Don't-Miss Windows Stories
Looking for a place to get user-supported help with WMC? An old favorite is back in business.
This little-known setting is ideal for systems pulling media-center duty, as it saves power while keeping recording and streaming features readily available.
Wirewire couldn't open Excel spreadsheets by double-clicking them, and turned to the Answer Line forum for help. My answer isn't specific to Excel.
Ddie asked the Windows forum about setting up a second Windows installation for testing purposes without buying a second PC.
When MLStrand56 right-clicks a file in Windows Explorer, the resulting menu is too big for comfort, "due to various programs adding their own items to the menu." The Windows forum offers a solution.
Many multimonitor enhancements are coming with Windows 8. We show you what they are and how to take advantage of them with Intel, Nvidia, and AMD graphics processors.
Can you believe Windows still does this? Me, neither. Fortunately, there's any easy way to stop it.
Brewski13 asked the Desktops forum for the best way to diagnose and repair a recurring Blue Screen of Death.
Changing from a RAID 0-array boot drive to a single-drive boot should be easy, I thought, but the operation can be more complicated than may you anticipate. Here's what I learned from the experience.
To thoroughly evaluate a PC's performance, you need to use multiple tools and utilities specifically designed to tax each major component. We show you which tools to use, describe how to get results that are reliable and repeatable, and explain what all those numbers mean.
Not only that, Microsoft is offering Windows 8 upgrades for just $39.99. Two steps in the right direction.
A corrupted icon cache can cause your icons to lose their normal appearance. A quick and easy batch file rebuilds the cache in a flash.