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Getting Comfortable With The Basics

Kill Not Responding Program

How Do I Kill a “Not Responding” Program When Task Manager Fails Me? by HowToGeek.com

When killing application through normal channels fails, pull out the big guns. The big guns are applications that can dig in at the process ID level and mercilessly terminate the process. For our purposes, the free application Process Explorer is just the tool for the job, and a great alternative to the default Task Manager to boot. You can grab a free copy here.

Organize Your Gmail Inbox

Forget The Gimmicks: Here’s the Best Way to Organize Your Gmail Inbox – from HowToGeek.com

Email inbox gimmicks keep popping up. First Google introduced Priority Inbox, and now it’s using category tabs. Dropbox purchased Mailbox, which turns your inbox into more of a to-do-list. Microsoft’s Outlook.com has a Sweep feature that automatically cleans your inbox.

All of these are attempts to manage your email inbox for you. These gimmicks are never as smart as you yourself are, so you can make your email much smarter by taking a more active role.