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Show or Hide Windows Taskbar Icons [How To] [Updated]

Posted by Rich On July - 1 - 2012

After using your computer for some time, you may find you accumulate a lot of taskbar icons. If you’d like to hide some of these icons or show hidden icons for quicker access, you can use this guide learn how to customize the taskbar and display only the icons you want.
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Easily Create Desktop Notes with 7 Sticky Notes

Posted by Sudesh On July - 1 - 2012

Windows 7 includes a basic sticky notes feature  that you can use to post sticky notes on your desktop. But if you want better looking sticky notes and much more control over the sticky notes, then you can try the free 7 Sticky Notes. It is a free desktop notes application for Windows 7. It has a great looking sticky note appearance with superior features. It includes a sticky notes manager which lists all the sticky notes you have created and lets you edit, delete or restore them. You can even integrate it with your online storage accounts like Microsoft SkyDrive, DropBox or Google Drive etc. and share the same sticky notes across various computers.

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Best Free Online Virus Scanners [2012 Edition]

Posted by Rich On July - 1 - 2012

If you have a file that you suspect is housing a virus but your antivirus software does not detect it, you can submit it for further analysis online. This guide shows you  the best online virus scanners available today. If you’d like to scan one file, follow the instructions under Scan Individual Files for Viruses. If you’d like to scan your entire PC, follow the instructions under Scan Your Entire PC for Viruses.

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If you are using Windows Starter, Home Basic, or Home Premium, you have the option to upgrade to Windows 7 Professional. Tech enthusiasts and small-business users will appreciate the following extra features:

In this guide, we’ll show you how to upgrade from Windows 7 Starter, Home Basic, or Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional.

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If you’ve lost your Windows password, you don’t have to lose access to your files or account; you have three options to get your data back:

  • Access your files without your password
  • Reset your Windows account password
  • Crack your Windows account password to access encrypted files

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If you have a Windows PC that you can’t log in to but you need access to the files, the easiest way is to get to them through a live distribution of Linux. While that might sound a little daunting, this guide will walk you through the process and show you just how easy it can be.

Create a Bootable Linux Disc

1. Download the latest version of Ubuntu Desktop

2. Burn the Ubuntu ISO to a disc (how to burn an ISO to disc)

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