Free Vista programs: The usual suspects as far as DVD related projects: DVD Shrink ~ http://www.afterdawn.com/software/video_software/dvd_rippers/dvd_shrink.cfm DVD Flick ~ http://www.afterdawn.com/software/video_software/dvd_tools/dvd_flick.cfm Imgburn ~ http://www.imgburn.com PgcEdit ~ http://www.afterdawn.com/software/video_software/dvd_tools/pgcedit.cfm FixVTS ~ http://www.afterdawn.com/software/video_software/dvd_tools/fixvts.cfm VobBlanker ~ http://www.afterdawn.com/software/video_software/dvd_tools/vobblanker.cfm CD Speed ~ http://www.afterdawn.com/software/cdr_software/cdr_tools/nero_cd_speed.cfm Kprobe ~ http://www.k-probe.com/ FAVC ~ http://www.afterdawn.com/software/video_software/dvd_tools/favc.cfm DVD Rebuilder ~ http://www.afterdawn.com/software/video_software/dvd_rippers/dvd-rebuilder.cfm DVDInfo Pro Advert ~ http://www.afterdawn.com/software/video_software/dvd_tools/dvdinfopro.cfm. Other useful programs: Vista Startmenu ~ http://www.vistastartmenu.com/index.html VistaBootPRO - http://www.vistabootpro.org/ This program makes it easy to install a second OS or make changes to the Boot Configuration Data store (BCD) without having to use the complex command line application bcdedit.exe. This is basically a boot management program. TweakVI - http://www.totalidea.com/content/tweakv ... -index.php This is a program designed to tweak and optimize Vista. Only the Basic edition is free, but it includes desktop tweaks, Start Menu tweaks, IE & Firefox tweaks, Hardware tweaks, System info, Virtual Desktops, System folder tweaks, Mouse tweaks, Outlook tweaks, and Shutdown tweaks. Foxit Reader - http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/rd_intro.php A PDF file viewer and browser add-on like Adobe Reader. XdN Tweaker - http://xenomorph.net/files-section/prog ... xdntweaker This is a program designed to tweak and optimize Vista. XdN can tweak things like disabling Windows Mail's splash screen, disabling user account control, better save folder views, remove or replace IE7's search box, disable the "send to" option, and much more. Has a installing and stand-alone exe version.