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Even if you’re a command-line devotee, sometimes it’s just way easier to use the mouse and a GUI to navigate to the file than to type out a long path name. This clever trick will pull up a file browser on demand.
If you’re a fan of keeping your music old school and vinyl, you’ll want to check out wax.fm, a site focused on cataloguing vinyl records old and new and helping you find places to buy them.
Windows: The built-in virtual machine system in Windows 7 is bare bones. If all you need is to launch XP-mode to run an occasional application, not an issue. XP-More makes managing, creating and copying virtual machines easier.
Make no mistake — running Windows Update is an essential part of keeping your PC secure. But there’s nothing more annoying than Windows suddenly deciding that it’s going to install an update and shutting everything down in front of your eyes without so much as a dialog box appearing. Here’s how to stop that happening.
Windows only: USB Safeguard is a portable program that encrypts files on your flash drive in case you lose it. It also stores your email or phone number or shreds files in case you lose it.
Certain annoying types of malware stop your antivirus program from running (stopping you from removing the malware). If it’s of the less intelligent variety, you can outsmart the virus by changing your antivirus apps’ file extension to something besides .exe.