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in Freeware - 04 Feb, 2014
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— Reposted from The Windows Club  Microsoft recently kicked of a blog series to cover all the security tools being offered by them on the Microsoft Security Blog. These tools deserve respect as these programs keep your system malware-free and protected. Free Security Tools from Microsoft Apart from Microsoft Security Essentials and Windows Defender in […]

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in How-To - 24 Jan, 2014
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For some time now, I’ve used Google Chrome as my browser of choice.  Not only have I found it faster, but it has some wonderful apps that you can access from an icon on the bookmarks bar.  If you don’t already have the bookmarks bar turned on, you can do that from the Settings page.  […]

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in How-To - 24 Jan, 2014
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I regularly access more than one Dropbox account, but Dropbox doesn’t let you install more than ONE installation of the Dropbox desktop application on your desktop.  Ah, but given that I have a Windows 8.1 operating system, I found a workaround — use one or more Windows 8 Apps to access different Dropbox accounts I […]

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in Freeware - 19 Jan, 2014
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No More Gadgets? Microsoft got rid of desktop Gadgets due to a security concern. I’ve never had a problem with Gadgets from Microsoft. I think the real risk would most likely come from third-party publishers whom you may or may not be able to trust. Nobody can make these types of decisions better than you. Read […]

in Freeware - 01 Jan, 2014
by vickie.rock - one comment

Do you belong to an organization that doesn’t have a treasury?  There are a number of useful services you can use to facilitate communication and information flow for your organization, without having to fork-out a single penny … everything from blogs, to email services, to newsletter publishing, to conference call services, to voice-messaging.  You can […]

in Freeware - 07 Jul, 2013
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— by Dave Taylor The Question: This is bizarre. I needed to reformat my USB Flash Drive so that it was in NTFS format so I could grab an ISO image of the new Microsoft Windows 8.1 and while I figured out how to get to the format program, when I reformatted my 16GB flash drive […]

in Uncategorized - 02 Apr, 2013
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Free PowerPoint Templates These tutorials show how to either create or use some of the free PowerPoint templates you’ll find on the blog. Even if you don’t use the free templates, they are a great way to learn some PowerPoint techniques that will help you build better elearning courses. How to build an interactive PowerPoint […]