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Enable Media Streaming in Windows Home Server to Windows Media Player

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-17-[21-36-19].jpg" />One of the cool features of Windows Home Server is the ability to stream photos, music, and video to other computers on your network. Today we take a look at how to enable streaming in WHS, and access it in Windows Media Player.

Help Prevent Carpal Tunnel Problems with Workrave

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-17-[18-47-09].jpg" />Whether for work or leisure, many of us spend entirely too much time on the computer everyday. This puts us at risk of having or aggravating Carpal Tunnel problems, but thanks to Workrave you can help to divert these problems.

Add the Recycle Bin to Start Menu in Windows 7

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-18-[04-55-47].png" />Have you ever tried to open the Recycle Bin by searching for “recycle bin” in the Start menu search, only to find nothing? Here’s a quick trick that will let you find the Recycle Bin directly from your Windows Start menu search.

Open Multiple Sites Without Reopening the Menus in Firefox

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-17-[19-19-59].png" />Are you frustrated with having to reopen your menus for each website that you need or want to view? Now you can keep those menus open while opening multiple websites with the Stay-Open Menu extension for Firefox.

Add Properties Back to the Context Menu in Firefox

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-16-[21-50-24].jpg" />Have you noticed that the Properties Command has been removed from the Context Menu in Firefox 3.6? If you have been missing it here is how to get it back.

Try out Windows Phone 7 on your PC today

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-16-[21-00-23].jpg" />Anticipation has been building for the new Windows Phone 7 Series ever since Microsoft unveiled it at the Mobile World Congress in February. Now, thanks to free developer tools, you can get a first-hand experience of the basic Windows Phone 7 Series devices on your PC.

Disable YouTube Comments while using Chrome

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-14-[01-57-28].png" />Are you tired of the comments at YouTube being full of profanity or irritating to look at? Now you can watch videos minus the comments with the No YouTube Comments extension for Google Chrome.

Choose the Text Editor Used to View Source Code in Internet Explorer

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-15-[21-15-43].png" />Everyone has a favorite text editor that they like to use when viewing or working with source code. If you are unhappy with the default choice in Internet Explorer 8 then join us as we show you how to set up access to your favorite text editor.

Getting Started with Boxee

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-15-[21-00-45].jpg" />Boxee is a free Media PC application that runs on Windows, Mac, and Ubuntu Linux. With Boxee, you can integrate online video, music and pictures, with your own local media and social networking. Today we are going to take a closer look at Boxee and some of it’s features.

Center Pictures and Other Objects in Office 2007 & 2010

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-15-[19-37-25].png" />Sometimes it can be difficult to center a picture in a document just by dragging it dragging it around. Today we show you how to center pictures, images, and other objects perfectly in Word and PowerPoint.

doubleTwist is an iTunes Alternative that Supports Several Devices

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-16-[01-30-00].png" />There are a lot of iTunes users out there, but unfortunately you can’t use it with all of your portable devices. Today we take a look at doubleTwist, which allows you to sync your media with a multitude of portable devices and easily share it as well.

Hack Extension Files to Make Them Version-Compatible for Firefox

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-15-[03-10-04].png" />A well known drawback in using Firefox is the problem with extension compatibility when a new major version is released. Whether it is for a new extension that you are trying for the first time or an old favorite we have a way to get those extensions working for you again.

Access Your favorite RSS Feeds in Windows Media Center

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-13-[22-21-54].jpg" />There are a lot of apps out there that help you organize and view your favorite RSS feeds. If you subscribe to a lot, sitting at a computer to view them all can be overwhelming. Today we take a look at accessing them from the couch with WMC.

Use Autoruns to Manually Clean an Infected PC

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-14-[18-22-19].png" />There are many anti-malware programs out there that will clean your system of nasties, but what happens if you’re not able to use such a program? Autoruns, from SysInternals (recently acquired by Microsoft), is indispensable when removing malware manually.

Install GIMP 2.7.1 on Lucid Lynx using PPA

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-14-[00-49-17].png" />GIMP lovers are going to be disappointed to hear that GIMP is going away in the next release of much awaited Ubuntu 10.04. Today we take a look at installing in on Lucid Lynx using PPA.
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