The ultimate list of useful links for IT professionalsSo it's here - we've reached the third and final part of our series of posts designed to arm you with all of the tools you need to survive the minefield that is IT support. It's time for you to put the knowledge we've provided you into practice and to go it alone. It's been emotional. God speed. Our ultimate list is compiled by IT professionals from across the UK.

Scientifically proven to solve precisely 99.3% of all technical problems faced by modern civilisation, your ability to "turn it off and on again" is perhaps the most powerful weapon you have in your arsenal as a seasoned IT professional. It's important to be realistic however, and, at some point it is I'm afraid, quite likely you'll be required to go beyond the call of duty. Of course you should always try pumping the on/off button of affected hardware hysterically to be absolutely certain the geek magic has transferred but failing that you should ready yourself for tough times ahead. Yes, you may well need to 'Google', to diagnose symptoms and worse still, troubleshoot with your brain. In extreme cases, you should be warned, it's not unheard of that the more demanding customers may ask that you plan to prevent the problem from happening again. Pooled from thousands of IT professionals around the globe, the following software utlities, web services and how-to guides will help you be prepared should the unthinkable strike.