Don't-Miss Windows Stories
James R. Miller has a new computer and will be donating his old one. He asked for advice about preparing his old PC for the transition.
This tiny utility gives you lots of control over your boot options, including bringing back the Windows 7 boot loader.
The gift-giving season has reached a head, and there's a strong possibility that you now find yourself with a new Windows 8 tablet, laptop or hybrid. Does the new OS confuse you? Allow us to assist.
Want to keep your computer running smoothly in 2013? Make these tasks part of your regular routine.
Pete Wells' aging computer doesn't support Aero. Should he upgrade his graphics card?
Newly updated PhraseExpress supports cloud synchronization, meaning your shortcuts can be shared across all your PCs. And it's still free!
Free disk-space analyzer WizTree quickly tells you which files and folders are consuming the most storage.
By default, Microsoft (inexplicably) hides this option in the new OS. Here's how to restore it.
MLStrand56 complained to the Windows forum about Windows' inability to save file names containing punctuation.
Tired of entering your password every time you boot your PC? Here's how to turn that option off.
This five-hour video class teaches you everything you need to know about migrating to, navigating, and understanding the new OS.
Windows 8's frustrating quirks continue long after you've mastered the Modern interface. We explain how to address the worst annoyances.
The new OS brings some new shortcuts to the table, and learning these five might help you navigate more easily.