So you want free programs...
Great anti-virus software = AntiVir - price FREE!
Great Web browser - Firefox - price FREE!
Great Email client - Thunder Bird - price FREE!
Great Instant Messenger - Gaim - price FREE!
Great MS Office Replacement - OpenOffice 2.0 - price FREE!
Great Operating System - Linux (Any Flavor) - price - FREE!
Great WYSIWYG HTML editor - Nvu - price - FREE!
Great Spyware Removal tool - Ad Aware - price - FREE!
Folks the list is goes on and on and on....For every piece of commerical software there is probably an open source (free) replacement1
Viva the Revolution!