Don't-Miss Windows Stories
Larry asked about changing an audio file’s extension to .wav
A reader wants to know if there's a way to lock down a folder without installing third-party software. Here are some options, both with and without software.
WNCDude asked the Networking forum about backing up one computer to another over a local network
Matt travels on business a lot. He asked the Answer Line forum for suggestions on backing up his data while on the road.
When EddieS reinstalled Windows, he found all of his old files in a folder called C:\Windows.old. Can he delete it?
Rick explains how to force a Windows XP Service Pack to install and restore Mozilla Firefox's orange button.
Is Windows XP giving you trouble with its very own SP3 update? There's a fairly easy fix--but why should such a problem exist in the first place?
Cyberknight asked the Windows forum how to identify 64-bit programs
If you rely on Windows' default folders for your documents, music, videos, and the like, you'll have a harder time locating them using conventional methods.
Here's how to customize your own default font and paragraph style in Microsoft Word.
Here's how to set up file sharing and fix connection problems in no time at all.
Terry Marshall asked if he could move his old hard drive, unchanged, to his new PC
Numerous circumstances can cause your network to go dark. Follow these steps to fix it.
Speed up boot times and make Windows a bit more responsive with these Registry tweaks.
Forget third-party utilities: Windows has a built-in tool for "zipping" a batch of files. Here's how to use it.