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The GadgetGuy’s Windows Freeware Selection

I wanted to do this a while ago, but didn’t get around. My wife’s new Dell Inspiron 510m laptop arrived today, and I’m installing it right now. I have a bunch of favourite freeware apps that I’m installing, and here’s what that is:

First things first: Security:

– Installed all the patches through Windows Update

– Antivirus – http://www.free-av.de/

Reboot…

Now let’s get rid of IE and replace it:

– Mozilla Firefox – http://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox&os=win&lang=en-US

– CuteMenus for Firefox – http://cute.mozdev.org/

E-Mail:

– Mozilla Thunderbird – http://www.mozilla.org/projects/thunderbird/

Music:

– iTunes – http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/

Graphics:

– IrfanView – http://www.irfanview.com/

– PhotoFiltre – http://www.photofiltre.com/

ftp:

– FileZilla – http://filezilla.sourceforge.net/

Multimedia:

– vlc – http://www.videolan.org/

Telephony:

– Skype – http://www.skype.com/

eBay:

– Turbo Lister (german) – http://pages.ebay.de/turbo_lister/index.html

Instant Messaging

– Trillian – http://www.trillian-messenger.de/

Remote administration (yeah, that’s me…)

– TightVNC – http://www.tightvnc.com/

Whew… that’s a nice little selection. I’ll be updating this whenever I find something new.

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