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125+ Free Tutorials at GCFLearnFree.org. Be Creative AND Organized: Color-Code Your Windows Folders. The words “creative” and “organized” are rarely used in the same sentence.

Be Creative AND Organized: Color-Code Your Windows Folders

Usually it is one or the other. However, often being creative can help you be organized and there are plenty of cases of that all throughout the Internet. One of those cases is right here on MakeUseOf in this very article. Perhaps you may think that coloring a folder is being organized, but combined with other organizational habits, it can change the way you manage your files. Before we go any further, I want to suggest that you take a look at the MakeUseOf article Creating Order From Chaos: 9 Great Ideas For Managing Your Computer Files, which is an in-depth guide to organizing your folders and files the right way.

How Color-Coding Your Folders Can Make You More Organized When you open up your Documents folder, does it look something like this? Perhaps you have even more folders than what is pictured above. What I suggest is a combination of organizational methods and integrating color-coding into your practices. TweakHound. Glary Utilities. Glarysoft's Glary Utilities is one of the most consistently popular and most frequently recommended system utilities, and why not?

Glary Utilities

It bundles some of the most useful Windows-related tools in one free download. It scans and cleans your PC, cleaning temporary files, removing junk files, fixing broken shortcuts, and resolving a wide range of issues, both major and minor, that most Windows users will have no trouble recognizing. You can configure its One-Click Maintenance option to run just those processes you want with a single click, making regular maintenance just too easy for excuses. You can run any of its many tools individually, too. Glary Utilities has a basic but colorful (and skinnable) dialog-sized interface with tabs for Status, 1-Click Maintenance, and Modules. From Glarysoft: Glary Utilities is a great system optimizer that provides a one-stop solution for PC performance optimization.

What's new in this version: An Internet Encyclopedia. Welcome!

An Internet Encyclopedia

The Internet Encyclopedia is my attempt to take the Internet tradition of open, free protocol specifications, merge it with a 1990s Web presentation, and produce a readable and useful reference to the technical operation of the Internet. Some of my favorite parts are the essays on Ping and Traceroute and the CIDR and DNS sections of the Course. I'd like to thank all those who have expressed interest and support for this project. How to Know If Your Computer Is Infected. These days malicious software is becoming an epidemic.

How to Know If Your Computer Is Infected

It seems like it’s everywhere. Also, sadly, there's been a change in the way malware acts. It used to be that it would slow down your computer, or display annoying popups, but now malware is becoming increasingly discreet. You could be infected right now and not even know it. Also, sadly, it often seems as if the only way to make sure you’re not infected is to scan your computer with numerous anti-malware programs.

Because of these difficulties I have come up with a better method. This article is meant for those who believe it's possible, but are not sure, that malware is running on their computer. I also want to stress that in order to make sure that your computer is not infected you must follow each step. Index. SuperGeek Free JPG-to-PDF Converter: A Fast Desktop App To Convert Images To PDF Or PS File Formats. While you can easily convert images between various image formats, the case is different when you want to convert an image file to a PDF document.

SuperGeek Free JPG-to-PDF Converter: A Fast Desktop App To Convert Images To PDF Or PS File Formats

For the latter, simply use the wonderful desktop app titled JPG-to-PDF Converter. SuperGeek Free JPG-to-PDF Converter is a desktop freeware for Windows computers. The app converts digital images to PDF files. A wide range of image formats are supported including JPG/JPEG, TIF, TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG, EMF, WMF, JPE, ICO, JFIF, PCX, PSD, PCD, and TGA; in case you have a scanner attached, you can directly import the image from your scanner. In addition to PDF, images can be converted to the PS format. Features: A user-friendly desktop app.Compatible with Windows.Converts images to PDF files.Converts images to PS files.Supports a wide range of images as inputs.Lets you select page type and compression type. Check out SuperGeek Free JPG-to-PDF Converter @ Downloadable Computer Repair CDs. One of our Technibble forum members, PcTek9, and a handful of other Technibble members have compiled a large list of CDs for various computer repair tasks.

Downloadable Computer Repair CDs

In this list, the following types of CD are available for download: Antivirus Boot CDs, Recovery Disks, Hardware Diagnostic Boot CDs, Network Testing/Monitoring, Data Recovery Boot CDs and Special Purpose CDs. Some of these are free to download, some are not. Be sure to read the EULA for the CD’s you download and the applications you use to make sure you are allowed to use them in the manner you plan to use them in. Many of the CDs contain a variety of different programs and some of the applications are free to use as you please, but some of them disallow commercial use.

So be sure to read and abide by the EULA for whatever you use. Also, some of these CD’s may set off an antivirus false positive due to their virus removal, password cracking, system file changing nature. Creating Multiboot CDs. SurDoc - Cloud document backup.