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The ultimate Linux starter kit for small business

Linux machines can save your business cold, hard cash. Here's how to pick the best OS and apps for yourself, your workers, and your IT pros.

How to set up iCloud

Just got a new Mac, iPhone, iPad, or iPod, and want help setting up iCloud across all your devices? Here's the how-to for you.

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How to master Storage Spaces in Windows 8

Windows 8’s new Storage Spaces feature makes it easier than ever to manage and back up data across multiple drives.

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Windows 8 Upgrade Diary: What to expect

One PC power user's account of what you can expect from upgrading to Windows 8.

16 PC Mysteries Solved!

Our digital detectives uncover the truth behind some of tech’s most baffling questions.

PC Building Best Practices: Software

In the second part of our PC building best practices series, we outline a number of issues that can arise when you're configuring and installing software on a newly built PC.

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A Hands-On Guide to Advanced FreeNAS Server Configurations

Learn how to set up an FTP server, multiple user accounts, and snapshot backups on a DIY FreeNAS file server.

How to Make Windows and Mac OS Play Nicely Together

All of the PCs in my house run Windows, but I carry a Macbook Air on the road. Here’s how you can integrate the disparate worlds of Microsoft and Apple.

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37 Tech Shortcuts From the Experts

Fly through your daily tasks with these 37 proven productivity boosters.

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Reader Q&A: Don't Mess With Windows! Plus, How to Change Fonts

Readers have recently been emailing with odd problems that have a common theme: It's possible to tweak Windows into oblivion.

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How to Carry Any Operating System in Your Pocket

You never know when you might need to install your favorite operating system--and it takes only a few minutes to load it on a USB flash drive so that you can carry it with you wherever you go. Here’s how to do it.

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Installing Windows and Linux On the Same Computer

SabrinaSouza asked the Answer Line forum how to install Linux onto a PC without losing Windows.

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Improve Your Windows 7 Registry With 7 Easy Tweaks

Take more control of your Windows 7 system with these quick and easy Registry tweaks.

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Put Linux on a USB Drive, Bypass Windows Updates

Here's how to create your own disaster-recovery boot drive with Linux, and how to force Windows to shut down installing updates.

Create a Bootable Linux Flash Drive in Three Easy Steps

Thanks to open-source gem UNetbootin, you can quickly and easily transform a flash drive into the ultimate rescue tool.

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