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How to Fix Access is Denied, File May Be In Use, or Sharing Violation Errors in Windows

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Ever try to delete a file and get an Access is Denied error? Or maybe you’re trying to copy or move a file or folder and you get a message stating the source file may be in use? This type of error can occur for several reasons: you do not have ownership of the file […]

How to Recover Accidentally Deleted Files

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If you’re reading this article, you’ve probably deleted something important on your computer that you need to recover ASAP! Hopefully, the files or folders that are now gone were deleted only a short while ago because the more data that gets written to the disk, the more chance that the section of the hard drive […]

Guide to Converting Images into Windows or Mac Icons

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Are you looking for a quick way to take any picture that is in BMP, JPG, or PNG format and convert it into a Windows icon in ICO format? There are tons of custom icons sets you can download for Windows, but if you really want to personalize your computer, you could create a icon set […]

Best Tools for Copying a Large Number of Files in Windows

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If you’ve been using Windows 8 as your main PC, you have probably noticed the vastly upgraded performance and user interface when copying files. Finally, Microsoft decided to revamp some of the core functions of the OS, which makes using Windows 8 so much better than Windows 7…sometimes. Unfortunately, even with all the great new […]

Monitor a Folder for Changes Using Directory Monitor

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If you’re looking for an advanced tool to monitor changes that occur to a folder or directory, look no further than DirectoryMonitor. The program comes in many forms, one being completely free. The free version can handle the monitoring tasks for most people, but if you need more features, you can either purchase them a […]

Save and Restore Desktop Icon Layout/Position on Windows

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If you are someone who has to connect their computer to external displays all the time for presentations at work or for watching a movie at home on your TV, then you probably are sick and tired of rearranging your desktop icons every time you change resolution. You would think Microsoft would have added some […]

How to Open Password Protected RAR Files

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Have you ever ended up with a RAR file that was password protected? Maybe you set the password yourself and forgot it! Whatever the case, there are a couple of ways to crack the password on a RAR file if you get lucky. Basically, there are two standard methods to cracking a password for any […]

5 Programs to Turn Your PC into a Streaming Media Center

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After I bought my iPad, I realized I don’t really use my laptop as much anymore. This means that I really use my desktop a lot a less! Unfortunately, my desktop, which has some decent specs, is in sleep mode most of the time. I thought this was a little sad and a waste of […]

Best Windows (Alternative) Shell Replacement Programs

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Looking for some good desktop/shell replacement programs for Windows? For those of you who feel the need, the need to customize, an alternative shell to the Windows shell is one possible solution. So what exactly is a shell replacement? It’s basically a program that will integrate with Windows and replace the default shell. The shell […]

Get Free Microsoft Antivirus Software For Your Windows PC

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Is there really such thing as a good free antivirus software? Companies like McAfee and Norton only charge around $40 for their basic antivirus packages, which is a relatively low price for software. However, these companies turn around and bite you with a renewal subscription fee after a year. You can still use the virus […]