Showing posts with label Security. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Security. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Free Portable Applications

Below is a list of Portable Applications I use.
Notepad++ - is the handy Notepad++ text editor.

Large Text File Viewer – program for viewing very large text files.

Everything Search Engine - locate files and folders by name instantly.

TrueCrypt - free open-source disk encryption software for Windows.

PDF-XChange Viewer – is smaller, faster and more feature rich than the Adobe Rea.

Recuva - deleted file recovery.

TeraCopy - is a free utility designed to copy/move files faster and more secure.

CClearner - is the number-one tool for cleaning your Windows PC.

WinMerge - is an Open Source differencing and merging tool for Windows.

7-Zip - the portable file archiver.

Revo Uninstaller – Application Uninstaller.

Windows Sysinternals Suite - the Sysinternals Troubleshooting Utilities have been rolled up into a single Suite of tools.

Free Commander - is an easy-to-use alternative to the standard windows file manager with lots of advanced and helpful features.

GIMP - is the popular image editor.

KeePass - is the popular KeePass Password Safe. - is the complete office suite including a word processor, spreadsheet, presentation tool, drawing package and database.

PuTTY - is the popular telnet and SSH client.

winMd5Sum - is a simple MD5 sum checker that allows you to check and compare the md5 sums of files.

WinSCP - is an open source free SFTP client and FTP client for Windows.

Ultimate Windows Tweaker - is a freeware Tweak UI Utility for tweaking and optimizing Windows Vista, 32-bit & 64-bit.

Quicksys RegDefrag - is a small, clear and easy freeware utility to defrag and compact Windows registry.

Neo’s SafeKeys – on screen keyboard.

InfraRecorder - is the popular InfraRecorder CD/DVD burning program.

Lupo PenSuite
What’s My Pass? » Tech Toolkit 2.0
The Portable Freeware Collection


Lexar tool makes creating bootable USB flash drives easy -
Encrypt Your USB Stick With Truecrypt 6.0 -
100 Portable Apps for your USB Stick (for Mac and Win) -
How to run Skype from a USB flash drive -
Use Your USB Stick As a Key to Boot Your Windows PC –
Flash Drive Reminder reminds you to unplug your flash drive –
Make Microsoft Remote Desktop A Portable App -
How To Make Windows Live Writer A Portable USB App –
CD Burner XP – free disk burning app for Windows
Put your portable apps on a diet with AppCompactor
Looking for a portable hotkey app? Try QOpen!


Friday, May 22, 2009

Free Windows Security Tools and Online Security Scanners

In this post I want to list different windows Security tools and online Security Scanners that can be used to check and fix windows.

Free Online Security Services

Below is a list of available Online Security Scanners. It is recommended to run them in Internet Explorer and under Vista IE should be run in Administrative mode.

Free Windows Live OneCare Online Services

Below is a list of free Services provided by Live OneCare. The only problem I run into is I selected to delete 2GB of Hibernation data and Hibernate option was no longer available under Vista. If you get the same problem have a look at Re-Enable Hibernate Option in Windows Vista from the How-To Geek.

Other Free Online Virus and Spyware Scanners

Free Online Virus and Malware Scanners

Free Desktop Security Tools

CClearner - (Freeware) system optimisation and privacy tool.

Windows Defender - Spyware Protection for Free.

Avast! 4 Home Edition - is a full-featured Antivirus and Anti-Spyware package. Requires Free Registration.

Malwarebytes - an easy-to-use, simple, and effective anti-malware application.

KeePass Password Safe - the free, open-source, light-weight and easy-to-use password manager.

Sandboxie - creates virtual space to run program in.

nCleaner - contains an advanced system and application cleaner with over 90 cleaning items available

HijackThis – TrendMicro HijackThis™ is a free utility which quickly scans your Windows computer to find settings that may have been changed by spyware, malware or other unwanted programs. HijackThis™ creates a report, or log file, with the results of the scan.

Secunia (PSI) - Personal Software Inspector.

Secunia (PSI) - Personal Software Inspector.

Password Meter - Checking the strength of the passwords.

TrueCrypt - Free open-source disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux.


GMer - is an application that detects and removes  rootkits.

Trend Micro RootkitBuster - is a rootkit scanner that scans hidden files, registry entries, processes, drivers, and Master Boot Record (MBR) rootkits.

Additional Resources

IIA Security Portal

Norton Safe Web, from Symantec

Radix Anti-Rootkit


Anti-Malware Toolkit

FixUp Restrictions

Comparatives of Anti virus Software

3 Tools to Test Run your AntiVirus/Spyware Program

Best Free Ways to Protect Your Private Files