Secunia Personal Software Inspector

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Secunia PSI (Personal Software Inspector) scans your computer for seriously outdated software products that have been discontinued or require critical security updates from the vendor. The program can recognize almost 30,000 software products and gathers update information from a variety of online sources, a user community and in-house research. Once the scan is completed, Secunia PSI will present you with a list of issues that were detected, along with download links to updated version, additional online information and other details. Advanced users can chose to ignore certain programs or exclude paths from the system scan. Secunia PSI can scan your computer on a daily basis and automatically alert you if new issues are detected.

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Windows Updates Downloader – Get Direct Download Links

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Windows Updates Downloader is a small utility that allows you to download all of the current Windows critical updates. All updates are downloaded directly from microsoft.com to your computer. Downloaded updates can be either installed seprately or can be slipstream into existing Windows source. Update list has to be download seperately from website.

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nLite – Customize Your Windows OS Installation

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nLite allows you to customize your installation of Windows XP, Windows 2000, or Windows 2003. You can integrate service packs and hotfixes from Microsoft directly into your windows distribution files without having to re-download and install them every time you need to re-install windows.There is also the option to remove unwanted components from within windows. Many applications are automatically included every time windows is installed. . By removing these unwanted components you can free up space within your setup and ultimately save space on your hard drive after installation.nLite also provides a way to customize your installation by allowing numerous tweaks to the way windows looks and operates after it has been installed. You can even bypass Microsoft’s bulky unattended setup instructions and do it the easy way.

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Directx 9.0c March 2009

Microsoft DirectX is a group of technologies designed to make Windows-based computers an ideal platform for running and displaying applications rich in multimedia elements such as full-color graphics, video, 3D animation, and rich audio. DirectX includes security and performance updates, along with many new features across all technologies, which can be accessed by applications using the DirectX APIs.
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All latest games and 3D applications require latest DirectX

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