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PreviewEvery 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 30 days. We’ve also put together our most popular windows guides.

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

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If you love fonts, you’ve no doubt spent some of your time browsing fonts on Windows Guides. In this guide, you’ll learn about Windows Fonts Explorer and where to download it.

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If you are making a PowerPoint presentation, poster, graphic, or anything that requires typography, you may find some of these fonts useful. There many free fonts out there but it is often hard to find good ones as there is so much choice and so many fonts are not very high quality. In these collections, I attempt to find the best free fonts out there and provide direct download links to them so you can start using them straight away. If you are unsure of how to install a font, learn here.

Check out more font collections on Mintywhite.com

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Speed up Windows 7 Taskbar Thumbnail Preview

Posted by Stu On October - 27 - 20093 COMMENTS

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By default in Windows 7, there’s a 400ms delay between you hovering your mouse over an open program’s Taskbar icon, and a preview of the open program being shown.

This guide will show you how to shorten that delay.

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Resize Pictures and Photos with Paint.NET

Posted by Rich On October - 27 - 20093 COMMENTS

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Paint.NET is an excellent, free program, which helps you manipulate your images and create some of your own. I’ve reviewed Paint.NET before and in this guide, I’ll show you how to resize a picture with this program. While this task may be simple for many of you, we all have to start somewhere. You may want to skip this guide if you can confidently resize a picture.

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Recommended Site: Windows7Update

Posted by Rich On October - 25 - 20096 COMMENTS

There are so many good websites out there; it can sometimes be hard to decide what to read and when to find time to read it. One site I highly recommend is Windows 7 Update, which is run by Onuora Amobi. Windows7Update brings you the most accurate news, screenshots, wallpaper, downloads, articles, research and books related to Windows 7. Here are some links to get you started:
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