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I Can't Open Files of a Particular Type

Wirewire couldn't open Excel spreadsheets by double-clicking them, and turned to the Answer Line forum for help. My answer isn't specific to Excel.

Clean Up Explorer's Context Menu

When MLStrand56 right-clicks a file in Windows Explorer, the resulting menu is too big for comfort, "due to various programs adding their own items to the menu." The Windows forum offers a solution.

Top Cloud Services for File Sharing and Syncing

With the help of cloud services, you can edit your documents on any Internet-connected device, and keep them up-to-date. We looked at Box, Dropbox, MediaFire, SkyDrive, and SugarSync to determine which one is the best.

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Top Cloud Services for Online Backup

Backing up your valuable files is a necessary chore, but cloud services such as Carbonite, CrashPlan, and Mozy can make the process fairly painless. We tried all three.

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Online Tool Cozi Keeps Your Family Organized

The central feature is a shared calendar, which color-codes appointments and events by user.

Huddle Allows Collaboration on Live Documents

The revamped platform allows users to view documents online in high definition and search, copy text to the clipboard, zoom and print without having to download their files.

SkyDox lets you share and collaborate, easily

SkyDox Business Edition offers a host of easy-to-use tools for file sharing and collaboration.

A Look at the Worst Security Snafus of 2012 -- So Far

The year started off with the FBI raiding the cloud file-sharing and storage Megaupload site, and last month the University of Nebraska acknowledged a data breach that exposed personal information on students and employees, plus parents and university alumni.

Better Explorer Improves File Management on Windows 7 (and 8 Preview)

Now in Beta 1, Better Explorer shows excellent file management abilities with more stability.

Send Large Files from Thunderbird with Filelink

This new feature lets you email large attachments without having to go outside Mozilla's popular mail client.