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Make Your PC Boot Faster With These BIOS Tweaks

Is your computer sluggish at startup? A few simple changes to its BIOS can shorten its boot times dramatically.

How to Troubleshoot With Windows' Problem Steps Recorder

Here's how to use the Windows 7 Problem Steps Recorder to make remote troubleshooting for your family, friends, and coworkers as painless as possible.

There's Never Been a Better Time to Upgrade RAM

RAM prices fell throughout 2010, and all signs show they’re going to dip even lower in 2011.

7 Technology Habits of Smart People

I can't help you lose weight or stop smoking, but I can give you a few ideas to make technology work better for you.

Clean a Dusty PC and a Clogged Port

Grime can build up in your desktop PC, and port openings can get dirty. Here's how to clean your PC.

How to Clean Your Tech

Here's how to keep your PC and other tech gear clean--on the outside and the inside.

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New Year's Tech Resolutions for Small Businesses

Technology isn’t going to stop moving forward. It’s time to take stock of where your company’s tech is taking you--and of how to prepare for tomorrow.

PC Repair Rip-Offs: Don't Get Gouged by Fix-It Services

When your PC needs a tune-up, upgrade, or overhaul, don't fall prey to the tech shop's worst deals. Here's the truth about computer repair services.

Tech Support Showdown: Battle of the Big-Box Chains

When seeking tech support for your small business, could your best option be the nearest outlet of a chain retailer? Here's how tech help from big brands compares with that of independent IT shops.

Protect Your Laptop

Laptops can be stolen. Neoflyer asked the Answer Line forum for tips on protecting them.

Thin Clients Fit the Bill When PCs Are Overkill

Ultraslim terminals can reduce the costs and work involved in managing desktop systems.

How to Buy a Computer Preloaded With Ubuntu

By purchasing a laptop or desktop that runs Ubuntu Linux, you can enjoy the world's best OS--and help create realistic market share statistics. Here's where to shop.

5-Minute Fixes for Windows PCs

Our experts offer 30 instant solutions to the most common problems affecting Windows 7, Vista, and XP.