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Metro apps infiltrate the desktop in leaked Windows 8.1 Update 1 images

Images from a prolific Windows leaker show Metro apps pinned to the desktop taskbar.

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How to easily find drivers for Unknown Devices in Windows

Sure, you can rip your PC apart and eyeball troublesome hardware directly - but there's an easier way to find drivers for unknown devices.

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Ouch: HP brings Windows 7 'back by popular demand'

What's old is new again on a handful of HP desktops and laptops.

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ICE turns to the crowd to fund its xPC modular computer

The xPC, a Windows computer that can "transform" into a notebook or tablet PC, will ship by June, its backers say.

Windows XP still on the way out, but anti-malware support for its users to continue

Microsoft said the decision will assist customers with their migrations away from Windows XP.

Microsoft readies urgent patch for Windows XP next week

Microsoft is patching Windows XP on this month's Patch Tuesday, shoring up a vulnerability that can lead to computers being taken over entirely by attackers.

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Lenovo widens lead as PC market decline slows

Worldwide PC shipments dipped again in the fourth quarter of 2013, but analysts said that they believe the market is leveling out. Lenovo continued to hold the top spot as the world's leading PC supplier.

PC makers embrace Windows+Android, but the devil's in the details

OEMs asked for Dual OS devices, says Intel CEO, but will consumers want them?

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Organize your digital life with Windows Libraries

Windows' Library feature lets you transform the chaos of far-flung files into clean, centralized organization.

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Asus' new PC convertible can switch between Windows and Android in five seconds

The Taiwanese PC maker is bringing its Padfone device to the US late this year