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Consider that pressing concern you’d go through the day without hearing a geeky tune belted out by a floppy drive vanquished; we present to you: The Ghostbuster’s Theme in the tune of floppy.

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The number of sites we’re all using is increasing and, for most of us, the number of passwords we’re using is decreasing. Read on to see how you’re at risk and what you can do.

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For those who may have trouble making out the text in the image:

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iOS: Tired of your friends sending you falsely-colored and tinted photos via Instagram and long to see the world as it really looks? Normalize can help with one-click photo restoration.

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UPnP is a convenient way for programs to forward ports without you having to pull up your router’s web interface and forward ports manually. Unfortunately, some programs that require port forwarding don’t support UPnP – that’s where UPnP PortMapper comes in.

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We have already shown you 5 Windows Command Prompt Tricks You Probably Don’t Know, and we received some great feedback in the comments, so we decided to share 5 Mouse Tricks we use fairly regularly here at How-To Geek, read on to find out what they are.

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If you’ve ever wondered what Nintendo, Sega, Blizzard, Activision, and other titans of the video game industry would be like if they were your friends–wonder no more.

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This clever DIY mod requires minimal parts and results in a polished looking table-top arcade machine that makes it easy to kick back on the couch and enjoy some old-school gaming.

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Croppola is a web-based app that makes it dead simple to quickly crop your photos and save them, email them, or upload them to Facebook–if you need help nailing a good crop, let their automatic algorithm suggest one for you.

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The desktop versions of Solitaire and Minesweeper are gone in Windows 8, replaced with Xbox-integrated full-screen versions. While the classic desktop versions are missing in action, there’s a way to get them back.

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Microsoft changed a lot of display elements in Windows 8, including removing drop shadows from nearly everything–including the mouse pointer. If you want to re-enable it, here’s how to do it.

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Our latest edition of WIG is filled with news link goodness covering topics such as Windows on ARM tablets might sell for only $199, Facebook is testing an increase of ads in users’ news feeds, companies are turning to GitHub to find tech talent, and more.

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There are two types of firewalls: hardware firewalls and software firewalls. Your router functions as a hardware firewall, while Windows includes a software firewall. There are other third-party firewalls you can install, too.

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We’ve been told many times how important backups are, although we may not realize it until it’s too late and our data’s gone. You can backup your PC’s data to external media, but free online backup services provide useful redundancy that could save your data.

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