Don't-Miss Software Stories
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.
Here's a simple guide to using special characters and hidden emoticons to communicate more clearly on Facebook, Twitter, or Google Chat.
Here's a potential fix for the dreaded Outlook General Failure error, plus how to keep Windows from automatically rebooting after an update.
If you don't mind longer boot times, it's fairly easy to make Windows auto-load your favorite apps and/or documents.