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PCWorld's editors band together to solve the greatest PC mysteries! Find out why your PC beeps on startup, what a .dat file is, how USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 differ, and much more!
Use our experts' guide to in-store testing before you spend big bucks on your next desktop.
The new generation of sealed liquid coolers make less noise, take up less space, and are easier to install than air coolers. Here's how to install one yourself.
Overclocking your graphics card will increase performance and potentially stave off an expensive upgrade. We'll show you how to do it.
The back of your PC is chock full of connectors and ports--USB isn't the only game in town. Here's a primer on ports.
With these simple instructions, you can install Boot Camp on your Mac and dual-boot it into Windows.
Intel’s Smart Response Technology can significantly accelerate system performance, without your having to spring for an expensive, high-capacity solid-state drive. Here's how to set it up.
Add an OTA tuner to turn your PC into a DVR, install software from a disc without an optical drive.
Your new PC most likely came with a whole bunch of preinstalled apps and utilities you'll never use. Here's how to get rid of them.
If you happen to own the PC copy of Final Fantasy VII, we can show you how to make it look and play better than ever before.
Whether you're eyeing a living wall or shopping for greener gadgets, these tips can help your small business save money and breathe easier.
A properly installed CPU cooler is essential to a stable system. We show you how to install CPU coolers on AMD and Intel processors to maximize cooling performance.
If your new system came with a bunch of software you don't want, it could be slowing things down. Here's how to get rid of it.
You don't have to wait until next year to see what Windows 8 has to offer. Use these tricks to update your operating system's look and feel right now.