How To Play QuickTime Files In Windows Media Player? [Reader Query]

One of our readers Shadow sent us a query which asked us:

How do you change files from Quick Time media player to Windows media player? My friend just uploaded a slipknot album, the only problem is, I have windows and he has quick time. So I can’t listen to it.

Well this is a common problem faced by many people, since they do not have the Quick Time player provided by Apple. There is a simple solution though that will allow you to play quick time audio and video files in windows media player.

Related: How to Play Real Media Files (.rm, .rmvb, etc) in Windows Media Player

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How To Convert Video Files to GIF Animations for Free? [Reader Query]

Recently Sakib one of our readers from OpenGiga asked a question: How to convert a video file to a GIF animation? While researching for the answer, we did come across some solutions but those were not very good, this lead us to search Techie Buzz archives itself to see if we could find something we had written about.

And guess what, we did find a useful and free solution to convert video files to GIF animations from our own archives in the post, Top 3 Free Online Media and Document Converters.

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How to Open/View PDF Files? [Reader Query]

One of our readers send us a query asking us how to open a PDF File, though this is a pretty straightforward question, we are sure many people may not be aware about it. PDF or Portable Document Format is a document format that was created by Adobe in 1993 for document exchange.

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How To Delete Index.dat file? [User Recommendation]

This post is part of the user recommendation marathon where users recommend their questions to us.

Our regular reader Vishnu asks us, I have heard about Index.dat files and that they can store lots of information about the sites I browse, is there a way I can get rid of the files so that no one can know which sites I have browsed

Hi Vishnu, thanks for taking the time to ask us this question. We will detail in this post, how you can delete index.dat files to get rid of your Internet activities and history.

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The Ultimate Guide to Windows Button Hotkeys [User Recommendation]

This is part of the user recommendation marathon where we write articles based on recommendations users have sent to us. In this post we are going to answer a question David recommended to us.

David asks I have been curious about the Windows key that is included with the keyboards and would like to know what uses it has and how I can make it work for me.

David this is quite a interesting question and several readers like you may not be aware of how useful the Windows key can be for increasing productivity. Before we can go ahead in telling about the usefulness of the key, you may want to know that the Windows key is basically a shortcut for triggering several features and windows applications, you may otherwise spend time doing.

Let us look at the things you can accomplish using the Windows key.

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