Don't-Miss Desktop Stories
Updating your BIOS can cut boot times, fix compatibility issues, and improve overall performance--or brick your system if you do it wrong.
Moving an aging Windows 2000 server to a virtual machine keeps the company working smoothly while turbocharging the data center.
Here's how to prepare for disaster by imaging your hard drive and setting up a data backup system.
Follow these three steps to head off most computing problems before they have a chance.
Microsoft's Internet-based remote-access tools let you quickly fix Windows problems on far-away PCs. Here's how to use them.
Is your PC dragging? Does your broadband network creep along at dial-up speeds? Do Web pages take forever to load on your smartphone? Don't wait! These fixes will get you back into the fast lane.
Standby vs. hibernate mode, the wonders of uninterruptible power supplies, and the oft-ignored (and useful) Windows key.
It's the 30th anniversary of this 8-bit PC classic. We celebrate the occasion as we always do, by tearing the product apart and showing you the pieces.
How a new virtualization system turbocharged a Vancouver Volkswagen dealership.
Memphis-based IT pros give Ronald McDonald House Charities an extreme-tech makeover.
A quick guide to deciding whether to upgrade, or just buy a new PC.
Nobody likes backing up, but one day, it’ll save your bacon. Here are the most efficient methods of protecting your stuff, no matter what your situation.
Windows 7 promises quicker boot-ups, slick tools, and better looks. Here’s how to get the new OS's top features on your current Vista or XP PC without taking a chance on beta software or waiting for the final version of Windows 7 to arrive.