Dan the Computer Man

Your Computer's Best Friend
In-home computer repair in the San Antonio area

Software

Remote Support

AeroAdmin for remote control; also, their general website
Teamviewer to allow another person to control your computer remotely

General

Free software of all kinds
Windows 7 games and all kinds of other utilities to customize Windows

Antivirus

See my explanation and recommendations for antivirus software
Norton Antivirus Buy Kaspersky Antivirus
Download a trial of a Kaspersky product or if you already own Kaspersky
Free AVG antivirus or other AVG products or avast! or Antivir

Adobe Flash Player

Verify Flash version
Complete Flash installers for: Adobe Flash Player - general link
Choose your version
Installation problems and troubleshooting Flash (including links to full installers)

Adobe Reader (PDF)

View PDF documents with Foxit Reader (Much faster than Adobe Reader!)
Sumatra - another free PDF viewer
Bullzip PDF Printer: Create PDF documents from any printable document. Requires Ghostscript
CutePDF Writer - another free PDF printer
Adobe Reader Full Installers
Adobe Reader DC
Adobe's general link

Office

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint File Formats - Open a Word 2007 document (DOCX) in an earlier version of Word
Free PowerPoint Viewer View attachments of type PPS and PPT
LibreOffice, a free office suite. It includes a word processor (like MS Word), spreadsheet (like Excel), and presentation program (like PowerPoint)
OpenOffice, predecessor to LibreOffice
AbiWord, another free word processor
Buy or compare flavors of Microsoft Office
Download Microsoft Office (you must have a Product Key)

Internet

Firefox web browser and full installer, all languages
Firefox ESR if you need old add-ons like Silverlight
Google Chrome web browser
Internet Explorer
Readability for cutting clutter from articles on the Internet

Photography & Images

IrfanView, a free photo viewer/editor
Paint.NET, a sophisticated photo editor
GIMP, a sophisticated photo editor (GNU Image Manipulation Program)
Picasa for photo management

Email

View "winmail.dat" attachments with Winmail Reader
MailPassView - View email passwords saved in your computer. Direct links to zip file and Windows installer
Thunderbird email program
Tips to import/export in Thunderbird
Thunderbird Add-on to import/export messages
Thunderbird Add-on to import/export contacts
Email data conversion utilities
NK2Edit for exporting Outlook Nickname data (contacts)
Live Messenger Contacts (This gets contacts from Windows Live Mail; go to Options, Advanced)

Windows Updates (Service Packs)

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (complete download)
Microsoft Service Pack Center
Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Finance

Download QuickBooks products (You must have your license and product number to install)
More help from Intuit
QB PDF repair tool and direct link
Quicken Update Files (Quicken full installers not available for free)
Use intermediate version of Quicken to convert to new (Download Q2004/2013)
Quicken Patches that are no longer available directly from Quicken

Created by Dan

Dan's Backup program - batch file to be customized for backing up an individual computer
Reset TCP-IP
Reset Winsock
Dan's DOS Boot Disk - especially for fixing corrupted Registry
Wireless router settings (Just a blank template to record settings)