||Test your upload and
download Internet Speed This handy tool lets test your internet speed from various servers across the country. Just be careful not to click on any of the
ads or links on the edges of the page.
Those links will try and download something to your computer and/or try
to sell you something. Just click on the large "Go" button in the
middle of he page to run the speed test. You are paying for a
certain Download and Upload speed from your Internet Service Provider
and this test will verify that you are getting what you're paying for.
If you are getting the promised speed it could be an indication of
problems with your local network components or your internet service.
Panda Free Antivirus provides real-time protection for your
home or small business PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and
other malicious software. It is a free download that is simple to install, easy to use, and always kept
up-to-date so you can be assured your PC is protected by the latest
technology. It runs quietly and efficiently in the background. Before installing
Panda Cloud Free it is recommended that
you uninstall other antivirus software already running on your PC.
Running more than one antivirus program at the same time can potentially
cause conflicts that affect PC performance. There are occasional
prompts to upgrade to the Pro level of software but we have found the
free version does a good job. Just decline or close the upgrade
offers whenever they pop up. The offers can be lessened by turning
off the Panda News options under Settings.
||Need to find out what’s inside your computer?
Speccy has all the information
you need. Speccy is the
place to start if you need to know what’s inside your PC. See a
quick summary, or dive deeper into every aspect of your PCs hardware so
you can make informed upgrade and purchasing decisions.
Speccy gives you detailed
information on every piece of hardware in your computer. Save time
trawling through your computer for stats like CPU, motherboard, RAM,
graphics cards and more. See everything laid out for you in one clean
||CCleaner is recognized as the number-one
tool for cleaning your PC. It protects your privacy and makes your
computer faster and more secure. As you use your computer it
collects unused files and settings which take up hard drive space making
it slower and slower. These "junk files" and temporary files are
also perfect locations for infections to hide.
CCleaner cleans up these files.
Uninstaller is a free tool that helps you to remove unwanted
programs. Without any notice, your computer is often occupied by
different types of software, and some even barely used. These programs
not only take up space but also slow down your computer.
IObit Uninstaller easily
removes unwanted programs to free up disk space and smooth PC
performance for you. Malicious plug-ins and toolbars added on your
browser may collect your personal information like browsing history for
illegal usage; some may even affect your browsing experience by
redirecting you to phishing sites.
IObit Uninstaller detects malicious plug-ins including adware in
real time, you can easily get rid of them with its help. Most programs
built in uninstaller cannot or do not delete programs completely.
IObit Uninstaller removes
leftovers files that can't or aren't deleted by other uninstallers.
Malwarebytes is a next-generation antivirus replacement or
Malwarebytes employs four independent technology modules—anti-malware,
anti-ransomware, anti-exploit, and malicious website protection—to block
and remove both known and unknown threats. Your computer is always at risk of becoming infected with
viruses, worms, trojans, rootkits, dialers, spyware, and malware that
are constantly evolving and becoming harder to detect and remove.
Download and install
and you get 14 days of full real-time protection. After the 14 days are
up, Malwarebytes reverts to a very limited but still free version that
will only disinfect your computer after an attack. You may want to
consider the full real-time protection of
to prevent infection in the first place. This
tool is widely recommended for cleaning these frustrating, useless worms
created by deadbeats that should carry the same name... worms!
||SuperAntiSpyware is a free program that has very good success at
detecting and removing Spyware, Adware and Remove Malware, Trojans,
Dialers, Worms, KeyLoggers, HiJackers, Parasites, Rootkits, Rogue
Security Products and many other types of threats.
SUPERAntiSpyware is one
of the most thorough scanners available. Its Multi-Dimensional Scanning
and Process Interrogation Technology will detect spyware that other
SUPERAntiSpyware is a next generation scanning system that goes
beyond the typical rules based scanning methods.
our unique Process Interrogation Technology (PIT) that allows threats to
be detected no matter where they are hiding on your system. Many new
types of threats utilize "Rootkits" or "Kernel Drivers" to hide
themselves to avoid detection by standard anti-spyware applications.
||Do you ever get an error something like "Windows Media
Player cannot play the file. One or more codecs required to play the
file could not be found" when you try to play something in Windows Media
Player? It could happen when you are trying to play a DVD you
rented from the video store. You might also see it when you try to
play a video clip you have exported from your video surveillance system.
In many cases, the VLC media
player has been a good solution for this issue.
VLC is a free and open
source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most
multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming
protocols without trying to
hunt down the proper "codec pack". You can
download it here and give it
||A public IP address is
an IP address that your home or business router receives from your
Internet Service Provider. Public IP addresses are required for any
publicly accessible network hardware, like for your router as well as
for server that host websites. Public IP addresses are what
differentiate all devices that are plugged in to the public internet.
Each and every device that's accessing the internet is using a unique IP
address. You might need to know your internet connections
public IP address for accessing your
video surveillance system, setting up remote access to your computer or
when needing remote support. Your
public IP address isn't necessarily constant, depending on you your
Internet Service Provider assigns them. It could change for time
to time. There could be any number of reasons you may need to know
you public IP address and you can easily find it