A list of links and applications to keep on top of the computer world.

Anti-Virus and Security:

Avast! Antivirus - Be prepared for whatever comes your way with the most trusted security in the world. Available for everyone, for free.

Malware Bytes - Anti-Malware tools for your PC.

CCleaner - Clean your PC of nasty bugs and help keep it running well

The Microsoft page for downloading Windows Live Mail has changed (of course)

Windows Essentials contains Live mail and can be downloaded by click at the start of the line.

It is also available from other websites, but be careful you download the correct application.


Skype - Keep in touch with friends and family

Open Office - the original free alternative to Microsoft Office - well worth trying

Libre Office - Alternative to Microsoft Office and completely free

Evernote - A handy notepad application to keep organised across all your devices