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Use a Free Utility to Open More Than 70 Popular File Formats

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Is your computer becoming cluttered with various software programs so you can view different types of files, such as videos, PDF files, Office files, etc. We found a tool that can simplify your life and allow you to get rid of some of the extraneous software on your machine. Free Opener is a free tool […]

Using a Free, Disposable Email Address

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You have found a site containing a free download you want but you don’t want to enter your main email address to get the link for fear of getting a lot of spam from the site. A good option is to use a temporary email address. 10 Minute Mail can help you there. When you […]

Dexpot Gives Windows 7 Multiple Virtual Desktop Capabilities

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Multiple desktops are extremely beneficial for the PC user who does a vast amount of multi tasking, and often uses several programs at once. Although Windows 7 has Aero Flip to allow you to easily find a Window you are looking for, many people still prefer multiple virtual desktops. Linux Ubuntu users who have tried […]

What is MIDI and How Do I Use It?

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MIDI stands for Musical Instrument Digital Interface. MIDI is a standard developed to facilitate the exchange of musical instructions between electronic musical instruments and computers. MIDI files are not sound files. Instead, they’re data files containing instructions on how to reproduce a selection of music. There are MIDI devices such as keyboards and guitars that […]

Monitor CPU, Memory, and Disk From Windows 7 Taskbar

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Looking for an easy way to monitor your computer’s performance? The Taskbar Meters app lets you keep PC performance stats in view at all times. Although this may not be practical for everyone, PC builders and hardware geeks may find it quite useful. If you aren’t a fan of the whole Windows 7 widgets, this […]

Best Plugins for Windows Live Photo Gallery

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Windows Live Photo Gallery supports plugins that help to extend its features and function. Most of these plugins are free, and several are published by Microsoft. These free plugins for Windows Live Photo Gallery will help you share to your photos on social networking sites, create a professional-looking photo album or a build a 3D […]

How to Use Windows Live SkyDrive

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Windows Live SkyDrive is free online storage space provided by Microsoft. You can get up to 25 GB of free online backup space for your documents, photos, videos and Microsoft Office files. Windows Live Skydrive works with both Windows PCs and Macs, and allows you to access your files from any computer, anywhere in the […]

Benchmark Your PC or Mac with NovaBench

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If you are looking for a simple to use and comprehensive benchmarking application, NovaBench may be just what you are looking for. NovaBench is a benchmarking application that can help you test the CPU, memory, hard drive, video card, and other hardware in your PC or Mac. Learn how NovaBench can bring professional benchmarking capabilities […]

Download Multiple Files at Once in Windows

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We have previously written about how to download multiple files at one time in Ubuntu (see our post, Download Multiple Files Using the Command Line in Ubuntu). You can do the same thing in Windows using a free tool, called Mass Download. It uses multiple threads, so it downloads files faster than most download managers. […]

Quickly Swap Mouse Buttons from Left to Right

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Not all people are born with their right hands being the dominant one. In fact, 10 percent of the world’s total population is left handed. Nevertheless, left-handed people are not inferior to the right-handers. Actually, some of the most famous, powerful, and captivating personalities in our history are left-handed. These include Julius Caesar, Alexander the […]