Tools for Windows
Here are a few useful free tools to help your Windows device, or help you know more about your Windows device. Click the images for larger screenshots. They're in no particular order. If you're looking for all types of software, you can visit Windows Store, or for freeware - FileHippo.
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WinDirStat lets you see which files and file types are taking up what space and where.
GetFoldersize also lets you analyze the disk space on your PC hard drive.
CPU-Z gives you lots of information about your system, including real-time monitoring of CPU and memory frequencies (speeds).
Network Speed Test
Network Speed Test is a quick and simple-to-use app for checking your internet connection speed.
Eraser is an advanced security tool for Windows, which allows you to remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it.
RealTemp is a temperature monitoring program for Intel single Core, Dual Core, Quad Core and Core i7 processors.
Rufus is a quick and easy-to-use app for creating a bootable USB drive.
AnTuTu Benchmark v6
AnTuTu Benchmark is a benchmarking app to help you test your PC's performance and ranking, and compare it to other devices.
AIDA64 lists the different components of your PC. If you're curious about things like what CPU you have or who makes your video chip, then try AIDA64.
Speccy is one of the original apps for checking to see what's inside your PC.
Secunia PSI - The Secunia Personal Software Inspector can automatically scan your PC, and update, or tell you which apps need updating.