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How to Back Up and Restore Data With Windows 7

Microsoft includes a full backup and restore utility with Windows 7. Follow this guide to see how it works.

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How to Install Windows 7 Without the Disc

Here's how to legally download Windows 7 and make your own install disc.

How to Keep Your PC Safe With Sandboxing

Setting up your PC to run important apps in a sandbox can help you avoid malware infections. Here's how to do it.

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Eight Easy Ways to Green Your Business

Whether you're eyeing a living wall or shopping for greener gadgets, these tips can help your small business save money and breathe easier.

How to choose a laptop for your small business

Businesses have laptop needs beyond those of the average consumer, including security, warranty, service, and more. Here's what to look for.

5 Steps to Prepare for Android Ice Cream Sandwich

The next flavor of Android includes great new features for business, so prepare to make your upgrade as smooth as possible.

How to Repair a Corrupt Windows 7 Installation

Windows 7 may be Microsoft's best desktop OS to date, but it's not immune to problems and corruption. We show you how to repair a misbehaving Windows 7 installation using the In-Place Upgrade option.

How to Build Your Own Network-Attached Storage System

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.

Want to Revive an Old Netbook? Try Lubuntu

This "light" edition of Ubuntu Linux is perfect for pokey netbooks. The only tricky part is installing it.

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How to Enable Safe Mode in Windows 7

When you have problems with Windows 7, follow this guide to enable Safe Mode and troubleshoot your PC with ease.

Jailbreaking 101: Which Tool to Use to Hack Your iDevice

So, you’re thinking of jailbreaking your iOS device, are you? Here’s a guide to picking the right tool for your iDevice.

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Soothe Your Sore Eyes With F.lux’s Time-Sensitive Lighting

This cross-platform utility automatically adjusts your display lighting based on the time of day.

5 More PC Upgrade Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

Upgrading your computer can be easy enough for most people. But it's not without its pitfalls. Here are five common upgrade mistakes that even experienced users make.