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How to Find Your PST Files in Microsoft Outlook 2007 and 2010

Outlook stores your email in a PST file. PST stands for personal storage table. Outlook uses this file format to store your data including emails, contacts, calendars, etc. Depending on your settings, […]

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Everest Home Edition, System Information Software

This fascinating freeware is a system information and diagnostic application that gives you an interface that the Windows Control Panel just can’t offer. All of the information Everest provides is something you […]

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Toolwiz Care 1.0 Optimizing The Pc System.

This new free software package is an all in one stop to help you speed up you PC in many different ways. There are built-in suggestions to fix registry errors, defragment drives […]


Pillarbox is a Free and Simple Writing Interface

Pillarbox is a free Google chrome extension for writers and those who prefer a simple user interface over one cluttered with buttons and menus you will probably never use. Even a popup […]


Jet Audio, A Versatile Music Player For Windows

In the world of media players, it often seems the sun doesn't shine on anything new. Between Windows Media Player, Winamp, RealPlayer, VLC, and iTunes, it seems as though everybody has maximum […]

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File Lab Web Applications: Audio Editor

This free software package is completely browser based. Installation is very easy; just download a plugin from the File Labs site. After a small installation you have a seamless editor that enables […]

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SliderDock is a Stylish Application Dock for your Desktop

There are several interesting application docks available and several of them have been mentioned on this site. Desktop customization is easy with Windows 7 and many users enjoy personalizing as much as […]


Create Bootable Windows or Linux USB with RMPrepUSB

Of the various applications for creating bootable Windows or Linux drives, RMPrepUSB offers some unique features which may be appealing to many users. Advanced users can set specific parameters for the drive […]

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Speak UP: Text-to-Speech Software with a Translation Feature

Text- to-speech applications are plentiful. They are showing up on web browsers like Google’s Chrome Speak and Firefox’s text-to-speech plugin. Then there is speech-to-text software such as Dragon and many others including […]

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How to Get an iPad or iPhone out of Recovery Mode

iOS devices are a wonder. This article is being typed on one right now. Sometimes, however, these robust and snappy little things go “boink.” One of the more common issues a user […]

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TDP x-Ray Lite Hard Drive Manager

There are many ways that Windows users can manage hard disk space. You can manage your hard drives with the Windows Disk Management utility, but it is somewhat difficult to navigate. Programs […]

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Abstract Wallpaper Customization from Wallpaper Abyss

Though customizing desktop wallpaper is by no means essential, many of us like to do it. Changing the mood of the desktop gives you repose and a personal touch. Windows 7 in […]

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How to get your Microsoft Office Files to Open after Office 2010 Trial Expires in Windows 7

It is good that Microsoft offers a 60 day trial of Office 2010, but once it expires and you try to open Word or Excel Files, you will get an error message […]

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Hide, Delete or Customize Libraries in Windows 7

The Libraries feature in Windows 7 provides an easy interface to manage multiple file locations from a single location. Four default libraries are displayed in Windows Explorer: Documents, Music, Pictures, and Video. […]

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Using Free File Unlocker to Release OS-Locked Files and Folders

The Windows operating system locks files and folders automatically that are being used by an application or any native Windows service. Stopping services or closing the applications that are locking the file or […]


How to Adjust On-Screen Windows Using the Number Pad with ReSizer

The AeroSnap feature that is included in Windows 7 allows you to resize windows and adjust multiple windows that are displayed on the screen. ReSizer is a system utility that uses AeroSnap […]

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Control Applications and End Processes with Daphne

Windows Task Manager allows us to monitor processes, services, and running applications and also provides control over these so they can be voluntarily ended if needed. There is a replacement for Task […]

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Creating Access to Virtual Box from the Windows 7 Start Menu

VBoxLaunch is a program that assists in managing access to VirtualBox. For those who regularly use virtual machines in Virtual Box, VBoxLaunch will allow you to create a jumplist from the Start […]

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Remove Applications from the Context Menu in Windows Manually

Windows may accumulate new context menu items any time you install programs on the system. Not all applications end up adding items to the context menu but chance is high that the […]

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Using LiLi to create a Bootable, Portable and Virtualized USB Drive

LinuxLive USB Creator, or “LiLi”, is a quick way to create Live Linux USB drives that are persistent virtualized drives. Typically, Linux USB drives require rebooting to install software. It is possible […]

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Listen to Web Text with Google Chrome Speak

Google Chrome has just fronted a new extension called Chrome Speak; a text reader for web content on the Google Chrome search engine. This will read highlighted text out loud. Whether from […]

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Using GFI Backup Free Edition to Backup Files to an External Drive

Backing up data on your computer is important and most users know this. Windows features a backup utility that allows you to backup your system and files. This is a useful utility […]

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Using PC Tools Antivirus Free Edition as Security Backup

It is prudent to have backup antivirus software in the event that something goes wrong with the primary antivirus suite on your PC. Sometimes malware can lock the primary antivirus program and […]

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Launching Windows Tools with Windows Utility Launcher

You have several basic yet important utilities on your Windows operating system and it is not always easy to find them. You have to navigate the Control Panel or perhaps delve into […]

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ActiveX Controls and Windows Update Errors: Fix the Traffic

Initially, when your computer is new and you have a fresh Windows 7 installation, Windows Update works perfectly. You see no errors, everything is set to automatic and you need not lift […]

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Change Windows 7 Library Icons with Library Icons Changer

So many users enjoy customizing various features and appearances in Windows 7. Personalizing features and appearances is fun and gives a fresh new look you your Windows 7 experience. Generally, Library icons […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Using Templates in MS Excel and Word 2007/ 2010

Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 include templates in the applications. These templates are useful when you have to create customized documents such as invoices, charts, and even blogs. If you need to […]

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How to Create a Master Document in Word 2010

Word 2010 features a master document feature that enables you to collect multiple Word documents into a single Word file. With older versions of Microsoft Word you may sometimes run into problems […]

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Your PC Doesn’t Support Virtualization? Dual Boot Windows 7 and Windows 8

The word is out: Microsoft released the Windows 8 Developer Preview recently and many users want to try it out. All it takes is a CPU that supports virtualization and virtualization software. […]

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Tools to Tweak Windows 7 and Make it Like Windows 8

Windows 8 will be released soon, perhaps not soon enough. No big news there except that if you are a Windows fan, you probably want Windows 8 now. Windows 7 is fantastic […]

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How to Add Keyboard Input Languages to Ubuntu

It is easy to type in multiple languages in Ubuntu. This tutorial will guide you through the simple steps to adding keyboard languages to Ubuntu and show you how to modify the […]

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Windows 7 Dock Applications for Custom Tweaking

One of the nicer features of Windows 7 is that you can customize anything. A personalized appearance can be tailored to any style. For example, if you like the Mac OS X […]

Customize Task Manager Appearance in Windows 7 with Task Manager Modder

This is for the user who enjoys customizing the look of various aspects of Windows. You have already set custom desktop backgrounds and polished up the toolbar. You have set up your […]

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Why You Should Encrypt Your Wi-Fi

If you go out to the computer store and buy yourself a new router and take it home, you’ll probably find that it will work straight out of the box. Most these […]

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Types of Wi-Fi Encryption You Can Use

There are many types of Wi-Fi encryption you can use on modern Internet routers. So which one should you use? Many people don’t even use encryption, and those that do just pick […]

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Converting Binary to Hexadecimal

Every now and then it’s nice to take break from tutorials, and look at something a little geekier. We’ve all seen binary code, and most people know it’s made up of two […]

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View Source Code with a Text Editor in Internet Explorer

Most users are already familiar with text editors for viewing source code and may have one of choice that they like to use. Many other users are still using the default choice […]

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Increase your Laptop’s Battery Life with Advanced Power Settings

There’s nothing more annoying than digging out your laptop to do some important work, only to find you have 5% battery power left, or worse still the laptop has powered itself down […]

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Use Windows 7 Backup to Schedule Automatic File Backups

Backing up your data is essential. Many of us keep important documents on our computers that include work files, pictures of the kids, insurance documents, even bank statements. Many of these files […]

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Portable Permanent File Deletion with Freeraser File Shredder

Something consistently emphasized to PC users is the need to delete files properly. This should become common knowledge: Basic deletion of a file does not remove the data, but simply renders it […]