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LINKS

The following links will give you access to a range of websites tha can be used to download applications and programs, find information and tutorials, as well as access some general information. Websites have been divided into groups that will make it easier for new users to find the information and programs they are looking for.

BEGINNERS

Program

Website

ROL Tutorial

What is it for?

 

A Beginners Guide

http://www.5starsupport.com/

 

General overview of computer information

Free

The Seniors Guide

http://www.seniorsguidetocomputers.com/

 

General overview of computer information

Free

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BROWSERS & BROWSER ADD-ONS

Program

Website

ROL Tutorial

What is it for?

 

Firefox

http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/products/download.html

 

Web browser

Free

Google Toolbar for Firefox

no longer available

 

Quick search

Free

Google Chrome

no longer available

 

Web browser

Free

 

 

 

 

 

Internet Explorer 7

no longer available

 

Web browser

Free

IE 7 Google Toolbar

http://google-toolbar-ie.brothersoft.com/

 

Browser Add-On

Free

Internet Explorer 8

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/worldwide-sites.as

 

Web browser

Free

IE 8 Google Toolbar

http://google-toolbar-ie.brothersoft.com/

 

Browser Add-On

Free

Opera

http://opera.com/computer/windows

 

Web browser

Free

Safari

http://support.apple.com/downloads/#safari

 

Web browser

Free

 

 

 

 

 

CLEANERS

Program

Website

ROL Tutorial

What is it for?

 

Ccleaner

http://www.ccleaner.com/

Yes

Cleans computer

Free

HijackThis

http://free.antivirus.com/hijackthis/

 

Gives report on computer protection

Free

HijackThis Logfile

http://www.hijackthis.de/index.php#anl

 

One site to submit Hijack Report

Free

MalwareBytes

http://www.malwarebytes.org/

 

Scans for malware

Free

Revo Uninstaller

http://www.revouninstaller.com/start_freeware_download.html

 

Deep uninstaller programme

Free

 EMAIL PROGRAMS

Program

Website

ROL Tutorial

What is it for?

 

G-Mail

https://www.google.com/accounts/NewAccount?service=mail&continu

 

G-Mail account sign up

Free

MailWasher Free

http://download.cnet.com/MailWasher-Free/3000-2382_4-10192298.h

 

Monitor email before downloading

Free

Thunderbird

http://www.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/thunderbird/download/

 

Thunderbird email application

Free

Windows Live Mail

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=56883

 

Email application

Free

Yahoo Mail

https://au.edit.yahoo.com/registration?.pd=&intl=au&origIntl=uk&done=

 

Yahoo Mail sign up account

Free

 

 

 

 

 

 

 HOAXES

Program

Website

ROL Tutorial

What is it for?

 

Diamond - Black

http://diamond-back.com/emailhoaxes.html

 

Email Hoaxes & scams

Free

Hoax - Slayer

http://www.hoax-slayer.com/

 

Confirm email hoaxes

Free

 

 

 

 

 

MAGAZINES

Previews and some specials on equipment, software, games, help pages & interesting articles

Magazine

Website

ROL Tutorial

What is it for?

 

APC Mag

http://apcmag.com/

 

 

 

PC Authority

http://www.pcauthority.com.au/

 

 

 

PC User

http://www.pcuser.com.au/

 

 

 

PC World

http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au/

 

 

 

PC World (US)

http://www.pcworld.com/#new

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROTECTION

Program

Website

ROL Tutorial

What is it for?

 

AdAware

http://www.lavasoft.com/single/trialpay.php

 

Adware protection

Free

AVG

http://free.avg.com/ww-en/get-basic-protection

 

Virus protection

Free

Avira

https://avira.com

 

Virus Protection

Free

Bitdefender for Firefox

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/161837/

 

Quick scan for virus & other nasties

Free

Spybot Search & Destroy

http://www.safer-networking.org/en/spybotsd/index.html

 

Spyware protection

Free

Zone Alarm

http://download.cnet.com/ZoneAlarm/3000-10435_4-10039884.html

 

Firewall protection

Free

 

 

 

 

 

SCREEN CAPTURE

Program

Website

ROL Tutorial

What is it for?

 

Free You Tube Downloader

no longer available

Yes

Download convert YouTube Videos

Free

ImToo.com

http://www.imtoo.com/download-youtube-video.html

 

Download YouTube Videos

Free

Tech Smith

http://www.techsmith.com/download/jing/

 

Screen capture software

Free

Tech Smith

http://www.techsmith.com/jing/free/

 

View how to operate Jing

Free

 

 

 

 

 

SOUND CAPTURE

Program

Website

ROL Tutorial

What is it for?

 

Audacity

http://audacity.sourceforge.net/download/

 

Sound recording and editing

Free

ChikoMusic

no longer available

 

Chinese music

Free

Free Sound Recorder

http://www.freesoundrecorder.net/

 

Capture computer sounds adds toolbar

Free

Freecorder 4

http://applian.com/freecorder4/

 

Record Video, Sound

Free

Forums Toshiba

http://forums.toshiba.com/t5/Audio-Sound/How-get-Stereo-Mix-on-Con

 

Info on Stereo Mix for Conexant Card

Free

Juke Box

no longer available

 

Juke Box Hits

Free

Melody@arab.com

http://www.melody4arab.com/en_index.htm

 

Arab music

Free

Ninars World

http://www.niharsworld.com/2008/06/16/use-virtual-audio-cable-vac-to

 

Info on Stereo Mix

Free

Ninars World

http://www.niharsworld.com/2008/05/28/no-stereo-mix-recording-optio

 

Info on Stereo Mix

Free

RussUSA.com

http://www.rususa.com/fun/music/

 

Russian Music

Free

The Free Site.com

http://www.thefreesite.com/Free_Sounds/Free_WAVs/

 

Sound Effects

Free

Wave Central

http://www.wavcentral.com/

 

Sound Effects

Free

TERMINOLOGY

Program

Website

ROL Tutorial

What is it for?

 

pc.net/glossary

computer and Internet terms with definitions that are easy to understand

 

 

Free

techterms.com/

computer terms with definitions explained in simple language

 

 

Free

www.computerhope.com/jargon.htm

computer dictionary definitions, abbreviations, computer terms list, and computer jargon with thousands of pictures and illustrations

 

 

Free

TOOLS

Program

Website

ROL Tutorial

What is it for?

 

Blue Screen

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-au/sysinternals/bb897558

 

Confirms what caused the blue screen

Free

Crucial

http://www.crucial.com/?AID=10273954&PID=4176827&SID=1sf4uujd

 

Confirm your computer memory information

 

Free Download Manager

http://www.freedownloadmanager.org/download.htm

 

Monitor download, speeds up download

Free

Ocster File backup

http://www.ocster.com/ocster-backup-freeware/en

 

Utility to back up files and folders

Free

Seagate Disk Wizard

http://www.seagate.com/au/en/support/downloads/discwizard

 

Backup & restore Hard Drives

Free

 

 

 

 

 

Zip It Free

http://www.zipitfree.com/

 

Zip & unzip compressed files

Free

 

 

 

 

 

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