1. Need a small, fast editor for plain text? Try out AkelPad.
3. Create protected CDs with Alternate CD Lock.
4. ArtPlus is offering a lite version of EasyNoter as freeware.
6. Jordi's Handwriting Fonts allow you to add a more personal touch to your e-docs.
7. Duomart offers a cool free utility, Laptop Battery Power Monitor (scroll down) which displays a very small battery icon to show you how much power you've got left on your laptop and other status info.
8. ThinkerSoftware's Photo to Sketch is a neat little tool that converts your favorite pics into different types of sketches.
9. Clean up your desktop and organize your icons with Squal and Boerbull's SpeedMenus.
10. Jan Verhoeven offers over 100 different freewares, including a nice collection of various utility programs (click on categories in left sidebar to view details.)
Elsewhere: Tech Support Alert's links list to the 46 Best-ever Freeware Utilities.