KeePass Password Safe

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KeePass is a free open source password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key or a key file. So you only have to remember one single master password or select the key file to unlock the whole database. The databases are encrypted using the best and most secure encryption algorithms currently known (AES and Twofish).

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MiMedia

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MiMedia makes it easy to secure, access, and share your digital life. MiMedia provides automatic online backup and sync giving you the best of both worlds. Securing files in your online storage account is simple. Then enjoy unparalleled on demand access to your digital life from anywhere. Listen to your music, play videos, view photo galleries, or access any file instantly. Enjoy it all on the go with MiMedia’s free mobile app.

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Secunia

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The Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) is a free computer security solution that identifies vulnerabilities in non-Microsoft (third-party) programs which can leave your PC open to attacks. Simply put, it scans software on your system and identifies programs in need of security updates to safeguard your PC against cybercriminals. It then supplies your computer with the necessary software security updates to keep it safe. The Secunia PSI even automates the updates for your insecure programs, making it a lot easier for you to maintain a secure PC.

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Qualys BrowserCheck

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Qualys BrowserCheck is a cloud service that scans your browsers and plugins to see if they’re all up-to-date. It’s an “online checkup” that relieves you from having to manually chase the constantly-shifting landscape of patches and updates to determine what you should be using. BrowserCheck identifies which browsers and plugins are used on your computer and whether newer versions have been released by vendors. On PCs running Microsoft Windows XP or later, BrowserCheck can also verify that important OS settings are enabled and Windows security updates are being received.

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How to Create “God Mode” on your Computer

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It may be hyperbolically named, but Windows 7’s God Mode is indeed omnipresent. It conveniently puts hundreds of settings from all around the operating system all in one place.

To turn on God Mode, create a new folder on your desktop, or anywhere you’d like and name it: GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}. Don’t include the final period. The resulting folder will contain 270 items, representing virtually every configurable option in Windows 7.

DVD Flick

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DVD Flick aims to be a simple but at the same time powerful DVD Authoring tool. It can take a number of video files stored on your computer and turn them into a DVD that will play back on your DVD player, Media Center or Home Cinema Set. You can add additional custom audio tracks, subtitles as well as a menu for easier navigation.

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AVG Rescue CD

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The AVG Rescue CD is a powerful must-have toolkit for the rescue and repair of infected machines. It provides essential utilities for system administrators and other IT professionals and includes the following features:

  • Comprehensive administration toolkit
  • System recovery from virus and spyware infection
  • Suitable for  recovering MS Windows and Linus operating systems (FAT32 and NTSF file systems)
  • Ability to perform a clean boot from CD to USB stick
  • Free Support and service for paid license holders of any AVG product
  • FAQ and Free Forum self-help support for AVG Free users

Download Rescue CD (for CD creation)

Download Rescue CD (for USB stick)

Ninite Easy PC Setup

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Ninite installs software fast with default settings and says “no” to browser toolbars and other junk. It checks your PC’s language and 64-bit support to install the latest, best version of each program.

Ninite runs on Windows XP/Vista/7 and works in the background unattended and 100% hands-free. All Ninite does is automatically download and install the apps you select. Not even Ninite is installed.

 Click Here to Use Ninite

Open Office

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OpenOffice.org is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.

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ADrive

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This is a very cool offsite storage web site.  They give you a FREE basic account with 50G of storage. The two nice features are that you can download files from other sites right into your online folder, and you can share the files with other people.  This means that if you need to send a 300M file, upload it to your “adrive” then share it without having to attach the file to an email.

Click Here to View the ADrive Web Site

Greenshot

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For those who are familiar with Snag-It, which is a costly program, this program will do virtually the same thing.  It interfaces with your “PrintSceen” button on your keyboard.  The tool will then allow you to draw a box around ANY thing that is currently on your screen and “capture” it.  You can save it to the clipboard, email, print, etc.  This is a great tool if you need to send a quick snapshot of something on your screen.

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TeamViewer

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This is a FAST, simple, clean, and secure way to gain access to a PC without having to deal with firewall issues, routers, etc.  Once you install the software, you can click on “Connection” then “Invite Partner” and it will generate a link and start an email for you to send.  When the other party installs the small file and runs it, they need to give you the user ID and password, and you enter this in on your end. Instantly, you have control of their PC.
Click Here to Download TeamViewer