Some open source utilities

Since Len loves this stuff. Here it goes: If you want to replace a lot of your Windows applications with open-source, The Open CD Project will allow you to participate in Windows replacement applications such as OpenOffice, PDF Creator, and others.
If you want clean (no spyware software), use Clean Software. There are a lot of other pieces of software that can be used as replacement such as ReactOS (Windows NT4 replacement). If there is anything you need via open-source, let me know and I can probably find a replacement.

Personal note: What do I use? Linux. Everything except my work computer, which I have no say over, or else I would load that with linux also. I support OSS fully and if you’re interested in learning more about linux, join a Greensboro Linux User Group meeting.