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#1 TheSentinel


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Posted 02 July 2010 - 07:09 PM

Windows toolkit: 50 super software secrets
From obscure options to esoteric shortcuts and arcane add-ons, these hidden gems will help you master the programs you use every day.

By Patrick Miller
July 2, 2010 12:00 PM ET

PC World - The apps you use most -- your Web browser, productivity tools, media managers, and Windows and its built-in accessories -- are more powerful than you may realize. They are loaded with unpublicized features that make your PC easier to use, they respond to superquick keyboard shortcuts that you've never heard about, and they support add-ons and plug-ins that can shave minutes or even hours off of mundane daily chores.

But finding these shortcuts and obscure features usually means perusing dusty manuals or digging through intimidating help menus, and many of the most useful tips are ones that you would never have thought to look for in the first place. Fortunately, you don't have to do the searching yourself -- we've done it for you. Read on for the mother lode of expert software secrets.

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