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Our first edition of WIG for February is filled with news link goodness covering topics such as Google’s $660,000 French fine for offering Google Maps for free, the EFF’s plans to help users retrieve their MegaUpload data, Firefox 11 Beta gets add-on sync, and more.

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Are you looking for a theme with a bit of a photographic twist? Then you may enjoy the Digital Collages by Ionut Caras theme for Windows 7. The theme comes with six images showcasing his unique work.

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Once you have Hyper-V installed the first thing you are going to want to do is start creating virtual machines. The process is mostly a next, next, finish matter, but just incase you are unsure, here’s a quick start-to-finish guide.

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Did you know that you can find out which operating system a networked device is running just by looking at the way it communicates on the network? Let’s take a look at how we can discover what operating system our devices are running.

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Windows Server 2008 R2 and later releases of the product ship with a virtualization platform called Hyper-V, which works quite well since it’s built into Windows. Today we’re going to show you how to install it.

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This past month we covered topics such as how to extend your wireless network using Tomato-powered routers, shared the best password tips to keep your accounts secure, how to fix Shockwave Flash crashes in Google Chrome, and more. Join us as we look back at the best articles for January.

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As all iPod owners might know, it isn’t possible to sync your iPod with more than one computer. But what if this computer (with which you sync the iPod) dies? All the content on your iPod is at stake, because syncing it with another computer will erase everything. Ah, poor lonely iPod. Fortunately, there’s a way out. So keep reading to see how you can sync your iPod with a new computer without the risk of losing data.

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Once a week we round up some of the great reader questions we get in the Ask HTG inbox and share the answers with everyone. This week we’re looking at checking your Wi-Fi signal strength from your phone, syncing iTunes to Android devices, and how to back up the Windows Home Server.

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Wi-Fi is a big part of everybody’s daily life. However, it can cause frustration if not set up properly or optimally. Worse than that, it can get you into big trouble if it is not secure.

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Apps that check for updates for your favorite Windows software are becoming more popular, but are they actually good and if so which ones work the best? The folks over at the 7 Tutorials blog have analysed seven different pop...

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There is no option in Word 2010 that allows you to use a different header and footer for different sections in a document. The trick is to use section breaks and unlink the header and footer respectively–this allows you to set them as you are creating the document.

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We have shown you how to install Active Directory on your network, but it’s pointless to have a Domain Controller unless you add your machines to the Domain, so today we’re going to cover how to do that.

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A strange event occurred one foggy night in the city of Odessa, Ukraine…

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You’ve got a bunch of DVDs sitting around your house, but you can’t even remember when you last saw your DVD player, and your laptop doesn’t even have a disc drive anymore. It’s time to modernize your collection. Here, we’ll show you how to rip your DVDs to your computer using the swiss army knife of video conversion tools: Handbrake.

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Windows: PomodoroApp combines the effectiveness of Pomodoro-style time management with task tracking and analysis for a well rounded time and task management experience.

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There are a number of reasons one might want to delete their Google Chrome Sync data. Regardless of the reason why, there’s one simple place to do it from, though it might not be obvious.

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Our latest edition of WIG is filled with news link goodness covering topics such as the password hack of web-hosting service DreamHost, the attempted blackmailing of Facebook users by a bot (trojan), the $9.5 million worth of source code stolen from the NY Federal Reserve Bank, and more.

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With all of the online accounts we all have, it’s easy to get lazy and start using the same password for multiple websites, services, and accounts, for fear of forgetting an important password. However, this can compromise your private information.

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Chinese New Year will soon be here, so why fill your desktop with the awesome power of the dragon? This wonderful theme comes with 12 wallpapers featuring majestic examples of the imperial dragon rendered in stone, wood, and bronze.

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Are you ready to bring the fun and excitement of Mario’s adventures to your desktop? Then get ready to download your copy of the Mario’s World Theme for Windows 7. The theme comes with 41 Hi-Res wallpapers, custom...

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LastPass is an online password manager that allows you to securely store all your passwords and access them from anywhere. As the developers of LastPass say, it is the last password you’ll have to remember.

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Mapping network drives is one of the most common jobs for a network administrator. In the past we used to use a script, but there is a group policy setting that can save us the scripting effort.

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If your copy of Google Chrome has taken on a sudden and inexplicable hatred for Shockwave Flash, we’re here to help. Read on as we show you how to tame Chrome and get it to play nice with Flash.

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Continuing our series on learning IT basics, today we’re going to show you how to setup DHCP on Windows Server 2008 instead of using it on a router.

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Once a week we round up some of the questions that come pouring into the Ask HTG mailbox and share the solutions with the rest of you. This week we’re looking at installing a second optical disc drive, awesome iPad RSS applications, and how to thoroughly remove apps in Windows.

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