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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!
Readers have recently been emailing with odd problems that have a common theme: It's possible to tweak Windows into oblivion.
Learn how to upload files to Dropbox more quickly than before and roll back recent Gmail UI changes.
Take more control of your Windows 7 system with these quick and easy Registry tweaks.
Learn a great tip for uploading photos to Facebook or Pinterest; quickly show or hide file extensions in Windows.
Here are some free photo editors you can use now that Google has decided to retire Picnik.
Follow these 10 steps to make your shadows come alive without overexposing the rest of your photo.
Dave answers questions about preventing online photo theft, erasing power lines from photos, enlarging photos without sacrificing image quality, and more.
Here's how to create your own disaster-recovery boot drive with Linux, and how to force Windows to shut down installing updates.
TeamViewer is a free app that lets you remotely connect to a PC or Mac. Check out our guide to see how the software works.
Follow this guide to learn how to create your own screencasts, using free software.
Answers to tricky questions: What to do when your icons are wiped out by a virus? Should you remove old Visual C++ versions?
An important software tool stopped working when this consumer reinstalled a program that had worked fine for more than a year.