Recommended Free Software – Legal Technology Solutions

Solution to OneDrive limitation

We received a phone call from a law firm that the partner was at the CLE class I was teaching last week, and he shared that his firm moved their Emails and online file storage to Microsoft Office 365, where you get a nice 1TB block of available data storage on the cloud. So they worked for the last few weeks to organize the data on new folder structure, and categorize it all, and upload it to the OneDrive storage they [...]

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Get rid of slowdown causing malware easily wtih Malwarebytes.

One great program to rid yourself of all those spyware nasties is Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a free program and can be easily used to scan your computer for trojans, spyware, and viruses. Download Malwarebytes from this link: https://www.malwarebytes.org/ Malwarebytes is very handy for removing many of the new spyware and “scareware” (popups about how your computer is compromised, information can be accessed by anyone, etc.) that are running rampant across many computers now. One quick scan with this program and you’ll [...]

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Easily give your own PC a tuneup with CCleaner.

Ccleaner is a great all-in-one cleaning program that removed tons of files off of your hard drive that you never use. A great free program for cleaning off all the junk files on your computer is Ccleaner (short for C-drive cleaner or Crap Cleaner). Many program installers leave behind tons of files they need only once and don’t always delete when they’re done with them. Even viruses and spyware love to hang out in these well-hidden temporary folders so they [...]

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Find out what is taking up space on your hard drive with Treesize.

Treesize Free is a (free) program that tells you which folders and files are taking up the most room on your hard drive. After this program installs, it will automatically scan your C drive and find out how much room each and every folder takes up. You can then open each up to see which folders within folders are hogging up the storage space. You can use it on other drives as well, such as an external hard drive or [...]

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Secure your computer and protect your files as soon as you walk away with Predator.

Predator Locks and Unlocks Your PC with a USB Flash Drive Predator is a free program that locks your computer for you when you’re away from it. All you need is a flash/USB drive – run predator with the flash drive plugged in, and remove the drive when you leave (connect it to your belt). Your keyboard and mouse will lock up, the screen will fade to black, and no one will be able to use it until you plug the [...]

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