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Can’t get an Internet connection? Follow these steps to find the problem.
Your Internet service provider knows an awful lot about you. But when you’re on Facebook, your ISP is the least of your privacy worries.
Why waste electricity? Sleep, hibernate, or shut down your PC when you don’t need it.
Windows 7 Starter was an intentionally crippled operating system. Fortunately, you don’t have to keep it.
You put a lot of work into configuring Microsoft Word to your liking. Here’s how to protect those settings.
They used to call it data, but libraries is a friendlier word. Here’s what you need to know about how Windows stores documents, music, pictures, and videos.
You know you can’t keep using Windows XP. Here’s what you need to know about keeping your PC while upgrading the operating system.
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?
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Everything you need to know about moving to the new Update for Windows 8.1.