Do people have any software they use often or that they recommend to friends or family for various things, please share and include a description of what they're for.
WhatPulse: Shows your PC specification and tracks your typing and mouse-clicks.https://whatpulse.org/
Avast! Antivirus simply because I'm used to it www.avast.com/
Clownfish for playing music and as a voice changer in Skypewww.clownfish-translator.com
I'll put more when I remember them
+1 for Avast. Put it in "Silent/Gaming mode" and it will never pester you.
and then the same as pete on most things.
Found a list of all sorts of homelab tools
Have a look
http://www.guru3d.com/files-details/display-driver-uninstaller-download.htmlThe complete driver uninstaller! I always use this every couple of installs to keep things cleanhttps://www.partitionwizard.com/free-partition-manager.htmlFor all hard drive partion needshttps://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/24075/Intel-Extreme-Tuning-Utility-Intel-XTU-For all stability testinghttp://www.seagate.com/gb/en/support/downloads/item/seatools-win-master/For all hard drive testingAnd last but not least the Ark server manager which I use to run my own server! Great bit of free softwarehttp://arkservermanager.freeforums.net/thread/3/downloads
Absolutely love Avast! Always found AVG, Norton and McAfee to be a bit of a nightmare