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Internet Radio Streams
More streams
UK radio stations
Internet Radio
Hundreds (thousands?) more radio stations to listen to. Just download the .m3u or .pls file and load it into WinAMP (Windows) or ServeStream (Android) and enjoy.

EditPad 3.2.1 (Excellent Notepad replacement)
Key Tweak (Keyboard remapper) (XP, 7?)
Wiz Mouse (Mouse wheel focus utility) (Win7)
Beyond Remote (server) 1.2.1 Non-Windows remote desktop software (also requires client)

Power & Kernel Toys (Microsoft)
TweakUI 2.10 (WinXP)
SendTo (Win98 / XP / Win7)
Command Prompt (XP)
SyncToy (backup utility) (XP) (Will prompt you to download and install the .NET Framework from Microsoft)
TaskSwitcher (Alt-Tab replacement) (XP)
Process Explorer (Beefed up Task Manager shows everything running) (XP / Win 7)

Secure Internet
Hosts file replacement This file can be used to block annoying ad sites and pop-up malware such as "Antivirus2009". Download and replace "c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts" (no file extension). Here is a link to a site that does the same.)

Firefox Extensions (pre-Quantum)
Handy extensions for Firefox prior to version 57 (which broke a lot of good ones). These may not be compatible with the current version of Firefox.
Classic Toolbar Buttons
Classic Theme Restorer
Hotfix for certificates
Undo Closed Tabs
Webmail Notifier (X-Notifier) - Homepage
Video Download Helper
Web of Trust - Homepage
Minimize to Tray - ideal for Thunderbird (up to v52?)

See my recommendations page for more about these indispensible pieces of software)

OperaOpera 12.18 - the last version before it became a Chrome imitation. Vivaldi may become the preferred fork of this excellent browser. 32 bit version
Get Firefox Firefox 52 - last version for XP (32bit). Firefox 56 - last pre-Quantum version (64bit). Homepage.
Get ThunderbirdThunderbird 2.0 - My preferred version of this stand-alone email client. Greatly changed with version 3+ (tabs).
Spybot S&D Crap Cleaner 4.07 - Homepage
MalwareBytes MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware 1.75 - Homepage for the updated version (not sure I like the new interface)
Spybot S&D Spybot Search & Destroy 1.62 - Homepage
Winamp Most excellent media player - Homepage
Vacuum Tube skin for Winamp

Older XP Utilities
Key Tweak (Keyboard remapper) (XP))
Royale/RoyaleNoir (Themes for XP from Microsoft). Royale(default theme for Media Center Edition) - to tone down the neon bright default of XP and Royale Noir (with wallpaper) - to give it a Vista look without having to install Vista. Changing the default theme can also alert you to malicious popups.)
Classic Win98/2k Utilities
TweakUI 1.33 (Win2K)
WinTop (Win98)
KeyRemap (Win98)
DosHere (command prompt) (Win98)