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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 09-18-2014

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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: Downloading on Chrome is taking forever!
By silvertiger7 09-16-2014

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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 09-02-2014

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  • Threads: 3109

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: How to add a chat room software into blog?
By Grayson88 09-06-2014

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

Last post: Duplicate songs
By stattovic 09-16-2014

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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: Did anyone download Solaborate for Windows 8.1?
By solteu 09-11-2014

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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: Do you use a password manager to store your passwords?
By Lee Koo (ADMIN) 09-19-2014

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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: Free wallpaper maker for Windows
By PaulEscott_III 09-14-2014

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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: Are password managers safe, even if the info is stored in the cloud?
By Lee Koo (ADMIN) 09-19-2014

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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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