If your ISP allows it, buying and installing your own modem can net you some sweet performance improvements and a cheaper monthly bill.
Or: "How come I have to click the System Tray arrow to see my volume icon?"
A new OS calls for new hardware, at an affordable price.
Windows 8.1 makes the modern interface more useful than ever before—but it also makes it easier for desktop diehards to banish the modern UI completely.
You may have to put in two passwords, but it keeps prying eyes out.
Lillian Lim noticed strange files appearing and disappearing. The file names always begin with ~$.
This handy hack gives you quick and easy access to Windows settings.
Protect your tablet from destructive kiddies. (And protect your kids from grown-up content.)
It’s not easy keeping your devices secure, and mobile devices like smartphones, tablets, and, of course, laptops are no exception. But you can do a few things to improve your mobile security. Here’s a look at three of them.
This ingenious add-on lets you browse the Web, Facebook, and Twitter without fear of ruining your favorite shows.
Red Eye Rose received a file with a strange extension. She doesn't know into what program she should load it. Neither does Windows.
Google just updated its terms of service to allow the company to use your real name, face, and comments in ads. Here's how to slam the brakes on it.
Facebook is making it easier for people to find you, so it’s about that time again: Check your privacy settings.
Amin Inshassi asked the Desktops forum for details about what can and can't be done with a virtual machine.