Video: Top five TR Dojo episodes of 2009

Bill Detwiler counts down the five most popular episodes of 2009 and thanks everyone who made the year so successful.

2009 has been a great year for TR Dojo. We aired more than 50 episodes, moved to a widescreen player, and started offering transcripts. Within all those Windows, Mac, and Linux tweaks, networking tips, and IT best practices there were a few videos that really stood out. In this TR Dojo episode, I count down the five most popular episodes of 2009 and thank everyone who made the year so successful.

Once you've watched the countdown, you can check out each of our top 10 TR Dojo videos with the following links:

  1. Five features that will make you love Windows 7
  2. Five cool things you can do with a USB flash drive
  3. Five Windows command-prompt tips every IT pro should know
  4. Three critical things to do before reinstalling Windows
  5. Five must-have Firefox add-ons
  6. Five technical certifications that earn top dollar
  7. Restore files from a damaged hard drive with ZAR
  8. Firefox about:config hacks that can speed up and customize your browser
  9. Find and delete hidden Windows Vista and XP device drivers
  10. Five dumb mistakes IT pros make that can mess up their networks

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...


In watching this on the System Repair Disk you say to type in "system repair" in the search area. When I type in "sys" the area above the search imput area shows all kinds ot things. At the top of the list are programs and one of them is "Create a System Recovery Disc"


Perfect countdown... & lots of helpful tips & tricks Thanks to everyone @ TR Dojo & specially Bill


I am grateful for all your constructive tips, presentational affability and concise manner which make it easy for us to get information and use it. Here's to you and your team in 2010 Bill.


Yeah thanks Bill. A few of your vids I found interesting. All the best for 2011. DAve


And congratulations on jobs well done. Looking forward to 2010, which will be the only year like it until 2211.

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