Listed here are a set of tools that will help keep your computer safe and running at an optimal level. * Please note, some of the online scanners referenced in this article require either Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or 7.
System Optimization Tools
Bug Doctor – The Bug Doctor will fix hidden bugs and errors on your PC and restore lost performance and speed that is lost over time. » Learn More.
CCleaner – A freeware system optimization tool that removes unnecessary files from your system. » Learn More.
CleanMyPC Registry Cleaner 3 – CleanMyPC Registry Cleaner scans the Windows registry and finds incorrect or obsolete information in the registry. By fixing this obsolete information in Windows registry, your system will run faster and error-free. » Learn More.
East-Tech Eraser 2008 – EAST Technologies’ East-Tec Eraser 2008 is a multipurpose application, it securely delete files and covers your internet surfing histiory, too. » Learn More.
Evidence Eliminator – Evidence Eliminator is a Windows program that scrubs your computer clean. » Learn More.
PC PitStop Optimize Scan – PC PitStop Optimize Scan identifies many common problems that plague most computers. » Learn More.
RegistryBooster 2 – Residual files, unused and undeleted drivers, and corrupt or bad entries in registry settings will quickly litter even the newest of computers. » Learn More.
SpeedUpMyPC 3 – Now, you can get a faster, cleaner, and safer PC within minutes – without being a Windows expert! » Learn More.
WinTasks 5 Professional – WinTasks 5 Professional gives you detailed information about each and every process that is running. » Learn More.
Alwil’s avast! 4 Home Edition AntiVirus – A freeware anti-virus application that works to prevent the spreading of viruses by efficient prevention. » Learn More.
AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition – A highly effective freeware anti-virus application developed by Grisoft for personal non-commercial home use. » Learn More.
Avira AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic Anti-Virus – A free for personal use anti-virus program that reliably protects your private computer against dangerous viruses, worms, Trojans and costly dialers. »Learn More.
BitDefender Antivirus – A powerful antivirus tool with features that best meet your security needs. » Learn More.
CA Anti-Virus 2008 – An award-winning antivirus solution that provides complete protection, detection and elimination of thousands of computer viruses, worms and Trojan horse programs for home and home office PCs.» Learn More.
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 – This anti-virus application works to keep your PC virus free. » Learn More.
McAfee VirusScan Plus – Stops Viruses. Automatically blocks, cleans, and removes viruses so you can surf the Web safely and download files, blocks Spyware and has a firewell, too. » Learn More.
Panda Security Antivirus 2007 – This version makes protecting your computer as easy as possible, because it automatically blocks and removes all types of viruses and spyware. » Learn More.
Symantec’s Norton Anti-Virus 2007 – Safeguard your computer automatically from viruses, worms, and spyware. » Learn More.
Trend Micro pc-Cillin Internet Security 2007 – A security suite that includes detects and removes viruses and the latest threats from your emails, Internet downloads, removable media and PCs. » Learn More
Zone Alarm Spyware Scanner – Scans your computer for spyware. » Learn More.
WindowSecurity Trojan Scan – Worried your computer may have a trojan? Do a WindowSecurity Trojan scan now. » Learn More.
Spybot - Search & Destroy – Spybot - Search & Destroy detects and removes spyware, a relatively new kind of threat not yet covered by common anti-virus applications. » Learn More.
SpywareGuide Scan – Scans your computer for spyware. » Learn More.
AVG Anti-Spyware Free Edition – Scans your computer for and helps to remove spyware. Formerly known as Ewido Anti-Spyware Scanner. » Learn More.
CA Anti-Spyware 2007 – Is your PC Infected with Spyware? Do a free scan today! This product was formerly known as ‘eTrust PestPatrol Anti-Spyware’.» Learn More.
TrendMicro Spyware Scan – Scans your computer for spyware. » Learn More.
Ad-Aware 2007 Free – Ad-Aware 2007 provides advanced protection from known data-mining, aggressive advertising, Trojans, dialers, malware, browser hijackers, and tracking components. » Learn More.
Symantec Security Scan – Scans your computer for security vulnerabilities. » Learn More.
PC Bug Doctor Scan – Scans your computer for security vulnerabilities. » Learn More.
AuditMyPc Firewall Scan – Scans your computer for security vulnerabilities. » Learn More.
GRC.com Shields UP!! – Scans all the ports on your computer for security vulnerabilities to make sure your firewall is adequate. » Learn More.
Microsoft Live OneCare Safety Scan – Scans your computer for security vulnerabilities. » Learn More.