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How to save a webpage as a PDF or MHT file

You don't need to be online to read a webpage. You can save one, with formatting and images, to local storage and read it later offline.

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Back up your PC's files for free with these 3 tools

Been meaning to back-up your PC, but not sure where to start? Here are three tools that can get you started.

Three free tools that reveal your PC's deepest details (including product keys)

Finding a complete list of your specs is easy enough in Windows, but these apps go deeper than the Control Panel ever could.

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The 6 essential Windows software programs for any PC

No matter what else you do on your PC, everyone needs basic programs that cover security, web browsing, and backup.

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How to stop autoloading programs in Windows 7 and Windows 8

Every time you boot Windows, a whole lot of programs load automatically. Some of them you need, while some of them are pointless. Here's how to trim the fat.

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Personalize the Windows 7 Start menu

You can easily configure the Windows 7 Start menu, changing the look and putting your favorite programs front and center.

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How to kill unwanted processes and applications that slow down Windows

Windows PCs run a whole lot of code in the background, much of which slows you down and provides little or no benefit. Here's how to stop them.

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How to use Chocolatey: A delicious Windows package manager

Get a taste of automated app installation with this sweet command-line tool.

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Monitor multiple time zones from your desktop with the Windows clock

Need to know what time it is in Tokyo or New York? Forget Google, keep tabs on three time zones on your desktop.

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Type in style: How to change your Android keyboard

Change your keyboard; change the world. Or at least type a little faster.

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Speed up your PC's boot time by finding the worst startup offenders

Your PC may not have a lot of RAM, processor speed, or hard drive space, but often you can still speed up your computer by limiting the apps that start-up at boot.

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How to use your Android tablet as a second laptop screen

If you’re in the market for screen real-estate, Android has a convenient solution: use your tablet as laptop overflow screen.

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