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5 Free Programs to Completely Wipe a Hard Drive

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Looking to sell an old computer and want to wipe the hard drive clean before you sell it? Whatever your reason may be, there are lots of programs out there that can help you to not only erase the data on a hard drive, but erase it in such a way that it can never […]

Edit ID3 Tags in Linux and Windows With EasyTAG

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Previously, we talked about ripping and encoding CDs; here, we’ll cover how to make sure those files are properly tagged.  We’ll do this using a program called EasyTAG. First, though, what exactly is tagging?  ID3 tags are little bits of text stored inside the MP3 file itself.  These tags are what make it possible for […]

Free Hard Drive Diagnostic and Testing Tools

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I recently purchased a Western Digital 1TB 7200 RPM hard drive for my desktop computer and I love it! It has loads of space and is super quiet. However, when I received it from Newegg, I was not completely sure the drive would be working properly since it was wrapped in a little piece of […]

Open and View Access Database using MDB Viewer

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Have you ever needed to open, edit, or modify a Microsoft Access database file (MDB), but you didn’t have Microsoft Access on your computer? Microsoft has programs to view Word documents, Excels spreadsheets, and Powerpoint files without having the original software installed, however, they do not have this option for MS Access! Who knows why, […]

Get Detailed Information on Hidden Windows Processes

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Have you ever gone to the Task Manager in Windows and clicked on the Process tab only to see that svchost.exe is taking up 100% of your CPU? Well, unfortunately that doesn’t help you figure out which program in Windows is actually using up all that processing power. In Windows, there are many processes, like […]

7 Free PDF Writers and PDF Printers

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If you have your own small business, you’ve probably realized the benefits of free software by now! Yes, it’s nice to get a little technical support by buying software from big companies like Microsoft and Adobe, etc, but sometimes price trumps everything. Frankly, buying Adobe Acrobat for all employees in our company so that they […]