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Remember to check for updates if not set to automatic.

How to Burn an ISO File on Mac OS X

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Need to burn an ISO file to DVD or CD from Mac OS X? If so, there’s no need for any additional third-party software as Snow Leopard has built-in tools to burn ISO images for you. Follow the steps in the article below to learn how.

Burn ISO to DVD using Mac OS X

Dexter Windows 7 Theme

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There will be blood ! For Dexter lovers, a theme with Dexter wallpapers, sounds and icons.

Dexter Windows 7 theme

ESET Online Virus Scanner

 

Add a layer of security by running ESET antivirus scanner. Just another tool in your proactive protection scheme.

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ESET Online Scanner

Format an SD Card Properly using SDFormatter

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How do you normally format your camera SD card? If you use the built-in format option on your camera, that’s fine, but you shouldn’t use Windows to format an SD card, at least according to the SD Association. Instead, if you want to prolong the life of your SD card, you should use SD Formatter, a free program that properly formats an SD or SDHC card according to official standards.

Properly Format SD Memory Card

Log on Automatically to Windows Without Typing Your Password

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If you don’t like typing passwords each time you start your Windows, then you should read this guide. It works for Windows 7 and Windows Vista. For XP it is the same thing, just the path to the user accounts window is different. While there are many similar guides on the net for this topic, this one is set apart by the fact that the author took the time to explain some watchouts you should be aware of. So, read it until the end.

Log on Automatically to Windows 7 Without Typing Your Password

Reduce the Size of Windows 7 Taskbar and Desktop Icons

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For some reason in Windows 7, the default size of the taskbar icons and desktop icons is huge, at least for me. Big taskbar and big icons just seem like a waste of space to me, so I changed the settings to use small icons. Read on for the full tutorial.

Reduce Size of Taskbar and Icons in Windows 7

Animate your Windows 7/Vista Start Menu

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Startmenu Animation 2 is a cool tool from DeviantART member oO-MrHigh-Oo. If you are into tweaking the visuals of your Windows 7/Windows Vista installation, you should definity consider giving it a try. He’s got also some cool skins, so you might want to look on his profile.

Download Page | Video Demo (YouTube)

Check all drives for Errors with Disk Scanner

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This free, read-only scanner will check any kind of drive for errors. It’s fast, thorough and has a nice interface. A paid version uses S.M.A.R.T technology to alert the user in advance of any drive errors.

Disk Scanner v1.2 by Ariolic Software

Run Windows Apps on Mac OS X using WineBottler

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If you’re a geek, you’ve probably already heard of Wine, the program that lets you run windows applications on Linux and Mac OS X. But have you heard of WineBottler? It’s another app written specifically for running Windows apps on Mac OS X. It’s in beta, but looks promising!

WineBottler




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