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Every 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, 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 May 2008.

Desktop Wallpapers

100 Exceptional Desktop Wallpapers100 Exceptional Desktop Wallpapers100 Exceptional Desktop Wallpapers100 Exceptional Desktop Wallpapers

100 Free Food & Drink Desktop Wallpapers100 Free Food & Drink Desktop Wallpapers100 Free Food & Drink Desktop Wallpapers100 Free Food & Drink Desktop Wallpapers

Grunge Style WallpapersGrunge Style WallpapersGrunge Style Wallpapers

Icon Packs

Free Icons & Packs for Your Dock

Free Icons & Packs for Your Dock

Fonts

Benny Blanco

Free Fonts for Windows

Blind Melon

Free Fonts for Windows

Crackdown

Free Fonts for Windows

Degrassi

Free Fonts for Windows

Eddie

Free Fonts for Windows

Oil

Free Fonts for Windows

Screensavers

MappedUp

Mapped Up Screensaver

MappedUp is an application that tracks a large number of RSS news sources and displays their latest items on a world map, geographically and in real-time.

Really Slick Screensavers

Really Slick ScreensaversReally Slick ScreensaversReally Slick ScreensaversReally Slick Screensavers
Really Slick ScreensaversReally Slick ScreensaversReally Slick ScreensaversReally Slick Screensavers

Some of these are real number cruncher screensavers. Computers are getting much more powerful these days, and [his] old savers don’t bring them to their knees like they used to. These ones do. Of course, you can still turn the settings way down if you have a pathetic, old computer.

Freeware

Speed up Hard drive access speed with defraggler

There are plenty of Defragmenting programs out there – each with their own strengths and weaknesses. Defraggler stands out as an exceptional piece of software that I highly recommend. Defraggler works with Windows XP and Vista.

Use Notepad a lot? Quickly Paste Text into Notepad

I use notepad a lot and am always copying text that I want to save for use at a later time. Notepad isn’t really useful for archiving work, but it’s great for keeping snippets on your desktop that can remind you to get stuff done. If you are like me and use Notepad too, this guide is for you.

Tutorials

How to Mute Your Speakers at Night with Windows Scheduled Tasks

Use Notepad a lot? Quickly Paste Text into Notepad

Remove Icons from the System Tray in Windows Vista

How to Use a Shortcut Key to Safely Remove Hardware

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16 thoughts on “Best Windows Freebies and Guides 02 [May 2008]”

  1. WindowsVista says:

    Thanks for putting this together!!

  2. WindowsVista says:

    Thanks for putting this together!!

  3. WindowsVista says:

    Thanks for putting this together!!

  4. James says:

    Cool!

  5. James says:

    Cool!

  6. DanieL says:

    Hi there, thanks for dropping by Computer TnT.

    I’ve added your link too =)

    Great blog btw, take care and have a nice day! Hope to see ya around often, bye~

  7. DanieL says:

    Hi there, thanks for dropping by Computer TnT.

    I’ve added your link too =)

    Great blog btw, take care and have a nice day! Hope to see ya around often, bye~

  8. DanieL says:

    Hi there, thanks for dropping by Computer TnT.

    I’ve added your link too =)

    Great blog btw, take care and have a nice day! Hope to see ya around often, bye~

  9. Blooper says:

    Those icon packs are amazing… The guy who did them is a true artist.

  10. Blooper says:

    Those icon packs are amazing… The guy who did them is a true artist.

  11. Blooper says:

    Those icon packs are amazing… The guy who did them is a true artist.

  12. Venkat says:

    icon packs are beautiful

  13. Venkat says:

    icon packs are beautiful

  14. Venkat says:

    icon packs are beautiful

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