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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.

How to View the Battery Level on Android Phones Without a Widget

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-11-1-19-01-53.jpg" />One of the great things with Android phones is the gigantic collection of widgets that you can install to show all sorts of information on your screen—but what if you don’t want a widget? Here’s how to see the exact battery level without a memory-wasting widget.

How to Force Kill Android Applications Without a Task Manager

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-10-1-03-34-01.jpg" />If you heavily use your Android phone, you’ve probably come across a situation where a buggy application wasn’t working quite right, but there was no way to exit from the application in the interface. Here’s how to kill any application without a third-party task manager.

How to Resize All Window Columns with a Single Keystroke

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-13-1-03-47-19.jpg" />When you’re dealing with an application that displays data in a set of columns, it’s often frustrating to have to resize each column separately—but today we’ve got a great trick for you that resizes all the columns with a single keystroke.

How to Enable Google Instant Search in Google Chrome

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-12-1-03-39-17.jpg" />Google Instant was released last week, adding instant search results to the page before you even finish typing. Here’s how to enable Google Instant search directly in the Google Chrome browser—though it’s still very rough.

What is SearchIndexer.exe and Why Is It Running?

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-09-1-13-25-15.jpg" />You’re no doubt reading this article because you’re wondering what that SearchIndexer.exe process is all about, and why it’s chewing up a lot of RAM or CPU. Here’s the explanation you’re looking for, and how to deal with it.

How to Tell What Type of Memory Your Linux PC Has Installed

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-09-1-23-42-03.jpg" />If you are looking to upgrade the memory in your Linux PC, you are probably wondering how many open slots you have, what type of memory is already installed, and what you need to buy for an upgrade… without having to open your computer.

How to Clean Up Your Messy Internet Explorer Context Menu

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-05-1-21-40-31.jpg" />Is your Internet Explorer context menu completely out of control? Is it so long that it actually runs off the screen? Here’s how to quickly take a few steps to get rid of all that ridiculous clutter without installing Google Chrome instead.

How to Save Time by Automating Tedious Tasks with AutoHotkey

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-04-1-01-03-43.jpg" />Have you ever needed to perform the same mindless task over and over on your PC? Instead of wasting hours clicking buttons and hitting keys, this is the perfect time to use your AutoHotkey skills to make your PC do the work for you.

Make Windows 7 Start Menu Search Find Your Applications Faster

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-05-1-22-34-29.jpg" />When you first get your shiny new Windows 7 PC, typing anything into the Start Menu search box returns exactly what you want instantly—but what about once you’ve built up loads of files? It tends to get really slow, but here’s how to fix it.