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How to upgrade an old PC: No-brainer improvements anyone can do

Is your computer running too slow? Breathe new life into that aging PC with a few tune-ups and upgrades to get it back up to speed.

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OCZ Vertex 460 SSD review: This drive delivers market-leading write performance

OCZ's controller plus Toshiba's NAND equals a fast and affordable consumer SSD.

Microsoft isn't getting help from its friends to kill XP

An expert questions Microsoft's strategic sense, calls XP upgrades a shakedown worthy of the 'Sopranos.'

Windows 8 may be selling, but different figures define its use

Calculations show that between 165 million and 184 million copies of Windows 8 are being used to access the Web.

How to boost SMB productivity with Windows 7 and 8

Whether you've already upgraded from XP or you're still preparing to, your business can reap some solid benefits from Windows 7 and 8 by following some simple procedures. Here's how.

Microsoft nudges us more firmly toward Windows 8

But extends end-of-sales date for business PCs running Windows 7 Professional

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Microsoft asks for help coaxing users to ditch Windows XP

As the countdown to Windows XP's cutoff continues, the company encourages users to help users to upgrade, but offers no discounts for the new OS.

Windows XP users reluctant to part, or to adopt Windows 8

The soon-to-be-retired Windows XP is gaining user share while adoption of Windows 8 and 8.1 stalls.

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How to upgrade to a larger hard drive

Your hard drive (or SSD) is overflowing. You’ve just bought a new one with a larger capacity. Now what do you do?