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  1. I think there's a mistake here. With a 32-bit OS...

    I think there's a mistake here. With a 32-bit OS the video RAM is addressed from the maximum 4GB even if you have a dedicated graphics card. That has been my experience on several systems. The bigger...
  2. I'm with Clint. You need to try these and see for...

    I'm with Clint. You need to try these and see for yourself. More than most apps, digital imaging freeware is difficult to pin down. for your requirements IrfanView may do the job. For resizing,...
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    Gizmo's freeware is a great place for comparison...

    Gizmo's freeware is a great place for comparison reviews of the top products:
    http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-rss-reader-aggregator.htm

    They recommend FeedDemon, which is Windows 7...
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    Does this help Johanna? Windows 7 - How to get...

    Does this help Johanna?
    Windows 7 - How to get Juice 2.2 working
    http://community.spiceworks.com/how_to/show/712
  5. Another vote for DropBox, which is Windows, Mac...

    Another vote for DropBox, which is Windows, Mac and Linux compatible, easy to setup and use, all round excellent. I use it for Word and Excel documents. It's a supplement to Evernote (Windows and...
  6. Thread: NimbleX

    by mistywindow
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    Good review here - 2008 version, which I believe...

    Good review here - 2008 version, which I believe is the latest:
    http://www.linux.com/archive/feature/144180

    :)
  7. The more you use the disk the less likely it is...

    The more you use the disk the less likely it is that you'll be able to recover your data.

    Here are some services that may help, but forensic data recovery is expensive.

    Getdataback...
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    You were right Tommy. It wouldn't load when I...

    You were right Tommy. It wouldn't load when I tried it earlier but it does now.

    :)
  9. The 32-bit Vista driver will probably do the job.

    The 32-bit Vista driver will probably do the job.
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    The advantage of hibernation over sleep is that -...

    The advantage of hibernation over sleep is that - as well as using less power when left on at the wall - you're protected if there's an accidental or deliberate loss of power. And you can turn off...
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    A left field solution. Use a MacBook for work....

    A left field solution.

    Use a MacBook for work. Dual boot Windows for home using Mac's Bootcamp.

    Windows can't read the Mac file system so your work files are safe, but Mac OS X can read the...
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    Free pdf reader review:...

    Free pdf reader review:
    http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-non-adobe-pdf-reader.htm

    Best free pdf creators:
    http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-pdf-writer.htm

    Best free pdf...
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    Acrobat runs perfectly on my 64-bit Windows 7...

    Acrobat runs perfectly on my 64-bit Windows 7 machine.
    :)
  14. Have you checked whether or not there's an update...

    Have you checked whether or not there's an update for your graphics card driver?
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    Poll: I'd go further: it's better than 98 to XP....

    I'd go further: it's better than 98 to XP. Windows XP had a lot of teething problems - particularly hardware and software incompatibility- I switched back to 98SE at least twice. It needed SP1 to...
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    You may need to reformat your hard drive. Or...

    You may need to reformat your hard drive.
    Or wipe it first using the free dban tool.
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    Good idea. On at least one Linux forum I seek...

    Good idea. On at least one Linux forum I seek help in, there's a "Thank you" button on each post. If the poster has been deemed helpful, click the button and his or her thank you meter clicks up...
  18. Thread: hard drive

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    Even if you have a recognised partition in Disk...

    Even if you have a recognised partition in Disk Management, you may need to allocate a drive letter.
    If you see the disc listed, click on it and then choose the appropriate item from the dropdown...
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    If you like Ad Block Plus, you'll love...

    If you like Ad Block Plus, you'll love "Readability"
    http://lounge.windowssecrets.com/index.php?showtopic=769113
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    This will do it for your files and settings, it's...

    This will do it for your files and settings, it's included in Vista:
    http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-vista/features/easy-transfer.aspx

    Works best with an extra internal or external HDD...
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    That's a weird one. Try System File Checker which...

    That's a weird one. Try System File Checker which repairs or replaces corrupt or missing Windows files:

    1. Click Start All Programs Accessories.
    2. Right click Command Prompt.
    3....
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    Right click and drag as described by Don is a...

    Right click and drag as described by Don is a good tip, but you can also force a copy for files by using Ctrl-drag and you can force a move by using Shift-drag.
    ...
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    Readability is a free toolbar button that's...

    Readability is a free toolbar button that's life-changing for Internet junkies:

    David Pogue describes it here:
    http://pogue.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/11/06/cleaning-up-the-clutter-online/

    One...
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    If you need to you can also set up OpenOffice to...

    If you need to you can also set up OpenOffice to use MS formats as the default, but only the pre-2007 formats - not docx or xlsx. At this point, OpenOffice is read-only for the newer formats.

    The...
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    Forgot an important point with Gmail which was...

    Forgot an important point with Gmail which was once a deal-breaker: if you lose Internet access, you can now access your Gmail account offline using the Google Gears add-on.
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