Don't-Miss Computers Stories
You can run Windows 8 in a virtual machine, dual-boot it with your current OS, or install it outright. We explore the pros and cons of each option.
Windows 8 offers superb support for touch, including full 10-point multitouch gestures. We guide you through choosing the right combination of touch device and monitor.
Windows 8 is great for running today's games, but what about classics from PC's golden age of gaming? The results are mixed.
How much RAM do you need? How much storage? And how important is the processor, really?
Don't fall victim! With these tools, services and tips, you can protect yourself against malware, phishing and theft.
2godballdaglory asked the Answer Line how he can boot an old PC with a password he no longer remembers.
One PC power user's account of what you can expect from upgrading to Windows 8.
Computer screens can be hard on the eyes. The Vision Council's new 16-page eye-safety guide is here to help.
Here are the best pieces of computing advice we've ever heard. Useful information never goes out of style.
EnVy26 asked the Laptops forum about upgrading a portable computer
We'll show you how to get the hang of this powerful and customizable (yet initially confusing) widget wonder and help you make your desktop one of a kind.
Ensure that the data on your old drives is safe from prying eyes with this simple guide to securely wiping your hard drives.
Tips and tricks to boost your wireless network range at home or in the office.
Want the speed of a solid-state drive without the expense? You might be able to set up a virtual hard drive in your PC by creating a RAM disk. Here's how to do it.