Friday, July 13, 2012

7 Must have FREE Software programs after installing windows XP/7

It's pretty easy to install windows, isn't it? I am sure most of you are be able to do the installation by yourself, but some people don't quite know how to protect and maintenance their system, so this make them re-install their Windows frequently.

But now you can get rid of this problem with just a few tips.
- Think about just important programs you use everyday, and don't try to install too many software programs that could slow down your OS's performance - Don't install too many programs with similar functions (e.g: VLC, Realplayer, KMPlayer... just use one of them)
- Clean unnecessary files/programs frequently
- Update your anti-virus definition regularly
- Disable unimportant program on startup
- Never forget to clean your windows (using built-in tools or third party programs) after you install all the required programs

Here are the list of some mandatory programs recommended for you:

1. Kingsoft Antivirus 2012 or Microsoft Security Essential

- K+ Defense: Brand New Cloud Proactive Defense, Intercept Popular Virus Comprehensively.
- Smart Scan: Fast, Smart and Light, Smart Scan Makes Scanning within Minutes.
- Light: Incredible Light & Fast, Fully Optimized Resource Usage Free Up PC Startup and Performance.
Compatibility: Perfectly Working with Other Antivirus, Provides Outstanding Protection to End Users.
- See full review from TWC

Download: KAV

2.  Kingsoft PC Doctor 3.7 or Cleaner

- Startup Booster
- Anti-Malware
- Registry Cleaner
- System Repair
- Junk Cleaner
- Uninstall program
- Traffic Monitor
- See the review from CNET

Download: Kingsoft PC Doctor

3. Windows Live Essentials

windows live essentials 2011 Download Windows Live Essentials 2011 Full Offline Setup Installer (All Languages)Windows Live Essentials is a suite of applications which include the following: 
 - Windows Live Family Safety to keep your kids safe online. - Windows Live Mesh to let you sync files and folders across different PCs.
- Windows Live Photo Gallery to share photos on SkyDrive, Flickr, SmugMug, Facebook and more.
- Windows Live Movie Maker for editing your Videos and publishing them instantly on Youtube.
- Windows Live Messenger to stay in contact with your friends. The new Windows Live Messenger 2011 also includes communication among your Facebook, LinkedIn and MySpace friends.
- Windows live Writer let you publish your blogs easily and instantly to many servces including, Blogger, TypePad.
- Windows Live Mail to keep track of your emails from popular email providers including Hotmail, Gmail and Yahoo.

Download: Windows Live Essential offline installer

4. 7zip (Winrar alternative, but better than Winrar in compression)

7-Zip- High compression ratio in 7z format with LZMA and LZMA2 compression
- Supported formats: Packing / unpacking: 7z, XZ, BZIP2, GZIP, TAR, ZIP and WIM
- Unpacking only: ARJ, CAB, CHM, CPIO, CramFS, DEB, DMG, FAT, HFS, ISO, LZH, LZMA, MBR, MSI, NSIS, NTFS, RAR, RPM, SquashFS, UDF, VHD, WIM, XAR and Z. For ZIP and GZIP formats, 7-Zip provides a compression ratio that is 2-10 % better than the ratio provided by PKZip and WinZip
- Strong AES-256 encryption in 7z and ZIP formats Self-extracting capability for 7z format Integration with Windows Shell Powerful
- File Manager Powerful command line version Plugin for FAR Manager Localizations for 79 languages

Download: 7zip

5. Filerfrog (Enhance Windows Explorer's context menus)

filerfrog reviewThe best thing I like about Filerfrog is the ability to convert and resize image. It can do more than that like, copy/move, rename, sort desktop, list of files, spit and join files, lock files/folders... 

See full features

Download Filerfrog

6. Everything (Searching file/folder instantly, better and faster than windows built-in search)

- Small installation file
- Clean and simple user interface
- Quick file indexing - Quick searching
- Minimal resource usage
- Share files with others easily
- Real-time updating

Download: Everything 1.2  or  Portable

7. KMPlayer 3.3 (The most powerful multimedia player)

See full features

Download KMPlayer

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