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Sync Your Outlook and Google Calendar with Google Calendar Sync

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-07-[20-48-57].png" />If you rely on your Outlook calendar for some tasks and the Google Calendar for others, it can be annoying having to switch between the two. Today we look at Google Calendar Sync beta that allows us to share events between the two for better organization.

Get the Classic Start Menu in Windows 7

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-07-02-[22-59-41].png" />Like the new Start Menu in Windows 7, but wish that you could have the Classic Menu too? Now you can have both with CSMenu.

Make Outlook Faster by Disabling Unnecessary Add-Ins

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-06-03-[4].png" />If Microsoft Outlook loads slower than dirt and hangs every time you try to do anything, there's a very good chance that your problem is an Outlook plug-in gone haywire—but we can easily disable them.

Extend Your XP Taskbar Across Multiple Monitors for Free

If there’s one thing we love as geeks, it’s using multiple monitors. We walk through libraries, universities and homes watching people slave away with only a single screen, and we sigh an audible sigh. The extra lolcats they could be viewing if only they maximized their efficiency.

Share Files and Printers between Windows 7 and XP

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sharethumb.png" />If you have a home network and are running Windows 7 and have XP on other PC(s) you might want to share files between them. Today we will look at the steps to share files and hardware devices like a printer.

Open IE’s Private Browsing Mode the Easy Way

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-05-12-[1].png" />Internet Explorer's "private browsing" mode is an excellent way to hide what you're looking at from prying eyes, but it's normally hidden under a menu... but we can make it easier to access.

How Do I Kill All the iexplore.exe Processes at Once?

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2527.png" />So you've looked in task manager, and there's a dozen iexplore.exe processes listed! Clicking the End Process button for each will take far too long... so how can we kill them all in one step?

Create a Shortcut or Hotkey to Turn Off the Monitor

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2517.png" />Have you ever wanted to hit a shortcut key to turn off the monitor? Sure, you can use the Win+L combination to lock the screen, but that leaves your monitor on... and those of us with multiple monitors find it a pain to hunt down the power button all the time.

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.