These are the must have applications for everyone.
Security / Technical:
Please use the FREE version on ALL applications shown.
Office / Programs
Use these as a great FREE alternatives
Openoffice.org - Free Word, Excel, PowerPoint!
Maxthon - Hands down the best browser out there
FoxitSoftware.com - FREE PDF unlike ADOBE PDF HOG!
FastStone Image Viewer Great image viewer
GOMLab.com - The best movie viewer
doPDF.com - Save PAPER! Create PDF.
Winamp - The Best MP3 Player
(Download the old version of WinAmp 1998) - Use this version
FENCES - Great desktop organizer
C Cleaner - Use this to clean out registry files, spy bots, bad other nastiest.
dexpot.dee - Multiple Desktops like Linux and Mac for Windows. This one is a little buggy... needs a little more work but interesting.
KNOPPIX - KNOPPIX is a bootable Live system on CD or DVD, consisting of a representative collection of GNU/Linux software, automatic hardware detection, and support for many graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI and USB devices and other peripherals.
doPDF.com - This application will install like a printer. Instead of printing a paper for your boss, create PDF file, save money & stop wasting paper.
Portableapps.com - Portable Applications in a nutshell, is running a program from your USB drive on to your PC without installing it. This is great if you work in a strict networking environment.
gHacks.net - Not sure what exe are running on your computer? This site will let you know, here is an example: svchost.exe???
TimeAndDate.com - This is a great site, it's fun and piratical.
http://technet.microsoft.com - Sysinternals File, Disk & Networking Utilities Great for Network Administrators and other more advanced pc users. Troubleshooting tools and help files.