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How to Set Up RAID on Your PC

Boost your hard-drive performance, add redundancy, or do both by converting your PC to use a RAID setup.

How to Put Windows 8 on a Flash Drive

Installing the preview version of the new OS is much easier when you do it from a bootable USB drive.

Three Surprising Things About Hard Drive Defragging

If you're still thinking about your hard drive in Windows XP terms, it's time to learn how Windows 7 handles the not-so-big-deal that is defragmentation.

Want Better Wi-Fi? Five Things You Need

Before you buy new networking gear, determine if coverage and speed will be good enough for all the devices on your company's network.

10 LinkedIn Tips to Boost Your Job Search

Is your job search lagging? Not seeing the results you'd like? Check out these ten expert tips from CIO.com's Kristin Burnham to enhance your search.

Five Steps to High-speed Ethernet

If you're considering the move to 40/100gigabit Ethernet, here are 5 things to keep in mind.

Can I Back Up a PC When It's Off?

Jim Lane asked if he could back up computers when they are not turned on.

How to Build Your Own Network-Attached Storage System

Building your own NAS is a great way to safeguard and share your data, without breaking the bank. We'll show you how to get started.

How to Log In to Multiple Gmail Accounts at Once

Here's how to enable multiple sign-ins for your Google accounts.

How to Monitor Your Bandwidth

If you need to sneak under a data cap, or if just want to know how much bandwidth you're using, here's how to monitor your bandwidth for free.

10 Steps to Get Started With Virtualization

Virtualizing your servers might seem like a daunting task, but following these steps can lift the veil and start you on your way.

Speed Up Your Internet Connection by Changing Your Domain Name System Server

Is your Internet connection slow? The cause could be a slow DNS name server. Here's how to find the fastest, most reliable DNS servers in your area and use them to enhance your Internet browsing experience.

How to Find Your IP Address and MAC Address

Figure out the unique address that identifies your PC on the Internet, with this handy guide.