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Free Browser Extension that Efficiently Blocks Ads Using Less Memory 13,500 11. February 2015 - 15:29
Five Small Free Utilities to Help with Windows Tasks 13,572 6. May 2014 - 19:22
The Easy Way to Change Your DNS Server 13,747 29. October 2013 - 20:42
How to Clean and Protect Your Android Device Against Ransomware 13,784 17. June 2014 - 17:37
A New Free Windows Anti-Malware Suite 13,854 29. March 2015 - 1:02
How to Customize the Windows 8 Power User Menu to Suit Yourself 14,093 4. April 2013 - 21:08
Why Are Your Photos Upside Down? 14,120 11. May 2014 - 1:37
Nine Shortcuts to Speed up Internet Browsing that You May Not Know 14,371 21. October 2014 - 14:13
Make Drag and Drop Easier When Using a Windows 7 or 8 Touchpad 14,387 5. December 2013 - 15:34
Why You Have Less Space on Your Hard Drive Than You Thought 14,436 17. March 2014 - 14:14
How to Ask a Question When You Want Technical Help 14,473 10. February 2013 - 17:56
How to Get Collections of Free Icons 14,523 14. June 2013 - 21:23
How to Easily Insert Special Symbols and Characters in Windows - Part II 14,530 17. January 2012 - 15:07
The Ten Most Popular Tips of 2014 14,710 18. December 2014 - 14:07
Windows Hotkey Shortcuts That Use the Function Keys F1- F12 14,736 15. June 2011 - 19:02
How to Force Your Windows File and Folder Names to Have the Case You Want 14,789 17. October 2012 - 0:25
How to Extract Files from Almost Any Kind of Archive 14,823 5. January 2014 - 14:19
Help Keep Your Hard Drives Healthy with Windows Check Disk (Chkdsk) 14,926 15. October 2010 - 20:42
Easily and Safely Eject USB Drives and Memory Cards 14,969 10. April 2014 - 0:41
Google Earth Pro Now Free (Was $399) 15,024 2. February 2015 - 20:39
Make Your Laptop Easier to Use with Windows Mobility Center 15,054 21. January 2014 - 15:50
How to Search Tweets Without Being Signed Up on Twitter 15,087 30. June 2014 - 12:25
Three Ways to Find out Which Versions of the .NET Framework are Installed on a PC 15,210 11. June 2014 - 16:25
Using the Windows Hosts File for Security and Privacy 15,277 23. October 2013 - 16:27
A Quick and Easy Way to Run a Program Without Getting the UAC Prompt in Windows 7 and 8 15,758 16. February 2013 - 20:39

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