Windows 7 Help

Top Utilities for Windows 7


Name of Utility Description
7-Zip Free Archive tool for 7z, zip, tar archives
Abiword Word Processor
App Compatibility Toolkit Application toolkit
Astra32 System information Tool
AusLogics Disk Defragmenter Disk defragmentation tool
CamStudio Free video recording tool
CCleaner Internet, temp files, registry cleaner
CPU Z CPU Information tool
DivX Multimedia player
Data Recovery Recover deleted files and folders
Dependancy Walker Lists dependancies for programs e.g. DLLs, ActiveX etc
DosBox DOS emulator
Editpad Lite Text Editor tool with tab, search
EasyBCD Easy Bootloader editor for Window 7 (better than bcdedit)
emClient Free email client
GPU-Z Graphics card information tool
Hijack This Virus and malware information tool
ImgBurn Create ISO files of disks or burn ISOs back to disk.
Irfan View Picture and photo viewer. (Alt. to Photo Gallery)
IsoBuster Recover CD/DVD disks and ISO files.
LogonStudio Vista Modify your login screen backdrop
Malware Bytes Anti-Malware Good anti-malware tool
One Drive Microsoft One Drive support
Open Live Writer Blog writing tool (open source replacement for Live Writer)
OpenSSL Useful SSL certificate tools
Silverlight Silverlight plug-in page
Skype Instant chat program (Alt. to Messenger)
Thunderbird E-mail Program (Alt to Live Mail)
Tweak-7 Tweak Windows 7 settings (incl removing those shortcut arrows!)
VirtualBox Virtual environment
Windows Essentials The old Windows essentials programs.
Windows USB/DVD Tool Windows bootable USB DVD Tool
WinHelp Program to read HLP Files
Upgrade Advisor Windows 7 upgrade advisor