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Freeware software available to a home
user ( continued):


TreeSize -a useful tool for investigating disk space
usage:
http://www.jam-software.com/treesize_free/


7-Zip - a useful tool for opening zipped files:
http://www.7-zip.org/


Freeware security software for a home
user:

AVG Free anti-virus:
http://free.avg.com/gb-en/homepage


Malwarebyte Free -malware scanning software to
support front line anti-virus:
http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/
malwarebytes_free/

Microsoft Security Essentials -alternative to AVG Free:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/security-essentials-download

Superantispyware -antispyware protection:
http://www.superantispyware.com/download.html


I recommend using the system provided Windows Firewall rather than using any third party firewall.

How to sites:

Changing Desktop Background:
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/281-desktop-background-change.html


Using the Elevated Command Prompt in Windows 7:
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/783-elevated-command-prompt.html


Using Device Manager:
http://technet.microsoft.com/library/cc725876.aspx

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