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Table of Content Links to Sections

Free software

100-sites-to-download-all-sorts-of-things

Adjust level of audio files

Backup your computer

Be Prepared

Blogging

Books

Business Templates

Computer Security Protect against malware & Remove it if necessary

Control which programs start up when Windows turns on

CPU Speed

Credit Card Info

Detailed Info about your computer

Do It Yourself How to design, make and repair

Download Music for free

Driver View – Show every driver on your system

Electronics

EMAIL

Find what other people think about the product you are interested in

Free College Education

Free Conferencing for up to 20 people

Free Country Facts and Maps Reference (Atlas)

Free Encyclopedia

Free Weather Radar

Frugal Living Blogs

Games

Google Cheat Sheet

Graphics – picture processing

PC Troubleshooting

How to build your own PC

How to Remove Malware

How to repair your appliance. Buy replacement parts here

Identity Protection

Inspirational Web site

Instant Messaging

Internet Explorer replacement

Kids Websites

Legal information

Library Reference

Libre Office – Word Powerpoint Excel replacement

List of portable software that can execute directly from your flash memory stick

Medical Information

Natural Homemade Cleaning materials – Clean and Green

Neat sites on the Internet – List of useful sites

New Frontiers for Computing

Notepad++ – Notepad replacement

Online Metric – English Units Converter

Other charts and calculators:

PDF reader

Personal Development Resources

Pharmacy, Grocery store and supermarket sales

Phone Numbers

Project Management

Repair hints for XP

Retirement Advice

Screen Capture and Image/Video viewer

Search Engines

Server virtualization for Windows. Run other operating systems at the same time as XP or Vista

Set Your Clocks

Shows which processes are running

Shredder

Theater Ticket Discounts

Typing Tutor

Video

Video Media Player – VLC

Watch movies legally for free

Watch video like TED Talks and National Geographic

Websites useful for all year

What’s new in Science and medicine?

Windows shortcut keys

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Free Software

Lots of Free software rated as to quality

http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/top-freeware-picks-category-editors.htm Top freeware for PC, Mac, Linux for both 32 bit and 64 bit. It also has top portable programs that run from your USB drive ***

www.sourceforge.net ***

www.majorgeeks.com ***

www.portableapps.com top portable programs that run from your USB drive ***

http://www.anunay.com/ interesting links – home page

http://www.allmyfaves.com/indexgrad.html – a visual list of favorite web sites**

http://www.sundaysaver.com/ Pharmacy, Grocery store and supermarket weekly sales circulars**

**http://www.elearningyellowpages.com/blog/2008/10/100-free-open-courseware-links-for-web-designers/ **

http://www.multyshades.com/2011/06/tools-for-web-developers-and-designers-60-useful-cheat-sheets/ **

http://dopelists.com/webdesign/ great list of useful web design sites ****

http://www.creativebloq.com/netmag/complete-web-design-toolkit-part-1-81412541 another good list of useful web design tools**

http://www.creativebloq.com/netmag/complete-web-design-toolkit-part-2-91412866 another good list of useful web design tools**

http://ninite.com/  Software installer

http://www.osalt.com/pgp-desktop  how to find open source code

www.fsf.org,   http://directory.fsf.org/wiki/Main_Page   free software directory

http://www.howtogeek.com/110549/the-best-free-portable-apps-for-your-flash-drive-toolkit/

http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-android-apps.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+gizmosbest+(Gizmo’s+Best-ever+Freeware)

www.nirsoft.net/ software utilities

www.topshareware.com/

www.livecdlist.com/?pick=All&sort=Votes/ live cd list

http://lifehacker.com/5962588/the-50-free-apps-were-most-thankful-for/

http://www.pricelessware.org/thelist/ best free software

http://www.digitaldarknet.net/thelist/index.php/

I want a Freeware Utility to … 450+ common problems solved

http://www.econsultant.com/i-want-freeware-utilities/index.html

Free Gnu Software

http://directory.fsf.org/

PC Troubleshooting

http://www.7tutorials.com/5-ways-boot-safe-mode-windows-8-windows-81

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/search?query=Troubleshooters%20in%20Windows%2010 How to repair your PC

Hwinfo  http://www.hwinfo.com/download.php

Cpu-z  http://www.softpedia.com/get/PORTABLE-SOFTWARE/System/System-Info/Portable-Cpu-Z.shtml

https://www.evga.com/precision/

http://www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp/

Speedfan  http://www.filehippo.com/download_speedfan/

http://www.gtopala.com/#axzz2mRRyYqj6 siw

Electronics

1 Newegg.com
2 Monoprice.com
3 Frys Electronics
4 Geeks.com
5 Microcenter.com
6 BestBuy.com
7 http://www.bhphotovideo.com/
8 DealExtreme.com
9 JR.com
10 Meritline.com

Libre Office – Word Powerpoint Excel replacement

https://www.libreoffice.org/

Notepad++ – Notepad replacement

http://notepad-plus.sourceforge.net/uk/site.htm A great notepad replacement for programmers
http://liquidninja.com/metapad/ A very good notepad replacement

Internet Explorer replacement

http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/   Firefox –

http://www.google.com/chrome  chrome browser

https://chrome.google.com/extensions/list/rating?type=ext chrome extensions

www.speedtest.net  Test how fast your high speed connection is – need flash

http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/

http://www.dslreports.com/gbu  compare your service with others

https://www.opendns.com/start/ Get faster DNS service and better safety

http://www.zamzar.com/ Convert files or download videos

Screen Capture and Image/Video viewer

http://www.irfanview.com/  Irfanview –

http://www.faststone.org/FSViewerDetail.htm

Detailed Info about your computer

http://www.belarc.com/free_download.html Belarc Advisor –

http://www.fixya.com/ get advice on how to fix electronic and other devices

Control which programs start up when Windows turns on

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/ProcessesAndThreads/Autoruns.mspx    Autoruns –

CPU Speed
http://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu_list.php Compare two cpu chips for speed

Shows which processes are running

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/ProcessesAndThreads/ProcessExplorer.mspx   Process Explorer –

Defragger

www.defraggler.com

Driver View – Show every driver on your system

www.nirsoft.net

Shredder

https://eraser.heidi.ie/ eraser

Search Engines

www.google.com

https://duckduckgo.com/

www.bing.com

http://www.askmehelpdesk.com/

http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/how-find-help-microsoft-your-computer-problems.htm

Backup your computer

http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/how-create-certain-number-fullincremental-backup-archives-acronis.htm

http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-backup-program

https://www.ascomp.de/

http://www.macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx

Watch video like TED Talks and National Geographic

www.ted.com

www.getmiro.com

http://mashable.com/2009/07/28/great-minds-videos/

PDF reader

www.foxitsoftware.com

http://blog.kowalczyk.info/software/sumatrapdf/free-pdf-reader.html

PDF to Word Converter

http://www.pdftoword.com/

http://www.accesspdf.com/pdftk/   PDF ToolKit

http://www.zamzar.com/ web based pdf to word only 5 conversions allowed

http://extensions.services.openoffice.org/project/pdfimport pdf support

List of portable software that can execute directly from your flash memory stick

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_portable_software

http://www.kikizas.net/en/usbapps.html

http://portableapps.com/

Blogging

www.blogger.com

www.wordpress.com

http://windowslivewriter.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!D85741BB5E0BE8AA!174.entry

Instant Messaging

www.pidgin.im

www.ceruleanstudios.com

Adjust level of audio files

www.conversationsnetwork.org/levelator

Video

Google videoqualityreport Google video quality report

www.MonoPrice.com    top quality low cost cables online PC World

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/streaming-services-side-vlc-player/  Instructions for using VLC to stream video to your computer

http://www.cableorganizer.com/kableflags/?gclid=CMOWrISChrsCFe5j7AodIhAAEg 50 pack reusable plastic flag labels

Video Editing

http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/video_cache_view.html capture video from your browser buffer

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-live/movie-maker#t1=overview Microsoft Movie Maker

http://www.shotcut.org/  Shotcut video editor

www.osalt.com/cinelerra

Digital Video Recorder (DVR) – Linux

www.mythtv.org

Video Media Player – VLC

www.videolan.org

Make Flash Videos for Free

http://www.toufee.com/ $

www.powerbullet.com $

Video converter – XP only

http://www.erightsoft.com/SUPER.html

http://www.movavi.com/  Movavi Does Free Online Video Conversions

Watch movies legally for free

http://eguiders.com/exclusive/the-8-best-websites-to-legally-watch-movies-for-free

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2416252,00.asp/?_nospa=true 20 cable alternatives for watching tv and movies

http://websearch.about.com/od/bestwebsites/qt/discovery.htm?_nospa=true

http://aceonlineschools.com/25-awesome-virtual-learning-experiences-online/

http://www.videohelp.com/  Everything you want to know about video – tutorials of all types on video editing, copying and formatting

http://www.maximumpc.com/print/5779

http://www.doom9.org/index.html?/

http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/rip-dvd-movie.htm

http://www.techsupportalert.com/pdf/beevs-dvdstyler-tutorial.pdf

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/five-apps/five-dvd-ripping-tools/1551?tag=nl.e101&s_cid=e101

Download Music for free

http://www.friedbeef.com/40-ways-to-download-free-music-legally-an-ultimate-guide/

https://www.jamendo.com/en

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/top-10-sites-listen-classical-music/

http://www.songstube.net/  listen here download on itunes

http://grooveshark.com/

http://help.pandora.com/customer/portal/articles/90988-desktop-app

http://www.freemake.com/news/new_freemake_music_box_all_in_one_music_player

http://www.radiosure.com/

http://www.raimersoft.com/radiomaximus.aspx

http://www.slacker.com/

http://www.accuradio.com/#!/feat/mostpopular/

Graphics – picture processing

www.irfanview.com – good screen capture, picture viewer, print picture, copy & crop

http://www.faststone.org/FSViewerDetail.htm  editor’s choice image editor

www.getpaint.net – paint.net

www.picasa.com Great free picture manager

http://photofiltre.free.fr/download_en.htm Good free photograph editor

Weather

Free Weather Radar

http://www.wunderground.com/US/Region/Northeast/Radar.html

10 Day Weather Reports

http://www.intellicast.com/

How to repair your appliance. Buy replacement parts here

http://www.repairclinic.com/0070.asp

http://www.toolking.com/?LinkConnector=Home&LC=30938

http://www.hardwareandtools.com/

http://www.americansworking.com/  made in USA products


Do It Yourself

How to repair many things

www.house-painting-info.com

www.gardenguides.com

www.doityourself.com

www.hgtv.com

www.sweethome3d.eu  Create entire floor plan, room or house to scale. Get 3D view and walk through. Has furniture library.

http://www.micromark.com/ hard to find model making tools

https://www.ifixit.com/Guide guides to fix many things

http://www.repairclinic.com/0070.asp How to repair your appliance

https://support.microsoft.com/fixit/ How to repair your PC

http://www.toolking.com/?LinkConnector=Home&LC=30938

http://www.hardwareandtools.com/

http://www.americansworking.com/  made in USA products

Legal information

http://www.nolo.com/

http://www.findlaw.com/

http://www.legalzoom.com/

http://www.iii.org/  insurance coverage

Legal Forms

http://www.uslegalforms.com/?auslf=entrepcom

Credit Card Info

www.cardratings.com

www.Bankrate.com

www.LowCards.com

Find what other people think about the product you are interested in

http://www.amazon.com/

http://whereshouldishop.com/?_nospa=true list of many places to shop

http://www.abt.com/  for appliances

http://www.drugstore.com/

http://www.zappos.com/  carries hard to find shoe sizes

www.shopbedding.com hard to find sheet sizes

http://www.blank-label.com/ custom shirts for $45

http://www.warbyparker.com/  eyeglasses for $100

http://www.39dollarglasses.com/

http://www.eyebuydirect.com/

http://www.buzzillions.com reviews of many products

Pharmacy, Grocery store and supermarket sales

http://www.sundaysaver.com/

http://consumerist.com/  What people think about stores

Theater Ticket Discounts

http://www.theatermania.com/home/

http://www.broadwaybox.com/

http://www.tdf.org/    Theater Development

http://seatkarma.com/

http://nyc.bestparking.com/index.php#1  Compare parking prices in NYC for best value

http://www.yelp.com  Restaurants and other places reviews

http://newyork.citysearch.com/

http://www.trafficland.com  see traffic cams around USA, pick favorites

Books

Project Gutenberg – 42,000 free books to download – English Classics

http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page Over 40,000 old books to download for free**

https://archive.org/ Great selection of books, music, movies and games

http://archive.org/details/bittorrent over 1,000,000 downloadable books, movies, music using torrent

http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Main_Page  Free textbooks

http://www.iheartintelligence.com/2014/08/31/free-books-100-legal-sites-download-literature/

http://resrc.io/list/10/list-of-free-programming-books/ Free programming books and Math books Great list **

http://www.kno.com/ inexpensive textbooks

http://www.chegg.com/ rent or buy textbooks

https://www.inkling.com/?gclid=COLv1Kqnm7gCFYuf4Aod3g0Avg interactive textbooks

http://sefcug.com/FreewareSIG/eReader-eBook-Feb12/eReader-eBooks-Feb12-links.pdf Free eBooks

http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Help:Guides Free courses all levels to learn, many subjects

http://itmanagersinbox.com/1875/ 13-sites-to-download-free-ebooks/ Free ebooks

http://justenglish.me/2012/09/01/free-books-100-legal-sites-to-download-literature/

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoft_press/archive/2012/05/04/free-ebooks-great-content-from-microsoft-press-that-won-t-cost-you-a-penny.aspx

http://www.coderholic.com/25-free-computer-science-books/

http://librivox.org/ audio books

http://www.downloadfreepdf.com/ many technical books and others

http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/50-places-free-books-online.htm

http://www.codeproject.com/Tips/315638/List-of-freely-available-programming-books

http://www.freetechbooks.com/

http://www.techbooksforfree.com/

http://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-Kindle-Store-eBooks/zgbs/digital-text/154606011_Kindle%20best%20sellers

http://www.ebooknetworking.com

http://www.e-booksdirectory.com/

http://www.metafilter.com/67105/The-100-best-mystery-novels-of-all-time

FreeBookSpot

Free-EBooks

ManyBooks

GetFreeEBooks

FreeComputerBooks

FreeTechBooks

KnowFree

OnlineFreeEBooks

OnlineComputerBooks

BookYards

The Online Books Page

Baen Free Library

EBookLobby

PlanetPDF – A small collection of classic novels all in PDF format.

Wikibooks – Wikibooks is a Wikimedia community for creating a free library of educational textbooks that anyone can edit.

Alive & Free – A page of links to some recent books from living authors available free online.

Read Easily – An ebook online library which has been designed to provide you an adaptive reading experience!

PDFbooks – This new site offers around 4,700 downloadable public domain e-books.

Witguides – An online source for a wide range of useful e-books that are completely free with no need to sign-up or buy anything.

Planet eBook –
Free classic literature to download and share.

E-Books Directory

1.  EBook-X

Computer-Books.us – Highest quality computer books all of which are available for free download.

Linux Related Free Ebooks – 68 Linux Related Free E-books.

TechBooksForFree – Free books on technology subjects.

Freeebooks – Free ebooks are divided into different categories from business, art, computing and education.

Books for Portable phones

www.manybooks.net
www.feedbooks.com
www.booksinmyphone.com

Free tech books

www.freecomputerbooks.com
www.freetechbooks.com
www.onlinecomputerbooks.com

https://archive.org/

http://www.amazon.com/b?node=2245146011 Amazon’s free Kindle books selection

https://openlibrary.org/ OpenLibrary

http://manybooks.net/ ManyBooks

http://www.digilibraries.com/ DigiLibraries

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ibooks/id364709193 iBooks

The Book Depository

Free Tech Books

Online Free eBooks

Bibliotastic    *** Si Fi, fantasy and many more

Free-eBooks.net

Fictionwise.com

Scribd.com

Feedbooks.com

Literature.org

Open Library

Bartleby.com

Authorama

Universal Digital Library at Carnegie Mellon University

audiobooks.

WorldeBookFair: for a limited time, you can have access to over a million free ebooks.

55 Ways to Have Fun with Google: a fun eBook from Phillip Lenssen on how to get more out of Google.

WorldLibrary:More than 330,000+ unabridged original single file PDF eBooks by the original authors.

FreeTechBooks: just like the name of the site, you can get free technology-related books here.

ReadPrint:This website offers thousands of free books for students, teachers, and the classic enthusiast. Lots of free classic books and literature here.

FullBooks.com: organized alphabetically; there are a TON of books here.

Bartleby eBooks: a huge array of classic literature, all available for free download.

Bibliomania:Free online literature with more than 2000 classic texts.

Links to Great Reference Books

http://www.bartelby.com/reference/

http://zenhabits.net/2008/12/20-amazing-and-essential-non-fiction-books-to-enrich-your-library/

http://freeinfosociety.com/media_index.php?type=2&start=200 Free books Technical to classics

Free Dictionary

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/

http://dictionary.reference.com/

www.google.com

Free Country Facts and Maps Reference (Atlas)

https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

Free Encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

Investment Encyclopedia

http://www.investopedia.com/

Online Metric – English Units Converter

http://www.peters1.dk/webtools/conversion.php?sprog=en

Free College Education

http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/

http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Wikiversity:Main_Page

http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/   WatchCollege Courses in ITunesU

www.mytwodollars.com/2009/10/15/how-to-get-a-free-education-online/

http://www.oercommons.org/ Free course materials – from lecture notes to syllabuses to audio and video – for college (and K-to-12 levels too)

http://academicearth.org/  Less variety than iTunes, but a slicker interface that’s focused on lectures from top schools

http://www.cosmolearning.com/courses/ Online Courses varied subjects

https://www.coursera.org/College education courses

http://www.khanacademy.org/ courses on grade school and high school

Good selection of Computer Science Books

http://mic-ro.com/informatik/ebooks.html

http://www.sciencebooksonline.info/ physics, engineering, math, astronomy, biology, medicine, computer science, chemistry, earth science

Medical Information

Easy to read guide about medicine

http://www.healingwell.com/

www.webmd.com

Merck Manual – Doctors Reference of Medical Problems

http://www.merck.com/mmpe/index.html

Medscape – Super site for medical information

http://www.medscape.com/home

http://www.patientsbeyondborders.com/about-patients-beyond-borders-editions Medical operations abroad for less cost

Healthfinder (U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services) www.healthfinder.gov
Mayo Clinic www.mayoclinic.org
Harvard Medical Schools www.intelihealth.com
KidsHealth www.kidshealth.com/
New York State Department of Health www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/consumer/consumer.htm

Pub Med – Need Medical Dictionary but state of the art info

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi

National Library of Medicine

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/kidneystones.html

Prescription Drug Info

http://www.rxlist.com/

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html

Health Insurance Info Per State

http://statehealthfacts.org/

Evaluate Doctors

http://www.vitals.com/

http://www.healthgrades.com/?intcid=HN-Home

http://www.quackwatch.com/

Medical Textbooks

http://medicalstudent.com/

http://fb4d.com/fb/INDEX60.HTM

Everything you wanted to know about surgery

http://surgical-tutor.org.uk/

AI Diagnostic Tool

http://www.diagnose-me.com/?page=main (not free)

The virtual body

http://www.ikonet.com/en/health/virtual-human-body/virtualhumanbody.php

  Medical Websites

Web MD

Medicial MD

Mayo Clinic

US DHHS National Institutes of Health

Health Central

American Heart Association

Dental Information Web Site

http://www.dentistry.com/  (Find a Dentist or see actual cases)

Senior Medical Info

http://www.retirelife.net/ Medical resources for seniors

http://www.consultadr.com/ Consult a doctor online after hours

Retirement Advice

www.Analyzenow.com   financial advice on retirement

http://news.morningstar.com/articlenet/article.aspx?id=652062 Best Places to retire in the USA

http://www.amazon.com/International-Living-Retiring-Overseas-Budget/dp/1118758595 Book describing how to retire abroad for $25,000 per year

https://www.genworth.com/dam/Americas/US/PDFs/Consumer/corporate/130568_032514_CostofCare_FINAL_nonsecure.pdf Cost of care in USA 2014

http://news.morningstar.com/articlenet/article.aspx?id=652151 List of good mutual funds to invest in

http://retirementrevised.com/retirement-healthcare-costs-not-as-scary-but-still-daunting/

http://retirementrevised.com/the-hard-times-guide-to-retirement-security/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/04/medical-tourism-health-tourism-medical-travel_n_1551217.html

http://www.treatmentabroad.com/

http://www.businessinsider.com/amazing-power-of-compound-interest-2014-7 amazing power of compound interest

http://dailyzenlist.com/post/87896920295/65-websites-to-help-you-save-money

https://secure.marketwatch.com/story/lazy-portfolios-grant-peace-of-mind-to-95-million-investors-2014-08-15

Personal Development Resources

http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/22-killer-personal-development-resources.html/

Computer Security Protect against malware & Remove it if necessary

http://www.av-comparatives.org/ Comparative of antivirus solutions

http://https://www.av-test.org/en/antivirus/  Comparative of antivirus solutions

http://free.grisoft.com/doc/1 AVG Antivirus

http://www.avast.com/eng/download-avast-home.html Avast antivirus

http://blogs.zdnet.com/security/?p=3733&tag=nl.e539  Article on computer security

http://windowssecrets.com/2008/08/14/07-Bootable-rescue-CDs-can-fix-your-damaged-Windows#

Shows if a website is dangerous or OK

www.wot.com good browser add on to tell which are bad sites

Show if a process is dangerous or OK

http://www.processlibrary.com/

http://www.virustotal.com/  Upload the file to this site to see if it is infected, 43 separate antivirus programs

http://www.thefreecountry.com/security/antivirus.shtml Download one of many online antivirus programs

AntiMalware Programs

http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php

http://www.cbronline.com/news/security/the-5-most-dangerous-computer-viruses-of-2014-4174259 The 5 most dangerous computer viruses of 2014

http://www.superantispyware.com/ Resource hungry, try malwarebytes

How to Remove Malware

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/malwarebytes-how-to,news-18841.html How to install and use malware bytes

http://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-conduit-search-virus/ How to remove malware that causes browser malfunction

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/adwcleaner/ Download adwcleaner

http://www.cbronline.com/news/security/the-5-most-dangerous-computer-viruses-of-2014-4174259

http://www.conetrix.com/Blog/post/Use-Malwarebytes-Chameleon-to-Install-Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware-on-an-Infected-System.aspx Use the Chameleon mode to install Malwarebytes if the virus does not allow it to be installed

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2084002/how-to-rescue-your-pc-from-ransomware.html

http://www.zdnet.com/dont-be-a-bonehead-run-antivirus-on-your-mac-7000031395/?s_cid=e539&ttag=e539&ftag=TRE17cfd61

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/start-computer-safe-mode#start-computer-safe-mode=windows-7 Start Windows 7 in safe mode

http://www.7tutorials.com/5-ways-boot-safe-mode-windows-8-windows-81 Start Windows 8.1 in safe mode

Windows 8 refresh or reset – Click Control Panel, then click Recovery and then click Reset link on bottom of page. This will give you the option to refresh or reset

http://www.eset.com/us/online-scanner/ Do a second scan of your computer to capture manware

http://housecall.trendmicro.com/Do a second scan of your computer to capture manware

http://support.kaspersky.com/us/4162 Kaspersky boot disk

https://cdburnerxp.se/help/Data/burn-iso burn an .iso to a dvd

http://www.thefreecountry.com/security/antivirus-rescue-cd.shtml Other antivirus boot disks and on line virus scanners

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2065126/the-absurdly-simple-guide-to-backing-up-your-pc.html

http://www.acronis.com/en-us/resource-center/resource/backup-and-restore/ Acronis backup software manual

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/it-security/rootkit-coders-beware-malwarebytes-is-in-hot-pursuit/

http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/malwarebytes_anti_rootkit.html

download.eset.com/special/ESET-Simplocker-Decryptor.apk

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/avast-simplocker-ransomware-removal-app,news-19008.html

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/cryptowall-ransomware-information#discover

http://sitecheck.sucuri.net/ Detect if a website has malware

Free Conferencing for up to 20 people

http://vyew.com/site/  Collaborate with a Group

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/five-apps/five-video-communication-apps/1390

http://meetings.io   video conference calls up to six people

Websites useful for all year


http://www.hackcollege.com/blog/2011/11/23/infographic-get-more-out-of-google.html
How to use google search more productively

http://thewirecutter.com/ Recommendations on what to buy, like Consumer Reports but free (from the New York Times)

http://thesweethome.com/ Recommendations on what to buy, like Consumer Reports but free (from the New York Times)

https://news.google.com/ Regular news

https://www.bloomberg.com/ Business news

https://www.sciencedaily.com/ Great site for science news

http://www.pbclibrary.org/ Use Zinio and Flipster to read magazines for free

http://www.incimages.com/uploaded_files/inlineimage/images_32959.pdf How to Procrastinate better Flowchart

http://www.kayak.com Do Travel site Expedia or Orbitz or Travelocity

http://www.tripadvisor.com Customer reviews of hotels, restaurants and other info

http://www.webmd.com Medical info easy to understand

https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html Hospitals are rated by Medicare

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/14/business/hospitals-death-rates-quality-vary-widely.html

http://www.rxlist.com/ Prescription Drug Info

http://www.pdr.net/ Prescription Drug Info, compare medicine, identify pill

http://www.health911.com/ Nonprescription solutions to everyday problems

https://www.peoplespharmacy.com Nonprescription solutions to everyday problems

http://www.businessinsider.com/month-timeline-best-time-buy-anything-2017-car-tv-taxes-home-clothes-2016-12

http://www.retrevo.com/samples/index.html User manuals for many manufacturers

http://www.zap2it.com TV channel listings for your area

http://www.TVGuide.com TV channel listings for your area

http://www.microsofttraining.net/microsoft-training-manuals.php Microsoft Office training manuals for each version, downloadable for free

https://mva.microsoft.com/
Microsoft Virtual Academy – Free training for many Microsoft products

https://www.cpubenchmark.net/ Learn how fast your CPU is compared to a new one

http://my.safaribooksonline.com/book/operating-systems-and-server-administration/microsoft-windows/9780133986549 Sysinternals book on how to troubleshoot windows (advanced)

https://automatetheboringstuff.com/ Programming with Python, (advanced)

http://ss2.climatecentral.org/#8/26.373/-80.106?show=satellite&projections=0-RCP85-SLR&level=5&unit=feet&pois=hide See how rising oceans due to climate change will change your area

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/build-your-own-pc,2601.html Article to learn about different parts of a pc

http://www.liveoriginally.com/kitchen-helpers/ Useful kitchen charts

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/diy-it-guy/publishing-on-a-tight-budget/ Publish eBooks on a tight budget

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TvWZEVf6go Instrumental music for working in office, easy listening

https://www.fema.gov/pdf/library/f%26web.pdf Food and water that you should have for an emergency, (from FEMA)

http://www.thephotoargus.com/helpful-photography-cheat-sheets-to-make-you-life-easier/ (advanced)

http://www.businessinsider.com/google-products-youve-never-heard-of/#google-keep-is-a-killer-notes-and-reminder-app-that-works-across-both-desktops-and-smartphones-1

http://ctublog.sefcug.com/ Steve Costello’s Blog – Contains many useful links

What’s new in Science and medicine?

http://www.sciencedaily.com/

EMAIL

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/google-in-the-enterprise/how-to-send-email-to-groups-efficiently-with-google-apps/1483?tag=nl.e101&s_cid=e101

www.yahoo.com/mail

www.gmail.com

www.outlook.com

Phone Numbers

http://www.whitepages.com/

http://www.superpages.com/

www.yp.com  yellow pages

http://www.findermind.com/free-people-search-engines/

Phone numbers of Major companies to talk to a human

http://www.dialahuman.com/

Set Your Clocks

Official clock of USA

Good Time, Date, Calendar site

Atomic Clock – date/time anywhere in the world

download program to sync your computer

time to the atomic clock.

Identity Protection

Identity Theft Resource Center

  Annual Credit Report

Free Credit Report

Identity Protection Resources

Other charts and calculators:

Google Cheat Sheet

http://www.googleguide.com/print/adv_op_ref.pdf

http://refcardz.dzone.com/  free cheat sheets

Project Management

http://sourceforge.net/projects/openproj/

Business Templates

http://https://www.entrepreneur.com/formnet

Theft Protection

http://preyproject.com/

Kids Websites

http://www.kidsites.com/

http://pbskids.org/

http://kids.yahoo.com/

http://www.linkopedia.com/kids/

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

http://www.nick.com/   nickelodeon web site

http://www.rcls.org/?q=node/169  Search site for kids

http://disney.go.com/games/

http://disney.go.com/index

http://gametruckparty.com/ rent a truck for a children’s party

www.kideos.com kid friendly video site

http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/hundreds-free-educational-videos-kids.htm

Inspirational Web site

I believe everybody should view this at least once – Make a difference

http://www.makeadifferencemovie.com/

Text of Steve Jobs Commencement Address

http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2005/june15/jobs-061505.html

http://www.ted.com/talks/richard_st_john_s_8_secrets_of_success.html

Jim Collins Business Visions

http://www.jimcollins.com/lab/level5/index.html

Neat sites on the Internet – List of useful sites

http://www.hotsheet.com/

http://www.allmyfaves.com/indexgrad.html

New Frontiers for Computing

If you want your mind blown, read this on the future

http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/video/shifthappens         PowerPoint presentation

Server virtualization for Windows. Run other operating systems at the same time as XP or Vista

http://www.vmware.com/products/server/

http://lifehacker.com/software/windows/geek-to-live–run-windows-xp-inside-vista-with-virtual-pc-238071.php

Repair hints for XP

http://www.webtree.ca/windowsxp/repair_xp.htm

http://www.google.com

http://www.pcworld.com/article/150079/vista_bloat.html How to reduce bloat in Vista

Windows Command Line Tutorial

http://commandwindows.com/

http://www.networkclue.com/os/Windows/commands/index.aspx

Typing Tutor

http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/best-free-typing-tutor.htm

 

Windows shortcut keys

http://www.networkclue.com/os/Windows/commands/shortcut-keys.aspx

Be Prepared

For the Boyscouts – How to tie knots

http://www.animatedknots.com/indexclimbing.php?LogoImage=LogoGrog.jpg&Website=www.animatedknots.com

http://www.layhands.com/Knots/Index.htm

http://store.uhaul.com/Covers__bags  Stuff needed for moving

http://kukuklok.com/  alarm clock

http://www.poodwaddle.com/worldclock.swf  world clock

Natural Homemade Cleaning materials – Clean and Green


http://www.angelfire.com/cantina/homemaking/vinegar.html#Laundry

http://web.extension.illinois.edu/stain/ stain removal

Frugal Living Blogs

http://acultivatednest.com/2013/10/my-top-10-favorite-frugal-living-sites/

http://www.plushbeds.com/blog/green/best-frugal-living-blogs/

Software for kids

http://comikit.se/

Library Reference

A librarian’s choice of the best of the Web

http://www.digital-librarian.com/

The Library spot

http://www.libraryspot.com/

Librarian’s Internet Index – Web sites you can trust

http://lii.org/

Information 

Internet Public Library

Library of Congress

Consumer Reports

Farmer’s Almanac

How Stuff Works

The Do It Yourself Network

Ask Jeeves

Ask Dr. Science

Urban Legends and Fact Check

How to build your own PC

http://www.pcityourself.com/building/introduction.php
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/how-to-build-a-gaming-pc,2601.html

100-sites-to-download-all-sorts-of-things

http://www.dailybits.com/100-sites-to-download-all-sorts-of-things/

http://www.pcworld.com/article/161674/101_undiscovered_freebies_the_list.html?loomia_ow=t0:s0:a41:g29:r3:c0.004076:b23488624

http://www.ratedcolleges.com/blog/2009/100-amazing-how-to-sites-to-teach-yourself-anything/

http://www.lifehack.org/articles/featured/80-how-to-sites-worth-bookmarking.html

http://www.kokasexton.com/word/01/top-1000-favorite-blogging-links-of-2008/

www.technobuzz.net/31-how-to-sites/ 31 How To sites good ***

Games

www.pogo.com

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/ – Calculate Length of Walk

http://www.walkscore.com/ – Calculate Walkability of Neighborhood

http://www.wisebread.com/travel-resources  – List of Websites with Info on Travel

www.cnn.com/espanol – CNN in Spanish

https://www.lifewire.com/free-ecards-3483105

http://www.onelinerz.net/top-100-funny-one-liners/

http://www.ebizmba.com/articles/funny-websites  15 funny websites

http://www.freemake.com/blog/funny-pictures-top-10-sites-to-make-you-lol-and-rolf/

http://www.techlicious.com/blog/the-absolute-funniest-websites/

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-video-websites-kids-safe-fun/

http://www.funbrain.com/ websites for kid learning

http://www.kidsites.com/ best kids websites

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/website-lists

http://www.digitaltrends.com/how-to/ten-best-websites-for-kids/

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/besmart/cool2.html

http://www.ebizmba.com/articles/kids-websites

http://www.babelwith.me/  Talk with people in up to 45 languages

http://abbyandme.com/web-links  another interesting list of web sites

http://beelinetv.com/ TV in different languages

http://www.reuters.com/ news

http://isohunt.com/lite/#q=podtropolis different videos

http://www.papertoys.com/  DYI paper cutout toys

http://blog.makezine.com/2013/03/07/top-3d-services-part-1/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+makezineonline+%28MAKE%29 sources for free cad software tinkercad, 3dtin, sketchup, autodesk123d, autodesk inventor, freecad, openscad, slic3r, kisslicer, cura, makerware,

http://lipsum.com/  info on this

http://www.useit.com/  how to make web usable

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