever wondered where the hours go? In the spirit of the new season, I reflected on some things that I’ve intentionally gotten rid of over the years that have helped me work better and live better. 1. We don’t have a time shortage; we have a focus shortage. 2. The best time to evaluate who your most trusted friends are? 3. Forgiveness is key in experiencing freedom. 4. Every day people lose countless hours to rumination and overthinking. 5. Stop this pronto! 6. Change is the only constant in our lives. People who live full lives push themselves on purpose.

KeyFinder | Magical Jelly Bean The Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder is a freeware utility that retrieves your Product Key (cd key) used to install windows from your registry. It also has a community-updated configuration file that retrieves product keys for many other applications. Another feature is the ability to retrieve product keys from unbootable Windows installations. If you need something more powerful, compare Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder with a tool called "Recover Keys". This advanced product key finder is not free, however it doesn't cost much for what it does. * - Portable version of Recover Keys is available in Portable and Enterprise licenses only. Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder features Command line options - /save <location> /savecsv <location> /close /hive <location> /file <filename> Load Hive option - allows you to load the registry hive of another Windows installation. If you're still confused, please check out our FAQ section. Keyfinder screen shot Product key Finder for Mac? WiFi password finder?