Sometimes, you need two or more access points to spread your Wi-Fi throughout the house. But that can confuse a computer.
By the gigabyte, an SSD is much more expensive than a conventional hard drive. You may be able to save money by buying one with a smaller capacity.
The touchpad built into your laptop no longer responds to your fingers. Here's what to do about it.
Next January, Microsoft will end mainstream support for Windows 7. But relax. That won't be end of the popular operating system.
You need a password manager; it's as important as antivirus. KeePass can do the job on all of your devices.
Your employer may let you take a company laptop home, but that doesn't mean they're not looking over your shoulder.
You use Google's security tools to protect your Gmail account in your browser. Here's how to use them with applications and devices.
Our email clients filter them out. We know all of their tricks. Yet the spam keeps coming. Here's why.
Windows PCs run a whole lot of code in the background, much of which slows you down and provides little or no benefit. Here's how to stop them.
How fast are your flash drives and external hard drives? Here's how to find out.
You keep one PC at home, and travel with a smaller, lighter one. Here's how to keep files synced and backed up between the two.
Bringing your documents and spreadsheets to a new PC is easy. But if you use Outlook, moving your email, contacts, and appointments may be a bit tricky.
Your Windows computer no longer boots? Here's what to do about it.
Windows rarely leaves the icons on your desktop where you want them. Here's how to fix that annoying problem.
I hated Windows 8 from the start. But now I can wholeheartedly recommend Microsoft's troubled OS.