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11 Free Ways to Beef Up Your Web Browser

Make Internet Explorer and Firefox more useful with List.it, IE7Pro, VideoDownload Helper, Zigtag, and other add-ons and services.

8 Great Free Security Tools

Great PC Protection With Free Antivirus, AntiSpyware and Firewalls Programs

Free Utilities to Speed Up and Tweak Your PC

Check out Advanced SystemCare Free, Defraggler, Drive Manager, Vista Services Optimizer, and other great free PC utilities.

Browser Showdown: IE 8 vs. Firefox

Microsoft's newest browser promises faster page load speeds. Does IE 8 deliver? We put it to the test against the latest version of Firefox.

Hands on Guide to Windows 7: Lesson 10

In the last in a 10-part series looking at the changes in Windows 7, our colleagues at InfoWorld take a look at changes to libraries and searching in the beta of the revised operating system.

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Hands on Guide to Windows 7: Lesson 9

In the ninth in a 10-part series looking at the changes in Windows 7, our colleagues at InfoWorld take a look at notable features for IT administrators.

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Hands on Guide to Windows 7: Lesson 8

In the eigth in a 10-part series looking at the changes in Windows 7, our colleagues at InfoWorld take a look at the new control panel applets, and how to adjust and change these settings.

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Hands on Guide to Windows 7: Lesson 7

In the seventh in a 10-part series looking at the changes in Windows 7, our colleagues at InfoWorld take a look at the new networking features.

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Hands on Guide to Windows 7: Lesson 6

In the sixth in a 10-part series looking at the changes in Windows 7, our colleagues at InfoWorld take a look at display and device improvements.

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Hands on Guide to Windows 7: Lesson 5

In the fifth in a 10-part series looking at the changes in Windows 7, our colleagues at InfoWorld take a look at the Action Center and User Account Controls.

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Hands on Guide to Windows 7: Lesson 4

In the fourth in a 10-part series looking at the changes in Windows 7, our colleagues at InfoWorld take a look at enhancements for applications such as WordPad and Paint.

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Hands on Guide to Windows 7: Lesson 3

In the third in a 10-part series looking at the changes in Windows 7, our colleagues at InfoWorld take a look at the new Superbar and Aero features.

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Hands on Guide to Windows 7: Lesson 2

In the second in a 10-part series looking at the changes in Windows 7, our colleagues at InfoWorld take a look at new desktop features.

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Hands-on Guide to Windows 7: Lesson 1

In the first in a 10-part video series that looks into what's new in Windows 7, our colleagues at InfoWorld take a look at the beta OS's installation changes.

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Bend Vista to Your Will With Tweaking Toolbox Vista

Tweak just about every aspect of the way that Vista works--but prepare your pocketbook for it.