Get it free from the Internet
What do we mean by free?
"No such thing as a free meal" - They are making money somewhere. If nothing else, they will collect your details and sell them on.
Copyright - Different Countries 50 - 70 years from Authors Death
Using Search Engines
Use multiple words
+"xxxxxx" +"yyyyyy" -"zzzzz"
Google allows multiple words (e.g. +"wandered lonely" has 147 hits, "wandered" +"lonely" has 162,000 hits)
List of Search Engines
Alta Vista www.altavista.co.uk/Music
All the Web www.alltheweb.com/
File FormatsSoftware- WAV (Large, only suitable for short exerpts)Music Sources
- MIDIwww.classicalarchives.com Midi Files - 18,391 Classical Music Files by 1,275 Composers!
www.mp3.com MP3 files - Full range of music styles
BEWARE OF TROJANSGames
Use a good Virus checker
http://games.tucows.com/toppicks.html Top 100 Games DownloadsUtilities
http://www.welshware.com/ EzyRegSetDriversEzyRegSet is a program that will allow you to change MANY "Hidden" Windows95/98 Settings. Alter BootUp Drives / Locations / System Locations / Various Windows Desktop features / Windows Identification.Anti Virus softwarehttps://www2.my-etrust.com/services/ipe_support InoculateIT Personal Edition (IPE)
www.Driverzone.com Drivers for all the devices that you never knew existede-Books
http://promo.net/pg/ Project Gutenberg - List of 'out-of-copyright' booksList of Download Sites
(Includes 2 x Agatha Christie books)
http://www.allforfree.co.uk/ You name it, they probably have
Getting it CHEAPER
Insurance - many insurance companies offer cheaper rates, from their Internet sites, than call centres
Fuel bills - see www.uswitch.com
Travel tickets - Eurostar tickets are cheaper On-line
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