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Studies have found that people with cleaner, tidier desktops live longer. I am joking of course, but ask yourself this: is your desktop too...

7 FREE dual monitor programs and resources that you should know about

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How to fix missing thumbnail previews for image files in Windows

This happened to me: I installed a new image-related freeware to test it, and all of my image thumbnail previews disappeared, to be replaced...

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Toggle the internet on and off from the system tray, with InternetOff

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The best freeware file manager: a comparative analysis

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Add thumbnail previews to PDF files in Windows with PDF Preview

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Right click to merge, convert, and edit PDFs, with ‘Debenu PDF Tools’

If you work with PDFs, you may find it very useful to be able to simply right click one (or more) of them to...

How to remove Windows Media Player from the Windows 7 right click context menu

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Get detailed information on media files right in file/properties with MediaTab

Ever wish you could quickly look up a media file’s detailed information, such as bitrate, video codec, audio codec, aspect ratio, duration, audio tag...

HTC Home: place a stylish, animated clock and weather widget on your desktop

HTC Home is a free widget that can display the time and 5-day weather forecast on the desktop. The stylish-looking widget emulates the animated...

DriveGleam: display your CPU, RAM and drive usage as icons in the system tray

DriveGleam is a free app that installs a handful of activity indicators as icons in your system tray, including a CPU usage, a RAM...

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