Security
Vipre Antivirus or Vipre Internet Security
Unchecky – free utility
Avast – Best free security
AdBlockPlus – Internet Explorer add-on. Prevents Web Banner Ads
uBlock – Chrome/Firefox/Safari add-on. Ad Blocker.
TrafficLight – Chrome/Firefox/Safari add-on. Blocks malicious content.
Web Of Trust (WOT) – Chrome/Firefox/Safari/IE add-on. Keeps you from going to infected websites

Online Backup
Carbonite Online Backup – Online backup for home.
CrashPlanPro – Online Backup for home & Business

Browsers
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox

Image/Local Backup
Macrium Reflect

Cleaning Tools
CCleaner (clean your computer)

Defrag Tool
Defraggler

Anti-Spam
SPAMfighter

Media
ImgBurn (Create and burn image files)
Audacity (Record/Edit music)
Lame for Audacity (allows you to export to mp3 format)
K-Lite Codecs (allows you to play all formats of music and video)
MediaMonkey (Play music)

Utilities
7-zip (to figure out if you need 32 bit or 64 bit, right click on Computer or This PC and choose properties)
Revo Uninstaller (Completely uninstall programs)
WinDirStat (See what’s using disk space)
Classic Shell (Bring the classic start menu back to Windows 8, 8.1, and 10)

Communication
Skype (Video calls)

Office & Documents
LibreOffice  (Compatible w/Microsoft Office)
CutePDF (Create PDF files)