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Quick Firefox Functionality Tweaks: Undo Close Tab & Resize Text

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-12-07-[20-34-57].png" />Are you looking for a way to quickly reopen accidentally closed tabs or resize webpage text from the Status Bar? Then you might want to take a look at the two Firefox extensions that we have to share with you today.

How To Add Administrative Tools to Start Menu in Windows 7

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-12-02-[23-56-36].png" />If you’re a system administrator or power user, you may find yourself accessing Administrative Tools quite a bit. Today we show you how to access them faster by adding them to the Start Menu.

Store, Edit, and Share Documents with Microsoft Web Apps

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-12-05-[21-46-46].png" />One of the more exciting features available with the new Office 2010 release from Microsoft is the ability to share and edit documents with their Office Web Apps service. Today we take a look at how it works with Office 2010.

Add a To-Do List to Chrome’s New Tab Page

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-12-02-[03-37-19].png" />Are you looking for a way to have an on-demand To-Do List available while browsing with Google Chrome but without running an extra app? Now you can add a To-Do List to the New Tab Page with a simple-to-install extension.

Remove or Block Cookies Easily in Firefox

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-12-07-[00-20-44].png" />Do you want an easy way to deal with all the cookies in your browser? See how quick and simple it can be with the CookieKiller extension for Firefox.

Make Google Chrome Open with Pinned Tabs

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-12-02-[03-33-23].png" />Do you like using the new pinned tabs feature in Chrome and want to make it permanent? Then all that you need is a little command switch magic and a list of your favorite websites.

Speed Up Your Web Browsing with Google Public DNS

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-12-05-[00-24-40].png" />Are you looking for a faster way to browse the Internet and have pages load faster? If so, you might be interested in trying out Google Public DNS, here we will take a look at adding it to your router or home computer.

Rename the Guest Account in Windows 7 for Enhanced Security

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-11-26-[03-46-03].png" />To help secure your new Windows 7 machine, you might want to take a look at changing the Guest account name. Today we take a look at how to rename the Guest account which will help prevent unauthorized access to your machine.

Get Color Codes in Multiple Formats with DCPicker

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-11-27-[20-40-56].png" />Have you seen a color in a webpage that you really wanted (or needed) to know the color code for? Now you can easily get the information that you need in six color code formats with DCPicker.

Shutter is a State of Art Screenshot Tool for Ubuntu

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-12-02-[00-14-20].png" />Shutter is a state of art screen shot capture for Linux and it's more than just a screen shot capturing tool. It comes with an editor and some basic scripts to edit and beautify the screen shots you take.

Make Apps Always Open Maximized

It can be annoying when opening an application and having to resize or maximize the screen. This can be especially annoying when you want to see all of the data in an app like Access or Excel.

Manage the Delete Confirmation Dialog box in Windows 7

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-11-29-[01-35-02].png" />The confirmation dialog box that pops up when you want to delete a file or folder is meant to prevent accidental deletion of data. It can be a great thing in some situations, and very annoying in others. Let’s take a look at managing the messages and how to prevent users from turning it off.

WOT Rankings, the How-To Geek Newsletter, and You

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-12-03-13-11-49.png" />Over the last few days, we've had a bunch of readers email us complaining that WOT (Web of Trust) is rating the How-To Geek Newsletter with a warning message. But it's a lie! And we've resolved it...

Save Time Launching System Utilities with Windows Access Panel

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-11-29-[23-44-33].png" />When you want to use certain utilities and tweak your Windows computer, many times what you need is hidden deep in the system. Today we take a look at Windows Access Panel which allows you to quickly access system settings and utilities without having to dig through the entire OS.
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