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Windows® 7 Inside Out, Deluxe Edition by Carl Siechert Ed Bott and Craig Stinson

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Appendix E. Some Useful Accessory Programs

Our Favorite Five

Other Handy Accessories

System Management Tools

Historical Curiosities

WINDOWS 7 comes with dozens of useful accessory tools (some are GUI applications, and others are text-based). Most of them are mentioned in one place or another in the pages of this book. But some are not. In this appendix, we provide short descriptions of interesting items that are not discussed elsewhere.

Our Favorite Five

The following five are Windows programs we use every week, if not every day. Some of them, like Calculator and Paint, have been around forever but keep appearing in new and improved versions. Snipping Tool, in contrast, is a new and welcome addition to the Windows toolkit.

Calculator

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