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Close All Programs in Windows With One Simple Click

CloseAll Is a great little app that will allow you to close all of your open windows with one simple click instead of having to manually close them all each time

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Microsoft Device Center 1.0 Beta Released, Replaces IntelliPoint

Microsoft has released a first beta version of Microsoft Device Center 1.0, which is replacing the company’s IntelliPoint and IntelliPoint Pro applications. Both applications add system drivers and control software…

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Hotmail – Best Spam Protection E-mail Program

Hotmail is among the best at spam protection. Late last year Microsoft hired Cascade Insights to hold a contest ranking the spam-stopping abilities of the big three Web e-mail providers.…

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Latest Ways and Means to Share Files – Part 2 – Windows Live Mesh

Sharing some folders/files across a home network using Windows Live Mesh.

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Ways and Means to Share Files – Part 1

As well as using your Network/HomeGroup or a Data Transfer Cable, Windows Live Mesh is a great option for sharing files and folders.

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The Why and Wherefore of Anti-virus Programs

We all know how important it is to have an anti-virus program on our computer to catch viruses, malware, prevent identification theft and so on.

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Internet Radio on Your Computer – Part 2

I wonder how many other users of Windows 7 know about and use Windows Media Player to listen to live audio streams from Internet Radio Stations?

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Introducing Fast Duplicate File Finder (Part 1)

Is your computer becoming cluttered with duplicated files scattered here and there across your folders?
Well, here’s an answer to the problem!
Download and install Fast Duplicate File Finder and it is FREEWARE.

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Duplicate File Clutter – How Do You Deal with It!

Is your computer running slow, maybe the cause of the problem is file clutter!

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The One-Stop Shop

Accessing the System Configuration window. This feature is one of the most useful windows available in Windows 7. Are you using it?

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Purging Your Computer of Gunk (Part 1)

When you decide to take the plunge and set about turning your computer into a mean clean machine you need go further than Windows 7 itself. Here you will find two useful tools, Disk Cleanup and Defragmenter.

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Finding and Recovering Deleted Files

Everyone, from time to time, has accidentally deleted files from their computer thus loosing valuable information. Well your worries are over! Piriform has created a free application called Recuva that can recover most deleted files.

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Defragmenting your Computer the Easy Way

A useful alternative to Windows 7′s Disk Defragmenter is Piriform’s Defraggler. This is a free application from Piriform.

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Four Useful Products enhancing Windows 7

Four Useful Products enhancing Windows 7 available from Piriform are CCleaner, Defraggler, Recuva and Speccy. Well worth a look!

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3 Graphics Tools to Look At

Graphics are almost a part of everything on the Internet. The standard graphics formats jpg, png, bmp and others vary in size and dimension. While it is possible to modify…

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12 Essential Windows 7 Media Center Addons & Tweaks

W7MC is one of the hidden gems within Windows 7 – Here are 12 Essential Windows 7 Media Center Addons that will get the most out of it.

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3 Freeware Graphics Programs to Look At

These three graphics programs do something different and each has a specific audience to attract. That said, you should try all three to see how your image work can improve.

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3 Video Tools to Look At

Video files are not easy to edit or modify. But there are programs that you can use to make this operation easy to perform. You can reverse videos, add subtitles,…

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