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How to Middle Click on a Laptop Touchpad

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-22-1-18-44-34.jpg" />Most people know that you can use the middle mouse button to click on links in any browser to open the page in a new tab, but sadly not all laptops come with a middle mouse button—but you can simulate it on most laptops by using both buttons at the same time.

Ninite Installs All Your Favorite Windows Programs at Once

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-10-04-[17-33-48].png" />If you are upgrading to Windows 7 from XP you will need to do a clean install, and installing your favorite apps again is time consuming and annoying. Today we look at a new service that will install your favorite applications while you walk away and do something more enjoyable.

How Do I Know if I’m Running 32-bit or 64-bit Windows?

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-07-12-1-18-38-19.png" />Friends and family members seem to ask me all the time whether they are running 32-bit or 64-bit Windows, and I’ve finally realized that it would make more sense to show everybody how to figure it out for themselves. Here’s the two-step process to find out for yourself.

How to Check Open TCP/IP Ports in Windows

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-11-1-20-46-32.jpg" />Whenever an application wants to make itself accessible over the network, it claims a TCP/IP port, which means that port can’t be used by anything else. So if you need to use an in-use port, how do you tell what application is holding it?