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File Extension DOTX

File Extension DOTX is rather new in the computing world and it’s not really famous across the world. So if someone sent you this type of file, it shouldn’t be a virus but remember to check it’s not ending in typical application extension like .exe, .com or .bat. So what is DOTX file extension? Well, to put it in a simple terms, DOTX is the new Microsoft Office Word 2007 template based on Office Open XML file formats. It was derived from the XML standards that has been used widely in OpenDocument standard. Other new Microsoft Office 2007 extensions will be *.docx, *.xlsx  and *.pptx.

Where is File Extension DOTX used?

DOTX file extension is used in Microsoft Office Word 2007 for templates. There’s also other file extension similar to DOTX used in Microsoft Office 2007 (which based on Open XML file formats) which are .xltx for Excel templates and .potx for Power Point templates.

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How to choose a laptop

Computing world evolved faster than we expected and there are a new product on the line everyday and sometimes this can be quite confusing. One of the most popular product in the computer market is the laptops. For some, there’s no need for one but for others, they really need one but how do they make the wise choice? Here’s a general guide on how to choose a laptop.

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Do I need a laptop?

This is the most important point of all. If you need portability, need to work on different places, always traveling and needs to be working on the go, you definitely need a laptop. Otherwise, save your money and buy a desktop computer.

Work or leisure?

It’s true that some laptops are able to be a portable gaming station since the specification are really high, but do you need really need one? Most laptops can be used for office works, surfing the internet, play movies and listen to mp3, but if you need to play high end graphic games, go get a desktop. No need for wasting money on really high end laptops just to play games unless you’re damn rich! And if you just want something really small, really portable, just to surf the internet and listening to songs, you can just get a netbook.

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Finding the best internet solution for home and business

We’re living in the age of high speed internet and communication and we don’t want to be left out in the competition. If we use dial up years back, now we have a high speed broadband internet to fill our needs. But it never satisfy someone like me because I believe faster internet connection means increased productivity. With faster internet connection we will be able to download things faster, more efficient uploads, smooth video communication over the internet and we will be able to communicate better with the rest of the world. Services such as Qwest high speed Internet will definitely help a lot in the cause.

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Last task for blog contest !

Finally, the last task for my blog contest is here. The last blog contest task is very simple. Just subscribe to my RSS feed ! That’s all that you need. After that, you just have to leave a comment here saying you already have subscribed to my RSS feed. I will give 1 point for a comment and you’re automatically running for final draw. No comments, no points and that means no entry !Just make sure you include your valid email so that I can contact you if you’re the lucky winner.

I will not know if you subscribed to my RSS feed or not. Yes, you can cheat by leaving comment there but subscribing to my feed will have advantages. I will share free downloads from time to time that I will not publish in my post and exclusively available for my RSS subscribers. Take a look at the screenshot below.

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There’s a link to a free download Webroot Desktop Firewall worth USD 19.95. I never publish this on any of my post, just exclusive for my RSS readers ! So What are you waiting for? Subscribe to my RSS feed now ! For those who have subscribe earlier, if you can’t see the link then you need to update the RSS link.

Points for the contest have been updated. You can check it out at the latest points page. With this, the contest will be closed at 15th May 2009 at 8 PM GMT+8. (8 PM Malaysian time) and the winners will be announced when the winners will be announced after the draw. Total points calculated and bonus points awarded will be announced at winner’s announcement post.

GOOD LUCK TO ALL !

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