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4 Little Known, Handy Soluto Features

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Soluto is a super-awesome troubleshooting application that we’re big fans of, and when it started out, it just helped chop down your computer’s boot time. Over time, Soluto has evolved into something bigger and better, allowing you to do a lot more than just speed up your computer.

Here are some useful tips that every Soluto user should know:

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December 10th, 2012 at 8:00 pm

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Make Windows 7 Look Like Windows 8

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If you’re using Windows 7 and if you’d like to get a taste of Windows 8′s interface and features, some third party programs can let you make Windows 7 look like Windows 8. These enhancements are definitely not top-notch, but they can still prove to be nifty nonetheless.

Let’s take a look at some free software that help you make Windows 7 look like Windows 8.

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September 6th, 2011 at 12:00 am

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5 Windows Tips You Probably Don’t Know About

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Windows is ubiquitous, but there are quite a number of features that are quite unknown to a majority of users. Here are some of them. They’re pretty unpopular, and if you find anything new here, do share the article on Twitter or Facebook!

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July 10th, 2011 at 5:02 pm

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Three Teracopy Tips You Should Know

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Teracopy replaces the in built file copying tool in Windows. You may or may not agree upon the fact that it speeds up file copying, but we’re pretty sure it’s much more stable than the default Windows copying utility.

Check out the list below for three tips on putting Teracopy to good use.
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June 6th, 2011 at 12:00 am

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37 Utilities I Wish Came Shipped With Windows

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Have you ever downloaded and installed a new Windows utility and wondered why Windows didn’t have its features inbuilt? I have. Over the last few years, I’ve tried hundreds of apps that have solved common inadequacies in Windows.

This is a list of 37 handpicked Windows utilities that I think will help us in fixing the missing pieces in Windows. Give them a try – these utilities will beat those common Windows annoyances. Good luck. Before reading this post, make sure that you also check out our post on lifesaver windows utilities as well.

If you think an app deserves to be in this list, please use the comments section to voice your opinion. I’ll be glad add more to this list.
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April 20th, 2009 at 8:47 pm

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Download UxTheme Multi Patcher for Windows XP SP 3

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Some of my friends have been telling me that SP 3 installation broke the uxtheme.dll patch that they had installed, preventing all third party Windows XP themes from working.

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August 22nd, 2008 at 7:09 am

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Hyperdesk Hypersuites – Quick Review and Giveaway – Win 2 DarkMatter Subspace Theme Licences!

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If you’re the kind of person who frequently keeps changing skins on your desktop, you’ll love Hyperdesk. Hyperdesk is a product from The Skins Factory that allows you to skin your Windows desktop.

The themes are designed by commercial artists – so they look very professional. Every skin suite (Hypertheme) includes a Windows theme, a cute icon set, and an equally pleasing wallpaper. Additional stuff like Windows Media Player themes and a few widgets are also present in some themes.

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Here’s why Hyperdesk’s Hypersuites are better than many other themes available for download:

  • Very brilliant themes – professionally designed, no niggles, and neat finish
  • Hyperdesk uses Microsoft’s own skinning engine – so your system stays stable
  • It’s a matter of just click – install – apply. Doesn’t involve any hacks
  • One click easy restore – You can easily return back to the default theme at the click of a button – no hassles here as well

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August 6th, 2008 at 5:46 pm

How to transfer settings and files from one computer to another with Magic Transfer

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If you’re looking for an easy way to transfer your files and Windows settings and other software preferences from one computer to another, Magic Transfer is a tool that you must check out.

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May 24th, 2008 at 8:23 pm

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7 Free, Must Have Windows Software for Download Junkies

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We always tend to download stuff from the internet. Be it movies, music, software, ebooks, we’re always in thirst of information and download plenty of things from the web. If you’re a download junkie, you can try the following free software I’ve listed below to make things better, easier and efficient:

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March 30th, 2008 at 9:00 am

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