Oddiy icons

At Windows Guides, we do our very best to bring you the best tips, advice, and freebies. In this guide, we share the first part of 100 of the best free icon packs available online. The posts are broken into two because of the size of the images needed to preview each pack. For those on dial-up, 7.14MB of images may be a little much—hopefully by splitting this post into two parts, you’ll be able to get the most out of these great downloads.

Looking for the second part? 100 Free Icon Packs for Windows [Part 2 of 2]

Looking for even more icons? Icon Packs on Windows Guides.

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Circles III : Gaia

At Windows Guides, we do our very best to bring you the best tips, advice, and freebies. In this guide, we share the second part of 100 of the best free icon packs available online. The posts are broken into two because of the size of the images needed to preview each pack. For those on dial-up, 7.14MB of images may be a little much—hopefully by splitting this post into two parts, you’ll be able to get the most out of these great downloads.

Missed the first part? 100 Free Icon Packs for Windows [Part 1 of 2]

Looking for even more icons? Icon Packs on Windows Guides.

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Turn Off Suggested Sites in MSIE 8 [How-To]

Posted by Thomas On January - 20 - 2011

One of the first things to do on a machine running IE 8 is turn off the Suggested Sites feature.
This feature looks at the sites you visit and then attempts to guess what other sites you might like and suggest them to you.
Awe, the thought is nice, but … no thanks.

Here’s how to turn it off

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If you want to use a Ringtone for your iPhone, of your favorite song, you have a few choices:

  • Pay an outrageous amount (sometimes up to $3.99 USD per ringtone or $9.99/month subscription to a ringtone service.)
  • Buy an App (there are some out there for $0.99 but I haven’t tested them and can’t recommend them.)
  • Follow this guide and make ringtones from your songs–for free.

Learn, in this guide, how to make a ringtone with iTunes for your iPhone.

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Today, we bring you a quick tip with which you may or may not be familiar. On it’s own, this tip isn’t useful but this is a supporting guide for tutorials where you’re told to change a file extension without any explanation of how to show the extension (disabled by default in Vista and 7) in the first place.

This guide will show you how to show file extensions in Windows XP and Windows Vista/7.

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Do you frequently have the same folders open when using your PC? i.e. your My Documents, My Music, Homework folders etc? If you do, it may be a little tedious to open these folders when you log off and on or restart your computer.

Here’s a quick tip to restore these folders when you restart or log off and on.

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