Don't-Miss Windows Stories
Answers to tricky questions: What to do when your icons are wiped out by a virus? Should you remove old Visual C++ versions?
Wlpncp plans to upgrade his wife's PC from Vista to Windows 7. He asked the Laptops forum for advice.
Your new PC most likely came with a whole bunch of preinstalled apps and utilities you'll never use. Here's how to get rid of them.
Now that Bethesda has reinvigorated the Fallout franchise, jump back in and play the classic Fallout and Fallout 2 on your modern machine with our handy guide.
Henry Maier's PC reboots when he tries to shut it down.
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."