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poladroid00 Poladroid Turns Your Snaps Into Polaroid Style Pictures

If you want to get creative and create Polaroid-style photos, Poladroid is the tool for you. The program is light weight and has some simple, but fun features. Learn, in this guide how to use Poladroid and where to get it.

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The Windows Guides Text to Speech Tool

Posted by Rich On April - 1 - 200915 COMMENTS

Recently, I showed you how to write a simple VBScript that takes input by text converts it into speech.this script proved to be quite popular and attracted over 180,000 visitors.

Windows Guides reader Harry was inspired by this post and kindly made a tool for all Windows Guides readers. This tool performs the same functions as the original script provided but also gives you a nice graphical user interface to work with when you want your computer to speak back to you. Having your computer speech you can be a lot of fun and now this tool is available to all readers to play around with. In some parts of the world, it still April Fools’ Day– maybe you can think of some fun things you can do with this nifty little program.

You can download this tool for free below:

download The Windows Guides Text to Speech Tool Package Release Date Download
text-to-speech.exe 1.0.1 April 1, 2009 Download (72 KB)
text-to-speech.zip 1.0.1 April 1, 2009 Download (24 KB)

text to speech01 The Windows Guides Text to Speech Tool
Thank you Harry.

20pranks01 Pranks You Can Play on Your Friends in Microsoft Windows

Are you bored and do you want to play pranks on your friends? Get a few minutes with their PC and have some fun while you watch them try to figure out what’s going on. UPDATE: I thought I would bring this up again for April Fools. Do you have any to add to the list?

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7days7 02 Seven Days with Windows 7: Boot Up and First ImpressionsWindows Forums member, MSherwood spent seven days using Windows 7 and nothing else. In this two-part series, he shares his impressions, likes, dislikes, and recommendations for Windows 7. The first part of this series covers his initial impressions and thoughts on Windows 7. Check back tomorrow for more advice and tips on other aspects of the operating system.

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Hide Unwanted Windows Updates [How To]

Posted by Guest Post On January - 26 - 20092 COMMENTS

In this guest post, Angela explores how to hide Windows updates. Learn more about Angela at the conclusion of this post.

Recently, I was offered an update from Windows that I didn’t need. The update was tagged “Optional” and was for Office Live add-in. It wasn’t important or critical, and I’m not sure why the update was even offered.

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