Links you have to follow. Each of these links provides invaluable information, products or services.
- Free Security Software for New Computers - Congratulations! You've got a new computer. Some of the first things you do will either help secure it for years to come, or may cause nothing but grief.
- Safe Kid Links - Links to sites where kids can be safe while online.
- Free Password Generator - In order to properly secure your computer, you need good passwords. This free service provides you truly random passwords that you can even remember (use the simple option)
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- Security Information for Home and Business - All of the security information you need for computers, servers and networks.
- Security Services for Businesses - Need a company to help with your business computer, server or network security? Mainstream Security Services has more than 10 years of experience.
- Web Site Development and Maintenance - Mainstream has created over 5,000 commercial web sites. From helping to develop online marketing strategies through full implementation, Mainstream has been in the Internet business since 1992!
There's lots of free software out there, much of it better than the stuff you pay for. Check it out!
- Office - Open Office provides a complete Microsoft office replacement! It includes replacements for Word, Office, Excel, Powerpoint and Access. All for free!
- Web Browser - Firefox is a free web browser replacement for Microsoft Internet Explorer. Not only is it free, but it's faster, more secure and more flexible (not to mention compatible).
- Email Client (like Outlook) - This free replacement for Microsoft Outlook's email features is a must-have! It is faster than outlook, more flexible and much more secure. It's a must-have!
- Graphics - A full replacement for Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Quite a program at quite a price (free)!
- TuCows - Although not always free, this site contains links and downloads of some of the best software available anywhere. Much of this software is called shareware, which is inexpensive software that can be bought from the author after you get to try it out!
Free Music (& Legal, Too)
There's lots of illegal downloads out there, but these links point to perfectly legal downloads!
- Pure Volume - Hundreds of bands have placed their music here for free downloads.
- Vitaminic - Vitaminic has the largest European legal database of digital music content available for streaming AND downloading.
Music to Buy
- Apple iTunes - $0.99/song - Apple is the largest retailer of music on the Internet.
- Wal*Mart - 88 cent songs - Wal*Mart is getting into the business in a big way.
- Napster - The legal service - All the music you want for $9.95 per month.