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Understanding Files With Extension EXE

Executable can be programs, applications or install files and double clicking on the file should be enough to start it running. Besides the executable program itself, many EXE files contain other ..
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How to Use Files With Extension JPG

The degree of compression can be adjusted, allowing a selectable tradeoff between hard disk storage size and image quality being directly proportional. If you decrease the image quality, the file ..
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How to Safely Download Windows Drivers From the Web

Installing the correct drivers for each hardware device connected to the computer can easily be accomplished by downloading the appropriate Windows drivers from the Web. Windows drivers are programs .
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How Registry Cleaners Improve PC's Performance

A legitimate application of this software may be downloaded from credible security software websites. These programs are commonly used to improve computer functionality without requiring any manual ..
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How to Open AMR Files

A file with . AMR extension is a data format originally developed by Ericsson. It is used by many 3G cell phones for voice recordings such as MMS messages and also live voice telephony compression. ..
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Using GBA Data Formats

If you have a GBA file sitting on your computer it could be used by one of the two known applications which use GBA files. The most common use of GBA files is as a disk image file of Game Boy Advance .
(September 17, 2008)
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Software Associated With DWG Files

The DWG file extension is the native format for several CAD packages including AutoCAD, Intellicad (and its variants), and PowerCAD. File extension DWG is supported non-natively by several hundred ..
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Common DLL Problems

The DLL (Dynamic-link library) is Microsoft's execution of a “joint archives" idea within OS/2 operating systems and Microsoft Windows. These modules normally use the file extensions DLL, DRV ..
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Common Setbacks of PPS PowerPoint Slideshow

It is possible for you to obtain a PowerPoint Presentation (PPT) file as a replacement for a PPS (PowerPoint Slideshow) file when downloading a PPS from an ISS (Internet Information Server). This ..
(August 24, 2008)
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Using a PPS File As a Screensaver

Screensavers have been developed to minimize the possibility of monitors suffering from phosphor burn. This deteriorated state of the output device happens when the display becomes too static and ..
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DLL Files of Computer Games

The different types of computer games that use DLLs include: educational software games; role-playing games; real-time and turned-base games; action adventure games; sports; racing games. The game .
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Teatimer Exe

The teatimer. exe process is part of SpyBot's Search and Destroy software for removing malware, spyware and adware from users’ PCs. The TeaTimer option within SpyBot is responsible for ..
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Is Ctfmon Exe Spyware?

In the early days of Windows PCs text inputting was a reasonably simple affair, with a keyboard used to enter text, in American English, which is then displayed on the monitor. With the arrival of ..
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Is Dwm.exe a Legitimate Windows Process?

The dwm. exe process is a recent process which adds exciting and novel new features to Windows. One of the most noticeable features of the new Windows Vista operating system, and also one of the more .
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Definition of Spyware in 2008

With the recent controversy surrounding Phorm's targeted advertising technology it is important to think about the increasing threat that spyware poses to users’ PCs in 2008. Phorm's software ..
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Free Registry Cleaners Vs Commercial Downloads

Periodically cleansing and optimizing the registry of any Windows(c) based PC is a necessary part of system maintenance. The registry acts as a data store, telling the system where to find vital ..
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DOC, JAR and TMP File Extensions

What are . DOC files? Most of us are familiar with . DOC files as being Microsoft's file format for Word documents. However few of us will realize that in the early days of word processors . DOC ..
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Svchost.exe and Igfxpers.exe Windows Processes

As a kid I pretty much knew what a computer program was: it was what you loaded on to your system after 15 minutes of screeching from a cassette deck (if you were lucky: if you weren't lucky it ..
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3GP, DAT and RAR File Extensions

File-extensions are created for each new technology and software innovation, but they also need to maintain continuity with previous platforms. This means that, through the intertwining of these ..
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BIN, DMG and PPS Data Formats

I have an odd affection for file extensions. To me they are more than just those letters stuck at the end of file names: they are the nuts and bolts, the cogs and screws, of computer software. Each ..
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Speed Up Computer

One of the most important parts of the hardware of a pc is definitely the CPU. The easiest way to speed up a computer will be to change it with a faster one. Although this is most probably the best ..
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Purpose of a Registry Cleaner

A registry cleaner will organize your pc registry and tunes it up, thus reducing the chances of a system crash. It will hold information about the current configuration, past changes and advise on ..
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