Freeware Fridays | Top Tools of the Week #23


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.

10 New Screensavers Halloween, Sports and More


10 new animated screensavers. Included are 4 more Halloween themes, some Sports and more. In addition, you’ll see links to Windows themes and dozens of wallpapers.


Facebook and Twitter are Easy to Hack on Public Wifi


Be careful when using public or unsecured wifi hotspots. It’s now easier than ever to hack into accounts on unsecured wifi networks.


Fake Antivirus Tools from Microsoft Don’t be fooled


A new warning from Microsoft’s Windows Security Blog tells the frightening story of new ScareWare apps that disguise themselves as Microsoft’s most popular free antivirus tool.


How to Open or Edit PPT, PPTX and PPS Files


You don’t need to pay $280 for Microsoft PowerPoint. If you only need to view files, the PowerPoint Viewers from Microsoft are the simplest to use. However, there are many free ways to create and share PowerPoint files.


10 Spooky Screensavers for Halloween


Spiders, bats, crows, pumpkins, ghosts and blood. Get ready for Halloween with 10 new animated screensavers.


Two Finger TouchPad Scroll for Windows

Two Finger Scroll

Two Finger Scroll is a tiny application that enables multi-touch scrolling with your laptop touchpad.


Review of Wise Registry Cleaner Free


Would you pay good money for a program, if you could get some of the same features for free? Don’t pay for a program just because you see it advertised on TV. Check out this freebie.


Free Game Secret Maryo Chronicles


If you enjoyed the old Nintendo games like Super Mario, there are plenty of free games like it out there. You can play this one on Linux or Windows.


10 New Screensavers Clocks and Gauges


These ten new screensavers seem to be mostly either clock themes, or a strange type of time gauge.


Try Ubuntu 10.10 Inside Windows Uninstall If You Don’t Like It


There is a way to install Ubuntu 10.10 inside of Windows – and it can always be easily uninstalled later. I’ll show you the details of a typical installation in this article.


10 Unique and Unusual Screensavers


Ten animated screensavers that defy description. You have to see them for yourself.


Transfer/Backup Opera Settings, Profile and Sessions

Import & Export Opera Settings, Profile and Sessions

Opera Link does not sync your current sessions and passwords with the new computer. If you are looking to do that, a software called Stu’s Opera Settings Import & Export Tool which allows you to export your settings, profile and sessions to an archive and then later on import it back to another computer.


Installing Zone Alarm Free Firewall


Do you understand what your Windows firewall is doing? Is it tough enough to protect your security and privacy? If you have any doubts, you should check out ZoneAlarm’s free firewall.


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