Recommended Windows Shareware

Need

A new computer comes with the latest Windows operating system and some manufacturer bundled software. However, the most useful software for internet access and productivity is typically not installed.

Prerequisites

1) Uninstall demo software – this software is usable for 30 days, unless you are planning to purchase it, it is recommended that you uninstall
2) Run Microsoft software updates – it is important for security and functionality that the latest updates are installed

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Base

FireFox
Google Chrome
Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
GIMP
Notepad ++
Putty
VLC media player
Kindle
TeamViewer

Microsoft Store

HP Smart
iTunes
Speedtest by Ookla

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iCloud
Pidgin
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LibreOffice
Skype