Don't-Miss Windows 8 Stories
Microsoft added this much-needed option to the Windows 8.1 update. Here's how to enable it.
Tales of installation woes drive home the point: Back up your system before trying out Windows 8.1.
If your computer manufacturer didn't provide recovery media, fear not: Windows 8 makes it easy to roll your own.
This free utility restores a capability that Microsoft removed from Windows 8, and does it with ease.
One of Windows 8's most celebrated features can also be one of its most frustrating. Here's an alternative.
Walter Bott asked how he could better control Windows 8's built-in Photo app--the one that usually presents a small slide show in its Start page tile.
This handy 36-page guide makes the transition to Windows 8 much easier. Where was this six months ago?
If you prefer a complete shutdown to sleep or hibernate, it doesn't get much easier than this.
Instead of jumping through the usual shutdown hoops, this tile lets you shut down or reboot with just one click or tap.
Windows 8 insists on automatically merging the contents of like-named folders. Here's how to restore the options you had in Windows 7.
BearPup sometimes wants to open a file in one program, and other times open it in another. He asked the Answer Line forum for an easy way to do this.
If you're willing to part with a few bits of personal information, you can get a handy reference card for learning Windows 8's core functions.
If you're not paying attention, you might overlook one of Windows 8's best little improvements.
Or: "How to make Windows 8 look and act more like Windows 7."
Microsoft has added some nifty new features to Windows' parental controls. Here's how to get your child's PC set up.