All the software listed below is FREE and should never be purchased. Remember that. Dont get scammed. All links are to legitimate sites that have built a reputation for stability and trustworthiness. Do not google random sites.
A self updating full coverage antivirus software that is free to home users. All you have to do is download the software and install it onto your computer.
Improved to be more of an all in one Anti-Spyware and Anti-Malware program AVG is well suited for those in need of a quick and protective program to install. The only downside is an increased shut down and boot up time. It also has the added feature of scanning internet links before you use them so you dont run into viruses.
Another well known free antivirus software. Also a simple install and use.
Made by Lavasoft. Great company and a great software. Has live policing and different scanning options. Current downside is the need for manual updating.
Heavy Duty Virus Removal:
This program will remove the worst viruses. Updated and distributed for free its your best friend if you have a really bad virus. Highly recommended.
System Repair and Maintainace:
This is a one click system scan and repair software. Made mainly for period maintainance of your computer.
Also a good system repair and maintainance program. Probably best used with Windows XP.
Art/Photo Editing Software:
A very good all in one software similar to Photoshop. Easy interface and smooth. Recommended for not so advanced users.
For more advanced users. Easy to use but has a slightly wonky interface that isnt as convenient. Still very useful.
Easily creates PDFs as you need them. No need for Adobe Acrobat with this software.
Screen Recording Software:
Good for recording what you do on your computer screen. Good for movies and other applications.