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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
How to Mount or Burn ISO Files in Windows 8
Use this process to defrag your Windows computer's hard drive.
Learn how to add, manage and remove user accounts in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.
This guide will show you how to enable the My Computer icon on the Windows 7 desktop.
How to take a screen shot or screen capture in Microsoft Windows
Use keyboard shortcuts instead of your mouse to quickly close many open windows and folders.
How to use the Chkdsk utility to scan and fix your hard drive
Chess Titans is a computer chess game included with some versions of Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 4.
Use this Windows Utility to fix your Hard Drive
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.
Purble Pairs, Comfy Cakes, Purble Shop are 3 of the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 2.
Steps to open the display language settings in Windows 7.
How to use Netflix using the Windows Media Center.
The return of Windows.About.com. Windows 8.1 Update -- what's in it for you?
A brief overview of the new Start Menu in Windows 8, the Charm Bar.
Mahjong Titans is one of the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista.
The top 5 reasons Windows XP is inferior to Windows 7
An overview of the different editions found in Windows 8.
Check to make sure your older computer is compatible with Windows 8.1 before paying for the upgrade.
How to make Windows speed up - clean your windows desktop and better use your computer's operating memory.
Advice on using Windows 7 Starter Edition
Using built-in features of Windows, you can easily burn music to a CD. Learn how in this simple how-to guide.
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.
The Microsoft Solitaire Collections offers a bundle of single-player card games to keep you busy. Page 2.
These are the games included with Windows Microsoft Vista. Page 3.
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
A list of the ways Windows 7 is superior to Windows Vista
Understand Windows 7's shut down options
How to connect a PC to a TV using the correct cables.
Learn the difference between local account and Microsoft accounts and which you should choose when setting up your user account in Windows 8.
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.
8 Great Free Games from the Windows store.
Learn how to prevent programs from automatically running on windows startup.
Guide describing the steps necessary to scan Windows for viruses and malware using Microsoft Security Essentials.
In Windows 7, Microsoft has brought forward successful games from Vista and revived several multi-player games from Windows XP.
Restore or Refresh your installation of Windows 8.
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.
Learn what are the recommended requirements for your computer to run Windows 7.
Learn the steps to properly install and upgrade your current version of Windows Vista.
A step-by-step guide to zipping files in Windows 7
A quick look at how to use the Windows Store
How to configure Windows 8 to sync your account settings, themes, passwords and modern apps.
Using Sticky Notes in Windows 7
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.
What happened to the Show Desktop Icon in Windows 7?
Guide describes the steps necessary to include additional email accounts in Windows Live Mail
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 9.
A guided tour of Windows 8 showing new users how to perform basic tasks and navigate the new operating systems.
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 step-by-step guide to adding gadgets to Windows 7
A description of the Guest Account.
This guide will show you how to quickly switch between use accounts in Windows 7.
In this step I will show you how to open the Windows 7 Control Panel to get to User Management in Windows 7.
Internet Backgammon is a live Internet two-person board game.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 10.
Freecell is a game included with Windows Microsoft Vista. Page 8.
Spades is a popular, card game that requires teamwork and strategy to win. Page 3.
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.
How to make your computer a PC TV
How to manually download updates in Windows 8.1 and how to configure automatic updates.
Learn how to use the Pin tool in Windows 7
The Windows 7 operating system shares many features and functions with Windows Vista. It also improves on Vista.
Learn how to speed up Windows Vista by disabling features and functions that are not used.
A look at hidden admin tools in Windows 8.
To celebrate Windows 7's first birthday, here are the seven best things about it.
This step will show you how to view the list of available wireless networks using Windows 7.
An article describing how to schedule a full-system scan using Windows 8's Defender.
There's quite a lot to discover in Windows 8.1 Update. We show you want you need to know.
A list of hidden features of Windows 8.1 that many users may overlook.
Windows 7 has erased Mac's once-Sizable advantages
How to create your own Start menu for Windows 8.
Remove programs from your Windows computer using the Add/Remove Program feature to speed up your computer.
A Review of Windows Live Family Safety -- will it keep your children safer on the Internet?
A detailed look at the Windows 8 File Explorer's new interface.
Your guide to Windows 7 Home Premium Edition, and how it compares to other editions of Windows 7
A description of Windows 8 system requirements as well as download links to the developer preview.
Purble Shop is one of three games included in Purble Place. Page 5.
Comfy Cakes is one of three games included in Purble Place. Page 7.
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.
Answers to common questions about Windows 8 new UI
How to Run Old Programs in Windows 8
How to install the Windows 8.1 preview using the ISO files.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 11.
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.
Microsoft Windows XP is still available on new computers, if you know where to look.
Learn how to change a desktop background for Windows XP, Vista and 7.
A Windows 7 productivity tip that will show you how to declutter your Windows desktop using document and application pinning on the Taskbar.
The five most important versions of Windows.
Windows XP may be old, but it's not on its deathbed yet. Here are the best reasons to keep it around.
Turn off ReadyBoost functionality in Windows 7.
How to connect a computer to a wireless home network
A rundown of what you get with Windows 7 Ultimate Edition -- strengths and weaknesses, and why to buy (or not to buy).
How to find the Windows 8.1 update link in the Windows Store.
Examining the User Account Control options in Windows 7
Avoid problems by learning what to do before beginning an upgrade of Windows 7 from Windows Vista or Windows XP.
Step describes how to launch WordPad from the Start Menu using Windows Search.
A guide to help you decide if you should upgrade to Windows 7
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista.
Purble Pairs is one of three games included in Purble Place. Page 6.
Follow these steps to help speed up a slow computer.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 12.
Learn how to create a folder structure in Windows to better organize your stuff.
Windows Vista is still a good choice for many. Find out if you should keep Vista around.
A list of the biggest and best new features offered by Windows 8.1.
How to get installation media for an upgrade to Windows 8.1.
How often you should do a windows backup your computer and why.
Microsoft will be bringing the Metro GUI from the Windows Phone 7 operating system to Windows 8.
How to save money on Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 7.
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.
Windows 8 was released at the end of last year to mixed reviews. It offered users a lot of enhancements and new features, but also included a bunch of unpopular
Learn how to prepare and install Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) upgrade.
This guide will show you how to shut down Windows 8 from the new Charm Bar.
Select the drive to clean up. Windows. Page 2.
Learn how to find out what version and service pack of Vista you currently have on your computer.
Tricks and tips for keeping Windows XP running well.
8 Ways Windows 8 Improves Over Windows 7
How to use the Windows 7 Problem Steps Recorder to troubleshoot Windows issues.
How to change you Desktop Wallpaper - What a great way to enhance a Windows Desktop.
Guide describes the steps necessary to schedule a virus scan in Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7.
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The taskbar properties window gives you many customization options. Page 4.
Discusses what computer hardware will enable your Windows to run fast.
A list of new modern applications included with Windows 8.1 and what they do.
A detailed look at how to use the Windows 8 Start Screen.
Instructions describe steps necessary to unlock the Windows taskbar.
Learning how to download the right version of Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)
Learn about the The Windows Experience Index measures your computer's performance capabilities.
A rundown of what you get with Windows 7 Professional edition -- strengths and weaknesses, and why to buy (or not to buy).
A review of using Netflix with the Vista Windows Media Center (WMC)
Use Windows File Compression to reduce file size for storage and emails.
What happened to Windows XP's Quick Launch toolbar in Windows 7?
This steps describes the steps necessary to open the application's Properties dialog box to set compatibility mode in Windows 7.
Windows 7's Aero Shake is an easy way to bring an open window to the forefront and minimize other open windows.
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.
Step describing how to change the screen resolution and how to choose the correct resolution for the screen used. Page 2.
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A list of modern apps included with Windows 8; what they are and what they can do for you.
How to set up parental controls in Windows 7. Page 4.
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.
HomeGroup takes the complexity out of sharing files and printers on a home network.
This step of the guide shows you how to open the properties window for Libraries in Windows 7.
Learn how to keep your Windows 7 computer safe and up to date with Automatic Updates.
If you decide that you want to uninstall Vista SP2 from your computer, follow the steps in this article.
Windows Vista is an operating system chock-ful of new features. There are a lot of things to like about Vista.