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Trill asked the Hard Drives, NAS Drives, Storage forum about moving the hard drive from an old PC to a new one, then booting Windows XP
Robert Fiorini wants to know if there's a way to save System Restore points permanently.
Here's how to download and install the Windows 8 Developer Preview into a virtual machine on your PC.
Here's how to download and install the Windows 8 Developer Preview build onto a new partition in your hard drive.
Learn how to tweak Vista and Windows 7 AutoPlay settings, restore missing system tray icons in Windows 7.
Windows Vista and 7 give you a surprising amount of control over what happens when you insert various kinds of items, from DVDs to memory cards to iPods.
Performing a clean installation of Windows 7 and updating the OS afterward can take forever. Save time by integrating Service Pack 1 into the installer, and by using a USB flash drive.
Jim Pearson wants to change the default location for Windows 7's version of Windows Explorer, and have it default to opening C:\
Use Google Toolbar, PhraseExpress, or AutoHotkey to autofill often-used bits of text; Taskbar Items Pinner can pin folders, websites, and other goodies to your Windows 7 taskbar.
The wrong program comes up when Nathan3 double-clicks a photo. He asked the Answer Line forum for advice.
Everyone knows how to play Minesweeper, but not everyone knows how to play it well. Here's how you can shoot for the world records.
Tired of typing your e-mail address every time you log in, register for a site, fill out a form, and so on? Here's how to automate address insertion.
Readers ask for help on managing Gmail messages and speeding up antivirus scans--plus offer a quick way to pin folders to the Windows taskbar.
This cross-platform utility automatically adjusts your display lighting based on the time of day.