Fab's Autobackup for Windows - Free backup application that gets the job done in 3-15 clicks. Highly recommended for quick-backup use.
Micro CD Burner 5.x - Free, single-file-based CD burning application (audio/data/ & dvd/cd)
MiniAIM v0.4 Beta - Latest version of the miniature AOL IM app
Power Defragmenter GUI - Free Defragment app based on Sysinternal's Contig Defragment engine
PuTTY - SecureSHell & Telnet client software
Startup Control Panel - An enhanced msconfig-like startup program utility
Unstoppable Copier v2.x - Free and Easy corrupted file copier.
AIM AdHack 4.15 - AIM v4.9 installer w/o spyware
AIM AdHack 5.1 beta - AIM Triton-beta IM Client w/o spyware
BurnAtOnce - Free CD Imaging and Burning application. Can create ISO, BIN/CUE, and TOC images.
Context Menu Editor - allows you to edit your right-click context menu
Daemon Tools v4.06 x86 - DVD/CD emulation software, new version - WARNING: When installing, be sure to uncheck the DaemonTools Toolbar, if you don't want any Adware installed!!!
.NET Framework v2.0 - Latest version of .NET, for running BHT Launcher
DVD Decrypter 220.127.116.11 - Free DVD Copying software
Firefox 18.104.22.168 - Alternative WebBrowser made by the Mozilla Foundation
Java Runtime Environment - Framework software to run Java-based applications
K-Lite Codec Pack [Basic] - A small, efficient audio/video codec pack
Liveupdate v3.0 - To ensure you have the latest updates for your Symantec products, install LiveUpdate v3.0
Install Missing MSVC++/MSVB runtimes - contains controls and runtime binaries from Microsoft VC++ and Visual Basic
MozBackup 1.4.5 - Free Mozilla profile backup tool. Works with Netscape, Firefox, and Thunderbird in addition to Mozilla
PhotoFiltre - free photo-manipulation software. Very useful for scanning.
ImgBurn v22.214.171.124 - from the author of DVD Decrypter, comes a free piece of software designed for burning DVD images and various other DVD tasks.
Thunderbird 126.96.36.199 - Alternative Email Client made by the Mozilla Foundation
VideoLanClient (VLC) - Free Media player with its own codec libraries
Yamipod - Free iPod music managment software. Does NOT Require iTunes to be installed. Runs on Win98SE and up.
Fab's Autobackup for Windows (PE) - Free application to backup data from a secondary or primary windows installation. Very easy to use, and very fast. Highly recommended
CPU-Z - CPU frequency measurement and feature detection
Dial-A-Fix - Free app that has many different fixes, including: Microsoft Installer service, Windows update repair, IE reinstall, and many others.
EzPCFix - A free utility with many differnt mini-utilities to perform on the locally running registry, or another system's registry
Filemon - Free Filesystem file monitor
Free hex editor - A free hex editor
Hoster 3.1 - HOSTS file viewer/editor
Index.dat Scanner - View site history and cookies on a system
ieFix - Reinstall and re-register IE dll's and Executables. Useful with IE corruption.
Keyfinder Thingy Lite - Find your cdkeys.
Killbox - a utility to delete locked files, and replace locked files, on reboot, or right now.
NetAlyzer - Free app that allows you to collect network information. From the creator of Spybot Search & Destroy.
PageDefrag - Defragment the Windows Pagefile, as well as other boot-time files. Changed to an SFX for easier use.
PC-De-Crapifier - Detects and removes junk software installed by Dell and other manufactorers.
PhotoRec(overy) - Free Data Recovery application from the creator of Testdisk. Recovers more than just photos.
PSTools - Free commandline Process tools
Prefetch Utility - Clear and set prefetch options/files
Regalyzer - A custom RegEdit-style utility, from the author of Spybot Search & Destroy
RegeditPE - A script that allows reading from and writing to a registry that is on another hard drive or OS installation
Registry Monitor - Free Registry monitoring tool
Restoration - Free file undeleter.
SigVerify(XP) - File signature verification application for Windows XP
SigVerify(9x) - File signature verification application for Windows 9x
SIW - System information viewer
Symantec Product Removal - SymNRT included, as well as a batch file and registry file which are used to remove Norton Antivirus 2005/2006 entirely. Included here because of the overabundance of NAV2006 issues
TCPview - Free TCP/IP connection viewer
Testdisk - Free Partition recovery software
Undead Pixel - A free utility to try and find, and fix dead pixels in LCD displays
UnknownDevices - Find the correct drivers for harware with Question marks in device manager
Windows File Protection Switcher - Toggle Windows File Protection on and off with this free tool from tcmagazine
Winsock Restoration util - Fixes corrupt TCP/IP stack problems.
Winsock-Fix - TCP/IP Stack corruption fix. Re-registers TCP/IP protocol files in XP/9x.
UXTheme.dll Patcher - Allows Un-Signed Windows XP Themes
Windows File Protection Switcher - Disables/Enables Windows File Protection.
7zip - Free Archiving Utility.
Belarc Advisor - Computer Profile creation software. Great for retrieving CDKeys.
CCleaner - Temporary and Junk file remover, Registry cleaner
DriveImage XML - Free Drive Imaging software
ERuNT/NTREGOPT - Registry Backup tool/Registry Optimization tool
Free hex editor v1.1 beta - A free hex editor (installer)
NetStumbler - Free Wifi Network Monitor
Prime 95 v24.14 - Free Burn-in/benchmarking app
PCI FileRecovery - Free file recovery software
RescueMe v1.5x - A free set of tools to scan for viruses, & spyware. Features full updating and downloading from the internet, as well as several direct-downloaded free antivirus, and firewall applications. Highly recommended for a Quick and Easy repair. Extract to a user-specified directory on system.
TweakUI(XP) - Microsoft-issued tweaking utility for Windows XP
TweakUI(9x) - Microsoft-issued tweaking utility for Windows 9x
Unlocker - Used to unlock locked files in order to modify or delete them
WinPCap - Free Packet Capturing Software (used with packet analyzers)
WireShark (Ethereal for Win32) - Free Packet-sniffing/capturing utility
FAILSAFE Software (VirusSpy)
ADSSpy - Alternative Data Stream object viewer/deleter.
AutoRuns - Free tool from Sysinternals, allows configuration of all startup items, as well as shell extensions and various other 'hidden' windows boot files.
HijackThis! - A utility to remove hidden startup entries on a system (Scripts removed...finally)
Process Explorer - Free Taskmanager-like processview for examing system processes.
RootKitRevealer - Free tool to search for discrepancies and hidden data in the system registry. (Does not remove, only scans.)
SilentRunners - Scan system for all auto-running applications/scripts on bootup. (Log file is in %username%\Local Settings\Temp folder).
StartupList - View all startup applications
Virus Removal Apps
Avast Antivirus - Free antivirus scanner/runtime protection for Windows 9x/XP.
AVG Free Edition v7.1 - Free On-demand antivirus application
HaxFix - A tool designed to search for, and remove files associated the the Hax spyware infection.
AimFix - AOL IM virus remover for Win2000/XP
BlackLight Beta - From F-Secure, a free root kit removing/discovering application.
Floppy-E Removal Tools - Removes Floppy-E
Nyxem-E Stopper - Removes Nyxem-E
McAfee Stinger 2.6.0 - Find and remove 55 viruses, trojans, and variants
TrendMicro Sysclean - Free Antivirus scanner from TrendMicro. Requires Internet connection to download executable and virus pattern files.
VundoFix - Removes new varients of the Vundo Trojan (VX2)
WinK Rootkit Remover - Removes the WinK.sys Rootkit
Spyware Removal Apps
Ad-Aware SE - Spyware Removal tool from Lavasoft
AVG AntiSpyware - 30-day Spyware Removal tool trial from GriSoft (Formerly Ewido). Specializes in Trojans and spyware. After 14 days, it will continue to function, however, it will no longer have background scanning capabilities.
SmitRem - Smitfraud Removal tool. Extract to Root drive and run 'RunThis.bat'
Spybot Search & Destroy - Spyware Removal tool from safer-networking.org
Spybot Search & Destroy Definition Update - Updates Spybot's Spyware definitions
Spybot Search & Destroy Advanced Checking Library Update - Updates Spybot's Scanning Engine
Spybot Search & Destroy Advanced Tools Update - Updates Spybot's advanced tools
SpySweeper - v4.5.5 (build 609)- still removes spyware without needing to register. See below for latest version. - Free 14-day trial of Webroot's Commercial spyware removal tool. Highly Recommended.
SpySweeper (Latest Trial) - v5.0.x - Free trial of Webroot's Commercial spyware Scanner/Removal tool. Only allows for a system scan, no actual spyware removal.
AntiSpyware Silent Installer - Quickly install CCleaner, AdAware + definitions, Spybot + definitions, and Windows Defender, in only 3-4 clicks.
Microsoft Windows Defender (Beta2) - Free AntiSpyware tool from Microsoft
AboutBuster - Remove about :Blank page infectionsAd-Aware SE (9x/XP) - Spyware Removal tool from Lavasoft (Auto extracts. Tested & runs on 9x/XP)
CWShredder - Remove CoolWebSearch-based spyware using this tool from TrendMicro
E2TakeOut - Removes E2 Malware infections
LSPfix - Displays all the installed Winsock filters
Qoofix - Removes Qoologic Spyware infections
Spybot Search & Destroy (9x/XP) - Spyware Removal tool from safer-networking.org (SFX-Runs on 9x/XP!)
SpywareStrike Removal tool - Removes SpywareStrike v2.5 and lower
SmitFraudFix - Remove infections from SmitFraud.C spyware (For Win2k/XP Only)
ViewPointKiller - Remove ViewPoint from your system. Note: May cause instability on systems that run AOL.
X-Clean Micro - Free tool to quickly and easily detect and remove common spyware threats.
X-Cleaner Free - A more complex version of the above tool. Also cleans temporary files.