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Correcting Clock Drift On A CentOS VM Under Hyper-V On Server 2008 R2
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Delete Contacts From Android And Resync From Exchange
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How To Register For GST If You Already Have An ABN (in Australia)
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Remove Advertising From Windows Live Messenger Or MSN Messenger
How to customise and remove the advertising and other annoying features from Windows Live Messenger and MSN Messenger. Works for Yahoo Messenger too.

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Perform A Regular Expression Search And Replace
This page lets you perform a PHP perl-compatible regular expression find and replace using preg_replace.

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This page lets you do various things to text, and gives you the encoded, decoded, or otherwise converted text back.