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How to Read PDF Files on Your Amazon Kindle (Version 3)

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cc437da4ede9.jpg" />If you’ve got one of the newer Kindle devices, you’ve got the ability to read PDF files built right in—very convenient, but how does it work? Let’s take a quick look at how to get them on the Kindle.

How to Create a Shortcut That Nukes Every Running Windows App

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/image279.png" />Have you ever had dozens of application windows open and wanted to just close them all? There’s a bunch of freeware apps that will close them all for you, but you don’t need extra software—and here’s how to do it.

Secure Your Windows Live Account on a Public PC with a Sign-in Code

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cb81e8ded25f.jpg" />While most of us here prefer Google, Windows Live does have one great feature that Gmail doesn’t yet provide: a single-use security code that lets you login on a public computer without having your password stolen. Here’s how it works.

The 10 Cleverest Ways to Use Linux to Fix Your Windows PC

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/image171.png" />You might not be ready to accept Linux as your desktop yet, but you can still use it to save your Windows PC—whether you need to reset passwords, recover deleted files, or scan for viruses, here’s how to do it.

How to Set an Image as Wallpaper from Google Chrome

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/image156.png" width="650" height="259">If you’re a Google Chrome user and you’ve been wondering why there isn’t an option to set an image as wallpaper directly from the browser, there’s now an extension that can do this for you.

Beginner’s Guide to Rainmeter: Display System Stats on Your Desktop

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cb310b6d5352.jpg" />If you’ve ever seen one of those super-customized desktops that are sometimes featured on Lifehacker, you might have wondered just how they put them together—so today we’ll take a quick tour through Rainmeter, the desktop customization utility.

How to Create an Alarm Clock Shortcut on Android 2.2 (Froyo)

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cad77a071e71.jpg" />If your Android phone is running a stock version of Froyo, you might have noticed there’s no way to create a shortcut for the Alarms panel, which can be frustrating if you use your phone as an alarm clock. Here’s how to do it.

How to Download Your Photos and Videos from Facebook

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cad9b17a49e8.jpg" />If you’re tired of your photos and videos being impossible to retrieve from Facebook, you’ll be happy to know that they are rolling out a new feature that allows you to download all of them in one big zip file. Here’s how it works.

How to Restore Previous Versions of the Registry in Windows 7

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cac47aa6fdf9.jpg" />If you want to manually restore a specific section of the registry from a previous System Restore snapshot, or access some specific keys from an older version of the registry, you can do so by getting access to those files and then exporting sections from them. Here’s how to do it in Windows 7 or Vista.

What Are WLIDSVC.EXE and WLIDSVCM.EXE and Why Are They Running?

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-30-1-02-52-40.jpg" />You’re no doubt reading this article because you’re wondering what those two processes are doing cluttering up Task Manager, and also wondering why they are in capital letters. You’ve come to the right place.

Xmarks Is Dead, So What Other Options Do You Have?

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-28-1-19-04-18.jpg" />It started life as the Foxmarks extension, then they rebranded it to Xmarks and made it work across any web browser—and now it has died a deadly death. The service will be around for a few more months until it’s truly dead, but it’s time to look for other options.

Create a Hotkey to Resize Windows to a Specific Size with AutoHotkey

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-13-1-04-07-48.jpg" />Since I spend a large amount of my time testing out applications, taking screenshots, and doing web development, I’m constantly needing to resize windows to various sizes—so I’ve put together an AutoHotkey function that does it for me.