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PostSubject: PC help   27th March 2009, 12:53 pm

This thread is for Helpful links for you to use


Alternative Software for Windows Programs

    [li]Mozilla.com: Get the Firefox browser - The safer alternative to Internet Explorer[/li]
    [li]Pidgin: Alternative to Windows Live (MSN) Messenger. It is compatible with AIM and ICQ (Oscar protocol), Windows Live (MSN) Messenger, Yahoo!, IRC, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu, SILC, GroupWise Messenger, and Zephyr networks.[/li]
    [li]Trillian: Windows alternative to Pidgin. Some say it's better.[/li]
    [li]Babuki: Another Messenger Alternative - Compatible with Facebook, Windows Live(MSN) Messenger, AIM, Yahoo!, Gtalk, ICQ, Livejournal and MySpace[/li]
    [li]VLC player: Alternative to Windows Media Player/Real Player/Quicktime Player for Video Playing[/li]
    [li]Media Player ClassicAnother Video Playing Alternative[/li]


Free Antivirus Programs

    [li]Avast! AV:
    [li]AVG Antivirus[/li]
    [li]Clam Antivirus[/li]
    [li]BitDefender Free Edition[/li]
    [li]Trend Micro™ HouseCall: Free online virus scan. Requires IE.[/li]


Free Anti Spyware - Spyware isn't classed as a virus and some will be missed by antivirus program

    [li]Ad-Aware[/li]
    [li]Bazooka[/li]
    [li]Hijackthis[/li]
    [li]SpyBot Search & Destroy[/li]
    [li]SpywareBlaster[/li]
    [li]SpywareGuard[/li]
    [li]WinPatrol[/li]



Free Firewalls

    [li]Jetico Personal Firewall[/li]
    [li]Kerio: Kerio Personal Firewall is FREE for home and personal use[/li]
    [li]Sygate: FREE for personal use[/li]
    [li]Zonealarm Basic firewall[/li]


Another Handy Tool

CCleaner is a freeware system optimization and privacy tool. It removes unused files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history. But the best part is that it's fast (normally taking less that a second to run) and FREE!
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PostSubject: Re: PC help   27th March 2009, 1:37 pm

I must say ever since i discovered firefox, i have never looked back!!! cant stand to use internet explorer now!!!!

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PostSubject: Re: PC help   28th March 2009, 2:16 am

same here i only use firefox now!
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