Our Look at Microsoft Security Essentials Beta

Microsoft Security Essentials (previously code named Morro) beta was released yesterday and here we are going to take a look at what you can expect.  This latest security offering from Redmond is an Antivirus utility meant to run alongside Windows Defender and Firewall to take the place of their discontinued OneCare.

How To Use Backup and Restore in Windows 7

The backup utilities in previous versions of Windows have been less than spectacular resulting in a nice market for third party applications.  Today we take a look at the Backup and Restore feature in Windows 7  that may be their best backup tool yet.

Change Default Formatting in Word 2007

In Word 2007 you probably notice that the default formatting is Calibri, line spacing is expanded, and space is added automatically after a paragraph.  Today we will show you how to change the default document format into a style of your own.

Preview Tabs in Firefox with Tab Preview 0.3

For many, Windows 7 has changed quite a bit about our browsing habits. One of the most useful features has been the ability to distinguish between pages quickly by using taskbar previews. Sure, this did exist in Vista, but most disabled it due to its inefficiency. Now, however, it has become an integral part of our collective browsing experience.

Easily Manage Your Downloads with Download Statusbar

Ever been sitting around waiting for a download to finish, only to realise that it has been finished for quite some time? It’s much like having the phone conversation with a friend and panicking that you can’t find your phone. Silly, but if you download/speak on your phone often enough, these things tend to happen.

Organize and Share the Web with Thumbtack

Looking for a free method to be able to save, organize and share different information on the web?  Today we take a look at Thumbtack from Microsoft Live Labs which offers functionality similar to services like Delicious or Clipmarks.