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Free startup manager beats Windows 8.1's built-in tools

The Task Manager utility doesn't always provide the information you need to decide whether your system's auto-start apps really need to load each time your PC boots. No such worries with Autoruns.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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Save time and trouble with these 10 productivity tips

Get more work done in less time -- and with fewer interruptions -- by doing a quick system check and making a few simple, straightforward tweaks.

By Sep. 30, 2013

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Battery-saving tips for Windows laptops

Are you tired of poor battery life from your Windows laptop? If so, we're here to help. Our battery-saving tips will help you get the most out of your laptop's battery.

By Aug. 30, 2011

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How to start Windows 7 faster

If Windows 7 takes more than a minute to start, it may have too many programs that open automatically with the operating system. Longer delays are an indication of a more serious conflict with a piece of hardware, a network, or other software.

By Jan. 23, 2012

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Developers, do you really need to autorun programs in Windows?

Just because you install some piece of software doesn't mean you want it running all the time. Applications developers should think twice about helping themselves to starting up.

By Jun. 1, 2012

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Dig deeper to find the cause of Windows start-up delays

Use Windows' own tools to determine why your PC seems to take forever to boot.

By Feb. 3, 2010

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Dealing with software crashes - Part 1

Dealing with software crashes - Part 1. Expanding on a story from the Wall Street Journal.

By Nov. 9, 2007

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Keep Windows XP secure and trouble-free

Microsoft isn't making life easy for users of its aging operating system, but you don't need to be in a hurry to abandon XP.

By Apr. 28, 2009

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CNET to the Rescue 1: Josh joins the fray (podcast)

On the CNET to the Rescue (formerly Real Deal) podcast, co-hosts Josh Lowensohn and Rafe Needleman try to solve the Mystery of the Palm Pre that Wouldn't Speak and answer questions about Macs.

By May. 19, 2010