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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.
Not only that, Microsoft is offering Windows 8 upgrades for just $39.99. Two steps in the right direction.
A corrupted icon cache can cause your icons to lose their normal appearance. A quick and easy batch file rebuilds the cache in a flash.
ZyrrahXD asked the Utilities forum for advice on recovering missing files
Does your computer have a drive letter you can't explain? Here's one possible explanation.
Warren Smith can't preview Word or Excel files in Windows Explorer. He asked the Answer Line forum for help.
Keep your PC running lean by switching to smaller, faster versions of popular programs.
Your staff will be more content if they can install their choice of software. Here’s how to give them that freedom while keeping control over your IT environment.
RisheekRajolu asked the Windows forum how best to make Windows 7 to go to sleep, and to hibernate, at the appropriate times
Adama asked the Windows forum about copying and moving files via a dialog box rather than drag and drop
Microsoft plans to charge for this add-on when Windows 8 goes final, but for now you can test-drive it free of charge.
All of the PCs in my house run Windows, but I carry a Macbook Air on the road. Here’s how you can integrate the disparate worlds of Microsoft and Apple.
After reading Windows Takes Too Long to Boot, Mark Fraleigh went to MSConfig and unchecked several programs. Now he wants to remove them from MSConfig, altogether.
Billiebong wants to remove a program that lacks an uninstaller, and turned to the Utilities forum for help.
SIUC asked the Windows forum about running software intended for Windows XP in Windows 7