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Winoptimizer 11 Review: Everything you need to tune up your PC under one roof

Though much of what it does can be done manually and with free utilities, Winoptimizer 11 does it easier and better, brings it under one roof, and has some value-added tricks.

Cybercriminals use sophisticated PowerShell-based malware

Two separate threats that use malicious Windows PowerShell scripts were identified in the past few weeks by malware researchers.

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Patch Tuesday: Last call for Windows XP

Microsoft has released the final patches for Windows XP. Support is officially expired, and you’re on your own.

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Compatibility with security: How to run Windows XP in a virtual machine

Running Windows XP in a virtual machine is a safe way to continue using it once support ends. Here's how to do just that.

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The Windows 8.1 Update finally makes Microsoft's Metro future PC-friendly

There's no reason to hesitate any longer: The Windows 8.1 Update shines by letting a tablet be a tablet and a PC be a PC.

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Don’t waste your money trying to upgrade your Windows XP PC

Technically, upgrading Windows XP to a newer OS is an option, but it doesn’t make any sense from a financial perspective.

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Windows XP support will be available after April 8—just not for you

Microsoft is busy signing last-minute deals with big business to provide support for Windows XP after the deadline ends. What would you pay to get in on this?

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How to get your data from Windows XP to a new PC

Moving on is hard, but transferring your data doesn't have to be.

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Windows XP holdouts: Meet the diehard faithful who refuse to move on

They're not zealots. They're not unaware. Steadfast Windows XP devotees explain why, unlike Microsoft, they won't be abandoning their operating system of choice.

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UK government pays Microsoft £5.5M to extend Windows XP support

The U.K buys 12 months of "breathing space" before support for Windows XP expires.