Ed Bott's 10 Favorite Windows Programs

Ed Bott's 10 Favorite Windows Programs

Summary: Through the years, I've tried a lot of Windows software. This gallery spotlights 10 tools and utilities (many of them completely free) that have passed the test of time. All of them work with Windows XP and Windows Vista. I recommend these programs to anyone who wants to get more out of Windows.

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  • The ad-blocking capabilities in IE7 Pro are first rate, starting with this set of defaults and allowing you to add sites on the fly. It has Flash-blocking capabilities, too.

    See full review with download links
  • This lightweight download manager does a fine job of tracking programs, podcasts, and other files you download from web sites.

    See full review with download links
  • FinePrint intercepts everything destined for your printer, giving you a chance to delete unwanted pages, shrink multiple pages to fit on a single sheet, or create two-sided booklets, even on printers that don't normally do duplex.

    See full review with download links

Topics: Windows, Operating Systems, Software

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  • RE: Ed Bott's 10 Favorite Windows Programs

    bad link about full review
    nergmlam
  • RE: Ed Bott's 10 Favorite Windows Programs

    I'm not sure if it's the same application, but I believe it is.

    You can download it from http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653
    nergmlam