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Change Default Formatting in Word 2007

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-15-[1]word.png" />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

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-15-[1]fftab.png" />The advent of tabbed internet browsing has meant that we are not afforded this advantage when browsing online. Annoyingly, we are forced back to the open-and-see approach until we eventually figure out what that website was called that we wanted. Tab Preview 0.3 addresses this issue.

Update Portable Iron Browser the Easy Way

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-17-[1]iron.png" />So you have been enjoying all the goodness of portable Iron Browser, but what about when the newest version is released? Now you can have two methods to quickly and easily update your portable browser.

Fast Duplicate File Finder Identifies Extra Copies

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-15-[1]ffilefnder.png" />One of the more tedious tasks in cleaning up your computer to reclaim hard drive space is finding and deleting duplicate files. Today we look Duplicate File Finder from MindGem, a free utility for finding and getting rid of the extra baggage.

Easily Manage Your Downloads with Download Statusbar

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-15-[1]dwnload.png" />Download Statusbar provides an extremely lightweight method of download management for those who download often enough that things tend to get confusing. The main positive - as opposed to the many download managers available for Firefox: it stays out of your way.

Replace Internet Explorer’s ‘Accelerators’ with SmarterFox

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-15-[1]search.png" />If you’ve had to use Internet Explorer 8, you’ll have noticed a couple of things. It’s getting much easier to use due to its growing number of similarities to Firefox, and it uses a clever feature called the “Accelerator” to try and give it a leg up over its chief competitor.

Organize and Share the Web with Thumbtack

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-15-[1]tmbtack.png" />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.

Watch Streaming TV with StreamTorrent

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-15-[2].png" />Looking for a way to watch premium Sports and Entertainment television on your PC? Today we look at StreamTorrent, which is a free tool for streaming to unlimited users with serverless peer to peer technology.

Create a Shortcut or Hotkey to Switch Power Plans

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-10-[8].png" />Have you ever wanted to be able to just hit a hotkey that tells Windows to switch from High Performance down to Power Saver? Sure, you can use the tray icon, but since we like to customize things there's always another way.

Get Your Favourite Extensions to Work in Firefox Alpha Builds

Have you been excited about a new nightly build of Firefox, gotten it set up on your computer, and then found out that you can not install your favourite extensions? Say goodbye to that frustration! With a little tweak to the about:config settings, you can get those extensions installed and working.

Update Portable Firefox the Easy Way

Have you been enjoying all the goodness of portable Firefox, but find updating it to the newest version a problem? Now you can update your portable browser as easily as your regular install of Firefox.

Make Outlook Faster by Disabling Unnecessary Add-Ins

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-03-[4].png" />If Microsoft Outlook loads slower than dirt and hangs every time you try to do anything, there's a very good chance that your problem is an Outlook plug-in gone haywire—but we can easily disable them.

MusicBee is a Fast and Powerful Music Manager

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/thumb.png" />Are you are looking for an alternative to iTunes that is light on system resources and includes far more options? Today we look at MusicBee, which is a powerful music manager with an interface laid out similar to iTunes and contains a lot features.

Make Outlook Stop Using Internet Explorer’s RSS Feeds

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-03-[2].png" />Have you ever noticed that Microsoft Outlook uses the feeds from your IE7 or IE8 common feed list? If you don't actually use Outlook as an RSS reader, there's really no reason to have that feature enabled and wasting space in your mailbox.

Iron Browser is a Privacy-Conscious Version of Google Chrome

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-02-[1].png" />If you have not tried Google Chrome's goodness because of the privacy concerns of Google's tracking IDs, worry no more. Now you can enjoy all the goodness of Chrome without sacrificing your privacy with SRWare’s Iron Browser.

Easily Backup Data with Karen’s Replicator

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/karens_power_tools.gif" />Backing up data is one of the most crucial jobs to perform, though many of us don't always remember to do it as often as we should. To make sure your data is backed up today we look at Karen's Replicator, a free set-it and forget it backup utility.

Play Real Media Audio Using VLC

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-01-[12].png" />Last week we showed you how to download and convert Real Media Audio streams using RealPlayer itself. While useful, there was an inherent flaw in the logic of this post: Most users would prefer never to sit at a computer with RealPlayer installed let alone willingly subject themselves to the all-too-familiar sight below.
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