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/
All the Web www.alltheweb.com/
Google www.google.com/
Excite www.excite.co.uk/
Webcrawler www.webcrawler.com/
Go www.go.com/
Lycos www.lycos.co.uk/
Yahoo www.yahoo.com/
Music
 File Formats
 - WAV (Large, only suitable for short exerpts)
 - MP3
 - MIDI
 Music Sources
www.classicalarchives.com Midi Files - 18,391 Classical Music Files by 1,275 Composers!
www.mp3.com MP3 files - Full range of music styles
Software
BEWARE OF TROJANS
Use a good Virus checker
 Games
http://games.tucows.com/toppicks.html Top 100 Games Downloads
 Utilities
http://www.welshware.com/ EzyRegSet
EzyRegSet 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 software
https://www2.my-etrust.com/services/ipe_support InoculateIT Personal Edition (IPE)
http://www.free-antivirus-software.com/su.htm
 Drivers
www.Driverzone.com Drivers for all the devices that you never knew existed
 e-Books
http://promo.net/pg/ Project Gutenberg - List of 'out-of-copyright' books
(Includes 2 x Agatha Christie books)
http://www.literature-awards.com/free_ebooks_for_download.htm
List of Download Sites
 
Give-aways
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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