Utilities that are Mostly portable -

something to put on a jumpdrive so you won't have to open up the machine

or get overly technical, IN MOST CASES
THESE CAN BE DANGEROUS-BE CAREFUL!!!

 

Virus product uninstallers plus  info

http://www.maximumpc.com/article/howtos/ultimate_malware_removal_guide_purge_your_pc_junk_files

 

General

http://www.freewarefiles.com/

http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-portable-programs.htm#bfp-all-in-one-pc-tune-up

http://www.tweaking.com/content/overview/default.html

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/windows/utilities/page/1/

http://www.pendriveapps.com/software/portable-system-tools/

http://portableapps.com/

http://www.filebuzz.com/findsoftware/Portable_System_Utilities/1.html

http://www.snapfiles.com/freeware/

 

Specific

Ant Renamer

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/ant_renamer_portable

 

Command Prompt-Portable

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/command_prompt_portable

 

http://www.filebuzz.com/fileinfo/214819/Free_System_Utilities.html

File Analyzer-file info

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/filealyzer-portable

 

Make your own fonts or edit some

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/fontforge-portable

 

Glary Utility suite

http://www.filecluster.com/Security/Other-Utilities/Download-Portable-Glary-Utilities.html

 

GrepWin-find text or regular expressions in a file or group of files

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/grepwin-portable

            Regular expressions portable

http://stefanstools.sourceforge.net/regexhelp.html

 

Hardware Info

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/hdhacker_portable

 

Run Java from a jumpdrive

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/java_portable

 

Light Screen-Portable screen print or save

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/lightscreen_portable

 

DotNetInspector-which Net Framework is on the machine

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/dotnetinspector-portable

 

Dependancy walker-what uses or is used by this file

http://www.snapfiles.com/get/dependencywalker.html

 

Quikmark-benchmarking

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/qwikmark-portable

http://www.vtaskstudio.com/support.php

 

Revo-uninstall programs

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/revo_uninstaller_portable

 

Rufus-make jumpdrive portable

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/rufus-portable

http://rufus.akeo.ie/

 

Search My Files-find files, duplicates, etc.

http://www.portablefreeware.com/?sc=155

 

SIW-hardware info

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/siw_portable

 

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/speedyfox-portable

 

TCP Optimizer-last resort to fix communication problems

http://www.speedguide.net/downloads.php

 

Treesize-shows GUI of size and locations of files

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/treesize-free-portable

 

Tweaker-Tweak Windows from within Windows

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/ultimate-windows-tweaker-3-windows-8?preview=true

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/downloading-uwt2

 

Windows Error Lookup

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/windows_error_lookup_tool_portable

 

Klite Codec Tweak-fix Klite codecs

http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail/KLite-Codec-Tweak-Tool/1183386542/1

 

Wise data recovery

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/wise-data-recovery-portable

 

Wise malware cleaner

http://www.wisecleaner.com/download.html

 

XPY-tweaker of Windows default settings

http://portableapps.com/apps/utilities/xpy-portable

 

Specific Utilities-can google for download sites or search in the general sites for downloading

 

Antivirus-AVG, AVAST, Bit_Defender, ClamWin(portable)

7 Data Partition Recovery

7 Zip-fastest and easiest decompressor for zip and rar files

Bluescreen View-32 and 64

Ccleaner and Cenhance-clean up pc-fastest way to improve speed I know—Not portable

Combofix-not to be used unless it is a last resort-we don't know what it does exactly-

            general “optimize” function without explanation

Coretemp-gives cpu temps so can tell if need to replace the CPU or not

CPUID-info re your CPU and chipset

Double Driver-backs up all or part of your drivers to the directory of your choice and can

            restore them

Defraggler-defragment the harddrive

Fixie-Runs to fix IE when strange things are happening-re-registers all the dlls for IE

FixWin-same as FixIE but for Windows

FreshDiagnose-hardware and software investigation

LibreOffice-full portable suite

License Crawler-find the license-cd key-for apps on your machine

MagicJellyBean finds the Windows cd key

MalwareBytes AntiMalware-protect vs ad and malware

Paragon Backup and Restore-backup image to most medias

Q-Dir-four explorer types of views-can compare files, find duplicates, etc.

Rghelp-a GUI for re-registering dlls

SE_IE_restorer-fixes winsock, DNS etc.

SearchMyFiles-searches for files

Sumatra-View both PDF and EPUB files

SuperAntispyware-fast searcher for malware and spyware

USBdevview-see USB devices attached or previously attached to pc

Winsock Fix-fixes winsock

 

Someone asked about …   Here's what I found...picture comparisons:.  They are probably not portable

http://www.filebuzz.com/findsoftware/Compare_Pictures_Duplicates/freeware-1.html

http://www.sharewareconnection.com/software.php?list=Compare+Similar+Pictures+Api

http://www.top4download.com/free-compare-pictures/

http://www.downloadcollection.com/freeware/compare-pictures-duplicates.htm

 

Data Mining?   They are probably not portable

http://www.downloadcollection.com/freeware/data-mining-utility-freeware.htm

http://www.download32.com/data-mining-freeware-software.html

 

License numbers or CD keys.  They are probably not portable-use only for legal purposes, please

http://www.gearboxcomputers.com/products/product-key-finder/

http://www.blogsdna.com/3955/retrieve-cd-key-product-key-from-windows-registry-with-product-key-finder.htm

http://www.blogsdna.com/1465/find-product-key-of-ms-office-windows-and-other-microsoft-installed-software.htm