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For some users, changing Windows desktop wallpaper to a personal photo is one of their first tasks after a new install. Today, instead of using a photo, we’ll look at how to create a personal video with Windows Live Movie Maker and then set it as a Windows DreamScene.

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If you’re a programmer that uses TortoiseSVN to manage your Subversion source control project, you might wonder how to easily disable the menu items without completely uninstalling. Here’s a quick way to do it.

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Would you like to download pictures from your Facebook account and your friend’s Facebook pages?  Here’s a nice web app that can help you quickly download your pictures so you can use them anyway you want.

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Would you like to dock windows on the side of your desktop, or add some new mouse tricks to Windows?  Here’s how you can teach Windows 7 some new tricks with Preme for Windows 7.

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Would you like to edit your online documents in Office 2010 or 2007 instead of in the Office Web Apps?  Here’s how you can edit your documents offline and still take advantage of the online collaboration offered by the Web Apps.

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Do you like to watch videos or monitor a certain webpage like Twitter while working? OnTopReplica lets you keep your favorite offline or online content on top of everything else.

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Would you like to integrate Windows Live Messenger with social networks such as Facebook?  With the new Messenger beta, you can do that and more quickly and easily.

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You’re likely reading this article because you’ve noticed moe.exe running in Task Manager and are wondering why it it using up memory and CPU time.  You’re not running program named Moe, so where is this process from and what is it doing running on your computer?

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When you want to close an application window you “x” out of it or close it from the Taskbar right? What you may not know is, you can also close out of an application double clicking the icon on the left of an app window.

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By default when you right-click your desktop to get to the Context Menu’s New folder, there is a lot of items you probably don’t use. Here we look at how to clean up the menu for faster access in creating a new folder.

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Has Ubuntu disappeared from your Windows Boot Manager list after installing it with Wubi?  Here’s how you can quickly restore it and use your Ubuntu as before.

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While browsing in Internet Explorer you may need a quick definition, thesaurus access, or a translation for a word. The Define with TheFreeDictionary accelerator lets you do all three as needed.

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Have you been looking to integrate MS Office install and your Zoho online account? Then join us as we look at the Zoho Plugin for Microsoft Office.

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If you are a Windows Media Center user you are probably already aware that the Movie Library is a bit bland. Today we take a look at how to liven up your Movie Library with Media Center Master.

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If you have ever needed to edit a whole folder of photos with the same effect or need to repeatedly crop, add watermarks, or drop shadows to images for the web, Phatch is the tool for the job. Phatch is a photo batch editor written in python so it works on any operating system.

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Would you like to keep your files and program settings synced between your computers?  Here’s our overview of the new Windows Live Sync beta, which helps you keep your important files everywhere you need them.

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Have you ever been listening to MP3 music files that were really quiet while others were really loud? It can be quite an annoying problem and here’s how to fix it.

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Do you like to send notes and links to yourself or others while browsing with Internet Explorer 8? Now you can use your Windows Live e-mail account to send that information out using the Send with Windows Live Hotmail accelerator.

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Are you looking to for a way to play your media DVDs without rifling through your collection and swapping discs? Today we’ll take a look at ripping a DVD to your hard drive and playing it with some popular media players.

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Microsoft has released a beta version of the next version of Windows Live Essentials, it includes tools like Movie Maker, Mail, Live Sync, and more for Vista and Windows 7. Here we’ll take a look at the beta suite and see what you can expect.

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In Windows 7 Explorer, changing the view of your thumbnails and other files is easy by clicking the Change Your View button in Explorer. What you may not have noticed is there’s an Extra Large view setting as well.

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Would you like a simple way to manage your recycle bin from your taskbar or based on the age of deleted items? Then join us as we look at RecycleBinEx.

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This week we looked at the New Office Web Apps, backed up data to a virtual hard-drive, ripped audio CDs in Linux, added videos to a Boxee queue, used TrueCrypt on Macs, and much more. Now that the weekend is here you can enjoy catching up on all the geeky goodness with our weekly roundup of links and news.

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If you are having a slow day and nothing looks interesting on the net what do you do? Instead of looking through the same sites again you could have fun finding new websites with the StumbleUpon extension for Google Chrome.

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Does Photoshop annoy you by breaking the escape key in other programs?  Here’s an AutoHotkey script that will let you run Photoshop and still use the escape key as usual in other programs.

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