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Some people are still stuck using the Imperial number system but if you are lucky enough to have made the change then this article is for you.

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We all know that Windows is the most malware-ridden platform out there, but why is that? Windows is the most popular desktop operating system, but that isn’t the only reason – past decisions made Windows a fertile breeding ground for viruses and other malware.

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Choosing a ringtone volume can be hard – there is no one setting that is right for all environments. What works perfectly at home may be too quiet for when you’re on the train, but too loud for the office.  Intelligent Ringer can be used to adjust ringtone volume according to ambient noise levels.

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SuperUser reader User wants to know why he can’t interchange disks easily:

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VLC Media player is capable of playing just about anything you can throw at it, but did you know that includes YouTube videos?

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If you have the option on for checking spelling as you type in Word 2013, you can easily add words to the custom dictionary, using the context menu. However, what if you want to add or delete many custom words, or even add specialized dictionaries?

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If you have installed Linux on its own partition in a dual-boot configuration, there’s no easy uninstaller that will remove it for you. You will need to delete its partitions and repair the Windows boot loader on your own.

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There’s a lot to be said for app stores and the way they simplify the installation and updating of software, but Linux users can take advantage of the apt-get command to gain more control over things. With Chocolatey, Windows users can do much the same from the command line.

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The other day we wrote up how to compress a folder of images using a single line from the bash shell prompt, which is native to Linux but works on Windows if you install Cygwin. Naturally there’s a simpler solution for Windows users, and reader Lee Thompson wrote in to share it with you all.

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When you open Word 2013, a list of recently opened documents displays on the left side of the screen. This list also displays when you select the Open option from within the program. If you would rather not see this list, it’s easy to disable.

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Geeks often consider encryption a fool-proof tool to ensure that data stays secret. But, whether you encrypt your computer’s hard drive or your smartphone’s storage, you may be surprised to know the encryption can be bypassed at cold temperatures.

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The accessibility options that are available in Windows have been designed to help people that have difficulty using a computer because of a condition or impairment, but there are plenty of interesting options that could prove incredibly useful to everyone. We will reveal how the Ease of Access Center could help you.

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If you have used ipconfig or ping through the command prompt, you’re halfway to becoming a PowerShell ninja. So come on and join us as we discover cmdlets in this installation of Geek School.

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Today’s Question & Answer session comes to us courtesy of SuperUser—a subdivision of Stack Exchange, a community-driven grouping of Q&A web sites.

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Over the weekend an early build of Windows Blue leaked onto the internet and is providing an interesting peek at the newest version of Internet Explorer. The new version comes with a tab syncing feature and surprisingly enough is masquerading as Firefox (Gecko). Microsoft has also made additional changes to the User Agent String for the browser.

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Notifications can sometime become overwhelming, especially if you receive as much mail as we do.

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There are plenty of articles about Google Reader alternatives, but did you know you can use your favorite email client to read your RSS feeds as well?

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