Don't-Miss Hardware Stories
Now that you know what Windows Explorer does, find out where to find it--in any version of Windows!
Deal with random PC reboots, choose your own default e-mail program, and quickly increase icon sizes.
You can't manage files or folders without it, yet many users don't know the first thing about Windows Explorer.
This can be a tough nut to crack, but in this user's case, mismatched RAM modules are the most likely culprit.
99-cent app WiFiPhoto makes it so easy to offload snapshots and screenshots from your iPhone, you'll never want to look at another sync cable.
Tired of missing your favorite shows? If you don't have a DVR (or a walking-TV-guide spouse), let Remember To Watch notify you before showtime.
Forgetting messing around with hard-to-find Control Panel settings. If you're a Windows 7 user, it's incredibly easy to change icon size.
Sorry for the confusion, readers of the print edition! Here's the link that was accidentally left out of the Hassle-Free PC column.
From the same folks who brought you CCleaner 3.0, this slick "defrag" utility beats Windows' own tool at every turn.
Jsf1973 asked the Laptops forum why his computer was making a very annoying whirring noise
Ingenious Firefox plug-in TwitterBar makes tweeting as easy as typing in the address bar and clicking a button.
It's called Fast Duplicate File Finder, and it does exactly what it promises: locates and, if you wish, deletes duplicate files.
One of the Web's best folder-sync and -sharing services just made an offer you shouldn't refuse: free 5GB accounts.
A mucked-up Registry is the probable culprit for this annoying hassle. Fortunately, Microsoft has a one-click fix.
Who says you can't get something for nothing? Today only, this $20 utility can be yours free of charge, no strings attached. (Well, there's one tiny one.)