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    Useful links and downloads

    If you have any issues/problems with any of these links please contact the forum moderators.

    ALL THE LINKS THAT ARE FIT TO PRINT

    1. FREE ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE2. FREE ONLINE VIRUS SCAN
    3. FREE ONLINE TROJANSCAN
    4. TEST YOUR CONNECTION SPEED
    5. FREE ANTI SPYWARE PROGRAMS
    6. PASSWORD MANAGER AND FORM FILLER
    7. FLY AROUND THE WORLD
    8. FREE WEB BROWSERS FOR SAFER SURFING
    9. FREE BIDIRECTIONAL SOFTWARE FIREWALL
    10. USE HIJACK THIS FOR BROWSER HIJACKING/TOOL OF LAST RESORT
    11. INTERNET TRAFFIC REPORT
    12. The BELARC ADVISOR builds a detailed profile of your installed software and hardware and displays the results in your Web browser. All of your PC profile information is kept private on your PC and is not sent to any web server. PS...Hi everybody!!! *hugs* Melissa

    Life is a lesson you learn when you're through.
    Last edited by PN; 04-05-2014 at 08:58 PM.
    Life is a lesson you learn when you're through.

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    For testing bandwidth, I find this tool more acurate:

    http://speedtest.dslreports.com

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    thanks melly, you're the best :-)

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    Microsoft Fix it Center Online

    Fix it Center Online

    The Ultimate Boot CD For Windows

    Ultimate Boot CD

    Free Online Spyware/Virus Scanner

    To remove Malware use Malwarebytes.

    NirSoft provides a unique collection of System and Desktop utilities.

    Sysinternals AutoRuns can be used as an alternative to MSConfig.

    Not all of us can afford to buy important apps with hefty price tags even if the rest of the world can. So why not try the least expensive alternatives ? free ones?

    Adobe Photoshop ? Alternative: The GIMP ? http://gimp.org/

    MS Office ? Alternative: ABI WORD ? http://www.abisource.com/

    OpenOffice - for Windows and Mac - http://download.openoffice.org/ or LibreOffice

    Adobe Illustrator ? Alternative: KARBON14 ? http://koffice.org/

    VMware or Parallels - Alternative: Sun VirtualBox - http://www.virtualbox.org/

    Norton Ghost or Acronis TruImage - Alternative: Runtime Drive Image XML - http://runtime.org/

    For more Alternatives to software: - Alternativeto

    For burning CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray - http://cdburnerxp.se/en/home

    Online VirusScan - Microsoft Safety Scanner

    http://www.openwith.org/
    Last edited by PN; 08-20-2014 at 10:37 AM.
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    This is a great start page. Has lots of info, the dictionary-google-you name it.

    Be seeing you,

    ~Corey

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    TechSupportGuy Forums

    really helpful people who actually enjoy solving pc problems!

    joy
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    bigbob, neat sites. I just tested the speed of my connection... 2.7 Mbytes/second (peak) and it took 3.1 seconds to download a 1 Mb file (continuous). Not too shabby considering that it is through an old Apple Airport connected to a cable network. Wise.

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    Wise, I cannot take credit for the connection speed link. It was posted by melliska for PN.But while I am posting if anyone goes to www.driverguide.com the login is: drivers and the password is all.

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    I got some excellent programs here and they come without adware. CDBurnerXPpro worked better than Nero.
    http://www.webattack.com/freeware/freeware.html

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