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.
You may think there's nothing more to learn about these common tasks, but you may be wrong. Here are some tips and tricks even seasoned users could miss.
SDSC, SDHC, Mini, Micro, and C vs. U. Here’s what you need to know about SD Cards in their various forms.
Your hard drive (or SSD) is overflowing. You’ve just bought a new one with a larger capacity. Now what do you do?
Your Internet connection could be slow for many reasons, but you can rule out local Wi-Fi thieves by employing strong passwords and a few other strategies.
Today’s malware can hold your precious files hostage and demand a ransom. Here’s how to get those files back.
With the right online help, you can create a unique website--or even a store--without spending a lot of money
Eventually, your kid will want—and need—a computer. But they’ll still need a parent’s guidance and protection. Start with the right programs—and the right rules.
Pdf previews were once built into Windows’ file manager, but not anymore. Here’s how to get them back.
A noisy hard drive is probably a dying hard drive. Here's how to get the files off before time runs out.