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How to Find a Computer's IP Address in Windows 7
A look at the Five Best Free Start Menu Replacements for Windows 8.
How to Mount or Burn ISO Files in Windows 8
How to speed up your Windows computer using these steps.
A step-by-step guide to defragmenting Windows 7
Use this process to defrag your Windows computer's hard drive.
Chess Titans is a computer chess game included with some versions of Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 4.
Use keyboard shortcuts instead of your mouse to quickly close many open windows and folders.
How to use Netflix using the Windows Media Center.
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.
How to use the Chkdsk utility to scan and fix your hard drive
Steps to open the display language settings in Windows 7.
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.
Learn how to add, manage and remove user accounts in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.
How to take a screen shot or screen capture in Microsoft Windows
This guide will show you how to enable the My Computer icon on the Windows 7 desktop.
Mahjong Titans is one of the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista.
Use this Windows Utility to fix your Hard Drive
The Microsoft Solitaire Collections offers a bundle of single-player card games to keep you busy. Page 2.
A quick look at how to use the Windows Store
How to make Windows speed up - clean your windows desktop and better use your computer's operating memory.
Defender is a free product from Microsoft that protects Windows computers from Adware and Spyware.
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.
The top 5 reasons Windows XP is inferior to Windows 7
A brief overview of the new Start Menu in Windows 8, the Charm Bar.
An overview of the different editions found in Windows 8.
These are the games included with Windows Microsoft Vista. Page 3.
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.
How to connect a PC to a TV using the correct cables.
Tweaks and Hacks to Bend Windows 8 to Your Will
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 10.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 9.
A list of the ways Windows 7 is superior to Windows Vista
Check to make sure your older computer is compatible with Windows 8.1 before paying for the upgrade.
Understand Windows 7's shut down options
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
The return of Windows.About.com. Windows 8.1 Update -- what's in it for you?
Guide describing the steps necessary to scan Windows for viruses and malware using Microsoft Security Essentials.
Learn how to prevent programs from automatically running on windows startup.
Learn how to change a desktop background for Windows XP, Vista and 7.
Freecell is a game included with Windows Microsoft Vista. Page 8.
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.
In Windows 7, Microsoft has brought forward successful games from Vista and revived several multi-player games from Windows XP.
How to manually download updates in Windows 8.1 and how to configure automatic updates.
Restore or Refresh your installation of Windows 8.
Learn the difference between local account and Microsoft accounts and which you should choose when setting up your user account in Windows 8.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 11.
8 Great Free Games from the Windows store.
Learn the steps to properly install and upgrade your current version of Windows Vista.
There's quite a lot to discover in Windows 8.1 Update. We show you want you need to know.
Guide describes the steps necessary to include additional email accounts in Windows Live Mail
Using Sticky Notes in Windows 7
Create a Start Menu Toolbar. Windows. Page 2.
Remove programs from your Windows computer using the Add/Remove Program feature to speed up your computer.
How to configure Windows 8 to sync your account settings, themes, passwords and modern apps.
A description of the Guest Account.
An article describing how to schedule a full-system scan using Windows 8's Defender.
Comfy Cakes is one of three games included in Purble Place. Page 7.
Learn what are the recommended requirements for your computer to run Windows 7.
Purble Shop is one of three games included in Purble Place. Page 5.
To celebrate Windows 7's first birthday, here are the seven best things about it.
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.
What happened to the Show Desktop Icon in Windows 7?
A guided tour of Windows 8 showing new users how to perform basic tasks and navigate the new operating systems.
Learn how to use the Pin tool in Windows 7
A step-by-step guide to adding gadgets to Windows 7
Click Create New User Account Under Account Management in Windows 7 Control Panel. Page 3.
Your guide to Windows 7 Home Premium Edition, and how it compares to other editions of Windows 7
This step will show you how to view the list of available wireless networks using Windows 7.
Follow these steps to help speed up a slow computer.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista. Page 12.
A detailed look at the Windows 8 File Explorer's new interface.
Windows 7 has erased Mac's once-Sizable advantages
Keyboard commands to navigate Windows 8 more efficiently and easily.
These are the games included with Microsoft Windows Vista.
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.
This guide will show you how to quickly switch between use accounts in Windows 7.
Answers to common questions about Windows 8 new UI
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 speed up Windows Vista by disabling features and functions that are not used.
How to install the Windows 8.1 preview using the ISO files.
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.
A look at hidden admin tools in Windows 8.
Instructions describe steps necessary to unlock the Windows taskbar.
Microsoft Windows XP is still available on new computers, if you know where to look.
8 Ways Windows 8 Improves Over Windows 7
How to find the Windows 8.1 update link in the Windows Store.
The Windows 7 operating system shares many features and functions with Windows Vista. It also improves on Vista.
Steps show how to create a blank document in WordPad
Purble Pairs is one of three games included in Purble Place. Page 6.
A detailed look at how to use the Windows 8 Start Screen.
A list of hidden features of Windows 8.1 that many users may overlook.
A rundown of what you get with Windows 7 Ultimate Edition -- strengths and weaknesses, and why to buy (or not to buy).
Windows Vista is still a good choice for many. Find out if you should keep Vista around.
The five most important versions of Windows.
Discusses what computer hardware will enable your Windows to run fast.
How to make your computer a PC TV
Select the drive to clean up. Windows. Page 2.
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A rundown of what you get with Windows 7 Professional edition -- strengths and weaknesses, and why to buy (or not to buy).
A Windows 7 productivity tip that will show you how to declutter your Windows desktop using document and application pinning on the Taskbar.
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Turn off ReadyBoost functionality in Windows 7.
Learn how to find out what version and service pack of Vista you currently have on your computer.
A guide to help you decide if you should upgrade to Windows 7
This guide will show you how to shut down Windows 8 from the new Charm Bar.
Learn how to prepare and install Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) upgrade.
How to get installation media for an upgrade to Windows 8.1.
How often you should do a windows backup your computer and why.
A description of Windows 8 system requirements as well as download links to the developer preview.
Learn how to get the most out of the Windows 7 Taskbar
Guide describes the steps necessary to schedule a virus scan in Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7.
How to connect a computer to a wireless home network
Tricks and tips for keeping Windows XP running well.
Microsoft will be bringing the Metro GUI from the Windows Phone 7 operating system to Windows 8.
A list of the biggest and best new features offered by Windows 8.1.
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.
A list of new modern applications included with Windows 8.1 and what they do.
How to save money on Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 7.
A guide to making your computer faster.
How to use the Windows 7 Problem Steps Recorder to troubleshoot Windows issues.
How to Run Old Programs in Windows 8
Step describing the importance of setting the correct resolution and how to open the screen resolution settings in Windows 7.
Avoid problems by learning what to do before beginning an upgrade of Windows 7 from Windows Vista or Windows XP.
It's official, Windows 8.1 is ready to go. The final build has been released to manufacturers but don't expect to get your hands on it early. Microsoft has no
A list of modern apps included with Windows 8; what they are and what they can do for you.
Learn how to keep your Windows 7 computer safe and up to date with Automatic Updates.
Learning how to download the right version of Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)
Examining the User Account Control options in Windows 7
This steps describes the steps necessary to open the application's Properties dialog box to set compatibility mode in Windows 7.
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.
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 change you Desktop Wallpaper - What a great way to enhance a Windows Desktop.
The Ease of Access Center provides customized services that can help people see, hear and use a Windows Vista computer more easily. Page 6.
Learn how to download updates for Windows 8 and how to configure automatic updates.
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 tutorial for uninstalling Windows 7 programs.
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.
Use Windows File Compression to reduce file size for storage and emails.
Learn how to create a folder structure in Windows to better organize your stuff.
Though Windows 8.1 adds a lot of new features, it also removes quite a few.
Learn what versions of Windows Media Center support Netflix.
Windows XP (SP3) is the latest service pack update for XP, issued in April 2008.
The Hardware and Sound area (within the Control Panel) enables you to setup hardware and software devices and sound for the computer.
An explanation of the Windows Media Center for XP and Vista.
Set up to automate a Windows update, using the Automatic Update feature of Windows.