Microsoft Security Essentials- helps guard your PC against viruses and other malware.
Google Safebrowsing Diagnostics- test sites for malicious content
CAS- The Center for Auto Safety
Buzgate- The global resource network for small business
SCORE- a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide.
Harvard Business School Guide
Barter Business Exchange (BBE)- BBE will refer customers to you. The barter dollars you earn on these referrals can be used to purchase basic cash expenses, reducing the cash flowing out of your business each month.
ITEX- Connect. Trade. Save.
My Corporation- MyCorporation is a leading provider of online document filing services for clients who wish to form a corporation or limited liability company.
Craigslist- Local classifieds and forums
Diggers List- The home improvement classifieds. Simple.
Holly Springs Sun
OLX- Free classifieds
Ebook and Texts Archive- Download free books and texts. The Internet Archive Text Archive contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts and academic books.
Open Library- Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
Amazon's free Kindle books selection- Amazon offers thousands of books for free. This includes those with expired copyrights as well as the occasional book by a new author looking for exposure.
Project Gutenberg- offers over 42,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.
Many Books- the best ebooks at the best price: free!
Free Books Hub- a site which we have developed mainly for our fellow users to subscribe and download the FREE books and Reduced rate books on their Kindle devices on the go.
DigiLibrary- offers a digital source of free eBooks for any taste, a vast range of titles in digital format and our free eBooks collection is growing all the time.
Kindle Owner's Lending Library- With Amazon Prime, Kindle owners can choose from more than 300,000 books to borrow for free with no due dates, including over 100 current and former New York Times best sellers and all 7 Harry Potter books.
The Ultimate science fiction Web Guide- Over Six Thousand Links To Web Science Fiction Resources
eEvidence- eEvidence Mission is to contribute to the Information Society with a simple methodology through which the contents and delivery of an email become irrevocably admissible as evidence in a court of law.
Hushmail- Provides private, secure free email accounts (HIPAA compliant)
MailRoute- Incredibly accurate filtering an astoundingly low false-positive rate
MD OfficeMail- HIPAA Compliant Email Hosting, Email Encryption Services, and HIPAA Compliant Fax service with no hassles
OnlyMyEmail- The Most Accurate Spam Filter On The Internet
Encipher.it- Encrypting email with Encipher.it is a simple way to protect your sensitive data. You can encrypt emails with your private info like credit card number and only the recipient can decrypt it with correct password.
FamilySearch- FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. For over 100 years, FamilySearch has been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide. Patrons may freely access our resources and service online at FamilySearch.org, or through over 4,500 family history centers in 70 countries, including the renowned Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
North Carolina Farm Fresh- North Carolina Farm Fresh is a directory of pick-your-own farms, roadside farm markets, and farmers markets throughout North Carolina
LocalHarvest- America's #1 organic and local food website.
Eastern Carolina Organics- We market and distribute wholesale Carolina organic farm produce to retailers, restaurants and buying clubs.
Comparison of file hosting services- File hosting Services are a particular kind of online file storage; however, various products that are designed for online file storage may not have features or characteristics that others designed for sharing files have.
File Synchronization Software
Comparison of file synchronization software- This is a list of file synchronization software. File synchronization is a process of ensuring that files in two or more locations are updated via certain rules.
401k Look Up- 401k Retirement Plans - Contribution Limits, Rules, Contributions & Distributions, Rollovers, IRS forms, Roth 401k, Roth IRA and more.
TaxACT- Providing free federal tax filing for everyone
Mint- The best free way to manage your money
National Foundation for Credit Counseling- The NFCC promotes the national agenda for financially responsible behavior and builds capacity for its members to deliver the highest quality financial education and counseling services.
NAPFA, the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors- is the nation's leading organization of Fee-Only comprehensive financial planning professionals.
Money Management International- Consumer credit counseling services
My Money- Providing financial education resources for all Americans
Student aid on the web- Your source for free information from the U.S. Department of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school.
Managing Your Credit: A Guide- Look to the tools and resources contained in this guide to help you understand credit, how your credit score is calculated, and how to avoid and eliminate debt.
Good Old Games-
OnLive- OnLive connects you to the hottest games instantly on your TV, PC or Mac through your broadband connection.
Birth Injury Guide- The mission of Birth Injury Guide is to help answer the questions that parents and families have about birth injuries. Throughout our website you’ll find comprehensive birth injury information that will help guide you if your child or loved one has a birth injury. Additionally, our birth injury experts and medical professionals are standing by to help answer any questions you may have.
Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation- Our mission is to be the most reliable, timely and complete resource on the internet for Closed Head Injury and other debilitating diseases. These injuries can be devastating, causing physical and emotional distress.
Medpedia- Sharing and advancing knowledge about health
WebMD- Better information. Better health.
23andMe- 23andMe's mission is to be the world's trusted source of personal genetic information.
SleepEducation- designed to be a valuable tool for patients and members of the public who are seeking dependable information related to sleep, sleep disorders, treatments and services.
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iHerb- Vitamins, Supplements & Natural Health Products
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Service Magic- FREE service matching you to prescreened, customer-rated service professionals: Maids, painters, remodelers, plumbers, architects & more
Yardcare- all that your yard can be
DIY Security Forum- Real Knowledge From Real People
Job Posting & Search
indeed- one search. all jobs
ZipRecruiter– Employers and Job Seekers can post or search 50+ Job Boards with one submission...BAM!
Microsoft OEM Software
Windows 7 Professional x64 (64-bit)
Windows 7 Professional x86 (32-bit)
Windows 7 Home Premium x64 (64-bit)
Windows 7 Home Premium x86 (32-bit)
Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010
Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010
Microsoft Office Professional 2010
Internet Public Library- a public library for the world wide web
Open Street Map- a free editable map of the whole world.
How Stuff Works- Learn How Everything Works!
QUNU- Live help when you need it most
Microsoft Answers- Real people. Real answers.
The Windows Club- primarily targeted at the Windows 7 & Windows Vista user and will address and cover issues in relation to Microsoft and Windows OS.
TechNet "How Do I?" Videos- These short videos focus on specific tasks and show you how to accomplish them, step-by-step.
MVPs.org- your jumping off point to a number of interesting offerings being provided for you by a few folks associated with the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) program.
Despair- When we started Despair, we had a dream. To crush other people's dreams. But we knew, given our goal, we'd be in for a fight. After all, the Motivation Industry has been crushing dreams for decades, selling the easy lie of success you can buy. That's why we decided to differentiate ourselves- by crushing dreams with hard truths!
Lingo2Word- free English to SMS Translations and SMS to English translations
Murphy's Laws Site
Microsoft TechNet- Resources for IT Professionals
Wayback Machine- Browse through over 150 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago.
Security Tracker- Keep Track of the Latest Vulnerabilities with SecurityTracker!
CERT- We study internet security vulnerabilities, research long-term changes in networked systems, and develop information and training to help you improve security.
National Telecommunications and Information Administration- A bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce
Technical Schools and Computer Training Directory- helping you find the right technical school or computer training program to meet your educational needs.
Boson- Practice Exams, Network Simulator, Intructor-Led Training
WUGNET- Windows Users Group Network
Globe of Blogs
Microsoft Accessibility- Microsoft Product Documentation
Webopedia- The only online dictionary and search engine you need for computer and Internet technology definitions.
Microsoft Help and Support- Computer Manufacturers' Contact Information
Microsoft Help and Support- BIOS Manufacturer Web Sites
TCPMag- For CISCO Internetworking Experts
Alliance of Security Analysis Professionals (ASAP)- helping each other help others
Federal Trade Commission (Fighting Back Against Identity Theft)- Dealing with a data breach
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse- Nonprofit Consumer Information and Advocacy Organization
APWG- Anti-Phishing Working Group
Anti-Spyware Coalition- The Anti-Spyware Coalition (ASC) is a group dedicated to building a consensus about definitions and best practices in the debate surrounding spyware and other potentially unwanted technologies.
US-CERT- United States Computer Emerengcy Readiness Team - (Part of the Department of Homeland Security)
National Do Not Call Registry- The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home. Most telemarketers should not call your number once it has been on the registry for 31 days. If they do, you can file a complaint at this Website. You can register your home or mobile phone for free.
Linux Questions- where Linux users come for help
The Linux Tutorial- The place where you learn Linux
Comparison of online backup services- Online backup is a particular kind of file hosting service; however, various products that are designed for file storage may not have features or characteristics that others designed for backup have.
Dragon Box Algebra- Secretly teaches algebra to your children!
Khan Academy- Learn almost anything for free
PrivacyTools- You are being watched. Private and state-sponsored organizations are monitoring and recording your online activities. privacytools.io provides knowledge and tools to protect your privacy against global mass surveillance.
SafetyWeb- Is Your Child's Online Reputation & Privacy at Risk?
My ID Score- My ID Score is a free public service that gives you a new way to quickly assess your risk of identity theft.
GetNetWise- a public service brought to you by internet industry corporations and public interest organizations to help ensure that internet users have safe, constructive, and educational or entertaining online experiences.
Stay Safe Online- National Cyber Security Alliance
Connect Safely- ConnectSafely is for parents, teens, educators, advocates - everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of the social Web.
Web Wise Kids- Web Wise Kids is about empowering today's youth to make wise choices online.
Code Amber News Service (CANS)- Abductions by a stranger are the most terrifying of crimes...
Map Sex Offenders- Nation Wide Sex Offender Mapping
Sexual Offenders- SexualOffenders.com allows citizens to share information they have about criminal sex offenders, exchange resource links and post comments in a social style community. Daily updates with links to state and county government sex offender registries, sheriff's offices and news of sex crimes and related prosecution.
STOP Sex Offenders!- Your source for child & family safety information
family watchdog- Awareness is your best defense.
Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW)- coordinated by the U.S. Department of Justice, is a cooperative effort between the jurisdictional agencies hosting public sexual offender registries and the federal government. This Website is a search tool allowing a user to submit a single national query to obtain information about sex offenders through a number of search options.
Hacker High School- The Hacker Highschool project is the development of license-free, security and privacy awareness teaching materials and back-end support for teachers of elementary, junior high, and high school students.
stopbadware.org- a partnership among academic institutions, technology industry leaders, and volunteers, all of whom are committed to protecting Internet and computer users from the threats to privacy and security that are caused by bad software.
badwarebusters.org- a community of people working together to fight back against viruses, spyware, and other bad software.
Consumer Reports WebWatch- WebWatch will investigate, inform, and improve the quality of information published on the World Wide Web.
Center for Screen-Time Awareness- Making screen-time-reduction a vital and integral part of all plans that improve health, education and wellness while building stronger families and communities.
Ripoff Report...by consumers, for consumers
Common Computing Security Standards (CCSS)- The CCSS Forum is a voluntary organization of security software vendors, operating system providers, and Internet browser software creators, working together to mitigate the risk of malware and protect consumers worldwide.
Grants & Scholarships
fastweb- Search Scholarships
SuperCollege- Get Into & Pay for Any College
College Scholarships- Students can now search via the internet to find innumerable financial aid opportunities. Students can browse through funding options for certain health conditions, sports, majors, minorities, religions, and military service among other categories. College Scholarships.org gives students the information they need as quickly as possible.
Free College Grant Money- If you think college is out of reach for you, for financial reasons, think again. Millions of students receive free financial help to attend college, every year. There are thousands of grants, just awaiting applicants and everyone qualifies for one or more of them. This guide will show you were to look for free college grant money and add some tips on how to apply and what the people in charge of administering these funds are looking for in applicants.
Online College- learn all you need to know about online college admissions, accreditation, student loans and aid, and more.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)- Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)- The central mission of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans - whether they are applying for a mortgage, choosing among credit cards, or using any number of other consumer financial products.
Weather Closings- Closings and delay notices for participating organizations
intellicast- The authority in expert weather
Weather Underground- Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most reliable, accurate weather information possible.
Jiwire- Find Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide
Software I Use
Total Network Monitor
Microsoft Security Essentials
Firefox & Waterfox Browser Add-ons:
Tree Style Tab
Random Agent Spoofer
WSUS Offline Update
Ultimate Boot CD