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Make Your Windows 8/8.1 Computer Act Like New with the Refresh Feature 21. November 2013 - 15:02
How to Make a Quick and Easy Online Antivirus Check of a File or App Before Downloading it 26. November 2013 - 13:23
Make Drag and Drop Easier When Using a Windows 7 or 8 Touchpad 5. December 2013 - 15:34
How to Check if Somebody is Spying on Your Supposedly Secure Internet Connection 7. December 2013 - 17:10
The 7 Tips Our Readers Liked Most in 2013 17. December 2013 - 22:26
Five Things that Every Windows PC Owner Must Do 28. December 2013 - 1:59
What is “Freeware”? 1. January 2014 - 14:47
How to Extract Files from Almost Any Kind of Archive 5. January 2014 - 14:19
How to Make Dozens of Tweaks to Windows 8/8.1 the Easy Way 7. January 2014 - 16:21
How to Check for Hacker Activity in Your Microsoft Account 12. January 2014 - 13:30
Five Places to Learn How to Use Windows 8.1 Better 14. January 2014 - 16:39
How to Find Out if a Program or Executable File is 64-bit or 32-bit 19. January 2014 - 16:27
Make Your Laptop Easier to Use with Windows Mobility Center 21. January 2014 - 15:50
Nifty Free Application Lets You Control Hundreds of Windows System Utilities in One Convenient Place 26. January 2014 - 14:23
A Gem of a Free Tool to Check Out a Program Before You Open or Install it 31. January 2014 - 13:56
Automatically Make Continuous Backups of Personal Files with Windows 8/8.1 File History 5. February 2014 - 13:47
How to Create a System Image with Windows 8.1 File History 10. February 2014 - 2:44
Guides and Tips for Using Four Popular Free Applications 14. February 2014 - 14:23
How to Zoom the Entire Screen on Your Smartphone or Tablet 19. February 2014 - 14:17
Three Little-Known Windows Accessories that Will Surprise You 24. February 2014 - 13:20
Five Offbeat and Oddball Websites to Make You Smile 28. February 2014 - 13:08
How to View the Images in the Cache of the Three Common Web Browsers 1. March 2014 - 21:22
Changing from Windows XP? Free Help with Migrating Files and Settings 3. March 2014 - 19:25
The Free Tool RKill Can Help Clean a Malware Infected Computer 9. March 2014 - 13:09
Why You Have Less Space on Your Hard Drive Than You Thought 17. March 2014 - 14:14

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