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Remove USB drives without safe removal

May 9th, 2012 No comments

USB drives
USB drives are super convenient, but using the Safely Remove Hardware action is a drag. Your USB drive is probably set for quick removal so you can just remove the drive without using safe removal. Here’s how to check:

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How to do a little spring cleaning on your Windows PC

April 24th, 2012 No comments

Spring cleaning Windows

Performance on Windows PCs degrade over time, but you can perform some spring cleaning on them to reclaim lost performance. Take a look at these tips to revive your Windows PC:

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7 surprising Windows 7 Calculator features

March 21st, 2012 No comments

Windows 7 mortgage calculator
Have you taken a look at the Windows calculator lately? If you’re using it just to balance your checkbook, take another look. It can calculate mortgage payments, perform unit conversions, and even figure out the difference between two dates.

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How to quickly send docs to your Kindle from Windows

February 16th, 2012 No comments

Send to Kindle cloud

Amazon has a new Windows program that allows you to send personal documents to your Kindle just by right-clicking on the file from Windows Explorer.

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How to Spookify Windows 7

October 30th, 2011 No comments

Scarecrow wallpaper
Halloween is upon us––like tomorrow. Here are some spooky Windows 7 themes that will add a bit of fun to your day.

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Battery-saving tips for Windows laptops

August 30th, 2011 No comments

Lenovo Thinkpad T Series
Here are some battery-saving tips for you Windows laptop users out there.

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How to automatically start a program minimized in Windows

August 14th, 2011 No comments

Microsoft Windows
Some Windows programs are better run in the background and out of the way. ┬áTo avoid having to manually minimize a program every time you run it, you can configure the program’s shortcut so it will automatically run minimized. ┬áHere’s how:

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