Freeware Fridays | Top Tools Of the Week #19


In case you haven’t seen them, here are the most recent posts in our Freeware category. We hope you enjoy reading about these freebies, and maybe you’ll find a keeper in the mix.

Collect Complete PC System Information with WinAudit


WinAudit is a small, stand-alone executable and it’s free for personal or business use. When it comes to collecting useful system information, it does far more than you’d expect from such a compact program.


Opera 10.62 for Desktop Released


Opera 10.62 is a recommended update that fixes numerous stability and security issues.


Firefox 4 Beta 5 Adds Hardware Graphics Acceleration, Audio Capabilities and HSTS

Firefox 4 Beta 5 Download Released. Firefox 4 Beta 5 adds new API for HTML5 Audio and Video tags, hardware graphics acceleration and also implements a new Security protocol called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS).


Slim Down and Speed Up Your Computer with SlimComputer


SlimComputer offers nearly every utility you need to speed up a computer. It’s still in beta, but it seems to be better than most of the junk that’s offered on TV commercials.


Manage Windows Services with Portable Services Suite


If you need a fast, functional and easy way to manage the services that run on your PC, take a look at Services Suite, a portable application from


Instant Weather Reports with ForecastFox


The ForecastFox addon/extension is excellent for keeping me up to date on weather. It stays out of the way and does it’s job with no visible hit to my system performance.

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