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Downloads
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Adobe Acrobat Reader
Displays and print pdf files (used in some webpages). The reader is free, you pay for full Adobe Acrobat.
Browsers
Download most recent version of Internet Explorer, or an alternative browser.
Java
Download Java (for reading some websites).
Microsoft
Downloads for Microsoft software including Internet Explorer.
Online Texts
Complete books online which you can download. Out-of-copyright books only.
Online TV and Radio
Video clips and complete programmes, TV and radio, available for download.
Real Times
Plays video & music on some websites. Some downloads are free.
Thunderbird
Email handler.
Virus Protection
How to protect your computers from viruses. Includes some free downloads.
Winzip
Compresses or zips files and restores them. You need to pay, but there's a free download trial.

Fun
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Dialectize
Enter a web address and see it 'translated' into a fun dialect!
Dilbert
Cartoons about life in the office.
Games and Fun Things to Do on Webpages
Design a Roman mosaic, combine colours, design an electric circuit or just learn to type faster. Plus simple games.
Phrase Generator
Generates instantly plausible but meaningless phrases.
Wikis
Websites where ordinary people can contribute. The most famous example is Wikipedia, but there are others.
xkcd
A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, maths and language.

History of computing
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Brief History of the Internet
How the whole thing started!
Centre for Computing History   [Local]
A collection of important computers and related artefacts.
Enigma   [Local]
How the famous WWII coding machine worked.
History of EDSAC   [Local]
The world's first fully operational and practical stored-program computer, built in Cambridge.
Short History of Computers
From 1948 onwards.
The Baby
The World's first stored program computer, made in Manchester.

Internet
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The Internet
How to use the internet, local access to the internet, etc.

Computer training
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Computer Training   [Local]
Courses in Cambridge and online.

Virus protection
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Bazooka Adware and Spyware Scanner
Free. Detects a multitude of spyware, adware, trojan, keylogger, foistware and trackware components.
Beginner's Guide to Viruses
What a computer virus is, and how to prevent them.
Mailwasher
Check and manage your e-mails before you download them.
McAfee
Anti-virus software. Virus information, recent viruses, etc. You need to pay.
Safety on the Internet
Websites about the dangers on the internet.
Spybot
Free for home users. Scan for spyware, adware, hijackers and other malicious software.
Symantec Antivirus Software
Norton AntiVirus software company. You have to pay.

Local hardware
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Bits & Pc's   [Local]
For computer repairs and upgrades, firewall/anti-virus protection and data recovery in the Cambridgeshire area.
Burwell IT Ltd   [Local]
Offer technical support & training to home & business users throughout Cambridgeshire.
Cambridge Computers Recycling   [Local]
Recycling unwanted machines. Get rid of your old computer! In Newmarket Road.
Cambridge Laptop Repair   [Local]
Mobile computer repair in Cambridge, Ely and surrounding areas.
Cambridge PC Support   [Local]
Hardware and software troubleshooting, virus protection, etc. Will help the 'more senior computer user'!
Cambridge Resale   [Local]
Recycling refurbished ex-corporate PCs back into the public market place. In Mill Road.
Computer Medic   [Local]
Provides home visit computer repairs to the Cambridge area. Services include virus removal, repairs, upgrades, and computer lessons.
Currys / PC World
Sells electrical goods including computers and computer peripheries. On Newmarket Road.
IT-Green   [Local]
Computer recycling for Cambridge and the Fens. Secure data destruction services for your hard drives etc.
John Lewis   [Local]
Department store in the centre of Cambridge. Sells a wide range of goods, including clothes and computers.
Reboot Cambridge CIC   [Local]
Local not for profit computer recycling.

Local software and consultancy
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Cambridge Networks   [Local]
Cambridge Networks offer Computer Support and services to companies in and around Cambridge.
Computers Madeasy Ltd   [Local]
Onsite and online computer support for home users in Cambridge.
DSM IT Support   [Local]
Providing IT solutions to local organisations.
ElyIT   [Local]
Provides computer, network and server support for businesses and homes in East Anglia.
HOP Associates
Helps organisations harness the full potential of the information age.
IT Support Partners   [Local]
IT support including Oracle and SQL Server for Cambridge companies.
Syplex   [Local]
IT support and advice for businesses in and around Cambridge.
The Fusion Works   [Local]
Cambridge based software solutions company. Blending IT into business.
Website Designers   [Local]
Local designers of websites.


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