Your PC no longer boots. Here's how to recover the vital files trapped inside.
You need a visible IP address to surf the web, but you can manage some of that visibility to protect your privacy. Here's how.
It's easy to change your default font in Word. But the next time you create a new document, it's back to Calibri. Here's the fix.
We all depend on Windows Update to keep our PCs functioning and secure. Here's what to do when the update doesn't update.
You keep your passwords safely stored in KeePass on your Windows PC. Here's how to access them in Android, as well.
You can easily clone a small hard drive to a large one. It's not so easy to clone a large hard drive to an SSD.
You need to reinstall Windows, but the restoration partition on the hard drive no longer works (or you lost the restoration DVD). Here’s what to do.
A great deal of literature is available, much of it free, in the .epub format. Here’s how to read it in your browser.
Windows comes with a slideshow tool. Windows 8 actually comes with two. But neither offer the transitions that can give your photo shows a bit of panache.
Given enough time and computing power, a brute force attack can theoretically crack any password. But is that a real threat to Internet accounts?
An online password should be long and complex. A Windows login password should be easy to type. Windows 8 expects you to use one password for both. I offer three solutions.
No Sleep button? No problem. Programming a key to do it for you is pretty easy.
Windows allows you to keep handy “sticky” notes on your computer’s desktop, but doesn't tell you where it actually stores the text. You may need that information someday.
You know that you can’t keep using Windows XP. But if you absolutely can’t or won’t make the change, at least take these precautions.
Your libraries, such as Documents and Music, can go anywhere on your internal drive. You could also put them in external storage—just avoid these potential pitfalls along the way.