Two popular utilities for you to download to spice things up during the weekend, courtesy of Majorgeeks.

MyIE2 is a multi-tabbed browser based on the IE core (IE5.x or above required). It can open multiple web pages within one browser window, and uses little system resources.
In general, MyIE2 adds many of the features we like and love from Mozilla and Opera but using IE's functionality.

XP-AntiSpy is a little utility that let's you disable some built-in update and authetication 'features' in WindowsXP.
XP-AntiSpy is a must-have for disabling certain Windows XP features that could compromise your privacy, in one click.