Everyone needs free stuff! That is why we have compiled this list of our most commonly used utilities. These utilities have been tested on our own systems and, if used correctly, are not designed to cause harm to your computer. Best of all, they are totally free! Click on an icon to download the file or be redirected to an alternate download site. For detailed instructions on how to run these programs to cleanup your computer, click the button below.
ANTIVIRUS TOOLS (Just Choose One)
Avast Free Antivirus
Free antivirus tool that currently is the highest recommended among computer geeks. Not only does avast! offer free basic antivirus and spyware protection, but it also offers free antivirus for Mac’s.
Avira Free Antivirus is an award-winning product that provides comprehensive protection against all types of threats, secures your data, protects your privacy and ensures your PC remains virus-free.
ANTI-SPYWARE, ANTI-MALWARE & CLEAN-UP TOOLS
We call it “Crap” Cleaner because is does what it says. Great for clearing temporary Internet files, cookies, and other miscellaneous temp files. It also has a registry cleaner!
GeekUninstaller assists with uninstalling programs and performs deep and fast scanning afterwards to remove all leftovers. Use Force Removal for stubborn and broken programs. Be careful, though… This one is a little advanced.
Great Free Malware removal utility. Destroying malware, one byte at a time!
Revo Uninstaller removes any files and Windows registry entries left behind by an individual program’s uninstaller.
RUNTIMES & VALUABLE PLUGINS
Adobe Flash Player
Freeware software for viewing multimedia, executing rich Internet applications, and streaming video and audio, content created on the Adobe Flash platform.
There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. From laptops to data-centers, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!
Microsoft .NET Framework
A software framework developed by Microsoft that runs primarily on Microsoft Windows.
Microsoft Silverlight is a free web-browser plug-in that enables interactive media experiences, rich business applications and immersive mobile apps.
A cross-platform runtime system developed by Adobe Systems for building desktop applications and mobile applications, programmed using Adobe Flash, ActionScript and optionally Apache Flex.
Formerly Macromedia Shockwave, Adobe Shockwave Player allows you to view interactive web content like games, business presentations, entertainment, and advertisements from your web browser.
SYSTEM TOOLS & OTHER UTILITIES
CutePDF Writer is a free PDF creation tool for your PC. Imagine being able to create a PDF file from any Windows application that can print! They even have a paid version that has all the features of Adobe Acrobat Pro.
LibreOffice is the power-packed free and open source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and GNU/Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base.
Speccy will give you detailed statistics on every piece of hardware in your computer. Including CPU, Motherboard, RAM, Graphics Cards, Hard Disks, Optical Drives, Audio support.
PDF File viewer which is probably the most popular internet document format on the web. This is one of many available PDF readers necessary for viewing and printing PDF.
VLC Media Player
VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.
ALTERNATIVE WEB BROWSERS & EMAIL CLIENTS
Different by design, Mozilla Firefox is an open-source browser with lot’s of history. With too many features to mention, you should check out their website for the full story on this popular web browser.
Thunderbird is a free email application that’s easy to set up and customize – and it’s loaded with great features! Use it with the free Lightning Add-On to add calendaring and task features to help organize your life and/or business.
Speed, Simplicity & Security. Google Chrome is designed to be as fast as possible, clean, simple, safe and more secure. Web pages load in a snap and built-in malware and phishing protection keep you safe.
Opera is a high-speed browser for computers. Pages and tabs load faster, even on slow internet connections. A free, customizable alternative web browser.
FREE ONLINE TOOLS
Free online utilities to help test certain aspects of your computer and Internet connection. Free to use for Home/Personal use. Use at your own risk!
Free Bandwidth Meters
Free high speed analysis tools that allows anyone to test their Internet connection. Free to use whether you test just for fun or you really need to certify and validate true speed of your Internet connectivity.
Random Key Generator
Here you will find a variety of random keys that can be used for passwords, encryption keys, etc. – all randomly generated, just for you! Simply refresh this page for a completely new set of keys.