I’ve been using CCleaner for as long as I can remember. It’s simply the best for removing temporary internet files, cached data, fixing registry issues, manipulating startup items, and uninstalling programs. It’s highly customizable as far as what you want to clean and what you don’t, and I use it both at home and at work.
Kaseya VSA is a one-stop shop for cloud-based remote access and IT administration. You can do anything from user account administration to endpoint restarts, patch management, software deployment, inventory and monitoring, security, and backups. Just make sure you read the patch notes before committing to an update…
7-Zip is the quintessential free .zip and .rar file manager. If you’re still torrenting WinRAR, you’re doing it wrong.
Look man, torrents can be used for legal purposes as well. A torrent downloader’s a torrent downloader, except when it doesn’t have ads. Deluge doesn’t. We like that.
I’ve used Sophos in both a home and business application and it’s excelled in both arenas. Sophos Home is completely free and offers personal antivirus/malware/randsomware protection administered centrally from a cloud environment. It is a little aggressive in flagging potentially unwanted items but for your typical end user it will definitely take care of all your protection needs and then some.