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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.

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Back Up E-mails In Outlook Express

This article describes how to back up your Outlook Express e-mail files and how to retrieve them later.

Preventing Spam

This guide explains Spam and Phishing, how to avoid junk mail in your e-mail account and how to protect yourself from malicious spammers.

How To Use Search Engines

This article explains how to find what you are looking for online with the help of a Search Engine web site such as Google or Yahoo!.

Make Your PC Run Faster

This article explains how you can tweak and tidy up your PC to give it a boost and help it to run programs better.

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.

Set Up Instant Messaging

This article describes how to install Windows Live Messenger to send and receive messages instantly.

Install ZoneAlarm Firewall

Installing a good Firewall such as ZoneAlarm is essential to protect your PC online and prevent programs from accessing the Internet without your permission.

Clean Out And Clean Up Files

This article describes how to tidy up unnecessary files to gain more disk space and help Windows run better.


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Change how you view file lists

You can change how your files are shown in a folder by clicking on View then choosing between Thumbnails, Tiles, Icons, List or Details.

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Flash

Flash is a popular method of displaying graphics animation, video and interactive content on web pages.

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