Speccy is a tool that provides detailed information about the hardware components and operating system of the computer it is run on. This information is extremely valuable when you want to upgrade existing hardware, find out what specific hardware is installed on your computer, and whether or not your current hardware matches the system requirements for a software you are installing.
The ESET Uninstaller is a tool that allows you to remove ESET products that you are not able to uninstall through normal methods. This tool performs a manual removal of ESET products that it detects on your computer. To use the uninstaller, simply download it and then double-click on ESETUninstaller.exe. This will open a black Windows that will prompt you on how to continue.
Autoruns is a free Sysinternals tool from Microsoft that enumerates all the programs that automatically start on a Windows machine. You can then examine this list of programs to see if they should be running or should be disabled. Disabling unnecessary startups allows your computer to run more efficiently by reducing CPU usage and memory consumption.
Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit is a security program that protects you from zero-day exploits that target browser and application vulnerabilities. This program is meant to run alongside your traditional anti-virus or anti-malware products and provides extra protection against software and Windows vulnerabilities that are discovered, but do not have a patch available to fix them.
HitmanPro is an anti-virus program that describes itself as a second opinion scanner that should be used in conjunction with another anti-virus program that you may already have installed. If malware slips past your anti-virus software, HitmanPro will then step in to detect it. Though SurfRite bills themselves as a second opinion scanner that does not mean that you cannot use the program as your primary anti-virus product. This is because its scanning technology not only incorporates its own virus definitions but also has the ability to scan files on your computer with the definitions of 5 other anti-virus vendors.
Show Hidden is a small utility that will display all hidden folders, and files if you wish, on your computer. This program will scan all of your fixed and removable drives for folders and files that have the Hidden attribute. When Show Hidden is finished it will create a log that contains a list of all the hidden files and folders that were found.
Shortcut Cleaner is a utility that will scan your computer for Windows shortcuts that have been hijacked by unwanted or malicious software. When Shortcut Cleaner finds bad shortcuts, it will automatically clean them so that they do not open unwanted programs.
bbEditor is a program designed to create documents using the bbCode formatting syntax. BBCode is commonly used in online forums to format a user's post. This syntax allows formatting options such as bold, underline, italic, code boxes, quotes, font sizes, and font colors. Using a program like bbEditor allows you to easily create formatted content offline that you can post to a forum when finished.
Registry Backup is a free utility that allows you to backup and restore your Windows Registry using Shadow Volume Services. This program will backup all Registry settings including those for each user profile in Windows. In the future, if your Registry becomes corrupt or damaged, you can easily select a previously created Registry backup and restore it.
Getservices.zip contains a batch file and the swsc program from Bobbi Flekman that is used to create a list of services installed on your machine for trouble-shooting purposes. You can then use the information in the report to determine if your services are running properly or if there are services that could potentially be malware related.