Monitor profiling and calibration are serious business, often involving equipment costing hundreds of dollars. Thankfully, there are free tools for calibration both on the internet and in your operating system.

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When you’re dealing with a PC that is completely infected in viruses, sometimes the best thing to do is reboot into a rescue disk and run a full virus scan from there. Here’s how to use the Kaspersky Rescue Disk to clean an infected PC.

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Reader Jeevus wrote in asking how to remove the “Troubleshoot Compatibility” item from the Windows context menu whenever you right-click on an application—naturally, we were happy to explain how to do it, and share with the rest of you.

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Is sunset your favorite time of the day? Those of you who enjoy the gorgeous views and colors that mark the peaceful, calm moments before darkness falls will definitely want to have a look at this sunset theme we found to share with you.

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I’ve never really been a desktop gadgets and widgets type of person, but I often put an inspirational quote on my desktop wallpaper. Today we’ll show you how to do this using Rainmeter, no matter what wallpaper you switch to.

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Ever wondered what the boot screen for Windows 2.0 looked like? Somebody on deviantART put together an image that shows every single Windows boot screen ever, so you don’t have to wonder anymore.

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Looking for some harmony between Windows 7 and Ubuntu in your dual-boot setup?  Here are a few ways you can make the tense OS situation a little more unified and copacetic.

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Are you looking for a high quality set of Windows Live Essentials Wave 4 icons to use on your system? deviantART user ~carlosjj has a put together a wonderful (and complete) set of Wave 4 icons that are now available for download.

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Are you feeling a bit stressed out and tired of looking at the same old desktop day after day? The Windows Live Clouds theme for Windows 7 will add a nice touch of open skies and serenity to your days while you work.

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Organizing files can be very time consuming, and moving files between folders often requires a lot of mouse clicks between one file directories to another. Here’s how to use FileMenu to do these tasks more efficiently.

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Are you looking for a fun and unique way to monitor the current weather conditions in your area? AeroWeather lets you monitor the current temperature or outside conditions by changing your system’s aero color to match.

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Tired of waiting for your bloated OEM copy of Nero to open and ask you to upgrade to the latest version just to burn a CD? You can get almost all of Nero’s features with free alternatives, and here’s how.

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With a few clicks, you can create and maintain you own environment variables which are both global on the system and survive reboots.

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If you have a spare Nintendo Wii remote with the Motion Plus add-on, you can use it to control your Windows PC from across the room. Here’s how to get it working in a couple of easy steps.

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Has your desktop been “dragging” along lately and making you feel slowed down? Well it is time to speed things back up by adding some pep to your desktop with this sleek Lamborghini cars theme.

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Protecting your computer with an antivirus solution is par for the course when you’re dealing with a Windows PC, but unfortunately it slows you down at the same time. Here’s how to improve your performance, at least a little bit.

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After using my new Macbook Air for the last week, it’s almost painful to switch back to my PC laptop—using two finger scrolling has become second nature. Here’s how to get the same feature on (most) Windows laptops.

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Bring the battle between good and evil in Metro City to your desktop with this fun Megamind theme from Microsoft.

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Has it ever annoyed you to have to open lots of separate windows for Device Manager, Services, Event Viewer, and other system administration tools? Here’s how to pull them all together into your own custom admin panel.

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KDE edutainment software is designed to fill the gap in Linux’s shortcoming: that there is little software of an educational nature. It has been gaining recognition and has become a great tool to teach basic science to students on both Linux and Windows platform. Read the KDE Windows installation page to understand how to install KDE on Windows.

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Just got started using BitTorrent and want it to download torrents faster?  With some easy configuration, you can use your bandwidth to its utmost potential, even if you don’t have fat pipes at home.

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With the northern hemisphere well into fall and the Thanksgiving holiday coming up, we have the perfect theme for your desktop. This harvest and autumn theme will help set the mood as the leaves finish turning color and you e...

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If you’ve ever had a missing or corrupt system file in Windows you sometimes end up in shady parts of the internet downloading files from who knows where. Why not restore the files directly from your installation disks?

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To fix your thumbnails, exit Chrome and then open your Chrome User Data folder.  On a Windows PC, enter the following in the address bar in Explorer or in the Run command to open it:

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Windows provides a fail safe way of recovering your entire hard drive with system images, but what if you only need to recover certain files from the image instead of restoring your entire hard drive?

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