System Tools

files that include hashes are done with MD5 you can verify the file by hashing the one you download and googling the hash.
Powershell: Get-FileHash pathtofile -Algorithm MD5
Bash: MD5 pathtofile

Windows Utilities

  • Ninite  curated windows program installer
  • Malwarebytes malware removal utility
  • AdwCleaner a great adware cleaning utility
  • JRT junkware removal tool
  • RKill designed to kill malware processes so antivirus can do its job
  • Sysinternals Suite a great set of tools from Sysinternals team (owned by MS)
  • NAPS2 the best PDF scanner
  • Belarc Advisor gives robust system information including product keys
  • PasswordSafe-3.42.1 By Bruce Schneier
    • MD5 (pwsafe-3.42.1.exe) = 576eb56bbf4e54af583e0bf17147952d

  • TFC temp file cleaner
    • MD5 (TFC.exe) = 788fcddd88240a85039f7f561093b118

  • 7ZIP fast and easy file unziping for windows
  • Putty ssh and telnet for windows
    • MD5 (putty-0.68-installer.msi) = af76da456a0adf7d3747b181411da227
  • DoubleDriver Driver Utility
    • MD5 (doubledriver.zip) = 98f948a5806cf6d84bfb2dabc8c48a95
  • TakeOwnership registry key to allow a user to force take ownership of a file
    • MD5 (TakeOwnership.zip) = 38a8674b9bb64a27ec999fcc9e3df662

Mac Utilities

  • appcleaner removes mac applications and associated folders
  • The Unarchiver a great unzipping tool
  • Creating an Mac os boot drive
    • sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Sierra.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia –volume /Volumes/Untitled –applicationpath /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Sierra.app

Cross-Platform Utilities

Open Source Operating Systems