10 Freewares I Swear By But You Have Never Heard Of

…listed in Alphabetical order – each one tested under Windows XP:

CCleaner Removes unused files and cleans traces of your online activities [singlepic id=34 w=150 h=150 float=center]
CutePDF Writer Easily convert any document to PDF format [singlepic id=35 w=150 h=150 float=center]
Easy Video Splitter Automatically or manually split large AVI, DivX, MPEG, WMV and ASF [singlepic id=36 w=150 h=150 float=center]
JFileRecovery Copy files from damaged hard drives, CDs, DVDs and Flash media [singlepic id=37 w=150 h=150 float=center]
MailWasher Automatically block email spam before using your regular email program [singlepic id=33 w=150 h=150 float=center]
QuickSearcher Search for a text string within multiple directories and files [singlepic id=39 w=150 h=150 float=center]
RoboForm2Go Memorizes your passwords on your USB key and automatically logs you into online accounts [singlepic id=32 w=150 h=150 float=center]
SizeMe Assists backing up files by filling up each disc as much as possible [singlepic id=38 w=150 h=150 float=center]
UltraVNC Connect to a remote PC and work on it or transfer files (similar to pcAnywhere) [singlepic id=40 w=150 h=150 float=center]
WindizUpdate Keep your Windows up-to-date without using Microsoft Update [singlepic id=41 w=150 h=150 float=center]
   
Honorobale mention:
ShowIP Shows and logs the local IP and the WAN IP in the system tray ShowIP by bitsoft

Help Yourself Reduce the Amount of Spam You Get – In 5 Easy Steps

Israeli Spam: IDF MRE luncheon meat, commonly referred to as LoofThe year has just begun, and if you could not think of a new year resolution to make, how about helping yourself by taking some actions towards reducing the amount of unwanted emails you receive?

Here are 5 things you absolutely can start doing today:
1. Do not post your email address anywhere, not even using address munging.
2. Use BugMeNot as a way to bypass compulsory registration on websites
3. Use a disposable email address for website you could not bypass.
4. Teach your friends some manners and ask them to use BCC when sending emails to multiple recipients.
5. Install MailWasher and teach it to automatically filter your emails

Happy (Spam-free) New Year!