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Free Help Forwarding Ports

Free Help Forwarding Ports | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
We will show you how to port forward for programs like Minecraft, Utorrent, and others. Our application specific step-by-step port forwarding guides show you how to forward a port.
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good site for router info & port forwarding

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The ULTIMATE Windows Vista Reference

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Has misc guides for Windows.

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What Does Google Know About You? Find Out and Manage Your Privacy and Security

What Does Google Know About You? Find Out and Manage Your Privacy and Security | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
Have you ever stopped and wondered, how much does Google know about you? Turns out, it's a lot. But for the first time, the search giant is offering a way for you to check the information it has about you, how it is gathering that data, and new tools to start reclaiming your privacy. Google has…
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Speed Up Your Web Browsing with Google Public DNS

Speed Up Your Web Browsing with Google Public DNS | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
Are you looking for a faster way to browse the Internet and have pages load faster? If so, you might be interested in trying out Google Public DNS, here we will take a look at adding it to your router or home computer.
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How to Create a Shortcut to Change your DNS Server in Windows

How to Create a Shortcut to Change your DNS Server in Windows | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
Changing your DNS can be useful to boost your privacy, increase safety, raise Internet speed, or for any other reason, but it can be tiresome to go into the network settings every time you want to switch it out. Luckily, with a freeware utility and some know-how, you can make it as easy as double-clicking on a shortcut.
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DNS server not responding error fix

DNS server not responding error fix | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
DNS server not responding error.You might have encountered the error atleast once if you have computer and net connection.Fix this error by following the steps
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How to Search the Content of Your Files on Windows

How to Search the Content of Your Files on Windows | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
It can be hard to keep track of all the data on your computer, which is why the built-in Windows search function can come in so handy. But have you ever found it doesn't always turn up the result you want? This might be because you're trying to search inside the contents of a file.…
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How to transfer music from iTunes to Android

How to transfer music from iTunes to Android | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
In this post, learn how to transfer music from iTunes to Android.
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10 Networking Terms You Probably Never Knew, And What They Mean

10 Networking Terms You Probably Never Knew, And What They Mean | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
We live in an interconnected, super-networked world. New technologies constantly appear on the market and, unless you constantly read networking, computing or hacker news, you may find terminologies floating around that you don't understand. Here we'll explore 10 common networking terms, what they mean and where you are likely to encounter them. WLAN A Wireless Local…
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4 Fantastic Tools to Manage Your Massive MP3 Collection

4 Fantastic Tools to Manage Your Massive MP3 Collection | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
Music library management can be an entirely frustrating experience, especially if you have years of unorganized music waiting to be sorted and labeled properly. Poor music library management will come back and bite you later when you’re listening to music on-the-go and you can’t navigate your songs without confusion. Fortunately, there are a few great…
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How to Use NTFS Compression and When You Might Want To

How to Use NTFS Compression and When You Might Want To | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
The NTFS file system used by Windows has a built-in compression feature known as NTFS compression. With a few clicks, you can compress files, making them take up less space on your hard drive. Best of all, you can still access the files normally.
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How to Calibrate Your HDTV for Better Video Quality in 30 Minutes

How to Calibrate Your HDTV for Better Video Quality in 30 Minutes | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
Most HDTVs ship with default settings that are meant to look good in store showrooms, but they're not ideal in your home. Thankfully, with the right tools, calibrating an HDTV to your viewing style is easy, and you can do it in less than a half-hour.
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Wallpaper Abyss - Computer Wallpaper and Backgrounds

Wallpaper Abyss - Computer Wallpaper and Backgrounds | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
View, download, rate, and comment on computer wallpaper, desktop backgrounds, mobile wallpapers, hd wallpapers, and tablet wallpapers.
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Need Help with Excel Formulas? 7 Resources to Consult

Need Help with Excel Formulas? 7 Resources to Consult | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
Asking "How do I use Excel?" is like asking "How do I use Word?" You're just expected to know. And while those who can effortlessly learn programming probably don't struggle with Excel sheets and formulas, it isn't so easy for the rest of us. But here's some good news: Excel doesn't have to be a…
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TweakGuides.com - Firefox Tweak Guide

TweakGuides.com - Firefox Tweak Guide | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
A central resource for PC optimization and troubleshooting information.
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Good info for the current Firefox version 38.0.1

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Beginner Geek: What Does CCleaner Do and Should You Use It?

Beginner Geek: What Does CCleaner Do and Should You Use It? | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
These days, it seems like every Windows user has heard about CCleaner. It’s widely recommended, online and offline. But what exactly does CCleaner do, should you use it — and how often?
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Connecting Your Galaxy Tab 3 and PC Wirelessly Using Kies Wi-Fi | | Que

Connecting Your Galaxy Tab 3 and PC Wirelessly Using Kies Wi-Fi | | Que | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
If your computer uses a wireless network, you don’t need to connect your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 to your computer using the USB cable and Kies. Instead, you can use the Kies Wi-Fi feature on your Tab 3 to connect to Kies to your computer wirelessly.
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5+ Cross Platform Excel Alternatives for When You’re out of Office

5+ Cross Platform Excel Alternatives for When You’re out of Office | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
Worried about making the switch from Windows to an alternative operating system? People will try to scare you. They'll tell you it won't be the same. They'll say your carefully worked Excel spreadsheets will never function anywhere else. Those people are wrong. Excel is an amazing piece of software, but we live in a prosperous,…
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Free Cloud Storage Upgrades: Grab 100GB of OneDrive & 2GB of Google Drive

Free Cloud Storage Upgrades: Grab 100GB of OneDrive & 2GB of Google Drive | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it

dCloud storage is getting cheaper by the day, but nothing beats downright free. Some of the top services have come up with a few schemes that will raise your online gigabytes without spending a dime. Get 100GB of Microsoft's OneDrive for Free Microsoft has the best offer of the lot, giving away 100GB of space…

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Here Is How Mp3tag Easily Cleans up Your MP3 Collection

Here Is How Mp3tag Easily Cleans up Your MP3 Collection | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
Mp3tag is one of the most powerful tools for editing your MP3 collection. One thing I believe makes Mp3tag better than any other MP3-sorting utility is the amount of control it gives you over your MP3 library. Not only can you download album art and batch edit ID3 tags and file names, above all you can create custom Actions to automatically perform…
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Enhancement or Gimmick? Your TV's Advanced Picture Settings, Explained

Enhancement or Gimmick? Your TV's Advanced Picture Settings, Explained | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
HDTVs come with all kinds of advanced settings designed to "improve" the picture, but most of them are just marketing gimmicks. In fact, your picture will actually look better with some of them off. Here are some of the settings you'll find in the advanced menu, and what you should do with them.
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Just Got Your First Android Device? Here Are Simple Answers To Your Everyday Questions

Just Got Your First Android Device? Here Are Simple Answers To Your Everyday Questions | Geek Gurl Grinds | Scoop.it
The popularity of Android has been on a slow but steady rise. If you aren’t using an iPhone, then your options are pretty limited: Blackberry for the business folk, Android for the everyday iPhone equivalent, then Windows Phone for the rest. Of those 3 alternatives, Android is the most popular. So if you’re just starting…
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