Belarc Advisor This program
does a fast but thorough inventory of your computer and shows all installed hardware
components like make and model of each drive, and of all software installed, and
it's location in your computer. Not just essential for troubleshooting or for a
pre-repair inventory, but also handy to file with your insurance.
Anfy Java Applets Anfy Java applets and applet manager for easy configuration and customization of the applets.
NOTEmaid Handy clean editor for anything from CGI to quick notes to HTML pages. Works in clean ASCII.
UltraEdit Advanced CLEAN text editor. Lots of options, for example editing in UNIX standard without converting to DOS standard. Highly recommended.
Webedit 3.11 Excellent web page editor for advanced webmasters.
and easy, full featured e-mail program. 4.5MB
WS_FTP LE (limited) is free,
FTP Auto Free, but awkward compared to Leap or WS_FTP
Magnifier A handy magnifier to use on pages with small print or small graphics.
Real Time Automatically checks accurate real time sources and sets your computer clock.
Winzip with info All instructions included.
DisKeeper The best defragment program for the newer versions of Windows
Software Post-it-Notes Programmable pot-it-notes for the computer. You can set alarms for them to pop up before somebody's birthday or appointment. The PRO version works across a LAN. Stick a Post-it-note on somebody elses screen. Life saver for sending messages across the LAN when the Internet is down.
Jenn's Midi Paradise Best collection of great midi files.
Colour This is the good old credit card sized color calc that lets you select a colour and paste the Hex number into an HTML file. Indispensable.
have used this one for everything from web graphics to circuit diagrams. And still
do. Good enough that I cheerfully sent in the registration money.
Animated Gif construction Set
Resolve DNS of visitors, ideal for spot-checking or doing a whole week at a time. Runs on Win95. Just download your access log and run RESDNS32 on it.
HTTP-ANALYZE for Windows Lets you run your stats yourself at whatever intervals you want.
The Cool Archive A goldmine of neat stuff for your websites.
ArtTodayPictures and Clip-Art. You can subscribe and get unlimited access to tons of pictures. Sometimes they have specials where you can access parts of their site for free. Normal subscription is under $30 per year.