Don't-Miss Windows Stories
Now that you're used to the new Windows 8.1 Update, it's time to clear up some space on that hard drive.
Yes, you can save documents and other files to the Windows desktop. But without the right precautions, it’s not a safe place for files you want to keep.
Running Windows XP in a virtual machine is a safe way to continue using it once support ends. Here's how to do just that.
Whether you’re fleeing to a new OS or battening down the XP hatches, read this to survive unscathed.
Do you regret buying that Windows 8 (or 8.1) computer? Here’s what you can do about it.
Moving on is hard, but transferring your data doesn't have to be.
XP has just days of official support left. If you're thinking about buying a new PC, here are a few tips to help you navigate the aisles of your local electronics retailer.
We all depend on Windows Update to keep our PCs functioning and secure. Here's what to do when the update doesn't update.
Managed correctly, the Windows taskbar can be the center of your PC's universe. Here's how to seize control.
If you can't cut the Windows XP cord completely, here's how to keep your computer as safe as possible once security patches go buh-bye.
You need to reinstall Windows, but the restoration partition on the hard drive no longer works (or you lost the restoration DVD). Here’s what to do.
Windows wasn't made to work well with pixel-packed displays. Here's how to force the issue.
An online password should be long and complex. A Windows login password should be easy to type. Windows 8 expects you to use one password for both. I offer three solutions.
No Sleep button? No problem. Programming a key to do it for you is pretty easy.
Windows allows you to keep handy “sticky” notes on your computer’s desktop, but doesn't tell you where it actually stores the text. You may need that information someday.