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XdN Tweaker is a free tweaking program for Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, and Windows 7.

If you like to take more control of your computer and apply tweaks that enhance your user experience, then this tool is for you. Learn, in this guide, what XdN Tweaker does and how to get it.

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Windows 7 The Pocket Guide v1.0 Released

Posted by Rich On October - 22 - 2009ADD COMMENTS

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Windows 7 – The Pocket Guide v1.0 is now released and ready for download. Preview the book here (v0.2.1.)

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Windows 7 – The Pocket Guide v1.0 is now released. v1.0.x will be the final free release of this book.

What’s New?

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LiberKey LogoPROS: Search function to find your favorite app. Works on most thumb drives. Effortless, though slow, installation. Convenience on the go.

CONS: While necessary, installation can take over an hour. Difficult to customize which programs you want to see on the list.

VERDICT: LiberKey is a great program that can be used as a toolkit on the go. If you help friends with their computer’s, this will take you a long way. Just like any Thumb drive program bundle, you get a lot of what you don’t need and are sometimes left without your favorite programs, which you’ll have to install separately.


DOWNLOAD: LiberKey Ultimate

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Create a Windows 7 System Repair Disc [How To]

Posted by Rich On October - 19 - 200915 COMMENTS

Please note: You cannot use the disc to install Windows 7 from scratch or reinstall Windows.

Looking for Windows Vista instructions? Create a Windows Vista Recovery Disc. Don’t have a disc drive and need to make a USB version?

Burn a Windows 7 Repair Disc

To burn your own Windows repair disc:

1. Click Start, type create and click Create a System Repair Disc 

2. Insert a CD/DVD, choose the DVD drive in which the disc resides and click Create Disc

Once the disc is finished, I recommend booting from the disc to test it—before you really need it.

Learn how to boot from your disc and understand what the disc can do to fix your PC: Use a Windows Repair Disc or USB Drive to Fix Your Broken PC.

Windows Forums on the iPhone and iPod Touch

Posted by Rich On October - 18 - 2009Comments Off on Windows Forums on the iPhone and iPod Touch

Windows Forums on the iPhone 1If you have an iPhone or iPod touch, you can now use Windows Forums on it. In this guide, you’ll learn how to set your iPhone up to browse the forums.

There was some previous interest for Windows Forums on the iPhone and to be honest, I was hoping something like this would come along because I didn’t want to customize the forums myself only to find a professional solution was in the works. I have no idea how long this app has been out, but after a search for “phpbb” (the software on which Windows Forums runs) on the Apple App Store, this was the only solution I could find.

Please note: In this guide, I show you the Lite version of the app. You can buy the normal version for $0.99 USD, which enables private messaging and removes the “Posted with TouchBB Lite” message at the bottom of each post (well, probably, but I haven’t tried.) Read the rest of this entry »

How To Put An Old Flash Drive To Good Use

Posted by Rich On October - 18 - 20096 COMMENTS

James, from LAlarm.com, offers the following tip:

Don’t throw your old USB flash drive away. Instead, you can use an old flash drive to prevent your laptop from being stolen. Here is how.

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