The bottom line: Ad-Aware is your best option for keeping spyware and adware under control on your PC
AVG AntiVirus FREE 2013 provides advanced protection for web surfing, emailing, and social networking. And it's packed with features, too: AVG Do Not Track, LinkScanner, Anti-Spyware, and free 24/7 phone support for the USA, UK, Ireland, and Canada.
Google Talk is a simple and free way to talk with and send instant messages to your friends.
XNeat Windows Manager
XNeat is taskbar utility in the must have list. XNeat gives you full control over your Windows by extending it's features: 1) Stay On Top 2) Show / Hide Windows 3) Taskbar Utility 3) & More Once you try it, you will love it .. !
TweakWindow is a handy window enhancement utility with a wealth of options. You can set your own transparency options, hide, minimize, roll up, place window on top of all others, ghost it or even change a window's icon/title. Try it FREE now!
Hide windows program (hide applications) completely through a hotkey or as an icon in system tray.Hide some less used icons from tray.Arrange the windows on taskbar based on your choice.Automatically maximize all new windows or only new IE windows.
This tiny utility lets you minimize any window either to the system tray, or to a special new tray (see image). This helps you keep your taskbar clean for often used apps. Minimizing can be carried out with mouse clicks and/or system-wide hotkeys.
PS Tray Factory
PS Tray Factory is a system tray icons manager that will allows you to: hide low-activity icons from a system tray into special menu,change the order of icons in the system tray (sort tray icons),restore icons in system tray at crash Explorer.
Easy Window & System Tray Icons Hider
Easy Window & System Tray Icons Hider is a window hide tool that allows you to hide any window or hide all windows in the taskbar instead of closing or minimizing the program to the taskbar or sending it to the system tray.
Minimize To Tray
MinimizeToTray allows you to minimize application you want to system tray. You can minimize application by shortcut key. You may choose applications which will be always minimized to system tray. MinimizeToTray is easy to use.
4t Tray Minimizer Free
4t Tray Minimizer lets you running applications minimized as System Tray icons. The System tray icons can be hidden to let you easily read the buttons on your taskbar. Also you can customize the favorites with special hiding behavior and launch key.
Hide Window Hotkey
Hide applications window or close them completely through Mouse Hotkey or Keyboard Hotkey.Resize your programs automatically,such as maximize,minimize,normal,minimize to tray.Set specific windows transparency and arrange the windows on taskbar.