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

Many people do not use Windows Media Player, and yet we all seem to be stuck with the ubiquitous WMP context menu entries in...

How to Choose the Best Laptop for You: A Mini-Workshop

Choosing the best laptop for your needs and making sure you get the best price is one of the most common problems I hear...

How to use unlimited Spotify in countries where it is not supported

You may have heard about Spotify, the ad-supported music service that will let you listen to almost any music on-demand, and a favorite of...

How to add thumbnail previews to MKV video files in Windows

Although the MKV video file format is becoming increasingly more popular, most Windows PC’s will not display thumbnails for MKV files by default, a...

Two tips to make your computer run faster

We all know that sinking feeling... the computer that used to spring to life in a few seconds seems to take forever grinding its...

Convert & manage your media with FreeStudio from DVDVideoSoft

Finally there’s a solid and reliable solution for converting and managing all your media files in one place. It’s called FreeStudio from DVDVideoSoft. I first...

How to enlarge images with no pixellization and minimal quality degradation (using free software)

Have you experienced a situation where an image you are interested in using is smaller than you would like it to be, whether it...

Free Online OCR: web app delivers editable text from scanned images or PDFs

Do you have PDF documents or images (e.g. JPG, PNG, TIFF) that were created using a scanner, and that you wish you could convert...

Optimize PDF’s for reading on your Kindle 3: crop then (optionally) convert to AZW

If you have a Kindle 3 (the one with the 6" screen) chances are that you love it, as I do. Except that reading...

How to run a virtual instance of Windows XP from within Windows 7

There are a handful of free machine virtualization programs out there, such as VirtualBox, VMWare, and of course Microsoft’s Virtual PC. These programs will let...

How to add a “go up to parent folder” button in explorer for Windows...

If you’ve upgraded to Windows 7 or Vista, you may have noticed that Windows explorer no longer supports a "folder up" button that can...

How to acces folder options in Windows 7 and Vista, quickly and from any...

In Windows XP, users were able to access folder options quickly, via the tools menu in any open folder. In Windows 7, however, there’s...

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