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Download Hundreds of Free Microsoft Office Templates

Download Hundreds of Free Microsoft Office Templates

Manage your money, create seasonal memos, organize your schedule, and more with free Microsoft Office templates.

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Telnet Client on Windows Vista

Telnet Client on Windows Vista

For those of us out there that have been missing the telnet command on Vista, here is how you enable it on MS Windows Vista. No reboot is required. Telnet isn’t your only option though. If you prefer to log in to hosts via ssh, you can simply download Putty which is a free terminal emulator that supports ssh and telnet. I use telnet more for a troubleshooting and don’t recommend that you use it for remote login. It’s just not as secure.

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The Lesser Known Drag and Drop Trick

The Lesser Known Drag and Drop Trick

Have you ever needed to use a command prompt or terminal windows and didn’t want to type a long path and filename for a file that you needed to work on in the terminal or command prompt window? Simply drag and drop the file to the terminal and filenames will be expanded automatically. No need to type the whole long path and make a mistake. Let the OS do if for you.

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How to Customize the Send To Menu in Windows XP

How to Customize the Send To Menu in Windows XP

Have you ever wondered how to change the menu items in the “Send To” right click menu? Ever wanted to add programs to make it more useful, or delete ones you never use. Find out how to modify the menu.

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Cell Phone Woes? Get All The Facts Before Buying

Cell Phone Woes? Get All The Facts Before Buying

Have you ever needed to research a cell phone before buying. Here is a list of great sites that have fully reviewed cell phones.

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The Google “-” Search Operator

The Google Negative Search Here is an easy way to narrow down your search results using the “-” operator in the Google search bar.

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