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How Can I Help Family Members Fix Their PC Problems?

If you're the family tech-support person, you'll love the speed and simplicity afforded by free screen-sharing service Join.me.

How to Create a Google+ Business Page: Pictures

Google+ Pages is here, allowing brands and companies to set up a presence on the social network. Now it's time to create a page for your business.

How to Optimize Your Windows PC for Free

Here's how to use Windows utilities and a few free programs to improve your PC's performance.

Can I Back Up a PC When It's Off?

Jim Lane asked if he could back up computers when they are not turned on.

Windows 8: 7 Handy Tips and 4 Cool Tools

From getting back your Start menu to tweaking the Metro UI, here's how to play better with Windows 8.

How to Create and Mount an ISO Disc Image

Need to copy a CD or DVD to a disc-image file? Here's how to create an ISO in Windows.

How to Recover a Lost Phone, Tablet, or Laptop

These terrific tools and tips can rescue your wayward mobile devices and keep your personal data from falling into the wrong hands.

Apture Instantly Searches Phrases You Highlight

Want more information about something you just ran across online? Apture looks up any phrase on Wikipedia, YouTube, and other sites.

Split Chrome Tabs In Two With the Frame Two Pages Plugin

Want to view two Web pages side by side in Google Chrome? This nifty add-on lets you turn multiple pages into a single frameset for simultaneous viewing.

Another Way to Pin Folders to the Windows 7 Taskbar

If you don't want the Quick Launch toolbar cluttering up your Taskbar, a handy freeware utility can pin folders there for you.

Convert Any File to Any File Type With Go2Convert

This free Web service does one thing and does it well: changing your file formats instantly with no hassles.

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.