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Use Net Uptime Monitor to help diagnose Internet problems

When trying to troubleshoot a flaky Internet connection, this simple utility can help.

Why it's a good idea to own a USB-to-SATA adapter

When the time comes to replace or upgrade your hard drive, you'll be glad to have one of these inexpensive tools.

Use SpeedTest to help diagnose Internet problems

If your connection suddenly seems slow, SpeedTest can help you determine where the problem lies.

The most reliable Windows laptop is a Mac, says Soluto

The data compiled about laptops running the popular Soluto software resulted in some surprising hardware ratings. Soluto's crowdsourced troubleshooting software and service now comes in a business edition with remote control options.

12 easy PC tasks you should be doing (but aren't)

The excuses end here! Get your PC into tip-top shape by performing these 12 simple tweaks.

How to clean your laptop's cooling fans

If you don't do this once in a while, your laptop can get clogged with dust, overheat, and die prematurely.

Troubleshoot Blue Screens of Death with Free BlueScreenView

This handy utility won't necessarily fix your BSOD problems, but it can certainly help you diagnose them.

Zen and the Art of Laptop Maintenance

Learn how to keep your laptop looking great and working well for as long as possible, without losing your mind.

Email Suddenly Not Arriving in Gmail? Here's One Possible Cause

If you haven't received new mail for more than a day and there's no known Gmail outage, check this setting in your account.

SpeedUpMyPC Does What It Says...But Is The Price Right?

SpeedUpMyPC is a system tweaker and optimizer that actually works in most regards.