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Essential Windows Tricks

Whether you run Windows 7, Vista, or XP, these 25 tricks will make your PC faster, safer, and even more fun to work with.


Pranks for Geeks: 15 Fun Ways to Pwn Coworkers

Take an episode of The Office and mix with Revenge of the Nerds, and you get these high-tech practical jokes to play on your coworkers.

iMac Update a Failure -- New Displays Continue to Flicker

According to Apple's own support forum, owners of Apple's 27-in. iMac say the company's firmware update released earlier this week has not solved their flickering display problems.

10 Biggest Printer Problems -- And How To Fix Them

Don't toss your inkjet or laser out the window -- you need that printer, after all! Here's how you can channel your inner tech support rep to repair that which has failed you.

Fix Common Windows Problems With One Click

The aptly named FixWin utility puts the hurt on 50 Windows glitches--no Registry tinkering required.

Troubleshooting Help: Solve PC Problems Without Losing It

Is your technology refusing to cooperate? Don't get mad, get methodical; these tips will show you how.


Cope with PC Problems without Losing Your Mind

Three rules for keeping your sanity when faced with yet another glitch.

Windows 'Black Screen of Death': Not So Widespread?

Analysis: The Windows "Black Screen of Death" is striking terror across the Web, but whether it's actually striking any PCs is debatable.

Microsoft: 'Black Screens of Death' Not Due to Patches

Microsoft remains adamant that its security updates are not at fault for widespread "black screen" lock-out of users' PCs.

Microsoft is Investigating Claims Patches Cause Windows 'Black Screen of Death'

Microsoft confirms that November's security updates triggered a black screen on some Windows users' PCs.