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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.
Use this process to defrag your Windows computer's hard drive.
How to take a screen shot or screen capture in Microsoft Windows
Chess Titans is a computer chess game included with some versions of Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 4.
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.
How to Mount or Burn ISO Files in Windows 8
This guide will show you how to enable the My Computer icon on the Windows 7 desktop.
Advice on using Windows 7 Starter Edition
An overview of the different editions found in Windows 8.
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.
A step-by-step guide to defragmenting Windows 7
Use this Windows Utility to fix your Hard Drive
The top 5 reasons Windows XP is inferior to Windows 7
Mahjong Titans is one of the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista.
Purble Pairs, Comfy Cakes, Purble Shop are 3 of the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 2.
A brief overview of the new Start Menu in Windows 8, the Charm Bar.
How to use the Chkdsk utility to scan and fix your hard drive
How to connect a PC to a TV using the correct cables.
How to make Windows speed up - clean your windows desktop and better use your computer's operating memory.
Steps to open the display language settings in Windows 7.
Learn what are the recommended requirements for your computer to run Windows 7.
Understand Windows 7's shut down options
How to use Netflix using the Windows Media Center. Page 4.
In Windows 7, Microsoft has brought forward successful games from Vista and revived several multi-player games from Windows XP.
Tweaks and Hacks to Bend Windows 8 to Your Will
Defender is a free product from Microsoft that protects Windows computers from Adware and Spyware.
Purble Shop is one of three games included in Purble Place. Page 5.
Using built-in features of Windows, you can easily burn music to a CD. Learn how in this simple how-to guide.
Windows XP may be old, but it's not on its deathbed yet. Here are the best reasons to keep it around.
Learn how to prevent programs from automatically running on windows startup.
Restore or Refresh your installation of Windows 8.
Guide describing the steps necessary to scan Windows for viruses and malware using Microsoft Security Essentials.
A quick look at how to use the Windows Store
Click Create New User Account Under Account Management in Windows 7 Control Panel. Page 3.
These are the games included with Windows Microsoft Vista. Page 3.
Learn the difference between local account and Microsoft accounts and which you should choose when setting up your user account in Windows 8.
The Microsoft Solitaire Collections offers a bundle of single-player card games to keep you busy. Page 2.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 9.
Check to make sure your older computer is compatible with Windows 8.1 before paying for the upgrade.
8 Great Free Games from the Windows store.
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.
A list of the ways Windows 7 is superior to Windows Vista
Guide describes the steps necessary to include additional email accounts in Windows Live Mail
How to configure Windows 8 to sync your account settings, themes, passwords and modern apps.
A guide to help you decide if you should upgrade to Windows 7
A list of the biggest and best new features offered by Windows 8.1.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista.
How to find the Windows 8.1 update link in the Windows Store.
Avoid problems by learning what to do before beginning an upgrade of Windows 7 from Windows Vista or Windows XP.
Internet Backgammon is a live Internet two-person board game.
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 list of hidden features of Windows 8.1 that many users may overlook.
Learn how to use the Pin tool in Windows 7
This guide will show you how to quickly switch between use accounts in Windows 7.
Windows Vista is still a good choice for many. Find out if you should keep Vista around.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 10.
Freecell is a game included with Windows Microsoft Vista. Page 8.
Learn the steps to properly install and upgrade your current version of Windows Vista.
Spades is a popular, card game that requires teamwork and strategy to win. Page 3.
This guide will show you how to shut down Windows 8 from the new Charm Bar.
The Windows 7 operating system shares many features and functions with Windows Vista. It also improves on Vista.
Windows 7 has erased Mac's once-Sizable advantages
A guided tour of Windows 8 showing new users how to perform basic tasks and navigate the new operating systems.
What happened to the Show Desktop Icon in Windows 7?
Your guide to Windows 7 Home Premium Edition, and how it compares to other editions of Windows 7
An article describing how to schedule a full-system scan using Windows 8's Defender.
How to manually download updates in Windows 8.1 and how to configure automatic updates.
Learn how to create a folder structure in Windows to better organize your stuff.
Windows XP (SP3) is the latest service pack update for XP, issued in April 2008.
Learn how to change a desktop background for Windows XP, Vista and 7.
Tricks and tips for keeping Windows XP running well.
A description of the Guest Account.
How often you should do a windows backup your computer and why.
How to create your own Start menu for Windows 8.
A rundown of what you get with Windows 7 Professional edition -- strengths and weaknesses, and why to buy (or not to buy).
A rundown of what you get with Windows 7 Ultimate Edition -- strengths and weaknesses, and why to buy (or not to buy).
Remove programs from your Windows computer using the Add/Remove Program feature to speed up your computer.
A look at hidden admin tools in Windows 8.
The five most important versions of Windows.
How to Run Old Programs in Windows 8
A description of Windows 8 system requirements as well as download links to the developer preview.
Discusses what computer hardware will enable your Windows to run fast.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 12.
Purble Pairs is one of three games included in Purble Place. Page 6.
A Windows 7 productivity tip that will show you how to declutter your Windows desktop using document and application pinning on the Taskbar.
How to use the Windows 7 Problem Steps Recorder to troubleshoot Windows issues.
Learn how to speed up Windows Vista by disabling features and functions that are not used.
Learn about the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor and where to get it.
Microsoft Windows XP is still available on new computers, if you know where to look.
How to make your computer a PC TV
To celebrate Windows 7's first birthday, here are the seven best things about it.
Guide describes the steps necessary to schedule a virus scan in Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7.
Examining the User Account Control options in Windows 7
A step-by-step guide to adding gadgets to Windows 7
Comfy Cakes is one of three games included in Purble Place. Page 7.
A step-by-step guide to zipping files in 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.
Step describes how to launch WordPad from the Start Menu using Windows Search.
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.
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.
Learn how to find out what version and service pack of Vista you currently have on your computer.
Instructions describe steps necessary to unlock the Windows taskbar.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 11.
Follow these steps to help speed up a slow computer.
A detailed look at how to use the Windows 8 Start Screen.
Using Sticky Notes in Windows 7
How to install the Windows 8.1 preview using the ISO files.
A detailed look at the Windows 8 File Explorer's new interface.
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Understand ReadyBoost and what it can do to speed up your computer.
How to save money on Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 7.
Learn how to download updates for Windows 8 and how to configure automatic updates.
Learn how to get the most out of the Windows 7 Taskbar
Answers to common questions about Windows 8 new UI
This step will show you how to view the list of available wireless networks using Windows 7.
A list of new modern applications included with Windows 8.1 and what they do.
How to change you Desktop Wallpaper - What a great way to enhance a Windows Desktop.
Learn how to keep your Windows 7 computer safe and up to date with Automatic Updates.
Some of the features that come with Windows Vista are not normally utilized by home users.
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.
Set up to automate a Windows update, using the Automatic Update feature of Windows.
Though Windows 8.1 adds a lot of new features, it also removes quite a few.
Microsoft will be bringing the Metro GUI from the Windows Phone 7 operating system to Windows 8.
How to get installation media for an upgrade to Windows 8.1.
Learn how to set up Windows Vista for a Laptop computer
Learn how to prepare and install Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) upgrade.
The top 5 reasons to avoid Windows 7 Starter Edition
The System and Maintenance area of the control panel in Vista and Windows 7 houses many programs and utilities that you can use to configure Windows.
Learning how to download the right version of Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)
This steps describes the steps necessary to open the application's Properties dialog box to set compatibility mode in Windows 7.
A guide to making your computer faster.
Learn what Microsoft Security Essentials is and whether or not you should use this product.
How to connect a computer to a wireless home network
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.
Step One: Find the Disk Cleanup Utility
A description of the Windows 7 firewall and how to use it. Page 4.
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.
A Review of Windows 8's Mail app
How to set up parental controls in Windows 7. Page 4.
Learn about the The Windows Experience Index measures your computer's performance capabilities.
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 8.
8 Ways Windows 8 Improves Over Windows 7
Learn how to proactively protect your computer with the Windows 7 Action Center.
Advanced power management in Windows 7. Page 3.
If you decide that you want to uninstall Vista SP2 from your computer, follow the steps in this article.
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.
Learn what you can Vista visual effects you can remove to speed up Windows.