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Reader Q&A: Fix IE, Replace Parts, Customize Icons

Readers need help with mysterious Internet Explorer crashes, choosing PC components, and customizing Windows folder icons.

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Is It Malware?

Amark found OpenCandy on a PC, and asked the Utilities forum if it's malicious

Software Speed Boosts for Your PC

Here are 14 software tips and tweaks for turbocharging your computer from startup to shutdown.

Must-Have Tools and Tricks

Learn how to get a disposable e-mail address, stop Windows 7 from automatically resizing windows, and recover data from a dead laptop.

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Twelve Free Fonts Make Custom Valentines Easy

Aim Cupid's arrows to fine advantage with downloadable styles made for romancing each and every special someone in your personal entourage.

Why is OEM Software Cheaper?

Rommel asked the Windows forum why the OEM version of Windows 7 is cheaper than the upgrade version. Both were from the same retailer.

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Battle of the Budgeting Tools: Manage Money Online and on the Go

Creating and following a budget will always require resolve and discipline, but a growing number of Websites promise all sorts of help.

5 Fixes for iTunes' Famous Flaws

Apple's iTunes has its flaws and isn't nearly as flexible as it should be. There are ways to fix some of the flaws via free or low-cost add-ons.

Get a Huge Windows Software Bundle for $19

This amazing deal (valued at $255) includes Plants Vs. Zombies, WinX DVD Ripper Platinum, a PlayOn subscription, and a lot more. Plus, your purchase helps an important charity!

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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Free Downloads: Fast Duplicate File Finder, Defraggler, TwitterBar

Solve problems you didn't know you had with an app that hunts down duplicate files, a fast defragger, and a Firefox add-on that lets you tweet from the address bar.

Keep Your Hard Drive Defragmented with Defraggler 2.0

From the same folks who brought you CCleaner 3.0, this slick "defrag" utility beats Windows' own tool at every turn.

Post Twitter Updates from the Firefox Address Bar

Ingenious Firefox plug-in TwitterBar makes tweeting as easy as typing in the address bar and clicking a button.