Windows Apps on Asimov

Common Windows Applications and links

# File links and applications available on the CS Applications Server

Local resources

Notes: File references to ASIMOV are restricted to CS Admin Staff access

AV software and tools links

  • ASIMOV COMMON\AntiVirus_AntiSpyWare_Tools

AVAST Free Antivirus

AVG Anti-Virus FREE

F-Secure AV Tools

Kaspersky Anti-Virus (Commercial product with 30 Trial)

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free

Microsoft Security Tools

Symantec AV Tools

NON AV detection tools

Active Ports - Windows NT/2000/XP

Sysinternals Utilities


  • TaskInfo is a poweful utility that combines and improves features of Task Manager and System Information tools. It visually monitors (in text and graphical forms) different types of system information in any Windows system

Trend Micro Clean-up Tools

  • Trend Micro offers free tools that help detect, identify and clean computers that have been infected by viruses, malware and other Web threats. These tools are powered by the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network, which identifies these threats using a tightly integrated system that correlates threat intelligence from in-the-cloud databases with a global feedback network.

Application Links


7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio

Adobe Reader PDF document viewer

PassMark Software PC benchmarking (free trial)

PassMark CPU benchmarks

  • 350K+ Systems Tested and 1,200+ CPU Models - Updated Daily!
  • PassMark Software has delved into the thousands of benchmark results that PerformanceTest users have posted to its web site and produced five Intel vs AMD CPU charts to help compare the relative speeds of the different processors. Included in this list are CPUs designed for servers and workstations (Intel Xeon and AMD Opteron processors), desktop CPUs (Intel Core2 Quad, Intel Core i7, Intel Core2 Extreme and AMD Phenom II processors), in addition to mobile CPUs.


  • CDBurnerXP is a free application to burn CDs and DVDs, including Blu-Ray and HD-DVDs. It also includes the feature to burn and create ISOs, as well as a multilanguage interface. Everyone, even companies, can use it for free. It does not include adware or similar malicious components.

Deployment Tools


  • ppDeploySM combs the Internet in search of tools that would be of benefit to the deployment community. Browse alphabetically, by category, or by Company name. If you know of a tool that belongs here


The Windows® Automated Installation Kit (AIK) Supplement for Windows® 7 SP1

NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

  • NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open source system to create Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore very suitable for internet distribution.

Bart's Preinstalled Environment (BartPE) bootable live windows CD/DVD

  • Bart's PE Builder helps you build a "BartPE" (Bart Preinstalled Environment) bootable Windows CD-Rom or DVD from the original Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 installation/setup CD, very suitable for PC maintenance tasks.

Update your Windows product key

GNU Emacs

  • GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor—and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing. The features of GNU Emacs include:

Email Utilities

FileZilla Client

  • We recommend not using this


  • GSview is a graphical interface for Ghostscript. Ghostscript is an interpreter for the PostScript page description language used by laser printers. For documents following the Adobe PostScript Document Structuring Conventions, GSview allows selected pages to be viewed or printed. GSview requires Ghostscript. GSview is available for Windows, OS/2 and Linux.




  • GnuPG is the GNU project's complete and free implementation of the OpenPGP standard as defined by RFC4880 . GnuPG allows to encrypt and sign your data and communication, features a versatile key management system as well as access modules for all kinds of public key directories. GnuPG, also known as GPG, is a command line tool with features for easy integration with other applications. A wealth of frontend applications and libraries are available. Version 2 of GnuPG also provides support for S/MIME.


  • Rescue lost files from a bad or trashed CD or DVD or a Blu Ray disc (e.g. BD or HD DVD) ! Save important documents, precious pictures or video from the family, your only system backup, ...
IsoBuster can do it all !



LibreOffice Windows

  • LibreOffice is the power-packed free, libre and open source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and GNU/Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base.


  • MiKTeX (pronounced mick-tech) is an up-to-date implementation of TeX and related programs for Windows (all current variants).

Mozilla Folder

Firefox Web Browser

Firefox Plugins

  • Mozilla applications allow to select rows and columns from a table simply pressing Control key and picking rows/columns with left mouse button.
The selection can be copied to clipboard but the original table disposition is lost making ugly results when you paste the text on datasheet applications (eg excel).
Image Zoom
It's All Text!
  • The best security you can get in a web browser!
Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks.
User Agent Switcher

Thunderbird Email


Addressbooks Synchronizer
  • Synchronizes selected addressbooks with other instances of thunderbird
using ftp/webdav/imap servers
Filter Of Filters
Remove Duplicate Messages (Alternate)
Thunderbird Message Filter Import/Export Enhanced
  • Thunderbird Message Filter Import/Export Enhanced is a compatibility port of Wind Li's add on.


Network and Wireless

IST Cert


  • Synergy lets you easily share your mouse and keyboard between multiple computers on your desk, and it's Free and Open Source.

TCP Optimizer


  • Wireshark is the world's foremost network protocol analyzer. It lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network. It is the de facto (and often de jure) standard across many industries and educational institutions.


  • Notepad++ is a free (as in "free speech" and also as in "free beer") source code editor and Notepad replacement that supports several languages. Running in the MS Windows environment, its use is governed by GPL License.



  • 3 is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.
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