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Trivium Nate 04-27-2006 12:17 PM

Helpfull? ( Kind of a guide)
 
This is sort of a guide to helpful and usefull software That I think helps a lot



Anti Virus
1.AVG-anit-Virus(http://www.grisoft.com/doc/10/lng/us...dition&plt=win)
Update it and then run a full system scan

Spyware
2.Spybot-(http://spybot.dalnet.com.fr/index.html)
update it and then immunize it, then run a full system scan

Spyware
3.Ad-Aware-(http://www.lavasoft.de/software/adaware/)
Update it and then run a full system scann

Registry
4.Registry Tuneup(http://acelogix.com/download.html)
A.Scan

Registry
5. Registy Fix(http://www.registryfix.com/download/index.htm)
A.Scan

Browser
6.FireFox-(http://www.mozilla.com/products/down...win&lang=en-US)

Browser
7.Opera-(http://opera.com/)

Firewall
8.Zone Alarm-(http://www.zonelabs.com/store/conten...n&lid=db_trial)
I love this FireWall

Open Office
9.Open Office-(http://download.openoffice.org/2.0.2/index.html)
(An Alternative to using Microsoft Office)

Internet Washer
10.Smart-Protector-(http://www.smartprotector.com/eraser/)
(Erases all internet Tracks,history,cookies,cache,)

Internet Washer
11.Windows Washer-(http://www.webroot.com/shoppingcart/...060&vcode=DT01)
(Erases all internet Tracks,history,cookies,cache,)

Defragmentation
12.Diskkeeper-(http://www.diskeeper.com/profile/sub...px?a=l&PId=102)
Best Defrag Ever

Pop Up Blocker(Internet Explorer version)
13.Google Blocker-(http://toolbar.google.com/?promo=mor-tb-en)

Pop Up Blocker(FireFox version)
14.Google Blocker-(http://www.google.com/tools/firefox/toolbar/index.html)

Temperature Moniter
15.Speed Fan-(http://download.softpedia.com/softwa...edFan_4.28.exe)

Media Player
16.Win Amp-(http://download.nullsoft.com/winamp/...usic-7plus.exe)
(I think its better than Windows Media Player)

Media Player
17.DIVX-(http://www.divx.com/divx/play/download/index.php)
(This is required Some times)

Spam
18.Choicemail one-(http://dl.filekicker.com/send/file/1...OInstaller.exe)

Partition
19.Partition Magic-(http://www.partitionmagic.com/home_h...m80/index.html)

Ghost
20.Norton Ghost-(http://www.sarc.com/home_homeoffice/...r&pvid=ghost10)

Instant Message
21.X-Fire-(http://media.xfire.com/xfire/client/..._installer.exe)
Im Program For Games Keeps track of how long you play a game
(natejones315) thats me on their

Instant message
22.Gaim-(http://superb-east.dl.sourceforge.ne...gaim-1.5.0.exe)
All In one IM program

Instant message
23.Google Talk-(http://www.google.com/talk/)
Requires a gmail addy(email me if you want gmail)

Other
24.CPU-Z-(http://www.cpuid.com/download/cpu-z-133.zip)

Other
25.Everest-(http://download.oldversion.com/everesthome220.exe)

Benchmark
3DMark®06 Basic Edition-(http://files4.majorgeeks.com/files/7..._installer.exe)
PCMark®05 Basic Edition-(http://files4.majorgeeks.com/files/7..._installer.exe)

26.Manufactorers
Newegg- (www.newegg.com)
TigerDirect- (www.tigerdirect.com)
Zipzoomfly- (www.zipzoomfly.com)
CompUSA- (www.compusa.com)
Dell-(www.dell.com)
Alienware-(www.alienware.com)

Virtual pc control
28.Microsoft Virtual PC-(http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/i...04SP1Trial.zip)



Windows Blinds-(http://www.download.com/3001-2326_4-10516315.html)
Object Dock-(http://www.download.com/ObjectDock/3...l?tag=pdp_prod)
RK Launcher-(http://home.cogeco.ca/~rklauncher/#w)
Logon Studio-(http://www.download.com/LogonStudio/...ml?tag=lst-0-1)
IconPackager-(http://storage.stardock.com/files/ic...ger_public.exe)
Cursor-(http://www.download.com/CursorXP/300...l?tag=pdp_prod)
Theme XP-(www.themexp.org)



PC hardware reviews
Tom's hardware- (www.tomshardware.com)

Msconfig
Ok I Recomend that you make a backup of all of youre important stuff just incase some thing happens
1.Click on Start.
2.Hit Run.
3.Type in Msconfig.
4.Click ONLY on the tab called START UP.
5.Disable any thing that you DONT need running clicking on the check box this will disable the start up item.
Note( I unchecked every thing except Zone Alarm And AVG Anti-Virus)
6.When you are done here click apply and then ok
7. After that you will be prompted with a dialog box that says Restart or Exit Without Restart
I usaully click on restart
Note when you start youre computer back up you will be prompted with a dialog box just put a check mark in the box and then click ok :)

Helpfull Hint
1.Right click on you're my computer icon
2.Hit Properties
3.Click Advanced
4.Under Performance Click Settings
5.Click Adjust for Best Performance

Spybot - Search & Destroy
Spybot - Search & Destroy is an adware and spyware detection and removal tool. This includes removal of certain advertising components, that may gather statistics as well as detection of various keylogging and other spy utilities. In addition, it also securely removes PC and Internet usage tracks, including browser history, temporary pages, cookies (with option to keep selected) and more. The program offers an attractive outlook-style interface that is easy to use and multi-lingual. SpyBot-S&D allows you to exclude selected cookies, programs or extensions from being reported, allowing you to prevent false positive messages for items that you dont want to be alerted of every time. It can even scan your download directory for files that have been downloaded, but not yet installed, allowing you to detect unwanted programs before you even install them. SpyBot produces a detailed and easy to understand report before it deletes any files and allows you to deselect any item that you do not want to be processed. In addition, a recovery feature allows you to restore your settings if needed.


ZoneAlarm
ZoneAlarm provides essential protection for Internet users. Combining the safety of a dynamic firewall with total control over applications Internet use, ZoneAlarm gives rock-solid protection against thieves and vandals. ZoneAlarm makes ironclad Internet security easy-to-use. ZoneAlarm gives you control over the door to your computer. With Stealth Mode enabled, ZoneAlarm s Firewall renders your computer invisible to the Internet and potential intruders. If you can t be seen, you can t be attacked. Because you tell ZoneAlarm how you use your computer, the firewall only allows traffic that you understand and initiate. ZoneAlarm s firewall provides the ultimate intrusion security for your personal computer. ZoneAlarm also introduces MailSafe which enables users of ZoneAlarm to detect and control Visual Basic Script attachments to emails they receive while ZoneAlarm is running. Free for personal and non-profit use. - SnapFiles.com

Firefox
Simply the best browser out there. If you don't use Firefox then you are a bad person.

Open Office
Excellent software suite that contains MS Office equivalents of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. The best part is that you can save the files in MS Office standard formats so that you can create documents in OpenOffice that can still be opened on a machine using Office.


Defrag
Defragging your hard drive. This can be a very long process depending on the size of your hard drive and the number of files you have stored on there. The best way to go about it is to start before you go to bed and let it run overnight. This will go a long way towards cleaning up, and speeding up, your hard drive so that you get the best possible performance out of it. If you're one of those unlucky notebook owners with a hard drive that runs at less than 7200 rpm's, then this step is especially important!

english15x 04-27-2006 12:21 PM

Re: Helpfull? ( Kind of a guide)
 
ADD these to your list if you want

just trying to help !



Internet Files and Temp Files Cleaner

Ccleaner
http://www.ccleaner.com/

Firewall
and nod32
http://www.download.com/NOD32-Standa...ml?tag=lst-0-1

Trivium Nate 04-27-2006 12:57 PM

Re: Helpfull? ( Kind of a guide)
 
I hope this helps I guess it does a little

LA061 04-27-2006 01:11 PM

Re: Helpfull? ( Kind of a guide)
 
I have a program: http://www.bugdoctor.com/ I have an old version of it, but I'm not sure where I got it. I found that site on Google when googling "PC Bug Doctor". It clears up errors pretty good.

Trivium Nate 04-27-2006 01:12 PM

Re: Helpfull? ( Kind of a guide)
 
Thxs

LA061 04-27-2006 01:16 PM

Re: Helpfull? ( Kind of a guide)
 
No problem, maybe you should add it to your list. :D

Edit:
More browsers
http://www.avantbrowser.com
http://www.netscape.com

ArrizX 04-27-2006 11:14 PM

Re: Helpfull? ( Kind of a guide)
 
Adding to guide :D

http://computerforums.org/showthread.php?t=35435

Trivium Nate 04-28-2006 05:25 AM

Re: Helpfull? ( Kind of a guide)
 
Thxs dude

localhost 04-28-2006 05:32 AM

Re: Helpfull? ( Kind of a guide)
 
Or you could all just use Linux :p

Trivium Nate 04-28-2006 10:52 AM

Re: Helpfull? ( Kind of a guide)
 
I shall work on this more tonight but I kind of have a busy schedule school 7:45am-2:18pm then work 5:pm-10:00pm then idk We shall se after that but i will try to work on it


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