Don't-Miss Windows Stories
Amin Inshassi asked the Desktops forum for details about what can and can't be done with a virtual machine.
Norman Barrett's PC is "stuck in a boot loop." When he tries to start it, it continually reboots and starts over.
What happens when you get up and walk away from your PC? I answer a reader's question about setting Windows to secure itself and save power when not in use.
Aris Cristian doesn't mind friends using his PC, but he worries that they might damage Windows or his files.
Moving to the Mac? OS X can do everything your Windows machine can—the trick is knowing where to look. In this Macworld video, PC World associate editor Alex Wawro explains where you'll find your preferences, how to access familiar programs, and more.
Free utility Should I Remove It? uses crowd-sourcing to help you figure out which items you can ditch.
Slow startups. Endless software updates. Locked screens. Find relief here.
Clicking the wrong place at the wrong time can have disastrous results. But if you catch yourself in time, there's a fix.
Mikecool asked the Printers forum how to print all of the files in a folder. I'm expanding the question to include printing a list of files.
Maybe you've forgotten them, maybe you never learned them. Either way, they're great little time-savers.
Rickaber asked the Utilities forum to explain the basics of backing up
Before you reformat your hard drive and reinstall Windows, make sure your drivers are in order.
Mae Watson's aging computer still works fine. She asked if she should give up XP before next spring.
A free utility tweaks the Windows ISO image file, thus letting you install whatever version matches your product key.
If the Fourth of July's heat is too much, why not sit inside and install Windows 8.1 while you kick back with a refreshing beverage?