Don't-Miss Desktop Stories
Ahmed needs to reinstall Windows, but his hard drive no longer has the necessary recovery partition
Your PC's case is more than likely cluttered with cables. Check out our illustrated guide to minimizing cable clutter and making your desktop cleaner, cooler, and more stable.
We help you identify the key specifications and components you need to consider when shopping for a desktop PC.
What you need to know--and what you shouldn't worry about--before plunking down your credit card.
We sort through the types of desktop PC available, to help you choose one that suits your needs.
Ericuse165 has a friend with a PC that's making a grinding noise. Eric asked the Hard Drives, NAS Drives, Storage forum for advice.
Looking to slash your Windows PC's boot time to the bone? We'll show you how we made one system boot 30 percent faster--without any hardware upgrades.
Has a malware infection taken your PC hostage? Here's how to clean it out and restore your PC to a pristine state.
If you're willing to pay for premium components, it's easier than ever to build a performance PC that can handle games, movies, and heavy-duty audio/video editing with ease. Just follow our expert's step-by-step guide to assembling the ultimate dream machine.
Are you wondering how to put your movie collection on your brand-new smartphone or tablet for some on-the-go video goodness? Read this collection of how-tos to find out how to rip your DVDs and Blu-ray movies, convert them in HandBrake, and sync your iTunes purchases.
Here's how to use Windows utilities and a few free programs to improve your PC's performance.
Sitting at a desk all day is not the healthiest thing you can do, but this gear can help you stay active even when you're tied to a desktop or a laptop.
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.
Here's how to build a high-performance gaming system in a small box, suitable for carrying to LAN parties or gaming in small spaces.
Here's how to build a space-saving, energy-saving computer that will be ideal for either small offices or living rooms.