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New app lets WMC users manage and schedule recordings, search TV shows and movies, and even remote-control the PC.
After discovering how easy it is to recover data from a hard drive removed from one PC and attached to another, Melker asked the Hard Drives, NAS Drives, Storage forum if password protecting Windows actually protects your data.
Ensure that the data on your old drives is safe from prying eyes with this simple guide to securely wiping your hard drives.
Windows 8 offers improved multimonitor support out of the box. Here are a few tips and tricks to get you started.
Looking for a place to get user-supported help with WMC? An old favorite is back in business.
This little-known setting is ideal for systems pulling media-center duty, as it saves power while keeping recording and streaming features readily available.
Wirewire couldn't open Excel spreadsheets by double-clicking them, and turned to the Answer Line forum for help. My answer isn't specific to Excel.
Ddie asked the Windows forum about setting up a second Windows installation for testing purposes without buying a second PC.
When MLStrand56 right-clicks a file in Windows Explorer, the resulting menu is too big for comfort, "due to various programs adding their own items to the menu." The Windows forum offers a solution.
Many multimonitor enhancements are coming with Windows 8. We show you what they are and how to take advantage of them with Intel, Nvidia, and AMD graphics processors.
Can you believe Windows still does this? Me, neither. Fortunately, there's any easy way to stop it.
Brewski13 asked the Desktops forum for the best way to diagnose and repair a recurring Blue Screen of Death.
Changing from a RAID 0-array boot drive to a single-drive boot should be easy, I thought, but the operation can be more complicated than may you anticipate. Here's what I learned from the experience.
To thoroughly evaluate a PC's performance, you need to use multiple tools and utilities specifically designed to tax each major component. We show you which tools to use, describe how to get results that are reliable and repeatable, and explain what all those numbers mean.