Best free Windows tools against BHO

BHO (Browser Hijacking Objects) are malicious components that aim to open unwanted web pages during navigation.

These components are installed silently in your system, they are hidden in some normal software and all browsers can be affected.

There are various free good removal tools:

Spybot Search and Destroy

Spybot

one of the most famous, it performs a system scan and find these malware, you can check them and remove. Has a database always updated.

SUPERAntiSpyware

SUPERAntiSpyware

another well known program, it can be installed or also available as portable, it performs a quick or full scan (files, registry and memory), it allows to put the files in quarantene

ComboFix

ComboFix

one of the most effective program, it works via command line and it’s all automated, at the end it will output a text log file.

AdWCleaner

AdwCleaner

very easy to use, without many options

HiJackThis

one of the long life removal tool, scan is very quickly, you must understand the entries found because it finds all is running (not only the malware)

WPML WordPress plugin and contest

WPML is the most fully featured and reliable solution if you want to have a multilingual WordPress based site.

The plugin allows to easily translate pages, posts, custom types, taxonomies, menus as well as theme’s texts. It’s compatible with any theme and plugin that uses WordPress API and the support is excellent with a wide documentation and a forum.
The plugin is developed by OnTheGoSystems, a team of experts in translations that olso operates within ICanLocalize, a professional translation service.

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Free and opensource soft April 2013

Most interesting April free/opensource software links:

AkelPad a Windows editor with various features: multi windows, Unicode support, plugins for syntax highlight etc…

Autorun Angel Windows cloud based autorun manager and security analyzer

CherryPlayer Windows multimedia player with interesting features like streams millions of music files from VK.com and superior YouTube player and download service

Dns Jumper it allows to easily change DNS settings in Windows and a useful list of various DNS servers

eM Client Windows email client with the support of GMail

Everything search engine easily locate files and folders in Windows

inSSIDer it allows to show WiFi networks with the ability of signal strenght measurement, change channel and determine security settings

Junkware Removal Tool Windows utility that allows to remove potentially unwanted programs from your computer

Proxy Searcher useful Windows program that allows to find proxy addresses and it also shows speed, type and country

Smart Timestamp Windows utility that allows easily change the creation, modification and last access time and date of files and folders

Cheap shareware software by categories

It can happens that free/opensource software are not enough for our personal or professional needs. If you need more features you must choose a commercial software, but there are some good cheap alternatives instead of expensive ones.

Video editing:
Adobe Premiere and Pinnacle Studio are the referenced software for this category, cheap but fully featured alternatives are Corel VideoStudio Pro, CyberLink PowerDirector and MAGIX Movie Edit Pro.

Audio editing:
Adobe Audition and Sony SoundForge are the referenced software for this category, cheap but fully featured alternative is REAPER.

Photo editing:
Adobe Photoshop and Corel PhotoPaint are the referenced software for this category, cheap but fully featured alternative is PaintShop Pro.

Vector graphic:
Adobe Illustrator is the referenced software for this category, cheap but fully featured alternative is Xara Designer.

CAD:
Autodesk AutoCAD is the referenced software for this category, cheap but fully featured alternatives are Google SketchUp Pro and CorelCAD.

Office suite:
Microsoft Office is the referenced software for this category, cheap but fully featured alternatives are SoftMaker Office and Kingsoft Office.

PDF editing:
Adobe Acrobat is the referenced software for this category, cheap but fully featured alternative is deskPDF.