Week in Geek: Scareware Gets Live Support Edition

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By Akemi Iwaya on July 18th, 2010

This week we learned how to keep IM conversations private, get started with OneNote 2010, find missing USB drives in Windows 7 & Vista, create customized Ubuntu Live CDs, test drive Google Android on your PC without buying a phone, and more. Now it is time to sit back and enjoy this week’s roundup of geeky goodness.


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Weekly Feature

If you love Mass Effect 2 then you will certainly want to get your hands on this theme. The theme pack includes 30+ HD wallpapers, custom Mass Effect icons, and select game sounds for a complete Mass Effect 2 experience.


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Windows 7 Game Themes: Mass Effect 2 Theme for Windows

Random Geek Links


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Geek Video of the Week

Enjoy watching a fun video that demonstrates the perfect solution for those hard to win video games.


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If Games Had Super-Easy Mode

Sysadmin Geek Tips


Random TinyHacker Links


Super User Questions

This week we have more hot questions from Super User for you.

One Year Ago on How-To Geek

Here is our latest group of great articles from one year ago.


The Geek Note

That is it for our latest round of geeky goodness. Enjoy the rest of your weekend and we will see you back here next week! Remember to keep sending those great tips to tips@howtogeek.com.


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Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 07/18/10
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