SysAdmin Tools Ian’s handy links of (mostly windows) downloads


AVG Free

Microsoft (extended) Trial Partner

Remove AV

Trend micro Sysclean AV

Remove Norton

Web Based AV Scanners (whole system)

Web Based AV Scanners (individual files)

Manually Download Virus Definitions

Specialized AV programs

Manual AV Tools

Remap exe and other windows file associations



Vista Rootkit scanners

Virus definitions


Remove Flash

Plug-in checker page (any browser, not just FF)

Standard Stuff

Old links but possibly useful

System Tools

Windows debugging Toolbox

Windows Pre-Reinstall

[If the machine still runs, then run the “Windows 7 Easy Transfer tool”]

Windows User State Migration Tool (XP) [large deployments?]

Windows Easy Transfer for XP

Streamline reinstall

App to download and burn Windows updates to CD


Online backup


Mozy Backup Refferal Code

T5J3RA - or your email address - during the registration process.


System Fixes

sfc /scannow (Verify system files) [Run -> Cmd -> Run as admin]

Network Fixes

Media Players

QT 6.5.2 reinstall (mac)

Old IE Installers

IE 6

IE 7


Offline Service Packs

Win2000 Service Pack 4 - FULL

XP Service Pack 1

XP Service Pack 2

XP Service Pack 3

Vista Service Pack 1

Vista SP2 32-bit

Vista SP2 64-bit

Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Windows Server Service Packs

Windows Server 2008 x64 SP2 Windows Server 2003 Service Packs Windows Server 2003 32bit SP1 Windows Server 2003 32bit SP2 Windows Server 2003 64bit SP2

Microsoft Office Service Packs

Office 2003 SP3 Office 2007 SP3 Office 2010 SP1

Offline Office service packs–/features/112953


handy links

get cmd line during xp install

Cleanup files

Instructions on cleanup

Itunes Library Updater/Cleanup

Speed up windows

Crypt disk image

Image editor comparison

Frys Ads

Portable Apps

Bootable CD

DOS/Windows Boot Disk

Time Management (online)

Electronic Survivial kit

Note taking site

To try & Check out


Misc Tools

configure windows UI settings

Process Scan (find rogue programs)

Remove exess processes?

Startup Cop Pro 3,2817,2177188,00.asp

Duplicate finder

Cleanup music with tuneup (sound patterns, finds names for songs)

Universal Extractor

Batch image resizer

Windows data recovery


(not freeware)

PDF Pass Recover

Password Recovery

Dissasembly guides

Mac OS App Cleaner


Win Packet Sniffer

Windows free Screen Shot video Recorder

Windows 7 free upgrades

Norton Free upgrade Link

Windows 7 trial extention to 120 days

Cmd -> slmgr –rearm & reboot

Windows 7 Professional - $29

Download Windows 7 [Student] ISO’s

Office 2007 Ultimate $59

Retail Prices [Amazon]

Win 7 Professional - $199 Upgrade $299 full

Office 2007 home & student - $84 [no outlook, access, publisher, ]

Office 2007 Ultimate - $334

Office 2008 (mac) Home & Student - $119 [basically full]

Kaspersky 2010 $36 – 3 users [one year??]

AVG 8.5 – 2 year subscription [$19.99]

AVG Rebate special (expires 3/31/2010) - $10 ARB, 2YR 3USR

Norton AV 2010 - $15

Trend Micro 2008 - $39

Eset nod32 V4 - $49

HSU Spam Filter

Ian Sidle

SF Bay Area