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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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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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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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Every week we dig into our reader mailbag and share the tips and tricks you email in. This week we’re highlighting a how to extract audio from any video file with VLC, sneaking around news site paywalls, and how to delay Windows Live Mesh from loading right away.

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Read a lot of webcomics? No need to stay tied to a browser to catch up on the episodes you’ve missed. With this easy trick, read them on the go on your phone, PC or iPad, with or without internet.

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Your friends are reporting spam and pleas for money originating from your email account and some of your logins aren’t working; you’ve been compromised. Read on to see what to do right now and how to protect yourself in the future.

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Are you and your desktop ready to be part of the Green Lantern Corps and join in the battle against evil across the galaxy? Then prepare to charge up your desktop with our Green Lantern Customization set.

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I love Ubuntu, but there are times when you just need to use Windows.  The GRUB boot manager that’s installed with Ubuntu is more than happy to leave it the default OS. We can easily change this with some help.

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Every week we dip into our mailbag and answer your pressing tech questions. This week we’re looking at the difference between ISO and TS folders in DVD video, helping Windows recall folder locations, and Kindle book conversion.

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We’ve already shown you some great ways to get your keyboard clean. For geeks that aren’t faint of heart, check out how to make your keyboard dishwasher safe and clean it with half the work and in half the time.

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This week we learned how to setup network bootable utility discs using PXE, stream video to both iOS and Android devices with Plex, “check Android OS version numbers, enable headphone jacks for simultaneous speaker/headphone output, & load files on an iPad”, found some great Geek Deals, had fun with anime wallpapers for Android phones, and more.

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Do you have some great Steampunk wallpapers or a theme in need of icons to add that perfect touch? Then you are in luck! This detailed, well-crafted set of steampunk style icons is just what you need to set your desktop to full steam ahead.

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Are you a fan of all things Steampunk? Then prepare to be delighted as you travel back in time to the Age of Steam with the Echoes of the Past Theme for Windows 7. The theme comes with sixteen gorgeous wallpapers showcasing a...

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It’s easy to sit way too long at your computer without a break. Breaker is a customizable break timer that lets you configure single loops or complex break patterns.

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We’ve featured a lot of nicely designed icons for Windows, but have you ever wondered how to customize your own? Load up a web browser and your favorite image editor, because here’s an easy way to do it.

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Earlier this week we asked you to share your note-taking tips, tricks, and methods. Now we’re back to highlight the comments and trends that emerged.

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