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The PC Mechanic is dedicated to fixing and optimizing your PC using the latest & best free PC software

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Updated last 11/01/2014

ANTI-VIRUS ANTI-SPYWARE & ANTI-MALWARE FIREWALLS
1 AVG - Highly recommended free anti-virus

2 Avast - Free anti-virus that has been proven year on year

3 Avira - Very lightwieght but powerful anti-virus scanner

4 Microsoft Security Essentials - Microsoft's own free anti-virus, very good and detecting rootkits

5 Panda Cloud Antivirus - Award winning Antivirus using cloud technology
1 Spybot Search & Destroy - Destroys spyware on sight

2 Malwarebyte'sAnti-Malware - Very good anti-malware software

3 Adaware - The benchmark for all other anti-spyware programs

4 SUPERAntiSpyware - Very deep scanning software, may catch what others miss
1 Zone Alarm - One of the most widley used free firewalls

2 Comodo - Consistently number one free firewall

3 Online Armor - Very good free firewall

4 Outpost Firewall Free - Has very flexible firewall options
SYSTEM ANALYSERS PC CLEANERS HARD DISK TOOLS
1 PC Wizard 2010 - Very complete sotware that will even scan your graphics card

2 SIW - System Information for Windows, a lightweight and comprehensive program

3 Belarc Advisor - Checks your system and advises on missing updates and anti-virus status
1 CCleaner - One of the leading tools for cleaning your PC

2 WinOptimizer 2010 - Very good at cleaning and optimizing your PC

3 Glary Utilities - Straight foward PC cleaner
1 Defraggler - Very useful defrag utility

2 Auslogics Disk Defrag - Disk defragger and optimizer

3 Seatools - Disk analyser and repair utility, can also run in DOS

4 CrystalDiskInfo - Hard disk health and diagnostic program
FAN CONTROL GRAPHICS TWEAKS HARDWARE MONITORS
1 SpeedFan - Indespensible tool for controling fan speeds and temps

2 AMD OverDrive - Controls AMD CPU and chipset fans

3 I8kfanGUI - For Dell notebooks (Inspiron/Latitude/Precision)
1 RivaTuner - Tweak utility available for NVIDIA GeForce and ATI Radeon based videocards

2 AfterBurner - Graphics card performance booster

3 ATI tool - Overclocking utility for ATI and NVIDIA card
1 HW Monitor - Very nice tool giving you a read out of all sensors on your PC

2 Pandora FMS - Powerful montoring tool with graphs

3 CPU-Z - Gathers all important hardware info, focusing on CPU infoHard Drive Health Monitoring & Diagnostic Programs
RAM TOOLS FILE CONTROL WINDOWS TWEAKS
1 CleanMem - Memory optimizer and cleaner

2 Memtest86 - Memory diagnostic tool
1 Double Killer - A great tool for removing duplicate files from your PC

2 Duplicate Cleaner - free tools for removing duplicate files
1 Autoruns For Windows - NiceStartup manager

2 Ultimate Windows Tweaker - Program to tweak all versions of windows

LATEST VIRUS THREATS

(Courtesy of virus-radar.com)

Currently unavailable

LATEST FREE VIRUS REMOVAL TOOLS


1 Symantec (Norton)

2 McAfee

3 Eset (NOD32)

4 Kaspersky

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