Use Reliability Monitor in 7 to Assess Failed Events

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Navigate to Control Panel\System and Security\Action Center\Reliability Monitor at least once a week to look for failed installation information and other useful tips on system events.

Forget OpenDNS, use Google Public DNS

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Have you been using OpenDNS on your computer or router recently? If so, it may be time to switch over the mother of all DNS resolvers, Google! They have just released Google Public DNS, a super fast and secure DNS resolver. Sweet.

Google Public DNS

This One Is For the Children, The NIEHS Kids’ Pages

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The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has some cool pages you can share with little ones.

Clean. Safe. Fun.

The NIEHS Kids Pages

Improve The Audio In Vista And 7 With A Few Clicks

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Go to Control Panel> Sound> Properties> Enhancements and check the boxes as noted above. You should notice an improvement in audio. You can also click the ‘Advanced’ tab and try to use the highest Studio Quality option.

Create Drawings Online And Share Them With Others using FlockDraw

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Ever have an idea that you wanted to share with friends, family, or colleagues, but can’t put into words? FlockDraw is a super sleek (and free) tool you can use to create great looking drawings fast and share them with others or embed them on your website. Check it out!

FlockDraw

Search for Software and Programming Manuals Online

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Just got a copy of Macromedia Dreamweaver or Adobe Photoshop? Or maybe you want to learn how to code in Java or PHP? Whatever the case, check out Manuals Search Engine, a custom Google search engine that lets you quickly search through thousands of software, programming, and tech manuals online.

Manuals Search Engine

Get U.S. Weather from NOAA On Your Mobile Phone

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mobile.weather.gov provides up to the minute temperatures, maps, radar and forecasts for any U.S. zip code or region.

NOAA’s Mobile Web Page

How to Fix Master Boot Record Errors in XP and Vista

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Ever start up your computer and get an error message like “Missing operating system” or “Error loading operating system”? Well, don’t worry, it’s usually just a corrupted or damaged Master Boot Record (MBR). Once fixed, everything loads fine. Read on.

Fix MBR in XP and Vista

Cannot Connect to Wireless Network Due to Certificate Error?

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Ever run into the following error when trying to connect to a wireless network?

Windows was unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network

If so, there’s a really simple way to fix your problem! Check out the article below for details.

Windows was unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network

45 Beautiful December Wallpapers

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An amazing collection of Christmas themed December wallpapers in all resolutions. Gathered by Smashing Magazine.

45 Beautiful December Wallpapers




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