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How to Use Footnotes in Microsoft Word 2010

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cd0d6eb3a96e.jpg" />A footnote is a note that appears at the bottom of a page that are commonly used by writers to cite other authors publication in their document. We will show you how to manage footnotes in Microsoft Word.

How to Fix VistaSwitcher Showing Blank Windows in the List

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cd16ce62f13e.jpg" />We’re huge fans of the VistaSwitcher alternative for Alt+Tab, but unfortunately a recent bug has made it almost unusable for many of us, with lots of blank windows showing up in the list. Here’s how to fix it with a quick settings change.

How to Remove Advertisements with Pixelserv on DD-WRT

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/sguploads/thumbnails/sshot-2010-11-03-1-10-41-15.jpg" />There are numerous ways to block advertisements in your browser, but what if you could block them on the router? Here’s how to use the DD-WRT firmware and deliberate “DNS poisoning” to block ads for every device on your network.

Geek Fun: Skip Through YouTube Videos with the Number Keys

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4ccfe1107ba6b.png" />Have you ever been watching a YouTube video and want to get to the good part quickly without waiting for it to load? Today we have a cool tip showing how to use the number keys to navigate through videos the easy way.

Quick Tip: Setup and Cancel Appointments in Outlook 2010

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4ccf65f47f619.png" />Getting everyone in one place at the same time for appointments can be daunting at times. Outlook makes it easy to setup appointments and invite attendees as well, and here we look at doing it in Outlook 2010.

How to Put a Real Libraries Icon On Your Windows 7 Desktop

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cce5d836b6dc.jpg" />We’re big fans of hidden registry hacks around here, so when our friend Justin showed how to put a real, working Libraries icon on the desktop, we figured it would make a perfect article for for a few extra geek points.

Use Paint.NET to Remove Red Eye From Flash Photography

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cce18463076c.jpg" />Going to a lot of night parties? We all know that the flash will give your pictures red eye, but here’s a simple way to use freeware Paint.NET to remove the red eye from any of your pictures.

Use Evernote Offline on Your iPhone or iPod Touch for Free

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cce22482cfd0.jpg" /> Would you like to use Evernote anywhere without having to upgrade to a Premium account? Premium Evernote subscribers can sync whole notebooks offline on iPhone, but here’s how you can get your most important notes anytime on any Evernote account.

The How-To Geek Guide to Learning Photoshop, Part 3: Layers

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cce1212a2d4e.jpg" />As one of the hallmark features of Photoshop, Layers are the foundation of learning good photo editing techniques. In this article, we’ll go through their basic usage, as well as cover some basic types of layers.

Use Your UPS to Gracefully Shut Down Your PC During Power Outages

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cce4a8940a72.jpg" />If you live in an area that has a lot of blackouts, brownouts, and spikes in your electricity, it’s important to have a UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply) to protect your investment. Here’s how your APC UPS can shut down your PC gracefully.

Restore the Windows Boot Loader After an Ubuntu Update

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cca74b07b256.png"> Will your computer not boot into Windows after installing an update on your dual-boot or Wubi Ubuntu install? Here’s how you can get your Windows boot loader back so you can easily get back to work in either OS.

How To Browse Your Linux Partition from Windows

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cca2af655cb2.jpg" />Ever need to grab a file or two from your ext4 partition? Maybe you’ve wanted to backup a few important files while you were in Windows. Here’s how to browse your Linux partition from Windows using a tool called Ext2explore.

How to Crash Any Version of Internet Explorer with Simple HTML

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cca2cd3d53dc.jpg" />We’ve already shown you why so many geeks hate Internet Explorer, and since it’s almost Halloween we figured we’d show you something really scary—how to crash any version of Internet Explorer with nothing more than HTML and CSS.

How to Avoid Overspending Your Money for Holiday Trips

<img src="http://productivegeek.com/public/thumbnails/sshot-2010-10-15-1-06-11-58.jpg" />Each holiday carries the risk of overspending our money, so we should pay a closer look to our holiday plan and make sure that we prepare a good budget to get the most out of our holiday. Here's a few tips that can help.
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