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Important: How To Scan and Remove Malicious Viruses

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2491.png" />Every so often, we hear about a new and horrible virus spreading across the internet, infecting millions of Windows computers. Today we'll show you the steps to remove those threats and (hopefully) prevent them from happening in the future.

Stupid Geek Tricks: Using 7-Zip as a Blazing Fast File Browser

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2431.png" />One of the most irritating things in Windows is the file browsing experience... it's slow, buggy, and never wants to stay in "Details" mode. If you are already using the awesome 7-Zip utility, you have a powerful alternative file manager at your disposal.

Email Large Files from Outlook with Acrobat.com

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2374.png" />Have you ever needed to email large files but your IT dept limits attachments to 10MB or less? Thanks to the Acrobat.com Outlook Add-in you can send large files for free (up to 5GB).

How to Send and Receive Hotmail from Thunderbird

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2373.png" />Since Microsoft has enabled POP3 for their email you can now check your @hotmail.com, @msn.com or @live.com accounts from email clients other than Microsoft's. Previously we looked at adding Hotmail to your Gmail account, and now we will show you how to do it in Thunderbird.

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.
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