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Stop the Shockwave Flash Chrome crash

M A Hameed has a Chrome problem. Web pages suddenly die in Chrome with "Shockwave flash has crashed" messages.

10 ways to repurpose your old iPad

Want to treat yourself to a new iPad? Go ahead--we've collected a few great ways for you to make use of your old one.

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How to make your pet as Internet-famous as Lil Bub and Menswear Dog combined

Tips from the experts on launching your cat, puppy, or parakeet's career as a meme.

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Speed up a slow PC without buying new hardware

Gamersim17 complains that his PC is "moving extremely slowly and not performing like it should." He asked the Desktops forum for advice.

When Windows breaks: How to fix it, piece by piece

Your browser goes bonkers! Your firewall freaks out! No worries: Windows can repair many problems itself. Here's how.

Spend 20 bucks, build yourself an adjustable standing desk in 20 minutes

Being able to stand up while working makes you healthier and more productive--but you don’t have to spend a fortune for the privilege.

Let go of that laptop: the ultimate guide to making a tablet your main computer

Done with heavy hardware? With these apps, peripherals, and cloud services, you can leave that notebook behind for good.

Bugs and Fixes: updates to Windows iTunes, Java, and Internet Explorer

A fix stops Java from disabling itself, and iTunes for Windows and Internet Explorer get some security tweaks.

Recover files from a dead external drive

Xolelwa Mzili's PC no longer sees her external hard drive. Can she recover the files?

Save your Internet bacon with two-factor authentication

Why log in once when you can log in twice? Two-factor authentication can give you some added protection, and it's fairly easy to set up.

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Trick your friends with these Halloween PC pranks

Make some mischief at home or in the office with these quick PC tricks.

Keep your PayPal account safer with two-factor authentication

Adding extra security to your PayPal account is quick and easy. We'll show you how to do it.

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Juggle multiple Twitter accounts in Google Chrome

The QuickTweet extension lets you access any account you want with just two clicks.

Disable Windows' logon password

Don doesn't need to keep other people off his PC. He asked me how he could skip the logon screen and boot directly into Windows without a password.

Keep your Microsoft account safer with two-factor authentication

SkyDrive, Outlook.com, Office 365, Xbox Live - your Microsoft account is the gateway to too many critical services to secure with a simple password.