Google Packs In More Free Software

March 27, 2007

Google has made some additions to the Google Pack that will satisfy your fun side and your sensible side. The Google Pack™ service, a free collection of essential software with millions of users that removes the hassle of finding, installing, and updating software, now delivers new security options and a fresh way to display photos.

What’s new:

Symantec Norton Security Scan: Get basic virus protection from a world leader in PC security. Security Scan features automatic security updates and scheduled scanning, all without a subscription fee.

PC Tools Spyware Doctor Starter Edition: This exclusive version of the award-winning anti-spyware and anti-malware utility includes scheduled scanning, threat removal, limited active protection and free automatic updates.

Google Photos Screensaver: Turn your screen into a digital picture frame that displays the latest photos from your friends, family, and favorite photographers. Show images from your computer, Picasa™ Web Albums, or photo feeds from other photo-sharing sites.

Google Pack downloads and installs these and other essential applications quickly and easily. The Google Updater, included in the Google Pack, keeps them up to date so you don’t need to worry about missing out on new features. Google Pack Beta is available in 12 languages, runs on Window XP and Vista, and supports Internet Explorer 6.0 and Firefox 1.0 and higher. Get the Google Pack in a few clicks at

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