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How to Find a Computer's IP Address in Windows 7
How to speed up your Windows computer using these steps.
A look at the Five Best Free Start Menu Replacements for Windows 8.
A step-by-step guide to defragmenting Windows 7
Use this process to defrag your Windows computer's hard drive.
How to Mount or Burn ISO Files in Windows 8
How to take a screen shot or screen capture in Microsoft Windows
Learn how to add, manage and remove user accounts in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.
Use keyboard shortcuts instead of your mouse to quickly close many open windows and folders.
This guide will show you how to enable the My Computer icon on the Windows 7 desktop.
Scan and fix Microsoft Windows system files using the SFC (System File Checker) command. Scanning and fixing files will correct any errors or corruption in your operating system.
Chess Titans is a computer chess game included with some versions of Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 4.
A description of the Guest Account.
Use this Windows Utility to fix your Hard Drive
How to use the Chkdsk utility to scan and fix your hard drive
Purble Pairs, Comfy Cakes, Purble Shop are 3 of the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 2.
Mahjong Titans is one of the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista.
Mastering Windows 8.1's keyboard shortcuts can make it easier, faster and more fun to use. Here are some of the most useful that you can use daily.
Steps to open the display language settings in Windows 7.
How to make Windows speed up - clean your windows desktop and better use your computer's operating memory.
An overview of the different editions found in Windows 8.
A brief overview of the new Start Menu in Windows 8, the Charm Bar.
How to use Netflix using the Windows Media Center.
Using built-in features of Windows, you can easily burn music to a CD. Learn how in this simple how-to guide.
Restore or Refresh your installation of Windows 8.
Defender is a free product from Microsoft that protects Windows computers from Adware and Spyware.
How to connect a PC to a TV using the correct cables.
The top 5 reasons Windows XP is inferior to Windows 7
Advice on using Windows 7 Starter Edition
Tweaks and Hacks to Bend Windows 8 to Your Will
Understand Windows 7's shut down options
The Microsoft Solitaire Collections offers a bundle of single-player card games to keep you busy. Page 2.
Check to make sure your older computer is compatible with Windows 8.1 before paying for the upgrade.
In Windows 7, Microsoft has brought forward successful games from Vista and revived several multi-player games from Windows XP.
Learn how to prevent programs from automatically running on windows startup.
Learn the difference between local account and Microsoft accounts and which you should choose when setting up your user account in Windows 8.
8 Great Free Games from the Windows store.
A list of the ways Windows 7 is superior to Windows Vista
Guide describing the steps necessary to scan Windows for viruses and malware using Microsoft Security Essentials.
Purble Shop is one of three games included in Purble Place. Page 5.
Learn what are the recommended requirements for your computer to run Windows 7.
These are the games included with Windows Microsoft Vista. Page 3.
Guide describes the steps necessary to include additional email accounts in Windows Live Mail
Learn the steps to properly install and upgrade your current version of Windows Vista.
Checkers is one of the oldest and most popular games in the world. For Windows 7 it returns as Internet Checkers, an online live game. Page 2.
A quick look at how to use the Windows Store
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 9.
The Public Folder is a Windows folder that you can use to share files with either other people that use the same computer, or ones connect to the computer over a network.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista.
How to configure Windows 8 to sync your account settings, themes, passwords and modern apps.
A step-by-step guide to zipping files in Windows 7
Spades is a popular, card game that requires teamwork and strategy to win. Page 3.
Internet Backgammon is a live Internet two-person board game.
The Windows 7 operating system shares many features and functions with Windows Vista. It also improves on Vista.
A look at hidden admin tools in Windows 8.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 10.
Using a Windows tablet without a keyboard and mouse can seem a little daunting to start with, but touchscreens can be very easy to work with
Remove programs from your Windows computer using the Add/Remove Program feature to speed up your computer.
How to make your computer a PC TV
Freecell is a game included with Windows Microsoft Vista. Page 8.
Windows 7 has erased Mac's once-Sizable advantages
Learn how to use the Pin tool in Windows 7
How to manually download updates in Windows 8.1 and how to configure automatic updates.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to delete user accounts. You might want to delete user accounts if a previous user of your computer no longer needs access to it.
The five most important versions of Windows.
What happened to the Show Desktop Icon in Windows 7?
Windows XP may be old, but it's not on its deathbed yet. Here are the best reasons to keep it around.
This guide will show you how to quickly switch between use accounts in Windows 7.
How to Run Old Programs in Windows 8
Using Sticky Notes in Windows 7
Click Create New User Account Under Account Management in Windows 7 Control Panel. Page 3.
Microsoft Windows XP is still available on new computers, if you know where to look.
Your guide to Windows 7 Home Premium Edition, and how it compares to other editions of Windows 7
A list of hidden features of Windows 8.1 that many users may overlook.
Start your Windows 8.1 upgrade while logged in to Windows or you'll have to start over. Page 2.
A Windows 7 productivity tip that will show you how to declutter your Windows desktop using document and application pinning on the Taskbar.
Discusses what computer hardware will enable your Windows to run fast.
Learn how to change a desktop background for Windows XP, Vista and 7.
Microsoft’s latest version of Windows Live Photo Gallery is finally on par with its Windows counterpart, Picasa and Apple’s iPhoto for Macintosh computers. This new version sports so many new features and improvements that put a lot of Picasa’s tools to shame and in some cases replace professional photo editing applications like Photoshop.
To celebrate Windows 7's first birthday, here are the seven best things about it.
A detailed look at the Windows 8 File Explorer's new interface.
Using the Visual Effects tab (under Control Panel, System and Maintenance, Adjust Effects or Performance) is an easy way to set your preferences for visual effects and performance of your Windows XP, Vista or 7 computer.
How to turn off the AutoPlay function in Windows Vista.
How to save money on Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 7.
An article describing how to schedule a full-system scan using Windows 8's Defender.
A guided tour of Windows 8 showing new users how to perform basic tasks and navigate the new operating systems.
Windows Vista is still a good choice for many. Find out if you should keep Vista around.
How to install the Windows 8.1 preview using the ISO files.
This guide will show you how to shut down Windows 8 from the new Charm Bar.
This step will show you how to view the list of available wireless networks using Windows 7.
There's quite a lot to discover in Windows 8.1 Update. We show you want you need to know.
A rundown of what you get with Windows 7 Professional edition -- strengths and weaknesses, and why to buy (or not to buy).
A list of the biggest and best new features offered by Windows 8.1.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 12.
How to find the Windows 8.1 update link in the Windows Store.
Tricks and tips for keeping Windows XP running well.
How to create your own Start menu for Windows 8.
A step-by-step guide to adding gadgets to Windows 7
Windows 7 comes in numerous versions, with a wide range of prices. Let us help you find the right one for your needs and budget.
Purble Pairs is one of three games included in Purble Place. Page 6.
Avoid problems by learning what to do before beginning an upgrade of Windows 7 from Windows Vista or Windows XP.
Instructions describe steps necessary to unlock the Windows taskbar.
How often you should do a windows backup your computer and why.
Learn how to find out what version and service pack of Vista you currently have on your computer.
Step describes how to launch WordPad from the Start Menu using Windows Search.
Comfy Cakes is one of three games included in Purble Place. Page 7.
A rundown of what you get with Windows 7 Ultimate Edition -- strengths and weaknesses, and why to buy (or not to buy).
How to change you Desktop Wallpaper - What a great way to enhance a Windows Desktop.
Follow these steps to help speed up a slow computer.
Learn how to speed up Windows Vista by disabling features and functions that are not used.
A description of Windows 8 system requirements as well as download links to the developer preview.
Turn off ReadyBoost functionality in Windows 7.
Examining the User Account Control options in Windows 7
How to use the Windows 7 Problem Steps Recorder to troubleshoot Windows issues.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 11.
A guide to making your computer faster.
Learning how to download the right version of Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)
A guide to help you decide if you should upgrade to Windows 7
A list of new modern applications included with Windows 8.1 and what they do.
Learn how to get the most out of the Windows 7 Taskbar
Learn how to create a folder structure in Windows to better organize your stuff.
Select the drive to clean up. Windows. Page 2.
A detailed look at how to use the Windows 8 Start Screen.
Learn how to prepare and install Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) upgrade.
Learn what versions of Windows Media Center support Netflix.
Guide describes the steps necessary to schedule a virus scan in Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7.
8 Ways Windows 8 Improves Over Windows 7
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Answers to common questions about Windows 8 new UI
Though Windows 8.1 adds a lot of new features, it also removes quite a few.
Network discovery is a setting that enables your computer to see (find) other computers and devices on the network and if other computers on the network can see your computer.
Learn how to keep your Windows 7 computer safe and up to date with Automatic Updates.
Learn how to download updates for Windows 8 and how to configure automatic updates.
This steps describes the steps necessary to open the application's Properties dialog box to set compatibility mode in Windows 7.
Windows XP (SP3) is the latest service pack update for XP, issued in April 2008.
Three multi-player games are included with Windows 7: Internet Backgammon, Internet Checkers and Internet Spades. Learn how to play these games and get the most out of your gaming experience.
Learn about the The Windows Experience Index measures your computer's performance capabilities.
The Network and Sharing Center is the area in Vista that allows users to configure how and what the computer connects to and what is and is not shared.
The top 5 reasons to avoid Windows 7 Starter Edition
Microsoft will be bringing the Metro GUI from the Windows Phone 7 operating system to Windows 8.
A review of using Netflix with the Vista Windows Media Center (WMC)
Microsoft has updates its Games for Windows offering, including online options
How to setup an older Windows application to run properly using the Windows Compatibility mode.
A description of the Windows 7 firewall and how to use it. Page 4.
A list of modern apps included with Windows 8; what they are and what they can do for you.
5 features of Windows 8.1 that will help desktop users.
Windows 7's Aero Shake is an easy way to bring an open window to the forefront and minimize other open windows.
Internet Backgammon is a live Internet two-person board game. Page 7.
A Review of Windows 8's Mail app
Some of the features that come with Windows Vista are not normally utilized by home users.