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Channing a process’s affinity means that you limit the application to only run on certain logical processors, which can come in terribly handy if you have an application that is hogging all the CPU. Here’s how to choose the processor for a running application.

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Our last edition of WIG for August is filled with news link goodness covering topics such as Firefox 17 will make add-ons more secure, password hints are easily extracted from Windows 7 and 8, the latest stable release of ChromeOS adds a new apps list feature, and more.

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VirtualBox and VMware both create virtual machines with the NAT network type by default. If you want to run server software inside a virtual machine, you’ll need to change its network type or forward ports through the virtual NAT.

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In older versions of Windows the Title Bar used to display your current location in the file system. In Windows 8 this is not the default behavior, however, you can enable it if you wish to.

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Now that Windows 8 Enterprise is available to the public as a 90-day evaluation and Windows 8 Pro is available for Microsoft TechNet subscribers, we decided to collect links to the Windows 8 articles we’ve published since the release of the Developer Preview.

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Doorways can lead to many places such as homes, gardens, outdoors, and magical realms of the imagination just to name a few. See where these doorways will lead you on your desktop with the first in our series of Doorways Wallpaper collections.

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Microsoft’s new Outlook.com is the successor to Hotmail – all Hotmail users will eventually be migrated to Outlook.com. Outlook.com is a modern webmail system that offers some useful features, including some not found in Gmail.

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In Windows 8 there is no obvious way of checking how much space each Metro app is taking up–the option is actually hidden away in PC settings, read on to find out how to access it.

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Are you looking for a new nature theme for your desktop? Then make your desktop hum with perfection using the Hummingbirds Theme for Windows 7. The theme comes with eleven images featuring the wonderful photographic work of Desiree Skatvold.

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It’s easy to pin apps and folders to the Metro Start screen in Windows 8. What about your favorite websites? Windows 7 allows you to pin websites to the Taskbar. It’s also easy to pin your favorite websites to the Windows 8 Metro Start screen.

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Agreement (Larger Version) [Manu Cornet – Bonkers World Blog]

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The majority of commercial quadcopters use Wi-Fi for remote control and suffer from a fairly limited range. This simple hack uses an Wi-Fi router as an extender to radically expand the range of your copter.

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Earlier this week we asked you to share your favorite tricks for staying on top of your tasks with timely reminders. Now we’re back to highlight some great reader tips (including a bit of software older than some of our readers).

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Thanks to the Mars Descent Imager (MARDI) mounted on the fore-port side of Curiosity we’re treated to a high-resolution video of Curiosity’s descent to Mars.

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The cops of Skyrim never know what they will run into next, but things will never be boring while they work! Watch as Skyrim’s finest work to bring peace and justice to the land while on patrol.

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