Home > Freeware > My Favorite Freeware > Other Freeware Recommendations > Here

New Page October 1, 2004
Click here to refresh this page & its menu bar.

I DO NOT USE ANY SOFTWARE ON THIS PAGE (except those in the My Favorite Freeware box). These pages are for freeware suggestions site visitors have made for which I, personally, have no need and no interest. I can’t (and don’t) vouch for anything here.
Click here to submit your freeware suggestions!

  If you don’t find what you need here, I recommend Pricelessware, a very sound, clean freeware site based on recommendations of alt.comp.freeware participants.  

Added 9/13/04
For 9x/NT/2K/XP. “Delete all temporary files (*.TMP) spread on disks.” By Rssystems. (Recommended by the authors.)
Chaos Shredder
Added 7/16/02
For Win9x/NT/2K/XP. “By overwriting the portion on the hard drive that was previously allocated to the files several times with junk data, Chaos Shredder will completely erase files from your disk, without the possibility to recover it by any practical software or hardware methods. Very easy to use than others.” By Investment Resources Group. (Recommended by Alexandr Thomson, Investment Resources Group)
Added 11/28/03
For 9x/NT3/NT4/2K/XP. “Faciltiates cleaning the Registry, looking for unnecessary files, etc.” By Tony Helenius. (Recommended by Geoffrey Wilson)
Empty Temp Folders
Added 12/26/02
For Win2K; various users report it works on all other Windows versions, though with possible issues on NT 4. “I was amazed at how this program solved my severe lag problem from running internet radios. I had no idea that I had 20 temp directories that the program found easily. You can also clear the clipboard and browser history, cookies, and URLs. There’s even an automatic cleaner program that can be configured to do everything from Empty Temp Folders at set intervals you choose. I was thinking about a clean install until I got this program. A must have. A++” By Finn Ekberg Christiansen. (Recommended by James “Vortech” Bellisle)
Updated 7/4/03
For 9x/NT/2K/XP. Advanced, highly secure deletion program for hard drives. Integrates fully with the Explorer shell. Based on Peter Gutmann’s paper “Secure Deletion of Data from Magnetic & Solid-State Memory,” involving 35 random passes. Even gives you the option of creating your own overwrite passes! Allows scheduled or on-demand erasing of free disk space. For installation instructions and further information read this. Originally by Sami Tolvanen, with development now taken over by Garrett Trant / Heidi Computers Ltd. (Recommended by Derek Vincent and others)
Windows Installer CleanUp Utility
Added 7/28/03
For Win98/ME/NT/2K (XP?). Microsoft describes this as a utility “which allows you to safely remove Windows Installer-related registry settings from your computer in the event of a problem.” By Microsoft. (Recommended by Vincenzo Di Russo)

Visit Microsoft.com

  Top of Page   Home   Site Map   Search   Forums   Feedback   Donate