We're all terrified of the day when our hard drive just stops working. Here's what goes on inside the drive when disaster strikes.
Planning a trip overseas with your laptop? These precautions will help with smooth sailing.
You may or may not be able to recover your stolen laptop, but the precautions you take beforehand can put the odds in your favor.
Word, Excel, and PowerPoint now support Dropbox on an iPad or iPhone. Unless, of course, you want to insert photos. Here's the workaround.
From a computer's point of view, a photo of text isn't real text. But you don't have to invest in OCR software to fix that.
An image backup can restore a hopelessly messed up Windows installation. But how do you restore a backup when you can't boot Windows?
Your PC and your phone aren't the only devices that can catch an infection. The router that connects them to the Internet may also be vulnerable.
It's easy to connect a laptop to an HDTV--unless your laptop doesn't have the right port.
A broken laptop screen takes all the fun out of using your PC. And it can be expensive to fix.
Your precious photos disappeared before you could move them to your PC or cloud storage. Here's how to get them back.
Sometimes a PDF needs encryption. Sometimes it doesn't. Here's how and when you can remove unneeded encryption.
You can't directly boot into Windows 8's Safe Mode; you can only reboot into it. Here's how to get around that using a key drive.
Bad people stalk the social network. Here's what you need to do if someone continually gives you trouble.
Windows and third-party utilities can help you clean out older backups or older versions of files that you don't need anymore.
You can see all of the shortcuts and files on your desktop. Other people can see some of them. Here's how to control who sees what.