tool and software you can't live without

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by mantra, Dec 28, 2009.

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  1. mantra

    mantra Registered Member

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    Hi
    well the 2009 is over ,almost over

    why don't make recap , a summary

    Outside security software , which are the tool or program you can't live without?

    well i would like to share with you the essential program , maybe with a limit of 3 for security program

    but it would be great to read your list about the really tools and program (security program at maximum 3 item) you can't live without them

    for one time , talking about not security software

    have great holidays
     
  2. Technic

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    Please define security software. :)
     
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  4. Sully

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    PE of some kind (bartPE,liveXP, etc)
    imaging of some kind (macrium, ghost, etc)
    teracopy

    Sul.
     
  5. wat0114

    wat0114 Guest

    For Windows:

    - Partition Wizard disk

    - ShadowProtect Recovery disk

    - VirtualBox

    For Linux:

    - Clonezilla disk

    - GParted disk

    - Partition Wizard disk (because this does some things better than GParted)
     
  6. cet

    cet Registered Member

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    Everything for searching files
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    Process Explorer,Puran Defrag,Sandboxie are the programs which I can not do without.
     
  7. twl845

    twl845 Registered Member

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    FD-ISR (original)
    Nothing else is indispensable.
     
  8. noone_particular

    noone_particular Registered Member

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    Non-security software?
    The first non-security app I install on an OS is 7zip. I'd be hard pressed to find something I use more.

    Non-Windows, a GPARTED live CD. Mine gets used a lot.
     
  9. chronomatic

    chronomatic Registered Member

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    My security software of 2009: Linux
    My overall favorite software of 2009: Linux
     
  10. dw426

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    WinRAR, because I download way too much stuff, lol.
     
  11. culla

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    utorrent
    sandboxie
    returnil2008
    media player classic
    k-lite codec pack
     
  12. acr1965

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    Karen's Replicator
    CCleaner
    Norton UAC Tool
     
  13. NAMOR

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    Steam
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    Curse Client - warcraft addon updater
    Pidgin
    Skype
    VLC
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  14. andyman35

    andyman35 Registered Member

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    Exactly the same here plus Opera.
     
  15. Wan

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    Opera
    Avast
    IZArc
    Windows Media Player 11
    Live Messenger
    Messenger Plus+Nudge Tool Script
    CCleaner
    Ad Aware
     
  16. GlobalForce

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    Knoppix 5.1.1, it's full set of console tools and a browser - no matter which.
     
  17. bgoodman4

    bgoodman4 Registered Member

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    Opera
    MediaMonkey
    MP3 Gain
    PhotoShop
    RollBack Rx
    Lotus 123
    Trend Micro
     
  18. GlobalForce

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    Hey Mantra, which are yours?
     
  19. Osaban

    Osaban Registered Member

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    Protection/Recovery: ShadowProtect(2 licenses) Shadow Defender(2 licenses) Anti-Executable (2 licenses).

    Others: Google Chrome, MS Office 2003, StarOffice 9, Photoshop.
     
  20. mike21

    mike21 Registered Member

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    Autohotkey

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    Directory Opus

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    Sandboxie

    FD-ISR

    Imgburn

    Internet Download Manager

    PopPeeper

    Roboform
     
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    CCleaner, WinPatrol, Keyscrambler, Malwarebytes, and Sandboxie (all free versions).

    Edit: Add Macrium Reflect and Comodo time Machine.
     
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  22. nikanthpromod

    nikanthpromod Registered Member

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    firefox, Eset SS, MBAM, Hitman pro, Rollback RX, tuneup utilities 2009, ccleaner, foxit reader , Office suite , unlocker .

    Also most valuable" Windows XP "
     
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  23. bman412

    bman412 Registered Member

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    openoffice
    foobar2000
    keepass
    pstart
    skype, xfire and pidgin
    pdf-xchange viewer
    Sully's Safer zone
    syncback
    Paragon Drive Backup 9 pro
    7-zip
     
  24. trjam

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  25. mantra

    mantra Registered Member

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    well i forget it :(

    Firefox +adblock plus + Brief +piclens
    total cammander
    irfanview
    miranda
    babylon translator
    nnCron (an amazing program)
    nero but i'm moving to imgburn(because it free)
    writer (from open office)
    foobar
    gomplayer

    it think that's all
     
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