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Audio & video

Discuss and get help on topics such as converting audio files, video editing, DivX, QuickTime, Windows Media Player, and other audio and video applications.

Last post: Creative Nomad Jukebox Zen Xtra
By ryangeist 05-22-2015

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Discuss, exchange knowledge, and get help and feedback regarding all avast! products--ranging from their free to paid versions--it's all avast!

Last post: Test please ignore.
By Dafydd 05-21-2015

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Discuss, exchange knowledge, and get help and feedback regarding all AVG products--ranging from their free to paid versions--it's all AVG!

Last post: AVG Free Installation issues.
By Rgauthier6 05-13-2015

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Find help and troubleshooting advice on all types of Web browsers--ranging from Internet Explorer, Firefox to Chrome, plug-ins, security issues, and toolbars.

Last post: Is it safe to download and use IE11?
By Chigal48 05-20-2015

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CNET site feedback

If you have suggestions, gripes or praise, ideas for improvement, trouble with any pages, this is the best place to do it.

Last post: The website is slow, cluttered and noisy
By anishtkuriakose 05-05-2015

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  • Threads: 3146

E-mail, chat, & VoIP

Discuss and get troubleshooting tips on all the latest e-mail software and chat clients, VoIP software, and everything else you'll need to reach out and touch someone.

Last post: OpenMeetings Server alternative
By ZetaResearch 05-06-2015

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  • Threads: 884


Discuss the iTunes software and the iTunes Store, from managing playlists to making purchases.

Last post: iTunes losing it's appeal.
By bearclawws 05-17-2015

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Mac software

Discuss anything related to Mac software, from Apple, or third-party developers, like Adobe and Microsoft.

Last post: Looks like have to buy a PC to solve this
By avidmarketer 02-22-2015

Mac software subforums: Mac OS Classic, Mac OS X, iTunes, iLife, iWork

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Office & productivity

Exchange knowledge, and get help on all the latest office software and productivity tools--from word processing to spreadsheets.

Last post: Textilus to Word
By peggylenox 05-15-2015

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PC Utilities

Get help and troubleshooting advice on the wide variety of PC apps and utilities--topics range from defragging tools, registry cleaners, driver finders, backup utilities, data-recovery apps, and much much more!

Last post: Zinstall - looking for info & experiences
By wpgwpg 03-13-2015

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Photography & design

Come here to discuss, share tips and tricks, and get help on all photography and design topics from photo-editing to graphic design tools.

Last post: Drive-by Shooting
By Alexandraali 04-27-2015

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Spyware, viruses, & security

Got viruses or spyware? Join us in this forum and read the latest security news, get help, and troubleshooting advice on how to detect, fix, and remove viruses, spyware, adware, malware, and other vulnerabilities.

Last post: Has your computer ever been infected just by visiting a tainted website?
By Lee Koo (ADMIN) 05-22-2015

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Come here to discuss topics ranging from free alternatives to Windows or Mac software, Web apps, Web services, cloud computing, and other browser-based software apps.

Last post: Cloud storage that preserves public URL filenames?
By clickstream 05-18-2015

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Windows Live

Discussions here cover all Windows Live topics, including Messenger, Mail, Photo Gallery, Spaces, and other Windows Live-related questions.

Last post: Windows live email stopped working with my vista os
By dooglemac 04-22-2015

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