Don't-Miss Software Stories
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.
Here's why the letter "J" inexplicably appears in some messages, and how to customize Mozilla's Thunderbird email client.
Learn how to troubleshoot (and possibly fix) a confused DVD drive and tell Windows Media Player where to get its music.
Basic tips for diagnosing a mysterious Windows freeze, plus a review of Advanced SystemCare Free 5.
The latest version of Iobit's freebie does a good job of cleaning and fine-tuning your machine.
If your computer is acting up, hardware drivers may be to blame. Learn how to roll back or even uninstall driver software with this handy guide.
Locate your Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office product keys with this simple guide.
Here are a couple hassle solvers: Memtest86+ can diagnose bad RAM, and the Magic Cable Trio gives you gives you micro USB, mini USB, and Apple 40-pin connectors in one sync cable.