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How to Send and Receive Hotmail from Your Gmail Account

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2362.png" />Have you ever wanted to read your Hotmail from inside your Gmail account? Today we'll show you how to both send and receive using your @hotmail.com, @msn.com or @live.com email addresses, but from within Gmail instead.

Make Windows XP Shut Down Faster

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2357.png" />One of the biggest annoyances in Windows XP is waiting for what seems an eternity while it shuts down, so we have a couple of registry tweaks to help force Windows to shut down more quickly.

How To Bring Back the Old Menus in Office 2007

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/OfficeMenu2007-thumb.png" />Using the new Ribbon feature in Office 2007 takes time to learn...time you don't have because projects are stacking up. Today we will look at UBitMenu, a utility that puts the familiar Office 2003 menu into the 2007 ribbon.

Convert PDF Files to Word Documents and Other Formats

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/ConvertToWord-thumb.png" />Most of us know easy ways to turn a Word or other text document into a PDF, but what if we need to convert a PDF to Word? Today we will take a look at some methods to turn a PDF document into a Word or other text document.

Organize Your Messy Desktop with Stardock’s Fences

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/fences-thumbs.png" />Do you have a messy desktop full of icons and shortcuts and looking for a way to organize them? Today we will take a look at a solution from Stardock called Fences, which organizes your icons into groups for a more efficient desktop.

Keep Your Software Up To Date with Personal Software Inspector

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/secunia-thumb.png" />How many times have you been to a website only to find out you don't have the correct version of Flash or Shockwave, or received a document or file that will not work with the current version of software you have installed?

Open Office Easter Egg: Play Space Invaders in Calc

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/openofficeegg-thumb.png" />Finding an Easter egg in movies is usually a cool thing, but finding them in software is even cooler. Today we will look at the hidden game in the Open Office Spreadsheet program Calc.

How To Read Comic Books On Your Computer

<img src="/geekers/up/ComicBook-thumb.png" />Reading and organizing a comic book collection on your computer is efficient and a lot of fun. Today we will look at a couple of free applications that allow you to read your favorite comic books on your computer.

Help Keep Children Safe Online with KidZui

<img src="/geekers/up/kidzui-thumb.png" />A great tool to help you keep your kids safe online is KidZui, a kid-themed browser that boasts over 1 million kid friendly websites, photos, and videos. Today we'll take a tour through how it works.
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