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System Info/MonitoringEdit

System SpecsEdit

  • HWMonitor
  • PC-Wizard
  • CPU-Z
  • GPU-Z
  • GKRellM
  • HWiNFO32 or HWiNFO64

System Temperatures

  • Real Temp,
  • Core Temp, or
  • SpeedFan (must be calibrated )


TweakingEdit

MaintenanceEdit

CleanupEdit

  • Revo Uninstaller
  • Driver Sweeper
  • CCleaner
  • Franckey's System Cleanup


UndeleteEdit

  • Recuva

UpdateEdit

  • Secunia PSI
  • FileHippo Update Checker

Find old versionsEdit

  • FileHippo
  • Oldware
  • OldVersion
  • VersionDownload

SecurityEdit

  • Microsoft Security Essentials
  • MalwareBytes Anti-Malware
  • AVG
  • Panda Cloud
  • Avast
  • Keepass
  • Lastpass
  • TrueCrypt
  • Prey


Desktop ModificationEdit

AdditionsEdit

  • Rainmeter
  • Samurize
  • Rainlendar

Launcher/DockEdit

  • Rocketdock,
  • ObjectDock
  • Launchy

EyestrainEdit

  • F.lux


BenchmarksEdit

  • 3DMark 11
  • PCMark Vantage
  • 3DMark 06
  • Cinebench
  • Unigine Heaven
  • HD Tune
  • IOMeter
  • ATTO
  • CrystalDiskMark

Backup and SyncEdit

Could BackupEdit

  • Dropbox
  • Crashplan
  • Carbonite
  • Backblaze
  • Min.us
  • Window's Live SkyDrive
  • Gladinet Cloud Desktop Free Starter Edition

Local BackupEdit

  • Crashplan
  • MS SyncToy
  • Windows Backup
  • SyncBackPro


Web/E-Mail/IMEdit

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Greasemonkey
  • Greasemonkey script repository
  • Reddit Enhancement Suite
  • Thunderbird
  • Windows Outlook Express/Mai
  • Lightning
  • Sunbird.
  • Pidgin
  • Digsby
  • Skype

Music/Video/Documents/e-books/PicturesEdit

  • foobar
  • Songbird1,
  • WinAmp1,
  • MediaMonkey1,
  • iTunes1, and
  • Zune.
  • VLC1,
  • FFDShow,
  • SMPlayer, and
  • Quicktime Alternative.
  • K-Lite1 and
  • CCCP
  • Avidemux.
  • If you want to have an HTPC type experience from time to time, there’s
  • XBMC,
  • Boxee, and
  • Hulu Desktop1.
  • For your e-books, there’s
  • Adobe Digital Editions,
  • Calibre,
  • Kindle for PC,
  • Nook for PC, or
  • Kobo desktop.
  • For document creation and management, the two main open source competitors are
  • Libre Office1 and
  • OpenOffice1. For PDfs, there’s
  • PDF Xchange,
  • Sumatra PDF1, and
  • Foxit Reader1. You can also print as PDFs with
  • Bullzip PDF Printer.
  • For basic image editing and management there’s
  • Picasa1 and
  • Paint.net
  • Gimp

Ripping/Transcoding/Mounting/BurningEdit

  • DVDShrink
  • DVDFab Passkey Lite
  • IMGBurn
  • Magic ISO
  • CDBurnerXP
  • Daemon Tools Lite
  • SlySoft Virtual CloneDrive

File ManagementEdit

  • 7zip
  • Teracopy

TorrentingEdit

  • uTorrent

GamingEdit

Steam

Direct2Drive Comrade

SourcesEdit