Don't-Miss Windows Stories
With multiple instances littering your hard drive, you might think it wise to clear out the older ones. The safe bet: don't.
Arther needs to make room on his hard disk drive. He asked the Desktops forum for advice.
A reader has two (!) PCs that suddenly decided its DVD burners were CD burners. Here's one possible fix; can you think of any others?
Want WMP to play tunes from, say, an external hard drive? Here's how to make it recognize other sources.
Basic tips for diagnosing a mysterious Windows freeze, plus a review of Advanced SystemCare Free 5.
These tips and tricks can improve how you work in Windows.
After you've exhausted all the usual troubleshooting steps, it might be time to try some "alternative medicine."
Not happy with Windows' stock backgrounds? Here's how to mix your favorite photos into a desktop theme.
Businesses have laptop needs beyond those of the average consumer, including security, warranty, service, and more. Here's what to look for.
You don't have to wait until next year to see what Windows 8 has to offer. Use these tricks to update your operating system's look and feel right now.
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.