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Follow these steps to ensure a smooth transition to the latest version of Windows.
Not all cloud services are built alike. We take a look at some of the most popular options — what they're for, how you can use them and, most importantly, what you get.
The system image tool in Windows is one way to back up your system, but if you upgraded to Windows 8.1, it's not where you last saw it.
These tips will bring you right up to speed with what's new and updated in Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 8.1.
Get more work out of your Android device by using a free predictive onscreen keyboard, security app, file manager, Office clone, and tablet-news aggregator.
Take a quick tour of Windows 8 with Microsoft's official user guide.
The upcoming new release of Windows will add your Start screen to the list of items that can be synced across multiple devices, says Supersite for Windows' Paul Thurrott.
You don't need a Start button; use more keyboard shortcuts, not fewer; enable File History; confirm file deletions; and shut down apps quickly. Plus: tweak your Windows 8 laptop's touch pad.
Anyone who needs to learn the new OS can take a free four-hour course through the online training site Lynda.com. All it will cost you is a Facebook "Like."
Microsoft's newest operating system has a whole new interface and loads of new features. Here are CNET's best tips for getting up to speed quickly and getting the most out of Windows 8.