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Microsoft's Windows Support Center - Search the knowledge base to find known Windows problems and their fixes. Also provides many other resources such as software downloads, FAQs, and Microsoft contact information.
Tom's Hardware Guides - Read about news in hardware or look up one of the hardware guides to find tons of detailed information.
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Microsoft's Office Updater - The Office update site will do an automatic search of your Microsoft Office components and install any available updates. (Link Requires Internet Explorer)
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WinRAR Compression Utility - WinRAR can open zip archives as well as many other compression formats. Use the evalution version for free, but you will only be able to open archives and will not be able to create any.
- Windows XP can open zip archives, but cannot create them.

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Programs & Publications


November 12, 2018

Introducing a Special Issue of Agricultural Economics on the World Food Crisis of 2007-08More

Now accepting applications for Natural Resources Leadership Development InstituteMore

Considering becoming an Agricultural Economics student? Please visit our Future Student pages.More

USDA National Needs Fellowships In The Economics Of Alternative Energy are available. For more information, download the pdf. More

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