<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-08-04-[14-25-16].png" />If you're looking for a free and easy to use desktop application for managing online audio & video content, it's worth checking out the newest version of Miro. The last time we looked at the Open Source video player and podcast client was just under a year ago and they have since improved it a lot.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-08-04-[15-05-05].png" />Earlier this week, we showed you just how much of a problem spyware really is, then we showed you how to clean it up with Spybot—and in today’s lesson we’ll show you how you could have cleaned up the mess with Ad-Aware 2009.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-31-[20-47-20].png" />Have you ever tried to install an extension or theme in Firefox and received the irritating “Invalid file hash (possible download corruption)” error message? Now you can work on resolving that problem with the following work-arounds.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-08-03-[23-20-26].png" />First we showed you how easily your computer can become infected with spyware, crapware, and other unwanted software—and today we’ll show you how to clean your system with Spybot Search & Destroy.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-24-[21-07-18].png" />Looking for an easy way to specialize the tab behavior in Firefox? With the Tab Kit extension, you can personalize the tab experience to suit your heart’s desires.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-08-03-.png" />Have you ever wondered how malware, spyware, scareware, crapware, or other undesirable software might get on a computer? First we'll illustrate how easily your system can be infected, and then we'll show you how to clean it up.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/20090725htgthmb.png" />When your troubleshooting a computer it is always nice to have a systems diagnostic tool at the ready. Today we take a look at ESET's SysInspector, which is an extremely detailed diagnostic tool for Windows that helps technicians diagnose problems.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-24-[21-15-25].png" />Frustrated and missing the Close Button on the last open tab in the newer releases of Firefox? Now you can have that wonderful Close Button back with the Last Tab Close Button extension.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-27-[16-45-01].png" />Looking for an easy way to monitor your computer’s system resource usage? Now you can with the highly customizable Moo0 System Monitor.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-28-[19-21-18].png" />Trying to find certain files and folders on your PC can be a headache causing nightmare, especially when you need to a file in a hurry. Today we look at an incredible free search utility from Voidtools that instantly finds...well...everything on your computer.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-17-[20-32-17].png" />In the middle of browsing on the Internet and suddenly find a photo that you would love to add to your Picasa Web Albums? Now you can do so easily and quickly with the AddToPicasa extension for Firefox.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-14-[19-45-34].png" />Wishing that there was an easier way than using Notepad as a “middleman” to remove formatting from text that you are copying and pasting? With PureText you can easily remove that formatting with a simple Windows hot-key combination.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-14-[15-06-56].png" />Windows 7 has a lot of extra features for handling your optical media like DVD Movie Maker and ISO Burner. However if you need something with a lot more power and options today we take a look at the free and well known burning utility ImgBurn
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-27-[15-40-10].png" />If you're looking for an easy way to search through several video websites at once from your desktop, today we take a look at an app that does an excellent job. Ashampoo's ClipFinder HD allows you to search and download videos from popular video sites from your desktop.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-18-[22-45-03].png" />It can be hugely annoying when you cannot watch a video because WMP or another default player cannot find an appropriate codec. GOM Player is a free media player that has the most common video codec support built in. If a rare codec is required it's Codec Finder Service will find what you need and show you were to download it.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-26-[20-07-41].png" />VirtualBox from Sun is a great free virtual machine that lets you run multiple operating systems on your PC. Today we take a look at installing the Guest Additions feature which provides enhanced performance of the guest operating system.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-13-[17-16-06].png" />You don't have to wait until you're home on the couch to to stare blankly at a television screen and channel surf. FreeZ Online TV is a free application that allows you to surf over 500 online channels and live broadcasts from around the world.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-21-[00-22-36].png" />Sometimes you might want to convert a video file to an mp3 to take with on an iPod or to just listen to the audio without the video. Today we take a look at how to use the free program VLC to convert almost any video format to an mp3.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-13-[18-48-46].png" />Needing or wanting to use Incognito Mode every time you browse the internet, but tired of always having to manually switch over? Now you can start in Incognito Mode automatically every time you open your browser.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-18-[15-36-03].png" />If you like the convenience of easily sharing documents with Google Docs and also love the powerful functionality of Microsoft Office you can now have the best of both worlds. Today we look at the OffiSync Beta office plug-in that brings the power of Google to your MS Office Documents.