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Compress Files

Some files can be too big to be quickly transferred across the Internet or between PCs. This guide describes how to use the WinZip program to compress files for easier transfer and storage.

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Update Windows

Microsoft regularly releases free downloads that help fix security problems with Windows, Internet Explorer and other software including Office. This guide explains how you can get these important updates.

Play Music And Video Files

A guide to using the Winamp media player, a free program that is capable of playing many types of music and video files.

Create Your Own Website

Information and tips on making your own web site.

Making Web Sites - 30 Useful Tools

A list of links to useful web site creation tools.

Common Filetypes

A list of common file types with a brief description and examples of programs that can open these files.

Keyboard Shortcuts

A list of key combinations that can be used to perform special functions. By pressing or holding certain keyboard buttons together you can launch new windows, create shortcuts, and quickly copy and paste files.

Update Your Hardware Devices

This article explains how to download and install new software drivers to solve problems with your hardware and improve performance.

Change Display Settings And Text Size

This article explains how to change your display settings to make text easier to read, increase the quality of graphics or choose a new appearance for your desktop.


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Open compressed files

In Windows XP, open compressed Zip files by double-clicking them. Click and drag the files inside out to another folder or the Desktop to extract them.

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Nero produce a range of multimedia, photo and CD/DVD burning software.

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