My favourite freeware:
1 Zonealarm; firewall.
2 TClockEx; time clock, calender, CPU & RamFree usage. [really useful]
3 AVG; virus detection.
4 Ad-Aware; adware removal.
5 CDex; MP3 to Wav etc.
6 OpenExpert; open any data file with a selection of programmes of your choice from a right-click.
7 Atomic Clock Sync; syncronise your PC's clock with a precise on-line clock.
8 Disc Frontier; Graphic display of file usage. Helps find what's using all your hard drive space, then delete the space wasters.
9 SisSoft Sandra; displays technical PC info & suggests improvements.
10 TuboNote; displays little reminder windows on the desktop.