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How to Play FLAC Files in Windows 7 Media Center & Player

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-28-[21-26-05].png" />An annoyance for music lovers who enjoy FLAC format, is there's no native support for WMP or WMC. If you’re a music enthusiast who prefers FLAC format, we’ll look at adding support to Windows 7 Media Center and Player.

Keep a Window on top with a handy AutoHotkey script

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-27-[17-57-43].png" />Are you tired of shuffling back and forth between windows to get your work done? Here’s a handy tool that lets you keep any window always on top when you need it.

Recover Deleted Files on an NTFS Hard Drive from a Ubuntu Live CD

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-27-[15-33-31].png" />Accidentally deleting a file is a terrible feeling. Not being able to boot into Windows and undelete that file makes that even worse. Fortunately, you can recover deleted files on NTFS hard drives from an Ubuntu Live CD.

Create Chemistry Equations and Diagrams in Word

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-28-[22-39-42].png" />Microsoft Word is a great tool for formatting text, but what if you want to insert a chemistry formula or diagram? Thanks to a new free add-in for Word, you can now insert high-quality chemistry formulas and diagrams directly from the Ribbon in Word.

View Weather Underground Forecasts in Google Chrome

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-27-[18-36-02].png" />If you like a simple straightforward interface for keeping up with weather forecasts then join us as we look at the Weather Underground extension for Google Chrome.

Make Your Coworker’s Day in Ubuntu

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-23-[23-58-14].jpg" />It can be difficult to express your appreciation for your coworkers in person – what if they take it the wrong way, or think you’re fishing for a compliment of your own? If you use Ubuntu in your office, here’s a quick way to show your appreciation while avoiding the social pitfalls of face-to-face communication.

Add a Search Box to the Drop-Down Tab List in Firefox

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-25-[14-53-06].png" />Do you have a lot of tabs open no matter what time of day it is and find sorting through the tabs list frustrating? Then get control back with the List All Tabs Menu extension for Firefox.

Add SiteAdvisor to Google Chrome

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-24-[16-40-20].png" />With the continued increase in malware knowing when a website is trouble can save you from a painful experience. If you are looking to add a bit more security to your Chromium-based Browser then join us as we look at the SiteAdvisor for Chrome extension.

Watch Netflix Instant Movies in Boxee

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-24-[16-11-42].png" />Boxee is multi-platform Media PC application with a host of media applications. One of which is the popular Movie service, Netflix. Today we’ll show you how to get setup to watch Netflix Instant streaming video in Boxee.

Move Firefox’s Tab Bar to the Top

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-24-[00-13-28].jpg" />Would you prefer to have Firefox’s Tab Bar located at the top of the browser instead of its’ default location? See how easy it is to move the Tab Bar back and forth between the top and current positions “flip switch style” with the Tabs On Top extension.

Convert DVD to MP4 / H.264 with HD Decrypter and Handbrake

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-23-[22-52-46].png" />Are you looking for a way to convert your DVD collection to high quality MP4 files? Today we are going to take a look at using DVDFab HD Decrypter along with Handbrake to convert DVDs to MP4 using the H.264 codec.

Add a Cache Clearing Button to Firefox

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-23-[18-27-09].png" />While emptying your browser’s cache may not be something that you need to worry with often or at all there are times when clearing it can be helpful. The Empty Cache Button extension lets you have instant on-demand cache clearing in Firefox.

Test All Features of Windows Phone 7 On Your PC

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-23-[17-31-09].png" />Are you developer or just excited about the upcoming Windows Phone 7, and want to try it out now? Thanks to free developer tools from Microsoft and a new unlocked emulator rom, you can try out most of the exciting features today from your PC.

Make Chrome’s New Tab Page More Useful and Artistic

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-23-[01-24-44].jpg" />Are you tired of the default New Tab Page in Google Chrome and want something more useful and artistic? Then join us as we look at the Incredible StartPage extension.

Use Advanced Font Ligatures in Office 2010

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-22-[18-34-21].png" />Fonts can help your documents stand out and be easier to read, and Office 2010 helps you take your fonts even further with support for OpenType ligatures, stylistic sets, and more. Here’s a quick look at these new font features in Office 2010.

Rip and Convert DVD’s to an ISO Image

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-22-[23-12-24].png" />If you own a lot of DVD’s, you might want to convert them to an ISO image for backup and easily playing them on your media center. Today we take a look at ripping your discs using DVDFab, then using ImgBurn to create an ISO image of the ripped DVD files.

Skip “Next Links” with the PageZipper Bookmarklet

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-22-[03-09-46].jpg" />No matter what browser you use sooner or later you will run across a website with an endless number of “next links” used for the sole purpose of generating page views. Now you can simply scroll through those articles without the “next links” using the PageZipper Bookmarklet.
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