Freeware Fridays | Top Tools Of the Week #8
By on May 14th, 2010

freeware-signIn 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.

 

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Quickly Scan Any File with 40 Different Antivirus Engines

Having a good antivirus program installed on your PC is a must have. The additional ability to double check files using 40 different antivirus engines is not required, but it sure is nice to have.

 

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Protect Your Portable Files with USB Safeguard

Traveling around with a USB flash drive full of your personal files is often very useful. However, it can also be risky. USB Safeguard can reduce the risk.

 

mouse MouseTrap Locks the Mouse Cursor in a Multi Monitor Setup

MouseTrap is a free utility for Windows which can lock the position of mouse cursor in multi monitor setups. You can use keyboard shortcuts to lock and confine the position of mouse cursors.

 

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Screenshot Preview of Kubuntu Netbook Remix

I recently tried the newest version of the Kubuntu Netbook Remix (KNR). Take a look at the screenshots I’ve included here. You might consider trying this new OS on your netbook.

 

Clavier Makes it Dead Simple to Define Custom Hotkeys in Windows

Clavier is a nifty little utility for Windows which makes it dead easy to define your own keyboard shortcuts. You can use the keyboard shortcuts to launch programs, open folders, files, images, videos or possible everything in your hard drive.

 

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4 Free Themes for XP from Microsoft

Even though Windows 7 is becoming more popular every day, most people are still using Windows XP. Since you’ve had XP for so long, isn’t it time you gave it a fresh facelift?

 

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Linux Mint 9 is Expected to Release Very Soon

According to the Mint blog: "we’re about 1 week away from releasing Linux Mint 9". Take a look at this video showing off the newest version of Mint.

 

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