Utilities & Tools
Van Zandt Internet is not endorsing any of these products by listing them here. This information is being provided to you for personal review and use. VZINet is not able to provide support for all software products on the market.
Most of these are FREE or offer FREE versions
(Applications that run on your computer to help rid it of malicious adware and spyware)
Windows Defender Beta
A for-purchase product that is highly rated as dectecting more types of Ad/Spy ware and rootkits is Webroot's Spy Sweeper, Version 5, has an evaluation period
In addition to the ones you can purchase (Norton, McAfee, BitDefender, Panda) here are some free ones worth a look if you don't need bells and whistles nor tech support from the vendor.
VZINET DOES NOT ENDORSE ANY ONE PRODUCT OVER ANOTHER - BUT WE DO RECOMMEND YOU HAVE SOME TYPE OF ANTI VIRUS SOFTWARE ON YOUR MACHINE THAT YOU KNOW HOW TO USE
AntiVir Personal Edition
Email Applications - Programs
Please ensure you have the recommended version for your operating system AND that your patches and version are up to date!
Thunderbird - has a built in Junk Filter
Need a spellchecker for Outlook Express? Here's a couple of options for you!
Option 1 (Simple fix)
Option 2 (More Complex)
Additionally, Outlook is available as a part of the Microsoft Office Suite.