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Are you fascinated by the beauty and wildlife of Antarctica? Then bring both to your desktop with the Antarctica Theme for Windows 7. The theme comes with fifteen gorgeous wallpapers of frosty scenery, penguins, whales, and m...

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Microsoft has just released the final version of Service Pack 1 for Windows 7, but should you drop everything and go through the process of installing it? Where can you get it? We’ve got the answers for you.

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Using a Windows driver inside of Linux may also give you faster transfer rates or better encryption support depending on your wireless card.

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In today’s tutorial, we will start off by giving you an instruction on how to install VLC-Share, followed by configuring firewall and port forwarding, and we complete the tutorial with a walk through of VLC-Share features.

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Our friends over at MakeUseOf.com have released yet another eBook in their series of Guides to, well, just about everything. This one gives you some tips for speeding up your Windows PC.

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Wireless network settings in Windows 7 are global across all users, but there’s a little-known option that lets you switch them to per-user, so each user has access to only the networks they are allowed to connect to. Here’s how it all works.

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If you’re anything like 99% of everybody, you have some sort of PDF viewing software installed on your PC—but did you realize that you can use Google Chrome to view PDFs from your PC? It’s easy!

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Yesterday we showed you how to monitor and track your total bandwidth usage, today we’re back to show you how to keep tabs on individual applications and how much bandwidth they’re gobbling up.

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Do you want a fun point and click game to play on your favorite operating system? Then get ready to play Suspended Sentence! In the game you are woken from cryogenic sleep to assist in repairing the ship you are traveling on....

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Do you have a passion for all things anime? Then you will definitely want to have a look at the Anime Angels Theme for Windows 7. This cute theme will give your desktop that extra bit of fun and spunk to help bring a smile to your face.

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Last month, we reviewed our friend Ciprian’s new book by Microsoft Press, Network Your Computers & Devices: Step by Step—and we’ve twisted his arm until he decided to give away 10 free copies for our readers.

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Are you looking for a terrific graphics app to use for original painting and artwork creation on your computer? Whether it is for you or the kids, MyPaint is an app that you should definitely have on hand for when those artistic moods come along.

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Dear How-To Geek,

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If you’ve ever had a burning need to know just how many times you strike the keyboard and click your mouse every day, KeyCounter–a tiny portable app–can help satisfying your geeky statistical needs.

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Have you ever wished that you could stream video files from your computer over to your TV without actually hooking the two directly together? If you’ve got a PlayStation 3, you’re in luck, because that’s today’s geek lesson.

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Yesterday Microsoft announced the release candidate of Internet Explorer 9, which is very close to the final product. Here’s a screenshot tour of the most interesting new stuff, as well as answers to your questions.

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You might be wondering why we have a screenshot of what appears to be AVG Anti-Virus, but is in fact a fake anti-virus malware that holds your computer hostage until you pay them. Here’s a really simple tip to defeating these types of malware, and a quick review of other options.

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Do you want your desktop to get in touch with its’ wild natural side? Then you will definitely want to download your own copy of the Tribal Arts Theme for Windows 7.

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Are you wanting to add some romance to your Windows 7 desktop? Then all you need are these two beautiful Valentine’s Day themes from Microsoft.

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Organizing links from Twitter can be a troublesome, but these tools will reduce the effort greatly:

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Brushing your laptop’s touchpad and jumping the cursor around, highlighting text, and even accidentally deleting text, are some of the hassles that comes with sensitive laptop touchpads. Touchpad Blocker toggles the tou...

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Are you a Program or a User? Choose your destiny while bringing the battle for the Grid and freedom to your desktop with our TRON and TRON Legacy Customization Set.

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If you were saddened by Google’s decision to remove H.264 video support from Google Chrome, you can get it back using Microsoft’s Windows Media Player HTML5 Extension for Chrome.

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Are you ready to join Isaac Clarke in his battle with the Necromorphs once again? If you have been looking forward to this awesome sequel, then you will definitely want to grab a copy of the Dead Space 2 Windows 7 theme for your desktop.

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If you’re a fan of HTC’s slick Sense UI interface, HTC Home brings a little bit of that interface to your desktop as a combination clock and weather widget.

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