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Once a week we dip into our reader mailbag and answer three of your pressing tech questions. This week we’re looking at how to keep windows always on top, adding custom libraries to the Start Menu, and how to fix a corrupt IE User Agent entry.

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This week we learned how to automatically clean a Linux PC with Cruftbuster, force a Mac to sort folders on top of files (Windows style), found out your thoughts on what the best order for installing apps on a new computer was, indulged in more great Geek Deals, enjoyed reviewing the best How-To Geek articles for June, and more.

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Earlier this week we asked you to share your strategy for installing applications on a new (or rebuilt) computer. The responses piled up and now we’re back to highlight your tips.

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It has been eighteen months since the fall of Jacinto and the Gears are now living aboard a converted aircraft carrier, but not all is well. There is a new threat to humanity and the Locust, an enemy known as the Lambent. The...

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You may have seen MD5 hashes listed next to downloads during your internet travels, but what exactly are they? Let’s take a look at what these cryptic strings are and how you can use them to verify your downloads.

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Do you enjoy looking at and collecting pictures of beautifully colored birds? Then brighten up your desktop with the grace and gorgeous plumage of swans, flamingoes, peacocks, and other exotic birds with this wonderful theme for Windows 7.

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If you’re looking for a way to download and format shift books and magazines found in Google Books, Google Books Downloader can help.

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Calling all Green Lantern fans! Here is your chance to bring the excitement of the new movie straight to your desktop in a ready to go theme. The theme comes with 31 Hi-Res wallpapers, custom icons, and sounds from the movie ...

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Whether you’re setting up a new home network or overhauling the one you’ve got, planning and mapping out your devices and intended uses can save you a lot of headaches.

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Each week we dip into the reader mailbag and answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re looking at how to customize icons, scan for viruses from a Live CD, and exporting and editing the XBMC library.

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This week we learned how to pin any file to the Windows 7 Taskbar, sync iTunes to an Android phone, create custom cover pages in Microsoft Word 2010, how you use the Command Line on your computers, got to indulge in some sweet Geek Deals, and more.

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The Transformers are back once again and this time they have to deal with the effects of a mysterious event from the past. Bring the excitement of their latest adventure to your desktop with the Transformers Theme for Windows 7.

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Earlier this week we asked you to sound off with your love (or lack there of) for the command line. You sounded off in force and now we’re back with a comment roundup.

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Are you excited about Windows 8? Then add a Windows 8 Tile look to your desktop with this awesome wallpaper pack!

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Every week we dip into the tip box and share the tips you send in. This week we’re highlighting a great tip and the accompanying tutorial video that shows you how to pin any file to the Windows 7 taskbar.

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Just before he stepped down from Microsoft, BBC2’s “The Money Programme” put together a special on Bill Gates and how he made the company into a money making machine. Those of you who love geek history will ...

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Despite over two decades of GUI interfaces many power users still turn to the command prompt. This week we want to hear about when and how you use the command prompt on your computer.

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Most of you probably already know how to do this, but earlier today I was showing somebody how to turn Aero Peek off, and they were surprised at just how simple it is—you only have to use two mouse clicks to disable it.

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Would you like to have all of the latest movie wallpapers from Paramount Pictures delivered straight to your desktop? Then this is the theme you are looking for. This dynamic RSS-fed theme brings you the latest wallpapers fro...

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Angry Tux Wallpaper [deviantART]

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Over the years Capcom’s popular Street Fighter games have allowed you to battle for victory with your favorite characters and opponents. Now you can take the battle to a whole new level and turn your desktop into the perfect fighting arena with our Street Fighter Customization set.

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Every week we dip into our mailbag and answer your pressing tech questions. This week we look at unmountable Windows volumes, opening Word files in Works, and removing a haywire bootloader.

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This week we learned how to easily change a dual-booting PC’s default OS, “extract audio from any video using VLC, sneak around paywalls, & delay Windows Live Mesh during boot”, shrink videos to fit an Android phone with VLC, fix damaged or broken audio cables, “decide between an ISO or TS folder, help Windows 7 remember folder locations, & convert books for the Kindle”, and more.

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Do you love the historic beauty of old-world castles? Then you will definitely want to grab a copy of the Castles of Europe theme for Windows 7. The theme comes with 21 gorgeous wallpapers showcasing medieval ruins, Gothic Re...

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Overwhelmingly, you do it with Dropbox. Despite the proliferation of different platforms there has been little inroads made into any sort of universal syncing. We heard from quite a few different readers and by far the most popular option was to use Dropbox to ensure that you could get the music and documents you wanted whether you were on your desktop, laptop, netbook, iPhone, or Android device.

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