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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.
Install Windows 8 the easy way, learn more about defragmenting your hard drive, launch Windows 7 programs quickly.
Installing the preview version of the new OS is much easier when you do it from a bootable USB drive.
LiveBrianD asked the Windows forum for advise on improving performance on a slow PC
Spiderowych asked the Windows forum why Microsoft gave their operating system such a simple, one-word name
Who needs third-party launchers when Windows 7's Start menu lets you run any program with just a few keystrokes?
Here's how to use Windows utilities and a few free programs to improve your PC's performance.