Don't-Miss Windows 8 Stories

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How to force SkyDrive to store your files on your hard drive in Windows 8.1

With Windows 8.1 SkyDrive makes many of your files available only when you're online. Here's how to change that so you always have a local copy at hand.

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How to clean up File Explorer's cluttered Ribbon menu in Windows 8

The Ribbon rocks in Microsoft Office. As an everyday menu, not so much. Here's how to cut it down to size and leave your most-used features intact.

How to change users in Windows 8

Oraldo Morales Ceballos recently moved to Windows 8, and can't figure out how to log off as one user and log on as another

Windows 8 buying guide: How to buy the best laptop, desktop, tablet, or hybrid

Windows 8 works on them all. Here's how to buy the best one for you.

How to make room on your Windows partition

Acharya1987's C: drive is running out of space. I offer my suggestions, as does the Answer Line forum.

When Windows breaks: How to fix it, piece by piece

Your browser goes bonkers! Your firewall freaks out! No worries: Windows can repair many problems itself. Here's how.