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How to Customize the Windows 8 Power User Menu to Suit Yourself 13,905 4. April 2013 - 21:08
Make Drag and Drop Easier When Using a Windows 7 or 8 Touchpad 14,009 5. December 2013 - 15:34
Nine Shortcuts to Speed up Internet Browsing that You May Not Know 14,238 21. October 2014 - 14:13
How to Easily Insert Special Symbols and Characters in Windows - Part II 14,252 17. January 2012 - 15:07
Why You Have Less Space on Your Hard Drive Than You Thought 14,257 17. March 2014 - 14:14
How to Ask a Question When You Want Technical Help 14,271 10. February 2013 - 17:56
How to Get Collections of Free Icons 14,339 14. June 2013 - 21:23
How to Force Your Windows File and Folder Names to Have the Case You Want 14,411 17. October 2012 - 0:25
The Ten Most Popular Tips of 2014 14,523 18. December 2014 - 14:07
Windows Hotkey Shortcuts That Use the Function Keys F1- F12 14,548 15. June 2011 - 19:02
How to Search Tweets Without Being Signed Up on Twitter 14,638 30. June 2014 - 12:25
How to Extract Files from Almost Any Kind of Archive 14,689 5. January 2014 - 14:19
Three Ways to Find out Which Versions of the .NET Framework are Installed on a PC 14,698 11. June 2014 - 16:25
Easily and Safely Eject USB Drives and Memory Cards 14,768 10. April 2014 - 0:41
Google Earth Pro Now Free (Was $399) 14,792 2. February 2015 - 20:39
Help Keep Your Hard Drives Healthy with Windows Check Disk (Chkdsk) 14,856 15. October 2010 - 20:42
Make Your Laptop Easier to Use with Windows Mobility Center 14,889 21. January 2014 - 15:50
Using the Windows Hosts File for Security and Privacy 15,116 23. October 2013 - 16:27
A Quick and Easy Way to Run a Program Without Getting the UAC Prompt in Windows 7 and 8 15,456 16. February 2013 - 20:39
How to Deal with the Ransomware Called CryptoLocker 15,588 6. June 2014 - 15:38
Fast Way to Troubleshoot Problems in Windows 8 and 8.1 15,608 23. June 2014 - 13:51
12 of the Best Places on the Internet to Get Free Help with Computer Problems 16,033 2. January 2015 - 17:54
Nifty Way to Automatically Run a Windows Script or Program Whenever You Turn Off the PC 16,131 31. July 2013 - 18:51
Five Places to Learn How to Use Windows 8.1 Better 16,374 14. January 2014 - 16:39
How to Make Connecting to Gmail, Facebook, and Twitter More Secure 16,659 19. March 2011 - 1:07

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