Replace commercial application with free ones

  • AceBackup: Free Windows backup
  • Ad-Aware 2008: Free anti-spyware
  • StarBurn: Free disc burning, audio ripping utility (download Nero for free)
  • LogoEase: Create your own logo for free
  • AutoGK: Rip your DVDs to DivX and Xvid formats
  • Opera 9.5: an excellent replacement for Internet Explorer
  • Comodo Friewall Pro Free: Free Windows firewall for Windows XP
  • Antivir: Free anti-virus for Windows
  • Avast: Free anti-virus for Windows
  • AVG 8.0 free: Free anti-virus and anti-spyware for Windows
  • Replace data backup with data sync, thanks to these articles from Tom’s Hardware: [1] and [2]

Have a good Summer working on installing and testing all these.