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As a command line junkie, I end up doing almost everything from a command prompt. The problem is that Windows Vista doesn’t have a built-in command to launch an application in administrator mode.

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If you use UltraEdit as your text editor and edit a lot of Linux/Unix files, you’ve no doubt encountered the “File is probably not DOS format” message every single time you open a file. So irritating…

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In this tutorial I’ll show you how to use Windows Movie Maker (a highly video-editing software in Windows Vista) to edit and create movies.

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If you’ve got a directory with dozens of zipped or rar’d files, you can run a single command to unzip them all in one step, thanks to the power of the bash shell.

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Google Calendar is a phenomenal web application for managing your calendars, but so many of us are still forced to use Outlook at work. The good thing is you can have the best of both worlds by subscribing to your Google Calendar from Outlook.

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Nothing equals Excel for crunching of numbers, but what if your data isn’t already in an Excel spreadsheet? It’s as simple as using the Text Import Wizard.

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The Research Pane in Word 2007 can help you easily translate text into other languages, using bilingual dictionaries powered by WordLingo.com.

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Nobody is asking why you want to clear the recent documents from your XP start menu, but we’ll show you how to do it anyway.

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Are you sick of looking at the Windows XP logo when you boot up your computer?  Here is a quick tip on how to disable it. 

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You’ve got a production database server, and you can’t enable query logging… so how do you see the queries being executed against the database?

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