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Windows 7: Freeware... is it safe and worth the add-ons?

06 Mar 2012   #11

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sfeg View Post
Is there any such thing as truly free software? Do you all know if the following "free" programs come with spyware or add-ons which can slow down my computer:
  • CCleaner (for clearing Temp files and websurfing Cache)
  • ImgBurn (for burning DVDs and Image files)
  • BurnAwareFree

Any thoughts on these or suggestions for paid alternatives (Roxio, Nero)? Thanks!
I use:

Open Office
Google Chrome
The Gimp
Oracle VituralBox

All free/opensource programs that do not have any spyware/malware associated with the,

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06 Mar 2012   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 - 64 Bit

CCleaner and IMGBurn are safe. I am unaware of BurnAwareFree though. Just make sure you download from a safe site (unlike CNET for example) and infact filehippo, sourcefourge, or softpedia and you untick all the toolbar addons like others have mentioned.

These may help you make a multi-ISO:
Windows 7 Universal Installation Disc - Create

YUMI - Multiboot USB Creator (Windows) | USB Pen Drive Linux
How To Boot Multiple ISO from USB using Multiboot USB Menu
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