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System Restore won't run on Linda Burgess' PC. I offer some advice.
Take more control of your Windows 7 system with these quick and easy Registry tweaks.
Anderson7 asked the Windows forum for the safest way to install Windows 8 on a system already running Windows 7.
Freeware utility Fast User Switch saves you the hassle of extra clicks for something as basic as switching users.
When CHIN3927 attempted to remove a USB external drive, Windows' wouldn't provide the Safe to Remove message. The Answer Line forum offered help.
With Microsoft ending support for these old operating systems, now’s the time to plan your transition. Here’s what you need to know before you start.
Roaddogg asked the Answer Line forum how to spread a single photo across two monitors as the desktop background (AKA the wallpaper)
Ever wonder why Microsoft Word lets you save documents in so many different formats? Here's a rundown of the ones that matter.
Ericuse165 asked people on the Windows forum what they thought of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. I offer my two cents.
Snorg asked the Answer Line forum if Microsoft will activate new Windows XP installations after the company stops supporting the operating system
Copying and pasting text can be a bit trickier in this Web age. Here's how to use Paste Special to strip unwanted codes and formatting.
Learn a great tip for uploading photos to Facebook or Pinterest; quickly show or hide file extensions in Windows.
I keep telling readers to back up their hard drives. Starlla Dupert asked me how.
Windows 8 includes a more drastic graphical interface change than previous versions of Windows. Here are the top questions new users are likely to ask--and how to answer them.
Why would you want to do that? Hey, you've got your reasons. Fortunately, the process is a snap, especially in Windows 7.