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Free Computers
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Introduction
Bridging the 'digital divide'. Free used and recycled computers, mostly for schools, non-profit organisations and disadvantaged individuals. Also: used computer hardware, donating computer-hardware, educational discounts for computer systems, computers for prisons, free PC's, computers for the classroom, computers for the disabled, computer recycling, etc.
Please note that we do not provide free computers ourselves, we merely list organizations which do so.
 
Free Computers
Christina Foundation USA and WorldWide. National Cristina Foundation (NCF) provides computer technology and solutions to give people with disabilities, students at risk and economically disadvantaged persons the opportunity, through training, to lead more independent and productive lives. Every day, across America and around the world, National Cristina Foundation is working to ensure that used computer technology resources that no longer meet an enterprise's needs are given a second productive life as a tool for developing human potential.
Computer Rebuilding
Programme
The primary activity of this project is to acquire used hardware from organizations and individuals in the USA for use in Africa, where there is a soaring need for these systems.
Computers for Learning USA. Transfers excess Federal computer equipment to schools and educational nonprofit organizations, giving special consideration to those with the greatest need.
Free-computers.org UK. "Thanks to the generosity of our donors we are now receiving a regular supply of computers and this enables us to expand our activities. Although our Trust Deed restricts us to providing "free" computers to schools, we are keen to promote the use of computers for Lifelong Education, and to improve the quality of life for the elderly and the disabled for example."
FreeGeek.orgFree Geek can teach you how to build computers. If you agree to complete six computers, you can keep the sixth computer for your own personal use.
GE Elfun
Computer Rehab
USA. GE Elfun Computer Rehab of Schenectady Inc, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit volunteer organization that donates free comuputers to schools and nonprofit organizations who cannot afford to buy new equipment. They accept donations of old computers from individuals and businesses, wipe the hard drives, rebuild them with Windows operating systems and donate them to requestors who must pick them up in Schenectady, NY.
Gifts in Kind Worldwide. Gifts In Kind International donates products and services to over 50,000 charities and schools worldwide thanks to thousands of generous companies.
Little GeeksA registered Canadian charity that collects, refurbishes and re-distributes donated home computers to children in need. These computers are given free of charge, and are coupled with an Internet connection at the child’s home.
Share the TechnologyFree online computer donation database: schools, individuals with disabilities and non-profit organizations seeking computer donations, places which recycle old computers. USA only.
 
More links on Free Computers
Digital Divide Network Articles on bridging the gap between those people and communities who can make effective use of information technology and those who cannot.
FreeColorPrinters.comReceive a free Xerox (color) printer (companies and organizations only). Depending on your minimum monthly paper and ink use Xerox will send you a free printer, including installation and support.
Please note that this is a commercial deal based how much Xerox can earn on your paper and ink usage compared to the price of the printer.
Open Collector Various links on free computers.
Tiny Linux Tiny Linux is a small Linux distribution designed especially for old recycled computers.
 
Related Freebyte Pages
Free Linux Operating SystemsLinux distributions, news, tutorials, education, Linux on ARM and more.
Free Operating SystemsFree operating systems, such as: FreeBSD, Windows clones, emulators and much more. Also: interesting alternative commercial operating systems.
Free Software
created by Freebyte
Free Personal Information Managers, free File and Disk Utilities, free Address Books, free eBook Software and more. All created by Freebyte.com.
Free Anti-virus SoftwareBelieve it or not, there are many good anti-virus programs you can download and use for free! Also: free firewalls, very useful trial anti-virus program versions, anti-virus software tests, links to specialized anti-virus sites, etc.
Free Office SoftwareFree office suites, word processors, desktop publishing, text editors, personal databases, diagram software, presentation programs, fonts, document viewers, PDF utilities, thesauri, spellcheckers, document converters, etc.
Free drivers, dll's,
and bios upgrades
Find your missing system file (dll, vxd, ocx, driver, etc.) or BIOS upgrade, and download it for free.
Free Email AddressesA large listing of services that provide free but also non-free email addresses. Web based email, email forwarding, pop email, etc. Also: add email services to your domain.
Free Encryption and
Computer Security
Free file, disk and email encryption software; free password managers, free data wiping tools, firewalls, computer vulnerability tests.
Free File and
Disk Utilities
Disk catalog programs; backup, compression, split and zip programs; disk search engines, disk management utilities, remote file storage services, data recovery tools, data wipe tools, downloadable boot disks and more.
Free Games Free chess, free checkers, free go, free card games, free puzzle games, free arcade games, free games CD-roms, free online games, free games for download, cheats, virtual pets, role playing, and more!
Free Home pagesPublish your own Web pages for free! Find the best service to host your home page. Create your Web page without any knowledge of HTML. Free services which enable you to run your own CGI scripts (PHP, ASP, Perl, etc.).
Free Internet ProgramsFree programs to surf the Web, free email software, email virus protection, free newsgroup programs, free Internet chat, telephony and messaging applications, free telnet software, free firewalls, etc.
Free Video and TelevisionFree online videos and television channels from around the world.
Free software to watch videos and television over the Internet.
Free ScreensaversFree screensavers, cursors, ringtones and desktop themes. Free 3D screensavers, nature, funny and artistic screensavers, screensaver construction packages which don't require any programming, and more.
Free System and
Administrator utilities
Free process viewers, system analysis tools, network monitoring tools, registry tools, task schedulers.
Free Technical SupportFree technical support for all computer-related issues: Hardware, software, PC, Windows, MAC, PDAs, Linux, drivers, Modems, dll's, virus.
Software sitesA large list of freeware sites, freebie sites, shareware sites and software search engines.
 
Also check out our free software
for Windows and Linux/wine!
TreePad LiteFree organizer/information manager
exe-eBook CreatorFree eBook compiler
Freebyte BackupFree backup program
Fast File RenamerFree multiple file renaming tool
Custom Addressbook LiteFree addressbook
DisktectiveFree Disk-space reporting tool
HJSplitFreeware file splitters - multiplatform
Harddisk Search and StatsFree search engine for your harddisk
Freebyte ZIPFree zip/unzip program
 
Information wanted!
If you know of any good free computer or computer-donation sites to be listed on this page, please let us know!
 
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Last updated on October 03, 2008

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