Free Tools For Vista: Antivirus, Etc..

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FREE eTrust� EZ Antivirus for Windows VistaTM Beta Users

PC-cillin� Internet Security 14.55 Beta Program for Windows Vista�

Beta Duration: May 23rd to October 31st, 2006

avast! Home - Vista-compatible, both the free and paid versions.

ClamWin Free (from the ClamWin forums)

"ClamWin on Windows Vista Beta 2 build 5384 works!

ClamWin, does support Outlook 2007 Beta 2.

It brings up a hidden window, with display on the taskbar, when Outlook is running... closes right down after closing Outlook..",co...tpage/Itemid,1/

Antivirus for Windows - Open Source & Free! :D

Diskeeper 10.0 Professional BETA for Windows Vista CTP builds 5381 and 5384

Diskeeper 10 now provides support for Windows� Vista CTP (builds 5381 and 5384) with a free public beta. This Diskeeper build will only install on the specific builds of the 32-bit Vista noted, it will not install on other Windows platforms. Also note this Diskeeper build must be installed/uninstalled by the default Administrator account only. Please check the ReadMe file for additional restrictions and limitations of this beta version.

Remember: ;)

BETA software is, by definition, still in test mode and presents a certain level of risk to the end-user.

Please feel free to add any freeware programs for Vista that you may find... ;D

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WinAudit is easy to use, no special knowledge is required to use the programme. It is a self-contained single file that needs no installation or configuration. It can be run from a floppy disk or USB stick. Simply download the programme and double click on it. User interface translations have been kindly contributed by several people, if possible WinAudit will automatically start in your language.

The programme reports on virtually every aspect of computer inventory and configuration. Results are displayed in web-page format, categorised for ease of viewing and text searching. Whether your interest is in software compliance, hardware inventory, technical support, security or just plain curiosity, WinAudit has it all. The programme has advanced features such as service tag detection, hard-drive failure diagnosis, network port to process mapping, network connection speed, system availability statistics as well as Windows® update and firewall settings.

WinAudit is free, you can use it in your commercial applications and distribute it freely to anyone. The programme requires neither installation nor configuration. Its small size and ability to create formatted emails means you can audit just about any Windows® based personal computer.

PC audit and inventory of software, licenses, security configuration, hardware, network settings...

  • Easy to use
  • No setup
  • Csv/html/pdf/text/xml
  • E-mail
  • Database export
  • Command line
  • Fully documented

Windows®: 95/98/Me/NT3.51/NT4/2000/XP/2003/Vista

More Info & Downlaod: WinAudit

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Geeze not that good of a list so far.

Allow me to step in.

Anti Virus/Malware


Ad Aware 2008


Maintenance Utilities

Advanced System Care


Glary Utilities


IOrbit Smart Defrag

Productivity Utilities

Foxit Reader



Standalone Stack

Stack Docklet


Eye Candy Utilities




BootSkin (Stardock)

Microsoft Classic Player




Protip: Getting a Firewall is a waste unless you are on a network.

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