Aroostook Computer Tutor

61 Main St. Suite 1, Houlton, ME 04730     (207) 694-0423

Useful Links

Free Computer Security: (Good Reputations, Little or No Advertising)

AVAST  Free Anti-Virus Protection for Home Use
 Free Anti-Virus Protection for Home Use
 (Use only one program at a time)

Adware and other Malicious Software (Malware)


The name sounds like a come on, but very effective at removing Spyware that has gotten onto your computer. Best used in conjunction with Malwarebytes Antimalware.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

The first program to be able to find and remove rogue viruses. Still one of the best out there!  Best used in conjunction with SuperAntiSpyware.

Spyware Protection

SpyBot Search and Destroy

Free Spyware Protection for Home Use

Effective Utilities:


Free Registry Cleaner for Home Use
Auslogics Disk Defrag Disk Defragmenter that works faster and easier than the disk defragmenter that comes with Windows Operating Systems

Open-Source Software:  (Free Software with Good Reputations, Little or No Advertising)

Free Open Source Tools              Free Open Source Tools Website -  Very User Friendly

30,000 Open Source Programs     Great Resource for free software (for more advanced users)

    Some we use frequently include:

Adobe Acrobat Reader      Free reader of PDF files

       Audacity                         Free Sound Recorder/Editor Software

       Open Office Suite            Like Microsoft Office, but FREE! Provided courtesy of Sun Microsystems

       Pics 4  Learning               Royalty Free Images

       Partners in Rhyme           Incredible collection of free and royalty free sound effects

Computer Resources and Support

Drivers Guide    Great source for Drivers (programs that help your computer communicate with software and accessories) for all brands of computers and peripherals

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Last modified: 12/12/12