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Watch Your Favorite TV Shows on Your PC with Miro

Posted by Rich On November - 27 - 2009

Watch Your Favorite TV Shows on Your PC with Miro

Recently, we bought a new TV for our front room. One of the primary reasons for buying the TV is to connect it to our PC; this way, we can watch TV shows on something bigger than a desktop monitor. There are many TV shows freely available online these days. You can search YouTube, Hulu, and other great websites. But if you are looking for an integrated solution to find most, if not all, your TV shows, Miro may be the program for you.

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How To Save Documents Straight To SkyDrive – Office 2010

Posted by Stu On November - 6 - 2009


Microsoft Office 2010 really is starting to look a very good upgrade from the 2007 version.

One particular feature I’ve found extremely handy is the ability to save documents straight to Windows Live SkyDrive.

You’ll of course need a Windows Live account.  Go here for an account if you haven’t already got one.  Also see here for another guide involving Windows Live SkyDrive.

You can currently do this with new Word, Powerpoint & Excel documents that haven’t been saved yet or you can upload a previously saved document.

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Triple/Quad-Boot Your PC With Windows, Ubuntu, & Mac OSX

Posted by Mike On November - 2 - 2009

In this guide I’m going to walk you through installing 3 or 4 separate operating systems on one PC – ideal for someone who wants to try out all of them on the same hardware or learn an operating system other than Windows. There are five basic steps to making this work:

  1. Configuring your disk partitions to hold 3 or 4 different operating systems.
  2. Installing your preferred version(s) of Windows.
  3. Installing Mac OSX. (Not surprisingly, this is the longest step)
  4. Installing Linux Ubuntu.
  5. Configuring the GRUB boot loader to include all OS partitions.

Setting up Your Disk Partitions

This is the first and in my opinion most important step to setting up a multiple-boot system. Unless you are using third-party software, changing partitions can really screw up your system, as certain actions are not allowed in Windows’ Disk Management program (combining empty space to the left of the system partition, etc.). I like to set up the partitions for EVERY operating system before I start. This way there is no creating/splitting/combining partitions later in the process. There are three different disk managers for the three different types of operating system, so things could potentially get out of hand very quickly.

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Best Windows Freebies and Guides 19 [October 2009]

Posted by Rich On October - 31 - 2009

PreviewEvery month we take a look around some of the most interesting windows-related web sites. We collect the best free stuff and write tips to help you get more out of Windows. Below you’ll find wallpapers, icon packs, fonts, screensavers, and freeware we’ve found over the last 30 days. We’ve also put together our most popular windows guides.

Enjoy the overview of stuff you shouldn’t have missed in October 2009.

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What’s New in Office 2010?

Posted by NJWest On October - 11 - 2009
Microsoft Word 2010

Microsoft Word 2010

Now, as I am sure you have heard, Office 2010 has been released to developers as a technical preview. I have managed to secure a copy, so I will review it now for all those who weren’t lucky enough to acquire it. So, what can you expect from this revolutionary new software suite, planned to be seamlessly integrated with Microsoft’s Web-Apps?

Now web-apps have only been released to a select few, randomly chosen, to have their skydrive upgraded to include web-apps. I was not a member of the lucky few, so I won’t be posting screenshots off of the internet on here. If you want these, or you want to read a review of them, you can Google the subject.

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Introducing: rsvr85–Our New Writer

Posted by Rich On September - 11 - 2009

rsvr85 is now part of the Windows Guides team. That makes two of us. Readers: now you’re in trouble ;)

rsvr85 is well seasoned in desktop customization and has been mentioned a few times on Windows Guides before for his work over at the Forums (rsvr85’s profile.)

rsvr85’s Posts

Here’s what we’ve seen from him thus far:

Welcome to the team! Please welcome rsvr85 in the comments (it might win you a copy of Windows 7.)

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