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Laptop Keyboard Problems

The keyboard on Therese Gween's laptop is misbehaving. What can she do about it?

A Better Way to Switch Between Open Windows

If you're still reaching for the mouse every time you want to change windows, there's a much faster keyboard shortcut--and not the one you think.

Create a Keyboard Shortcut for Your Favorite Folder

Windows doesn't let you pin folders to the Taskbar, but you can set up keyboard shortcuts that'll open them just as lickety-split.

Can a UV Light Kill the Stuff Growing on Your Keyboard?

We took cultures of the bacteria and mold growing on our office equipment (yuck!), and then tried treating them with the $250 VirWall ViraShield UV Sanitizer.

Three Laptop Parts You Can Replace Cheaply on eBay

Laptop repairs don't have to cost a fortune. Very often you can get parts for a fraction of what the manufacturer charges.

Insert Special Characters in Documents, E-Mails, and Web Pages

Ever wish you could add an accented 'e' to your text? Or an em-dash? Here's how.

Samsung Cleared of Laptop Keylogger Accusation

It turns out an antivirus suite mistakenly classified a Microsoft folder as a keylogger

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Keyboard Cat Wrist Rest Is Meme-tastic!

A recent Instructables project brings together two Web memes to create one geeky keyboard wrist rest.

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When Replacing Faulty Components, Don't Feel Obligated to Stick with the Same Make and Model

If a computer part dies on you, you might think your only option is to replace it with the exact same thing. In most cases, you have plenty of other choices.

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Work More Efficiently in Windows with Keyboard Shortcuts

Pointing and clicking with a mouse is great, but keyboard shortcuts let you perform many tasks more efficiently and be more productive.