Cover image © -aniaostudio- / iStockphoto Must Have Add-Ons for Windows® 10
Depending on what kind of Windows® 10 machine you have, there’s a short and sweet list of free software that you’ll want to check out.
VLC Media Player www.videolan.org Many Windows® 10 PCs won’t play DVD movies. If a DVD won’t play, a simple solution is the VLC Media Player program.
PSI Inspector www.secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal Secunia’s Personal Software Inspector keeps track of all the software on your PC and alerts you when updates are needed.
LastPass® www.lastpass.com LastPass® keeps track of your user IDs, passwords, and other settings; stores them in the cloud; and offers them to you with a click.
Recuva® http://www.piriform.com/recuva There’s never been an undeleter better than Recuva® Recuva® can undelete data on a . USB drive, an SD card, and many phones that can be attached to your PC.
Revo Uninstaller www.revouninstaller.com Revo Uninstaller well and truly uninstalls programs. It then removes leftover pieces.
Paint.net ® www.getpaint.net The program puts all the editing tools a non-professional may reasonably expect into a remarkably intuitive package.
7-Zip www.7-zip.org Some people of the Apple persuasion will send you RAR files from time to time, so use 7-Zip to handle them.
PicPick http://www.picpick.org/en/ PicPick lets you take screenshots with the press of a key.
Tixati http://www.tixati.com/ A torrent is a file, such as a movie, song, game, or application, sent via the BitTorrent protocol. This format provides an efficient way to distribute files and Tixati makes downloading torrents easy.
Downloading these add-ons will set you on the right track for getting the most out of everything your Windows® 10 device has to offer. So what are you waiting for? Learn more at dummies.com. Cover image © -aniaostudio- / iStockphoto; Vector icons © neyro2008 and © Iazun / Getty Images For Dummies is a registered trademark of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.