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Three Tricks to Make the Windows “Send To” Feature Even More Useful 9,653 16. September 2011 - 18:17
An Easy and Convenient Way to Find Out What Software and Hardware is on a PC 9,658 7. July 2014 - 13:05
How to Keep Windows XP from Deleting Windows Vista or 7 Restore Points in a Dual-boot Setup 9,781 13. January 2011 - 0:09
Free Microsoft Windows Security Tool EMET is Upgraded to Version 5.0 9,785 31. July 2014 - 17:47
Easy Way to extract a ZIP file to the folder of your choice 10,005 6. August 2011 - 23:17
How to Join the Microsoft Insider Program and Get a Trial Copy of Windows 10 Preview 10,085 1. October 2014 - 18:49
How to Quickly Find a Key, Value, or Data in the Windows Registry with Regedit 10,194 27. November 2010 - 21:02
Back Up Your EFS Encryption Key To Avoid Data Loss 10,195 10. April 2011 - 8:56
How to View the Images in the Cache of the Three Common Web Browsers 10,335 1. March 2014 - 21:22
Four Ways to Make Windows XP Systems More Secure 10,339 24. July 2014 - 17:54
Great Collection of Keyboard Shortcuts for Many Different Applications and Several Computer Platforms 10,341 1. December 2013 - 20:20
Excellent Free Media Player VLC Gets Substantial Cross-Platform Update 10,353 28. February 2015 - 1:12
Are Online "Free" Trials Really Free? 10,361 9. September 2012 - 18:34
Find Out Where a Shortened URL Really Goes with this Handy Firefox and Chrome Extension 10,373 11. November 2012 - 20:56
How to Make iPad/iPhone Swipe and Pinch Gestures Using Taps Only 10,428 11. July 2013 - 15:32
Very Useful Free Video Guides and Tutorials for Beginners Who Want to Create a Web Site 10,438 23. September 2012 - 19:26
Shortcuts for Faster and Easier Use of Windows Media Player in Windows 7 10,577 16. March 2012 - 13:52
Use this Free Utility to Help Make Your Windows Files Easier to Organize and Find 10,639 2. September 2014 - 13:21
How to Fix Problems Synching Gmail with Other Email Clients 10,741 15. July 2014 - 19:32
How to Get an Evaluation of Your Laptop’s Power Efficiency 10,760 10. May 2012 - 8:02
What is Bitcoin and What Does it Mean for You and Me? 10,799 9. December 2013 - 20:00
Some Useful Free Windows Programs for Backing Up Your Files 10,917 10. July 2011 - 17:15
How to Get More Space to Configure or Add Firefox Buttons 10,929 5. October 2011 - 0:37
Three Keyboard Shortcuts to Help Run Windows Faster and Better 10,931 1. September 2010 - 2:46
Software for Easily Remapping the Windows Keyboard Layout 11,099 28. December 2010 - 18:01

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