You’re not stuck with the Start screen. Windows 8.1 has a better way to access your programs.
Out of the blue, someone calls and tells you your computer is infected or has a problem. Maybe they claim to be from Microsoft. Here’s what you should do.
Most people expect to be paid for their work. So how come there’s so much free software out there? What’s the catch?
Those were on your PC, but they’re not there anymore. Here’s how to get them back.
Everything you need to know about moving to the new Update for Windows 8.1.
There are three ways to have your Ubuntu and keep Windows, too.
You’ve given up Microsoft Office for the free LibreOffice. Unfortunately, you really don’t care for that default Liberation Serif font.
Here’s how to give crooks, corporations, and governments the slip while you search the web.
Windows has a way to let most old programs keep running. Failing that, there's a free utility that could save the day.
You should back up all of your data files and encrypt the sensitive ones that you don’t want other people to read. But that doesn’t mean you have to encrypt the backup.
Yes, you can save documents and other files to the Windows desktop. But without the right precautions, it’s not a safe place for files you want to keep.
Do you regret buying that Windows 8 (or 8.1) computer? Here’s what you can do about it.
You can’t reinstall Windows without your activation key. But Windows 8 (and 8.1) don’t make that easy. Here’s what to do about it.
You have photos, or documents, or any kind of file with the same extension, scattered hither and yon on your hard drive. Wouldn't it be great to get them all together in one place? Here are two ways to grab all of them easily.
That adorable picture of a cute kitten may contain claws. Here's how photos on the Internet can infect your PC.