A forgotten password is no need for panic. There are several ways to get back into your Windows 8 PC if you've locked yourself out.
Microsoft could hold back the pop-up Start menu for the next major version of Windows.
Dell's 2-in1 Inspiron machines bring a touch of table to a conventional laptop, but don't be mistaken. With the screen folded around, they end up as pretty heavy tablets so look elsewhere if you're primarily after tablet functionality.
Microsoft's latest operating system is on the rise, but so is Windows 7
Users will need Microsoft's free Windows 8.1 update to get game-specific performance improvements.
It's like Windows 8.1, but with Bing as the default search engine in Internet Explorer. So, uh, it's like Windows 8.1?
Microsoft is still selling Windows 7 to Chinese government offices.
Partitioning software doesn't get any better, but this program's best trick is creating Windows to Go (portable Windows) installations from any version of Windows 8.
Support ends, usage dips, but XP users are still legion.
It's easy to dump all your desktop bloatware in one fell swoop, but what about all those programs you don't need on the modern side of Windows? A new app helps you dump modern apps in bulk.
The forward-looking folks at Microsoft Research demo'd Live Tiles that scroll and expand. It's still just an experiment, but it sure sounds cool.