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ClamWin is a Free Antivirus for Microsoft Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003. It provides a graphical user interface to the Open Source Clam AntiVirus engine. It features a scanning scheduler, automatic virus database updates, a standalone virus scanner, context menu integration to Microsoft Windows Explorer, and an addin for Microsoft Outlook.
- McAfee Anti-Virus Updates
Antivirus and security products are updated regularly to improve their ability to protect your PC. With new security threats being discovered every day, it's best to be proactive and ensure that the important information on your computer is protected by an up-to-date virus definitons for your McAfee software.
License: Online Tool
- Microsoft Windows Update
Windows Update is the online extension of Windows that helps you get the most out of your computer. Get the latest updates available for your computer's operating system, software, and hardware. Windows Update scans your computer to see what updates are required and provides you with a list of updates tailored just for you.
License: Software Updates
- Norton Anti-Virus Updates
Anti-virus and security products are updated regularly to improve their ability to protect your PC. With new security threats being discovered every day, it's best to be proactive and ensure that the important information on your computer is protected by an up-to-date virus definitions for your Norton Anti-Virus and other Symantec software.
License: Software Updates
- Panda Anti-Virus ActiveScan
Now, ridding your computer of viruses is even easier, with the new Panda ActiveScan. You don't need to install any programs, just connect to the Internet and simply click whenever you want to clean your computer. It scans, disinfects and eliminates viruses from all parts of your system, hard disks, compressed files and all your e-mail. It incorporates a powerful heuristic system capable of detecting new or unknown viruses. It is updated at least once a day, so each scan will be able to detect even the latest viruses.
License: Online Tool
- Windows Live Safety Center
Windows Live Safety Center is a new, free service designed to help ensure the health of your PC by checking for and removing viruses, teaching you about threats, improving your PC's performance, and getting rid of junk on your hard disk. Use the full service scan to check everything, or turn to the scanners and information in the service centers to meet your specific needs.
License: Online Tool
- Windows XP Service Pack 2
The latest Service Pack for Windows XP, Service Pack 2 (SP2), is all about security, and it's one of the most important service packs ever released. It provides better protection against viruses, hackers, and worms, and includes Windows Firewall, Pop-up Blocker for Internet Explorer, and the new Windows Security Center.
License: Software Updates
- DivX Movie Codec and Player
DivX is a high-performance video plug-in that lets you create and watch high-quality movies and video. The DivX codec lets you playback any DivX video (including DivX VOD movies) and create DivX videos with popular 3rd party software to share with friends and family.
- FireFox Extensions
Extensions are small add-ons that add new functionality to Firefox. They can add anything from a toolbar button to a completely new feature. They allow the browser to be customized to fit the personal needs of each user if they need additional features, while keeping Firefox small to download.
License: Software Addons
- Flash Player
Adobe Flash Player is the high-performance, lightweight, highly expressive client runtime that delivers powerful and consistent user experiences across major operating systems, browsers, mobile phones, and devices.
- Google Toolbar
Take the power of Google with you anywhere on the web. The Google Toolbar enables you to search the web from any site, block unwanted pop-up ads, fill in forms with just one click, search within the pages of any site and highlight the words you searched for on a page. The Google Toolbar is free and installs in just seconds. Get one click closer to the information you want to find.
- Java Runtime Environment
The Java Runtime Environment (JRE) provides the libraries, the Java Virtual Machine, and other components to run applets and applications written in the Java programming language. In addition, two key deployment technologies are part of the JRE: Java Plug-in, which enables applets to run in popular browsers; and Java Web Start, which deploys standalone applications over a network.
- Shockwave Player
Over 390 million Web users have installed Adobe Shockwave Player. These people now have access to some of the best the Web has to offer - including dazzling 3D games and entertainment, interactive product demonstrations, and online learning applications. Shockwave Player displays Web content that has been created by Macromedia Director.
- Windows Live Toolbar
Windows Live Toolbar helps you browse better. Start a search from any web page; Get better protection against phishing scams and viruses; See instant previews of maps and weather from any web page; Personalize your web experience with custom buttons; Use Windows Desktop Search to instantly find information on your PC.
Mozilla Firefox is a fast, full-featured browser for Windows that makes browsing more efficient than ever before. Firefox includes pop-up blocking; a tab-browsing mode that lets you open several pages in a single window; integrated Google searching; simplified privacy controls that let you cover your tracks more effectively; a streamlined browser window that shows you more of the page than any other browser; and a number of additional features that work with you to help you get the most out of your time online.
- Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer 7 provides improved navigation through tabbed browsing, web search right from the toolbar, advanced printing, easy discovery, and reading and subscription to RSS feeds. Internet Explorer 7 provides security through a robust new architecture, security features that help defend against malicious software (also known as malware), and new ways to better protect against the theft of personal data from fraudulent websites, a practice known as phishing. Internet Explorer 7 also has improved support for cascading style sheets, a rich RSS feeds platform, and robust tools for deploying and managing Internet Explorer 7 in large enterprise environments.
7-Zip is a file archiver with the highest compression ratio. The program supports 7z, ZIP, RAR, CAB, ARJ, CPIO, RPM, DEB, GZIP, BZIP2, and TAR formats. Compression ratio in the new 7z format is 30-50% better than ratio in ZIP format. Also 7-Zip compresses to ZIP 2-10% better than PKZip and WinZip. 7-Zip has additional powerful command line version and FAR Manager support
WinZip enables you to quickly and easily compress and decompress files, folders, and entire folder trees to save storage space and dramatically reduce e-mail transmission time, as well as encrypt and decrypt your sensitive documents. WinZip includes two separate interfaces to accommodate all types of users. For those who are infrequent users of Zip files or just need to accomplish basic tasks quickly and easily, the Wizard interface provides simple, step-by-step guidance to make working with Zip files a breeze. For those who are comfortable with Zip files and need greater power and flexibility, the WinZip Classic interface has everything you need. Whichever interface you choose, the other interface is just a click away.
- Adobe Reader
This software lets you view and print Adobe PDF files on a variety of hardware and operating system platforms. Acrobat Reader provides a host of features that enable you to submit PDF forms created with fillable form fields to such applications as Adobe Acrobat Professional and Adobe Form Designer. Play back a variety of embedded multimedia content, such as QuickTime and MP3 files. Read and organize high-fidelity e-books. Activate search and accessibility capabilities built into your PDF files, and display Adobe Photoshop Album slide shows and electronic cards.
- Apple QuickTime Player
This is the industry's first mainstream media architecture for the creation and playback of rich multimedia content for both CDMA 2000 and GSM wireless networks. It supports mobile multimedia standards, such as the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) and the 3rd Generation Partnership Project 2 (3GPP2). QuickTime enables users to share high-quality video, audio, and text across the two predominant wireless networking technologies worldwide. It features many many features, including Apple Lossless Encoder, a lossless audio codec that retains the full quality of uncompressed CD audio while requiring only half the storage space; significant improvements to AAC encoding, resulting in high-quality sound over a full range of audio frequencies; and enhanced and support for iTunes and other QuickTime-based applications.
- Microsoft Excel Viewer
Microsoft Excel Viewer is a small, freely distributable program that lets users view and print Excel for Windows (versions 2.0 and greater) and Microsoft Excel for the Macintosh (versions 2.2a and greater) spreadsheet files.
- Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer 2007
Microsoft Office PowerPoint Viewer 2007 lets you view full-featured presentations created in PowerPoint 97 and later versions.
- Microsoft Reader
Microsoft Reader is a free software application designed to deliver an on-screen reading experience that approaches the convenience and quality of paper. Microsoft Reader is the first product to include patented ClearType display technology, which improves resolution on LCD screens by up to 300 percent to deliver a print-like display. Microsoft Reader also pays strict attention to the traditions and benefits of good typography. It offers a clean, uncluttered layout; ample margins; proper spacing, leading, and kerning; plus powerful tools for marking, highlighting, and annotating your eBooks.
- Microsoft Visio 2007 Viewer
The Visio 2007 Viewer allows anyone to view Visio drawings and diagrams (created with Visio 5.0, 2000, 2002, 2003, or 2007) inside their Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or later Web browser.
- Microsoft Word Viewer
This freeware program allows users who do not own Microsoft Word to view and print documents that were created in Word. The latest version of Word Viewer can open documents created with all previous versions of Word for Windows and version 4.x and later of Microsoft Word for Macintosh.
The free RealPlayer is the only digital media player you need to find and download new music, play and manage audio and video clips, and take your digital entertainment with you. RealPlayer Basic offers a streamlined interface that allows you to keep your media library close at hand. Keep all your digital media clips organized in one place; save CD tracks with just one click; pause and rewind live streams; transfer music to CDs and portable devices effortlessly; and enjoy clear, smooth video playback and mutichannel, surround-sound support.
- Windows Media Player
Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP offers great new ways to store and enjoy all your music, video, pictures, and recorded TV. Play it, view it, and sync it to a portable device for enjoying on the go or even share with devices around your home—all from one place.
- Windows XP Internet Connection Firewall
Microsoft Windows XP provides Internet security in the form of a firewall, known as the Internet Connection Firewall (ICF). This feature is designed for home and small business use and provides protection for computers directly connected to the Internet. This feature is available for local area network (LAN) or dial-up connections. It also prevents scanning of ports and resources (file and printer shares) from external sources.
License: OS Component
ZoneAlarm is designed to protect your DSL- or cable-connected PC from hackers. This program includes four interlocking security services: a firewall, an application control, an Internet lock, and Zones. The firewall controls the door to your computer and allows only traffic you understand and initiate. The application control allows you to decide which applications can and cannot use the Internet. The Internet lock blocks Internet traffic while your computer is unattended or while you're not using the Internet, and it can be activated automatically with your computer's screensaver or after a set period of inactivity. Zones monitor all activity on your computer and alert you when a new application attempts to access the Internet.
FileZilla is an FTP program for file upload and download to your FTP site, FTP server, or FTP host. FileZilla lets you transfer files and navigate among folders, Web sites, and your computer. This software enables you to perform multiple file transfers simultaneously.
You don't have to be an America Online member to experience the immediate cross-Internet communication made possible by AOL Instant Messenger. This program allows Internet users to communicate via private, personalized text messages, and indicates when friends, family members, and business colleagues are online. AOL Instant Messenger combines AOL's Buddy List and Instant Message features, enabling users to send and respond to messages immediately. Other features include a user directory and buddy chat capabilities, personalized news, and a Neighborhood Watch feature so you can disconnect when crank chatters contact you. You also can send personalized greetings from your Buddy List, forward a copy of your Buddy List to a friend, and add your own comments to an entry on your Buddy List. You can also create and share digital photo albums with your friends.
With ICQ you can message people, exchange files, send SMS messages, and meet people. It also includes multilingual support, the ability to save your chat histories, and a typing indicator that shows when a contact is typing you a message. In addition to familiar features such as chat, SMS messaging, and file-transfer capabilities, the newest version includes ICQ Xtraz, which allow you to send personalized greeting cards, apply custom icons to your buddies, play online games, and customize your shortcuts panel for one-click access to all your favorite features.
Pidgin is a multi-protocol instant messaging (IM) client for Linux, BSD, MacOS X, and Windows. It is compatible with AIM and ICQ (Oscar protocol), MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, IRC, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu, SILC, GroupWise Messenger, and Zephyr networks. Pidgin users can log in to multiple accounts on multiple IM networks simultaneously. This means that you can be chatting with friends on AOL Instant Messenger, talking to a friend on Yahoo Messenger, and sitting in an IRC channel all at the same time. Pidgin supports many features of the various networks, such as file transfer, away messages, typing notification, and MSN window closing notification. It also goes beyond that and provides many unique features.
- Windows Live Messenger
Itâ€™s the next-generation MSN Messenger. Along with everything you already love about Messengerâ€”your contact list, emoticons, and instant access to your friendsâ€”there are brilliant new ways to connect and share photos (and other stuff). As always, it's free to download Messenger and use most of its features.
- Yahoo! Messenger
Yahoo Messenger is a free service that allows you to see when friends come online and send them instant messages. It also can alert you to new e-mail in your Yahoo Mail or Yahoo Personals account, or when you have upcoming events recorded in Yahoo Calendar. Yahoo Messenger offers firewall support, a standby mode that minimizes the program until an Internet connection is made, the ability to save and print your conversations, and a tabbed interface that provides quick access to your favorite stocks, news, and sports scores.
OpenOffice.org is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, the product is free to download, use, and distribute.
PDFCreator is a free tool to create PDFs easily from nearly any application. With the PDFCreator Printer driver you create PDFs from any program that you can print from.
Thunderbird is Mozilla's next generation e-mail client. Thunderbird makes emailing safer, faster, and easier than ever before with the industry's best implementations of features such as intelligent spam filters, a built-in spell checker, extension support, and much more.
- Ad-Aware 2007
With its ability to scan your RAM, registry, hard drives, and external storage devices for known data-mining, advertising, and tracking components, Ad-aware can easily clean out your system, allowing you to maintain a higher degree of privacy while you surf the Web. The redesigned user interface improvements include more flexibility and control. This includes user-defined file sizes, which speeds up the scanning process by excluding files it recognizes as clean. Other advanced features include automatic quarantine and Recycle Bin storage of removed components, an all-new viewer for backup archives that allows you to quickly and easily review components that have been removed and stored for future restoration, and an integrated reference file updater that can automatically search for new reference files when Ad-aware is started.
- Microsoft Defender
Windows Defender is a free program that helps protect your computer against pop-ups, slow performance, and security threats caused by spyware and other unwanted software. It features Real-Time Protection, a monitoring system that recommends actions against spyware when it's detected and minimizes interruptions and helps you stay productive.
- Spybot Search and Destroy
Spybot - Search & Destroy can detect and remove a multitude of adware files and modules from your computer. Spybot also can clean program and Web-usage tracks from your system, which is especially useful if you share your computer with other users. Modules chosen for removal can be sent directly to the included file shredder, ensuring complete elimination from your system. For advanced users, it allows you to fix registry inconsistencies related to adware and to malicious program installations. The handy online-update feature ensures that Spybot always has the most current and complete listings of adware, dialers, and other uninvited system residents.
- SouthEast Telephone Web Accelerator
SouthEast Telephone is pleased to be offering our dial-up customers the fastest Web accelerator on the market today, completely FREE. This product speeds up your existing dial-up connection by up to 5 times, is easy to install, and requires no new hardware. Unlike many other ISPs, we provide the product at no cost to our customers.
License: Free for Customers