Lets list a couple of must-have programs! List only the ones which you absolutely need, ones which stand out from the crowd. Also give a brief description of each Btw don't list NAV, Nero and the like! Here goes mine--- 1. Hare (Doubles the speed of your pc.... well, almost 2. Start Button killer (Use this program to gain some precious space on your taskbar, www.tsoftcentral.com/startkiller/ ) 3. ShellToys XP (38 Context menu extensions) 4. NewzCrawler 1.7 (Get news from around the world in seconds) 5. Alcohol 120% (Mounts any type of image easily) 6. Tweak-XP 3 7. True Launch Bar (Better than XP's quicklaunch) Enjoy!