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PDFsam – Split and Merge PDFs

I was looking for a free utility to merge PDF files, and came across PDFsam. So far it works great, and is Open Source. The only requirement is that you need to install the Java runtime. There is an Enhanced version which you can donate to get access to, but […]

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VMware Player – Now creates 64-bit VMs!

At home, I recently moved from Vista Ultimate to Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. On my Vista setup, I had VirtualPC installed to set up my own labs, installing servers and learning more about various server applications. I was disappointed to see VirtualPC is no longer supported for Home versions […]

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UBCD for Windows

We went out to see some family this weekend, and they were having some issues with their WinXP computer. I was thinking about taking a Linux Live CD, but ended up giving the Ultimate Boot CD for Windows a try. It is pretty slick. You have to have your own […]

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Compress your Photoshop Elements Catalog

Photoshop Elements 5 introduced the embedded catalog where you can tag your photos based on pretty much anything – people, places, events, etc. I love the whole concept of being able to tag photos, and Adobe did it right in PE5. I’ve spent hours tagging the pictures we’ve taken, so […]

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Thunderbird Stuck in Endless Upgrade

The last couple of times I’ve updated Mozilla Thunderbird through the automated update, the upgrade process would get stuck somehow. I would go to open Thunderbird, and an error would popup that said: “One or more files could not be updated. Please make sure all other applications are closed and […]

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