Don't-Miss OS X Stories

harddrive

Windows Networking: Troubleshooting Tips

Multi-PC households are the norm, but making systems connect to one another can be frustrating. Here are ideas for overcoming Windows networking problems.

Can Your System Handle Windows 7?

Here's some advice on upgrading to Windows 7, defragmenting your hard drive, and handling Data Execution Protection warnings.

on techhive.com

Reader Q&A: Fix IE, Replace Parts, Customize Icons

Readers need help with mysterious Internet Explorer crashes, choosing PC components, and customizing Windows folder icons.

on techhive.com

Should I Switch to Linux?

Brad asked the Desktops forum for advice before switching from Windows 7 to Ubuntu Linux

on techhive.com

harddrive

Five Steps to a Better New PC

Just bought a new PC? Here's how to ditch the bloatware, get the apps you want, and make sure it has all your important data.

on techhive.com

How to Install Ubuntu 10.10

In this walkthrough, executive editor Robert Strohmeyer demonstrates the steps to install Ubuntu 10.10, or "Maverick Meercat." The community developed, Linux-based operating system contains a slew of applications and is fast to boot up and run.

on techhive.com

Must-Have Tools and Tricks

Learn how to get a disposable e-mail address, stop Windows 7 from automatically resizing windows, and recover data from a dead laptop.

on techhive.com

Savvy Windows Tips: Screenshots, Quick Launch, Printer Names

Use these shortcuts to take screenshots, pin favorite tools to the Quick Launch toolbar, and rename a printer.

on techhive.com

Quick Tips for Microsoft Word, Cool Windows Tools

Mouse clicks and thumbnails save you time in Word; free downloads make windows stay on top and clean out duplicate files.

on techhive.com

PC Spring Cleaning: Automatically Organize Your Files

Here's how to find and eliminate PC clutter--and automate file organization so that it never crops up again.

on techhive.com

Prepare Your PC for Future Data Disasters

You've reinstalled Windows and restored your data. Now learn how to make the restore process smarter, safer, and easier next time.

on techhive.com

Reader Q&A: Troubleshoot Windows, Tweak Office, Add USB Ports

Readers want to know how to troubleshoot Windows apps, make Office easier to use, and add more USB ports to a PC.

on techhive.com

How to Recover a Missing Recycle Bin

Learn why the Recycle Bin may have disappeared, and how to get it back.

on techhive.com