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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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Start Using Internet Explorer 7

Internet Explorer 7 is the latest version of Microsoft's free web browser. This guide explains how to set it up and how to use the new features.

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.

The Best Free Software

This article features information about Open Source software that can be downloaded for free, and can be used as an alternative to expensive commercial programs.

Check For Viruses

Malicious virus code can infect your files and cause you to lose important data. This guide explains how to install an anti-virus program to protect your PC.

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!.

E-mail Attachments

This guide explains how to attach files to messages you want to send by e-mail. There are also tips on what to do with attachments you receive from other people.

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.

Watch Videos Online

Web video is hugely popular thanks to broadband and sites like YouTube. This guide explains how to find and watch videos online.


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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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ZoneAlarm

ZoneAlarm is popular security software that includes a firewall which prevents unauthorized access to your PC.

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