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Big List of Free Windows Utilities and Tools 34,456 27. January 2013 - 15:11
How to Use Disposable Email Addresses and Avoid Spam 41,301 22. January 2013 - 17:16
What Ransomware is and How to Deal with It 22,751 8. January 2013 - 14:56
Really Easy Way to Find Out What Cookies Any Site Uses Without Going There 24,221 1. January 2013 - 22:08
How to Copy and Paste in the Windows Command Prompt 102,380 1. January 2013 - 20:03
How to Turn Your Personal Pictures into Windows Icons the Really Quick and Easy Way 41,744 12. December 2012 - 1:34
A New Utility to Keep Your PC Clean and Protect Your Privacy 22,665 8. December 2012 - 20:53
Three Tricks to Make Windows 8 Much Easier and Quicker to Use 29,649 3. December 2012 - 19:32
How to Fix a Very Slow Windows 7 Downloads Folder 66,703 1. December 2012 - 19:05
How to Enable or Disable Location Sensing in Windows 7 and 8 47,642 27. November 2012 - 22:29
Five Key Shortcuts for Making Windows 8 Easier to Use 19,981 23. November 2012 - 18:14
How to Find Out How Fast Your USB Flash Drives Are 25,703 18. November 2012 - 18:15
Seven Essential Things You Need to Know about Windows 8 and Windows RT 22,498 8. November 2012 - 0:10
Three Tricks for Shutting Down Your Windows 7 PC without Having to Install Updates 43,294 25. October 2012 - 15:12
How to Force Your Windows File and Folder Names to Have the Case You Want 17,697 17. October 2012 - 0:25
How to Get a Report of the Health of Your Windows 7 PC 32,803 14. October 2012 - 15:59
Protect Your Online Privacy with This Terrific New Extension for Chrome 37,037 9. October 2012 - 15:04
Use This Nifty Utility to Find Out What is Accessing Your Hard Drive 43,020 7. October 2012 - 16:30
How to Create a Program Shortcut to Run Without the UAC Prompt in Windows 7 63,258 27. September 2012 - 14:33
How to Schedule Programs to Run Automatically in Windows 7 66,737 20. September 2012 - 13:56
How to Fix Problems When Windows Installer or Uninstaller Doesn’t Work 110,837 13. September 2012 - 15:10
How to Extend the Lifetime and Make Better Use of Solid State Drives (SSDs) in Windows 7 PCs 18,920 3. September 2012 - 22:34
How to Use the Keyboard to Move or Resize a Window that is Too Big for the Screen 81,540 13. August 2012 - 14:41
How to Make Sure Your Windows .NET Framework is Set Up Correctly 29,432 8. August 2012 - 21:20
How to Find Out What is Causing Problems on Your Windows 7 PC 31,520 6. August 2012 - 15:51

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