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Improve Firefox Performance by Clearing the Downloads List

If Firefox is acting sluggish when you download files, try clearing the Download queue. It might just solve the problem.

Windows Explorer Explained: How to Show File Extensions

Although some Explorer views eliminate the need to reveal file extensions, the options is there if you want it.

Rename Setup Files So They're Easier to Figure Out Later

Developers tend to do a poor job naming their programs' setup files. Fortunately, you can rename them and they'll work just fine.

Windows Explorer Explained: Choosing a Replacement

Not happy with what Microsoft's file manager is bringing to the table? I hear you. Here are some vastly superior alternatives.

Windows Explorer Explained: Easier File Selection

A little-known Windows setting makes it much easier to select multiple files for copying, moving, deleting, etc.

Windows Explorer Explained: The Address Bar

What is that kooky thing? How does it work? And why is it called the Address Bar when what it actually shows is folder locations?

Windows Explorer Explained: Make it Smarter

By default, Windows 7 Explorer doesn't show you all your folders, which creates a lot of extra click-work for you. Here's how to correct that.

Windows Explorer Explained: Changing the Layout

The Windows 7 version of Explorer is both better and worse than its predecessors. Learn how to tweak the layout to better suit the way you work.

Windows Explorer Explained: Where to Find It

Now that you know what Windows Explorer does, find out where to find it--in any version of Windows!

Random Fixes: PC Reboots, Mailto Hassles, Tiny Icons

Deal with random PC reboots, choose your own default e-mail program, and quickly increase icon sizes.

Windows Explorer Explained: What is Windows Explorer?

You can't manage files or folders without it, yet many users don't know the first thing about Windows Explorer.

Fix a PC That Randomly Reboots

This can be a tough nut to crack, but in this user's case, mismatched RAM modules are the most likely culprit.

Wirelessly Transfer Photos from Your iPhone to Your PC

99-cent app WiFiPhoto makes it so easy to offload snapshots and screenshots from your iPhone, you'll never want to look at another sync cable.

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