Prof. G. Jones

Western Carolina University




General Tech Resources  
CNET Best on the Web; Hardware, Software, Reviews
PCWorld Worth a look; some good reviews provided
ZDNet Some additional reviews
File Compare/Synch  
Beyond Compare Well-reviewed; 30-day free trial
Araxis Merge Two- and three-way file/folder comparison; excellent
Altova DiffDog XML-aware diff/merge tool for file and directory differencing
File Duplication Elimination No-Clone; very sophisticated; searches multiple folders/hard-drives for duplicates
More File Synch Utilities Synchronize your desktop with your laptop, and more
Computer Tune-Up  
WinXP Manager Multiple utilities; clean registry, optimize performance; from Yamicsoft Software
Tune-Up Competitor to WinXP; another excellent tune-up utility
RegCure (a top-rated registry cleaner; free scan)
More Registry Cleaners There are many; the two above are among the best and most popular
Computer Security  
Norton Options An industry leader; expensive; not always worth the price
Norton All-In-One  
McAfee Primary Norton commercial competitor
Free Personal Firewalls Check the list here; consider Zone Alarm
From WCU  
Ewido Excellent; now called AVG Anti-Spyware; free for limited features; 30-day trial for full-feature
MS Windows Defender Free, with validation, from Microsoft
Spy Sweeper One of the best and most popular anti-spyware programs
Spybot Another good one
CCleaner Very good, free, hard-drive cleanup utility
Great Source for Utilities This is where the DELL tech guys go
Download Centers  
Free Downloads  
CNET Downloads  
101 Fabulous Freebies  
More Downloads, Help, Tech News  
WCU Downloads FTP, Anti-Virus, Internet Utilities
FileZilla Another good FTP program; free from CNET
Web Page Creation, Help Prof. Jones page; Get Sea Monkey; Style; Meta-tagging (Dan's Web Tips)
Tech News Various sources