PC World polled its readers and put together a list of most intriguing free offerings available online. From downloads to upgrades and free software, the 101 Fantastic Freebies list has a little of everything. The top winners include:
- Fresh UI - Fresh UI is a tweaker's heaven: With it you can change scores of settings in XP, many of which you probably never knew existed. Want to alter most any aspect of the Windows interface? Go ahead. Customize the Start menu? No problem. Change global menu settings and dozens of network and Internet settings? You can do them all, and a whole lot more.
- Microsoft Power Toys for Windows XP - Who says Microsoft can't write great software? These easy-to-use tweaking tools allow you to customize XP in countless ways.
- Tweak and Tune - This freebie doesn't have as many options and tools as Fresh UI does, but it's simple to use and well laid-out.
For additional free security software, registry cleaner, instant Messaging, voice, and video downloads, check out the full list.