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How To Boot From a Windows DVD or Another Optical Disc

Boot the PC from the optical drive instead of the hard drive to reinstall Windows or access repair tools loaded on your Windows DVD.

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How To Turn Off Automatic Reboots in Windows

Here's how to change automatic reboots in Windows Update from automatic to manual.

How To Open an Application in XP Mode

A few very old applications won't run under Windows 7--but you can tweak Windows 7 with a few simple clicks.

Quick Windows Fixes

Is Windows malfunctioning, sluggish, or in need of some tweaking? These simple solutions will help you get the OS back into shape.

How To Fix Up Windows XP

Here are some Windows XP tips to keep things running smoothly.

How To Remove AutoCorrect Entries in Office

If you dislike the automatic "corrections" that Microsoft Office performs by default, follow these steps to disable them.

How To Update the 'Normal' Style in Microsoft Word

Here's how to customize your own default font and paragraph style in Microsoft Word.

How To Share a File With Another Computer at Home

Here's how to set up file sharing and fix connection problems in no time at all.

How To Troubleshoot Network Outages

Numerous circumstances can cause your network to go dark. Follow these steps to fix it.

The Most Indispendable Tool in My PC Repair Kit

This item sits in a drawer most of the time, but every now and again it emerges to save the day.