The whole point of external USB-connected storage is that you can easily unplug it, but Windows's Eject Mass Storage option balks sometimes. Resist the urge to yank out the drive and try one of these solutions instead.
Yes, it's true. You can add a Start menu--of sorts--to the Windows 8.1 taskbar without installing a third-party program. All of the code is built into Windows itself. You just have to know the trick that makes it appear.
Not everyone agrees that Android malware seriously threatens security. But taking precautions is still a good idea.
Android and Windows are totally different operating systems. But that doesn't mean they can't work together on the same machine.
Just when you thought you were safe from autoplay videos, you now have to block them in HTML5 as well as Flash. Here's how--but sorry, there's no solution for Explorer.
An overheated PC can reduce efficiency and wear down components. Here's how to find out if yours is running too hot.
This online resource recommends ways you can reduce your household water consumption, calculates how much money you'll save by following its guidance.
Every so often, we move from one mail client to another. But that can leave us with a lot of old emails we can't access.
We really don't know how long our photos and other digital content will last. But you can increase the odds that your great-grandchildren will enjoy the digital record of your life.
Downloading a little-known program can be scary. Take these steps to protect yourself.
Based on the previews of Windows 10 so far, the OS will have some Windows 7-like capabilities. Third-party utilities could help, too.
You delete a file, then empty the recycle bin. But the contents of that file remains on your drive. Here's what to do about that.
You've been using the same browser for years. You have no idea which bookmarks work anymore. A utility can help clean out the dead wood.
Windows installs each program into one of two folders. Here's why they don't all go to the same place, and what the number 86 has to do with it.
Blame all those devices operating on standby mode even while they’re supposedly “off.” We’ll show you how to put a stake in their hearts.