Enable Animation in Windows Explorer with AniExplorer


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Windows Explorer in Windows Vista (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Windows Explorer sometimes seems so plain and dry, but what if you could add a few custom animations for certain events to give Windows Explorer a little life, well you can do just this with your copy of Windows 7 or 8 using the program AniExplorer which will allow you to assign customized animations to events you want, for more check out AniExplorer for Windows 7 & 8.

Preview Movies in Windows Explorer with Media Preview


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It sometimes might be helpful if you can preview a video or movie in Windows explorer before you go ahead and open the movie for one reason or another, and to that end if you like to add this type of functionality to Windows Explorer you might want to take a look at the program Media Preview for Windows.

GIMP gets a Facelift in Version 2.8 for Windows/Linux


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A screenshot of the GIMP 2.2.8 raster graphic software. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If you use the popular Image editing tool GIMP then you’ll be happy to know that the program has been recently updated, it is now sporting a new UI as well as bug fixes, for more check out GIMP 2.8 for Windows/Linux.

Get A Mountain Lion look for Windows 7/8 with Mountain Lion Skin Pack


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There are those that like the UI look to Mac OS X Lion and perhaps your one of those people, but you don’t care to take the dive and actually purchase a Mac, well you can still enjoy the UI look of Mountain Lion using the Mountain Lion Skin Pack for Windows 7/8.

Avoid Your Mouse Cursor from Slipping to Next Screen on Dual Monitor Setup in Windows


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A simple mouse cursor illustration (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If you happen to be a bold individual and are using a Dual monitor display to interact with your Windows Desktop, on of the more annoying things you might have had to fight is when your looking to close a window, perhaps you mouse cursor drifts into the other screen causing you a bit of a headache trying to aim the cursor to the right spot, you can fix this issue by checking out this article with a tip regarding this HERE.

Microsoft Security Essential 4.0 Released


Microsoft Security Essentials

Microsoft Security Essentials (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In the event that your looking for a free Anti-Malware program to protect your computer or your a current user of Microsoft Security Essentials 2.x then you’ll be happy to know that Microsoft has updated the program to version 4.0 which sports bug fixes, improved performance and protection, for more check out Microsoft Security Essentials 4.0

Unify your Calendar, To-Do list and Contacts Across Systems using Fruux


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If you use multiple systems, like a Windows system at work, a Mac at home, a Android on the go, then you might find it hard to find one single solution that will allow you to access your Calendar, To-Do List and contacts across all of the different systems you might use at any given time, but you can get such a solution using the free service Fruux.

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