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Anti-Virus Software (only have one anti-virus installed and in use)

AVG free edition – A popular free anti-virus and anti-spyware program combined. Every bit as good as a paid for anti-virus.
http://free.avg.com/gb-en/download-avg-anti-virus-free-edition

Avast Home Edition - Another high scoring free antivirus including the famous GMER anti-rootkit technology. Requires registration to obtain a "free" license key.
http://www.avast.com/eng/free_virus_protectio.html

Anti-Malware/Spyware/Adware Software

Malwarebytes Anti malware – Excellent tool to remove malicious software.
http://download.cnet.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/3000-8022_4-10804572.html?part=dl-10804572&subj=dl&tag=button

Superantispyware – Will scan for any malicious software, spyware/adware and threats and then remove them.
http://www.superantispyware.com/downloadfile.html?productid=SUPERANTISPYWAREFREE

Trend Micro HijackThis (for more advanced users) – Scans your registry and running processes and outputs a report which you can analyse on the HijackThis website or get a geek to do it for you. A good tool to ensure your computer is clear, before and after scanning with other programs.
http://download.cnet.com/Trend-Micro-HijackThis/3000-8022_4-10227353.html?tag=mncol

Hard Disk Drive Cleanup Tools

CCleaner – Removes unused files from your system which allows Windows to run faster and frees up valuable hard disk space. Also clears internet history traces for most browsers.
http://www.ccleaner.com/

Revo Uninstaller – Uninstalls unwanted programs but makes sure as much of the folders, files and registry entries are removed as possible. Useful for keeping your hard drive clean and performs a much better job than Windows Add/Remove Programs.
http://download.cnet.com/Revo-Uninstaller/3000-2096_4-10687648.html?tag=mncol

Auslogics Disk Defrag – An alternative tool to the integrated Windows disk defragmenter and is faster at doing it.
http://download.cnet.com/Auslogics-Disk-Defrag/3000-2094_4-10567503.html?part=dl-6267754&subj=dl&tag=button


Alternative Web Browsers to Internet Explorer

Firefox – A popular alternative which can be enhanced with add-ons.
http://www.mozilla-europe.org/en/firefox/

Opera – Another popular browser with some handy features.
http://www.opera.com/

Email clients

Thunderbird – From the makers of the Firefox web browser. It’s better than MS Outlook.
http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/thunderbird/

Office Suites

Open Office - Office suite which allows you to create, open and edit MS Office documents e.g. Word & Excel
http://download.openoffice.org/

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