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Optimizing µTorrent (or BitTorrent) For Speed

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How to Stop Vista Objecting to Programs at Startup

How to Suggest a New Software Category

HIPS Explained

HIPS Explained
This is my attempt to clarify what a HIPS is, what it does and how best to incorporate a HIPS program into your security protection.

How to rip DVD movies using freeware HandBrake

HandBrake is a free tool which comes with plenty of features for beginners and intermediate users alike. This free cross platform, open source program can *convert a DVD into formats such as MP4, MKV, AVI or OGM that can be played on your PC, Mac, Linux box, iPod, PSP, Apple TV, Television, iPhone, or mobile phone. Just follow this guide.

Tweaking and performance guide for XP, Vista, and Windows 7

Additional Vuze Settings


These are some additional settings for features in Vuze that may prove useful.  If you want information on any features not listed here, please post in the comments below and I will try to post some information.
This is a work in progress and I will post more information when I have time.

The complete listing of Vuze help pages here at Gizmo's Freeware is located at

How to create certain number of full+incremental backup archives with Acronis

ReInstalling Windows

How to Set Up Your Own Web Server

How to set up a Linux/Apache/MySQL/Php (LAMP) environment using Ubuntu server

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