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An ever evolving list, based on my breakout sessions from conferences over the last several years.
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Beginner Geek: What Every Windows User Needs to Know About Using the Windows Task Manager

Beginner Geek: What Every Windows User Needs to Know About Using the Windows Task Manager | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
The Windows Task Manager is an important tool for every Windows user. It can show you why your computer is slow and help you deal with misbehaving and resource-hungry programs, whether they’re draining CPU, RAM, disk, or network resources.
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How To Really Format SD Cards For Optimal Performance

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It's generally common practice to format your memory card in camera before you begin shooting, but sometimes they can act strangely, and to keep this from happening, losing your photos, as well as having the best writing and buffering speeds, you may want to try this.
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10 security technologies destined for the dustbin

10 security technologies destined for the dustbin | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Systemic flaws and a rapidly shifting threatscape spell doom for many of today’s trusted security technologies
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Default Programs Editor

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Default Programs Editor makes it easy to fix file association settings in Windows, including context menu items, icons, and descriptions. Also: autoplay settings and default programs settings ...all without fiddling around in the registry.
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This 17-year-old created a new app to expose sellout politicians –...

This 17-year-old created a new app to expose sellout politicians –... | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
A wise person once said, “if we know who buys our Nascar drivers, shouldn’t we know who buys our politicians?” Helping to fill that void is 17-year-old Nick Rubin, who created a browser plugin (aka a web-based app) last year to... #appandselloutpoliticians #appformoneyinpolitics #appforpoliticians
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Windows 10 Shamelessly Wants Your Data. Here’s How to Protect Yourself.

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Windows 10 is the operating system Microsoft needs. In other words, it’s not Windows 8, a Frankenstein’s monster of a tablet-plus-desktop OS that alienated everyone from PC manufacturers to corporate users. Instead, Windows 10 is an incremental improvement on Windows 7, one that is faster, slicker, and has some new...
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Share your 3-D models!

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We are an online service that makes sharing and showing your 3D content easy!

In a few more words?On any 3D animation or visualization project communication is of vital importance. We believe screenshots and clay renders are not enough for a team to adequately follow on the work being done.
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10 Awesome Free and Open Source Video Editors |

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While the video cameras are becoming cheaper, you also need good video editing software that is less expensive or absolutely free. Here in post we have reviewed
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6 links that will show you what Google knows about you

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(Photo by Alex Koloskov at  www.photigy.com )


Want to find out all the things Google knows about you? Here are 6 links that will show you some of the data Google has about you. 


1. Find out what Google thinks about you


In order to serve relevant ads, Google collects data about you and creates a profile. You can control and review the information Google has on you here: 


http://www.google.com/settings/ads/


Google also has a tool called Google Analytics, that helps publishers see wha
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appear.in

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Video conversations with up to 8 people for free - no login, no downloads. Create a video room....
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Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4 for Windows 10

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Download latest version of Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.0.1.0 for Windows 10, & IE. Judged as the best free tweaking software to tweak & customize Windows.
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Linux Tutorial: Running Microsoft DOS and Microsoft Windows Software

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Running Microsoft DOS and Microsoft Windows applications on Linux including Microsoft Office. Linux Information Portal includes informative tutorials and links to many Linux sites.
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How to Create an Image of Your PC Before Upgrading to Windows 10

How to Create an Image of Your PC Before Upgrading to Windows 10 | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Windows 10 is the biggest and most aggressive Windows rollout to date. Before you take the plunge you need to image your hard drive so, should you wish to return to the familiarity of Windows 7 or Windows 8 you can do so with the click of a button.
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How to Protect Your School Computer

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As you head back to school, take these steps to make sure your computer is protected from malware.
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Most common hardware problems | Laptop Repair 101

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In this post I will summarize most common laptop hardware related problems and give some suggestions how to troubleshoot or repair ...
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Linux Tutorials

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Linux Tutorials - Technical and managerial tutorials shared by internet community. You can submit your tutorial to promote it.
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How to Downgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 7 or 8.1

How to Downgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 7 or 8.1 | Websites I Found So You Don't Need To | Scoop.it
Windows 10 combines the best of Microsoft's previous operating systems and combines them into one ultimate package. If you opted in to the free upgrade and have changed your mind after running Windows 10 for a few days, you'll be pleased to know that it's easy to roll back. Don't worry if you didn't consider this before…
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What to do when your computer is infected

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Is your computer infected with malware? Here are 10 quick and easy steps to clean up your PC and get it running right again.
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God Mode still works in Windows 10

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A lengthy list of commands in God Mode -- some of them even useful -- made the transition to Windows 10
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36 Cool Free Textures

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Internet it's the best resource for everything you might look for. Looking for Photoshop brushes? You got it. Cool pictures? Sure! What about textures? That's also easy! Jasen Robillard has selected 36 great textures on Flickr, all with Creative Commons licenses and created a reference mosaic with the chosen textures. You may visit his blog clicking here. All these are pretty awesome! Enjoy!
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