Computer Programs, Information, Security & Help

Free security downloads & info to keep your computer free of worms, viruses & spyware.

Check out these sites for info about keeping your machine safe.

How strong are your passwords?
Getting started with a new PC - Great tips from the Microsoft website
Check your computer's onboard software to make sure you have the latest secure versions  ***Excellent site***
Get Safe Online
How can I tell if an e-mail message is fraudulent 
Paypal Australia - How to shop safely
All you wanted to know about cookies on your computer
Tips for Printing
Microsoft Technical HELP - Many links for troubleshooting and fixes
Microsoft Blog - How to recognise a Phishing/Scam email?
Microsoft  - All you wanted to know about FIREWALLS
Basic Computer Security  -  Microsoft easy to understand *Good Info*
Rogue/Suspect Anti-Spyware Products & Web Sites *Check here before downloading ANY antispyware software that is not mentioned on this page*
US Government information site about INTERNET SAFETY, ID theft, Online Auctions etc

FREE Antivirus & Antispyware Programs to download or use

Latest Antivirus Program Ratings - Which FREE anti-virus program is the best - find out here
Download Free Microsoft Security Essentials - Antivirus/Anti Spyware Software (alt download site)
7, 8, 10 (x32, x64)
Download Avast Free Antivirus Program<Another excellent FREE antivirus program - Note: Install only one AV program>
XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 (x32, x64)
Download Super Antispyware Free Spyware Killer
XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 (x32, x64)
Download Malware Bytes malware remover program
XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 (x32, x64)


Other Free Programs to download

Secunia Software Inspector Download - Keep your software up-to-date with the latest secure versions ***** Excellent XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 (x32, x64)
The 8 best Free Photo Editors - links to download these programs plus info about editing & fixing photos
Password Safe - Program to keep passwords and login information secure and encrypted on your computer
XP, Vista, 7, 8,10 (x32, x64)
Faststone Capture version 5.3 Last FREE version  Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 (x32, x64) 

Check your machine with these free on-line scans

Bit Defender   http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html
Trend Micro http://housecall.trendmicro.com
Kaspersky Online Scanner http://www.kaspersky.com/virusscanner

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