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Free Software Sources Answered

. I'll kick this off with my all time favorite, SourceForge. "The world's largest Open Source software development web site."
. No matter what you want to do, you can probably find a free program that will do it at SourceForge.
. Quality of the programs varies widely, but if you pay attention to last revision dates (be wary if it hasn't been updated in a few years or hasn't been updated since it was posted) and the number of downloads (more is usually better), you can skip over the lesser stuff.
. Not sure how they handle malware prevention, but I've never been infected by any of the plethora of stuff I've downloaded.
. 2008-04-26
. Here's the sources others have contributed, in a handy list with links.
MS Visual BASIC (Brennn10)
Softpedia (LinuxH4x0r, ll.13)
MajorGeeks (Goodhart)
Download.com (CNET/ZDNET) (Goodhart, ll.13)
The Pirate Bay (ll.13)

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ll.13 (author)2008-04-26

softpedia.com (rarely go there)

and if I can't get something from any of those.....

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Goodhart (author)Goodhart2008-04-26

make that second part of the first link ZDNET

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Brennn10 (author)2008-04-19

For those of us who are in to Visual Basic, Visual Basic Express Edition 2008 is free on the microsoft site.

Visual Basic 2008 Home Edition

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