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CNET's software forums are the best source for troubleshooting advice and software recommendations from a community of experts. Discussion topics include software tips and tricks, downloading or installing applications and utilities, and troubleshooting software problems, ranging from operating systems, Web applications, security software, to paid and free utilities.

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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: what is the best video chat software I can use for my site?
By murder222 08-27-2014

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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: After installing avast my laptop not access some websites
By thanhhoang2014 04-09-2014

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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 9 Computer won't boot after update
By stevehigh64772 07-19-2014

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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: Really generational question concerning web security
By silvertiger7 09-01-2014

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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: can't download some programs
By youngjanice 08-31-2014

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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: What are some best practices when dealing with e-mail SPAM?
By Lee Koo (ADMIN) 08-10-2014

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

Last post: Multiple users in iTunes
By aussie-dude 09-01-2014

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Mac software

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

Last post: True or false? Apple products don't need security protection
By Lee Koo (ADMIN) 07-21-2014

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: Advice: Software/Database
By Gstewey 08-07-2014

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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: Glary Utilities Pro
By dmsoulis 08-31-2014

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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: How do you store and organize your photos, because I need help!
By Lee Koo (ADMIN) 08-20-2014

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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: Should our cell phones have security like computers?
By xguy03 09-01-2014

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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: Is it possible to create new website with out fees
By shahreensultana 03-13-2014

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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 Mail message window opening in background
By fforeman 08-23-2014

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