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Can I recover a stolen laptop?

Justin Yuen asked if it's possible to recover a stolen laptop.

Upgrade your laptop

EnVy26 asked the Laptops forum about upgrading a portable computer

How to Replace Your Laptop Hard Drive

Performing a laptop hard-drive replacement can save you money on upgrades and costly repairs. Here's how to do it.

How to Add RAM to Your Laptop

You can significantly improve your laptop PC's performance by adding RAM, especially if you're running a 64-bit version of Windows.

Laptops for Back-to-School: How to Make the Right Choice

Students have different budgets and needs. Picking the right laptop will save both money and frustration.

Zen and the Art of Laptop Maintenance

Learn how to keep your laptop looking great and working well for as long as possible, without losing your mind.

Easy Ways to Clear Space on Your Laptop's Hard Drive

Do you live with a thin-and-light laptop that has a small drive? Or just have a large drive that's filled to overflowing? Here's how to get some breathing room back.

How to Turn Your Laptop Into a Typewriter

Eliminate distractions and focus on your writing by turning your laptop into a modern-day typewriter (sort of) using Linux and Dropbox.

How to Replace Your Laptop Keyboard

We walk you through the process of swapping out an old and busted keyboard for a shiny new one--and saving some bucks by doing it yourself.

How to Benchmark Your PC for Free

To thoroughly evaluate a PC's performance, you need to use multiple tools and utilities specifically designed to tax each major component. We show you which tools to use, describe how to get results that are reliable and repeatable, and explain what all those numbers mean.

Why You Don't Need to Work in an Office Ever Again

With the help of a few high-tech tools, you can run a real business without ever stepping foot in an office.

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How to Troubleshoot Your PC: A Hypochondriac's Guide

Does your PC act as though it's about to die? Don't panic! We explain why the most common problems happen and what to do about them.

The Greatest PC Mysteries--Solved!

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!