While we strongly recommend selecting a professional to handle your more complex computer problems, some software and online utilities can help fix minor problems or prevent some issues.
Auslogics Disk Defrag Free
Auslogics Disk Defrag Free is a file defragmentation tool. It allows you to speed up your computer’s performance by preventing fragmentation and moving system files to the beginning of the hard drive for faster access. Click here to download Auslogics Disk Defrag Free.
CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning 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. Click here to download CCleaner.
Foxit Reader lets you read and print from any system any document created as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file, with its original appearance preserved. PDF files are compact and can be shared, viewed, navigated, and printed exactly as the author intended by anyone with a PDF reader installed on their computer. Click here to download Foxit Reader.
Google Chrome is an alternative web browser to Internet Explorer. Chrome is safer and faster, which improves the performance of your computer and helps keep you protected from viruses and malware. Click here to download Google Chrome.
Mozilla Thunderbird is a free e-mail application that is safer that Outlook Express or Windows Live Mail. Click here to download Mozilla Thunderbird.
VIPRE Rescue is a command-line virus scanning utility that will scan and clean an infected computer that is so infected that programs cannot be easily run. Virus definitions are included, and the program is self-running once executed. This program does not provide continuous virus protection for your computer, however. Click here to download VIPRE Rescue.