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Beginner Geek: Scan a Document or Picture in Windows 7

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-05-19-[21-54-25].png" />There may come a time when you want to digitize your priceless old pictures, or need to scan a receipts and documents for your company. Today we look at how to scan a picture or document in Windows 7.

Zen and the Art of File and Folder Organization

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-05-12-[02-40-28]-[1].png" />Is your desktop a paragon of neatness, or is it overflowing with so many icons that you're scared to look at it? If you've been putting off getting organized because the task is too huge or daunting, or you don't know where to start, we've got 40 tips to get you on the path to zen mastery of your digital filing system.

Tools to Help Post Content On Your WordPress Blog

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-05-09-[01-10-04].png" />Now that you’ve got a nice blog, you want to do more with it and start posting content. Here we look at some tools that will allow you to post directly to your WordPress blog.

Beginner’s Guide to Flock, the Social Media Browser

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-05-03-[20-16-55].jpg" />Are you wanting a browser that can work as a social hub from the first moment that you start it up? If you love the idea of a browser that is ready to go out of the box then join us as we look at Flock.

Crop, Edit, and Print Photos in Windows 7 Media Center

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-05-03-[18-27-11].png" />Windows Media Center is a nice application for managing and displaying your personal photos, but you may occasionally need to make some basic edits to your pictures. Today we’ll take a look at how to crop, edit, and print photos right from Windows 7 Media Center.

Stream Media and Live TV Across the Internet with Orb

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-04-21-[14-32-29].jpg" />Looking for a way to stream your media collection across the Internet? Or perhaps watch and record TV remotely? Today we are going to look at how to do all that and more with Orb.

OCR anything with OneNote 2007 and 2010

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-04-08-[01-58-25]-[1].png" />Quality OCR software can often be very expensive, but you may have one already installed on your computer that you didn’t know about.

Add a Hovering Image Toolbar to Firefox

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-30-[20-08-52].png" />When you work with webpage images in Firefox you normally have to use the Context Menu to do anything with them. The Image Toolbar extension provides an extra toolbar to use when you hover your mouse over webpage images.

Google Image Search Quick Fix

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-17-[19-28-54].png" />Are you tired of unneeded webpage loading and extra link clicking just to access an image found using Google Image Search? Now you can jump directly to the image itself with the clickGOOGLEview extension for Google Chrome.

Enable Media Streaming in Windows Home Server to Windows Media Player

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-17-[21-36-19].jpg" />One of the cool features of Windows Home Server is the ability to stream photos, music, and video to other computers on your network. Today we take a look at how to enable streaming in WHS, and access it in Windows Media Player.

Add Properties Back to the Context Menu in Firefox

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-16-[21-50-24].jpg" />Have you noticed that the Properties Command has been removed from the Context Menu in Firefox 3.6? If you have been missing it here is how to get it back.

Center Pictures and Other Objects in Office 2007 & 2010

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-15-[19-37-25].png" />Sometimes it can be difficult to center a picture in a document just by dragging it dragging it around. Today we show you how to center pictures, images, and other objects perfectly in Word and PowerPoint.

doubleTwist is an iTunes Alternative that Supports Several Devices

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-16-[01-30-00].png" />There are a lot of iTunes users out there, but unfortunately you can’t use it with all of your portable devices. Today we take a look at doubleTwist, which allows you to sync your media with a multitude of portable devices and easily share it as well.

Install GIMP 2.7.1 on Lucid Lynx using PPA

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-03-14-[00-49-17].png" />GIMP lovers are going to be disappointed to hear that GIMP is going away in the next release of much awaited Ubuntu 10.04. Today we take a look at installing in on Lucid Lynx using PPA.

Startup Customizations for Media Center in Windows 7

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-02-25-[23-20-54].jpg" />Do you wish you could just jump right into playing music when you open Media Center? Or maybe just skip that start up animation? Today we are going to show you a variety of startup switches that will allow you to customize the way Media Center opens in Windows 7.

Save Items to Pre-Defined Folders in the Context Menu

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-02-24-[18-05-10].jpg" />Are you tired of the “Save As Routine” in Firefox and wish that you could just “click and save” your files directly to a pre-defined location? See how easy it is to do with the “Save File to” extension for Firefox.

Take Screenshots of Any Webpage in Google Chrome

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-02-04-[17-38-44].png" />If you are using Google Chrome, there are times when you might want to quickly take a screenshot of a page without having to open a third party utility. Today we take a look at the Webpage Screenshot extension for Chrome which will save a screenshot of any webpage in PNG format.

Share Text & Images the Easy Way with JustPaste.it

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-01-23-[00-54-23].png" />Do you want an easy way to share text, images, and embedded videos with other people using a simple link? Then join us as we take a look at JustPaste.it.

Learning Windows 7: Manage Photos with Live Photo Gallery

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-01-2888-[00-27-14].png" />If you’re moving from Vista to Windows 7, you might be wondering what happened to Windows Photo Gallery, or in XP you might have used another photo manager. Today we take a look at using Windows Live Photo Gallery from the Windows Live Essentials suite.

How To Resize Your Photos the Easy Way

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-12-18-[19-42-09].png" />Sometimes you need a quick and easy way to resize your pictures to email, post on your blog, or put on a mobile device. Today we take a look at the Image Resizer Powertoy Clone for Windows that allows you to resize pictures and images.

Create Customized Desktop Wallpapers with Photovisi

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-12-10-[22-40-08].png" />Got some great family photos and looking for a way to make nice collage wallpapers for the upcoming holidays? See how easy it is to do at the Photovisi website.

Take Screenshots in Firefox the Easy Way

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-12-02-[19-06-23].png" />Have you been looking for a quick and easy way to take partial or full screenshots of a webpage in Firefox? Now you can have either type with just a couple of clicks using the Abduction! extension for Firefox.

Remove Colors and Background Images in Webpages

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-11-27-[19-57-07].png" />Do you prefer to have clean and gentle looking webpages to look at when browsing the internet? Now you can easily change how websites look in Firefox with the No Color extension.

Turn Your Desktop into a Picture Slideshow in Windows 7

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-11-04-02-55-49.png" />Are you looking for a way to easily change your desktop background periodically throughout the day? Today we look at using the desktop slideshow feature in Windows 7 that will automatically change the wallpaper at different time intervals.

Convert Photos to Flash for Your Website

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2009-11-03-11-08-40.png" />Looking for a quick and easy way to convert your photos into a flash slideshow for your website? Now you can with Photo Flash Maker Free.