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Free Alternative Lightweight Software for Windows (Part 2)

Part 2 of my Free Alternative Lightweight Software for Windows will cover basic security and performance enhancing/maintenance tools.

I have broken this article into four parts to make it easier on both you, the reader, and me. As I publish the other sections of this article, I will add a link to them.

  • Part 1 - Communication/Business Tools
  • Part 2 - Security/Performance Tools
  • Part 3 - Media Tools (Never published)
  • Part 4 - Miscellaneous Tools (Never published)

Avast! Antivirus

Replaces: Norton ...

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Free Alternative Lightweight Software for Windows (Part 1)

Sick of your computer running like molasses? Tired of having to perform that annual (semi-annual?) reformat and installation of your operating system? Do you wish your computer just ran faster? Well maybe some free alternative lightweight software will solve your problem! On the other hand, if you enjoy the time you have to make coffee while you load that simple .PDF file, please stop reading now.

I have a fairly complex, yet powerful, Windows box that I run as my ...

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