Joined: 23 Nov 2006 Posts: 19270 Location: Inside the Matrix
If you are looking for "freeware" or "shareware", you might look at www.tucows.com.
Originally, TUCOWS - The Ultimate Collection Of Win-sock Software. Now there are offerings for multiple platforms. There are also many "for sale" offerings as well as freeware/shareware/demo products.
This is an item of the home page today. . .
SpeedUpMyPC is the winner of the 2007 People's Choice Award! Do you often notice that your PC just doesnt run as smoothly as it used to? This could be caused by anyone of several problems or a combination of all of them. The problem is, monitoring todays PCs is increasingly difficult and time consuming. Even experienced users find effective control of all the settings and resources of their PCs hard to achieve.
With SpeedUpMyPC, its as though you have a full time technician working flat out just for you, helping you to make the best use of all that processing power that you have already bought. SpeedUpMyPC lets you monitor and control all your PC resources with easy, one click instructions. System settings, internet usage, disk clutter, RAM and CPU are all automatically scanned, cleaned and optimized for peak performance. You can also selectively disable or remove unnecessary background and auto-start processes to cut valuable seconds off your startup time.
Everything i've ever tried from tucows has been tested and rated.