Don't-Miss Windows Stories
If your computer is acting up, hardware drivers may be to blame. Learn how to roll back or even uninstall driver software with this handy guide.
Locate your Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office product keys with this simple guide.
A PC can serve capably as a hub for digital media collections, but sitting at a desk isn't the best way to watch movies. We'll show you how to stream media from a Windows 7 PC to a game console, a set-top box, or even a smartphone.
Ahmed needs to reinstall Windows, but his hard drive no longer has the necessary recovery partition
Networking your PCs together is easier than ever, but a few common problems still pop up from time to time. Learn how to resolve them now.
Mashoreen asked the Answer Line forum why taskhost.exe--usually a small background application--was consuming 50-percent of his CPU.
Robert Wray wants to know if his old DOS programs will run in Windows 7
Gkuep1945 used to alter the Start menu from inside XP's Windows Explorer, and now asks the Answer Line forum how to do that in Windows 7
Old-school adventure games such as The Curse of Monkey Island, Day of the Tentacle, and Full Throttle are hard to find--and even harder to play on modern computers. If you have a classic game you're itching to play, follow this simple guide to run it through the ScummVM emulator.
Here's a potential fix for the dreaded Outlook General Failure error, plus how to keep Windows from automatically rebooting after an update.
You'd think Windows would refrain from this kind of behavior, but, no, you have to tweak its automatic-update settings. Here's how.
Discover Microsoft’s new cloud-based service to remotely secure, monitor, manage, and assist PCs via the Internet. Check out the features and see how to get started.
Here's how to set up Windows 7 and Vista to load specific applications and documents at startup, and how to troubleshoot Google Chrome's bookmark syncing.
Windows 7 may be Microsoft's best desktop OS to date, but it's not immune to problems and corruption. We show you how to repair a misbehaving Windows 7 installation using the In-Place Upgrade option.
If you don't mind longer boot times, it's fairly easy to make Windows auto-load your favorite apps and/or documents.