Don't-Miss Windows Stories
Windows loves to create thumbs.db files, but they can cause problems, especially on a network. Here's what you can do about them.
A high-resolution screen can result in very tiny text—sometimes too tiny to read easily. Here's how to fix that.
Maybe you like Google. Or Yahoo. Or DuckDuckGo. But both Internet Explorer and Edge want you to search with Bing. Here's how to make Microsoft use your preferred search engine.
If you don't watch out, Windows 10 will put your documents, music, and photos into OneDrive. Here's how to get them back and stop this behavior.
Windows Spotlight puts a Bing images slideshow on your lock screen, but right now only for Windows 10 Home. Here's how to get something similar in Windows 10 Pro.
It's nice of Microsoft to offer all of us a free upgrade to Windows 10. But it's not so nice when they insist upon it.
Pirated Windows copies abound, and instead of fighting it, Microsoft is inviting pirates to come clean. Here's how to get a legitimate copy of Windows 10 now, and more on the one-click upgrade Microsoft plans for the near future.
Whether you're troubleshooting issues or trying to push a Windows 10 machine to its highest level of performance, Windows Reliability Monitor can help in a big way.
That Windows admin password is pretty important. If you lose track of it, though, all is not lost. You just have to wiggle in through the virtual back door.
Moving or erasing a file should be easy. But sometimes Windows just won't let go.
Are Windows 10's animations killing your PC's performance? Here's how to turn them off.
You can easily change drive D: into drive F:. But if Windows expects a file to be on drive D:, this is going to cause a problem.
The Clover 3 extension adds tabs to File Explorer in Windows to make file management easier.
Love Skype, but hate what it's become? Here are three tweaks that will help make it better.
This tip will save you from constantly repeating your searches time and again.