Starting a new sticky with updated information. Old thread is here: http://globalaffairs.org/forum/thre...canners-and-other-misc-tools-and-tweaks.15345 Microsoft Security Essentials Malwarebytes Combofix (Use this one as a last resort as it CAN brick your PC.) Secunia Online Software Inspector ICSI Netalyzr Network analyzer tool PCI Database PCI Database tool to identify internal components Central Ops A must in any "toolbox". Glasnost: Bringing Transparency to the Internet Another Network analyzer tool Universal Extractor File extractor you can use on zipped .exe files to snag drivers. Win 7 Firewall Control Excellent tool that allows you to fine tune Windows 7 firewall.