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If you would like to create a custom dashboard, like the one shown below, this guide will show you how.

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Best Windows Freebies and Guides 17Every month we take a look around some of the most interesting windows-related web sites. We collect the best free stuff and write tips to help you get more out of Windows. Below you’ll find wallpapers, icon packs, fonts, screensavers, and freeware we’ve found over the last 31 days. We’ve also put together our most popular windows guides.

Enjoy the overview of stuff you shouldn’t have missed in August 2009

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I previously showed you how to block ads when browsing; however, InPrivate browsing in IE8 takes some time to learn which content needs blocking. Windows Forums moderator rsvr85 has written a guide, which shows you how to update InPrivate’s block list with AdBlock’s list, which will cut out ~80% of ads instantly.


AdBlocking in IE8

Windows Forums moderator rsvr85 has written a guide, which shows you how to create a virtual machine, in Windows 7, without additional software.

Before you create a virtual machine, you’ll need to check your processor can handle virtualization. Use SecurAble to check whether your processor is compatible.

How to Create a Virtual Machine

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If you’re watching a video in full screen on the computer and you want to turn the system volume up, you need to minimize the video clip, click the audio item in the system tray and turn it up from there. This can be very tedious; thus I looked for a good solution to this problem and found Volumouse. Volumouse provides you with a quick and easy way to control the volume on your system—simply by rolling the wheel of your wheel mouse.

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Windows Forums moderator rsvr85 has written a guide, which shows you how to upload directly to Windows SkyDrive from your desktop. To achieve this, you’ll need a Windows Live account.

Upload to Windows SkyDrive from Desktop

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