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(Primarily for MS windows operating systems)

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Microsoft Security Essentials For Windows 7
This FREEWARE Microsoft product continuously scans for and removes from the computer
 malicious spyware, malware, viruses, trojan horses and worms as well as 
activating the windows firewall. This product is automatically updated
 and performs similar tasks as other top of the line Internet and computer security programs
 such as McAffee and Norton. It does not yet have parental control features. 
One tremendously positive aspect of this system is that it does not slow the computer's normal operation 
appreciably and runs very inconspicuously in the background.
NOTE:  Other continuously running anti-virus programs must be fully uninstalled before installing Windows
Security Essentials. Works only with Authentic and Activated Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista
and Windows 7. Freeware.

NOTE:... Not for Windows 8, 8.1, or 10. They use the already included free WINDOWS DEFENDER .
 

 

"Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and 10 Learning Websites"

2017 Top 10 Anti-Virus for Windows

Useful Anti-Virus Information Links

Getting Started in Windows 10

Windows 7 Tips & tricks PPT's

Windows 8 PPT's

Microsoft One-Drive

Search-Touch-Mouse Help

On Screen Keyboard

Change to Local acct in Win 8.1

Using a PIN code for Win 8.1 login

Microsoft Outlook.com  (Replaces Hotmail) (Free)

Microsoft One Drive  (Microsoft's Cloud Memory)

Computer Hardware Components (PPT)

Computer Glossary/Dictionary

Wikipedia

 
   
   
   

 

AOMEI BackUpper
This FREE download from AOMEI Technology provides a very simple disk image and recovery system
including Data back up and, most importantly, the ability to copy an entire disk or partition for future
 re-writing of a disk or partition that has been corrupted or infected.
 It does its magic within the windows operating system environment. Freeware
 

Seagate Disk Wizard
This FREE download from the Seagate Hard Drive company can provide unique Disk Utilities such as formatting,
data back up and, most importantly, Disk/Partition Imaging...the ability to copy an entire disk or partition for future
 re-writing of a disk or partition that has been corrupted or infected.
 NOTE: The program will operate on any brand hard drive as long as a
Seagate or Maxtor drive is either installed or connected (USB, Fire wire, etc) to the computer.
It does its magic within the windows operating system environment. A PDF user guide is provided for download
 on the same webpage. Freeware

Western Digital Disk Wizard and Software
These FREE downloads from the Western Digital Hard Drive company can provide unique Disk Utilities such as
 formatting, data back up and, most importantly, Disk/Partition Imaging...the ability to copy an entire disk or
partition for future re-writing of a disk or partition that has been corrupted or infected.
 NOTE: The program will operate on any brand hard drive as long as a
Western Digital drive is either installed or connected (USB, Fire wire, etc) to the computer.
It does its magic within the windows operating system environment. A how-to page gives important info on the
use of the disk wizard and should be read before using the wizard. Freeware

Tyre Route Planning for Tom Tom and Garmin GPS
Free Trip and Route Planning PC Software that uses Google maps as its basis.
 It will connect  via your PC USB ports with Tom Tom and some Garmin GPS units
It provides an easy method for transferring  waypoints, POIs and route files. Freeware.

MalwareBytes Anti-Malware  
Scans for and removes from the computer malicious spyware, malware and,
 in some cases certain types of viruses, worms, and trojan horses.
Freeware usage for scanning and removing only. Monitor functions come with a purchased product.

CCleaner
Scans and repairs sections of the Registry, a vital control area of all computers.
NOTE: We have no report about usage of the software for anything other than the
 Registry cleaning section. Freeware

Recuva
Scans and provides file recovery options for data lost due to accidental or inadvertent deletion.
 It can also locate and recover files lost during a hard drive crash (damaged hard drive) as long as the
 hard drive can still be accessed by a computer. It can also recover files lost on flash drives, memory cards
 and external hard drives. Music, picture, video and document files are a few examples of this program's
 recovery capabilities. The best results of recovery are when the drive has not been written to
with new files when recovery is attempted. Files can become corrupted by overwrite and unrecoverable
 in these instances.  Made by the same company, Piriform, that produces the
 award winning CCleaner above. Freeware

 Defraggler
High Quality drive de-fragmentation software that is fast and thorough.
 Made by the same company, Piriform, that produces the
 award winning CCleaner above. Freeware

 Speccy
High Quality system information tool that can tell you in a glance the condition of your computer in real time.
 Made by the same company, Piriform, that produces the
 award winning CCleaner above. Freeware

Belarc Advisor
High Quality software tool that displays a detailed profile of your installed software,
 hardware and vulnerabilities in your Web browser. It will also display software keys such as that
used by yourself to verify and activate your operating system in case you have to reinstall. FREEWARE

Individual Software
Self-paced learning courses, "Professor Teaches", for most of the popular PC business software
such as Microsoft Office and Works (any Year) including all of the individual programs such as
 Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Publisher, FrontPage, etc. For purchase only.

Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download and Install in order to read-only and print PDF files. Freeware.

CutePDF
Produce your own PDF files for use between friends, acquaintances, business contacts and, of course, 
GWRRA members. Also a handy way to store documents rather than printing hard copy. Freeware.

Kindle For Just About Everything
Kindle, the famous eBook reader from Amazon, can now be downloaded in software form to almost any electronic
 computing and communication apparatus
known to modern man. This link will allow you to
 choose between the PC, Mac, Iphone, Blackberry, Ipad and a host of others. Most of the literary
classics come in a free download format as well. Check for Free ebooks. Enjoy!....Freeware

Nook For Just About Everything
Nook, the other famous eBook reader from Barnes and Noble, can now be downloaded in software form to
almost any electronic computing and communication apparatus
just like the Kindle. This link will allow you to
 choose between the PC, Mac, Iphone, Blackberry, Ipad and a host of others. Most of the literary
classics come in a free download format as well. Check for Free ebooks. Enjoy!....Freeware

Kitsap Regional Library
 With a Library Card and a password you can access a new world of FREE reading and audio downloading
 at your fingertips. The public library is not the book loaning establishment of your parents nor is it what you
 remember as a kid growing up. Check it out.... FREE

VideoLan (VLC) Open Source Media Player
VLC media player is a highly portable and Free multimedia player supporting most audio and video formats
 (H.264, OGG, DIVX, XVID, MKV, TS, RM, MPEG-2, MP3, MPEG-4, AAC, AVI, WMV ...and many more) from files, 
physical media (DVDs, VCD, Audio-CD), 
TV capture cards and many network streaming protocols.
It can also convert media files, transcode and act as a
 streaming server over unicast or multicast and IPv4 or IPv6.
 It doesn't need any external codec, program or codec pack to work.
NOTE:   As with all such program installations be sure to control what files will automatically 
open and run in the VLC Media Player. You may not want mp3's, for example, to do this if you already have
a favorite program that works well.  Freeware.



DISCLAIMER:     GWRRA, Chapter "B" and their representatives do not endorse
 the companies and/or products discussed in this group. 

- They are provided only as a possible source of computer software/hardware
 that may make your computer
experience more fruitful and enjoyable
 and assist in solving challenges you may have. 

- No guaranties or liability on the part of GWRRA, Chapter "B" and their representatives
 
are stated or implied by the use of any products.
- No monetary or commercial gain is received by GWRRA, Chapter "B"
and their representatives
by the use of the products.
- Product and/or link usage is strictly the responsibility of the user. The user must determine
 for themselves the usefulness
and compatibility of the software/hardware in question.
They are primarily designed for use with Microsoft Windows operating systems.

  USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.
- The links are provided by members who have had good results from the installation
and use of the products listed and
who want to share their experience with other GWRRA members.

 

 

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