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How to survive the recession: Hibernate

Big Moving Pictures had a new advertising product ready to go, but when its customers axed their budgets, the company didn't fail. It went to sleep.

By Jan. 29, 2009

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How to shut down Windows 8.1 in the new update

The Windows 8.1 Update launched on Tuesday adds yet another way to shut down or restart your PC.

By Apr. 9, 2014

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Calculate your PC's energy use

Microsoft's free Joulemeter utility gives you a rough estimate of a Windows system's power consumption. Plus: tips for reducing your electronics energy bill.

By Apr. 15, 2014

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Add useful features to the Windows 8 Start Screen

A Windows 8 program called Start Screen Unlimited adds some useful features to the Windows 8 Start Screen.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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The fastest way to close all running programs in Windows

With just a handful of keystrokes you can shut down all active apps on your system via Task Manager's Programs tab. Plus: power off your PC by pressing three keys.

By Oct. 26, 2012

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Troubleshooting sleep in OS X

Several settings and system features govern the sleep mode in OS X and can prevent normal system sleep if either in use or used incorrectly.

By Aug. 29, 2012

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How to get the Start menu back in Windows 8

Several third-party utilities can serve as Start menu replacements for Windows 8 users who aren't as keen on the new Start screen.

By May. 15, 2013

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

We answer reader questions on using OS X recovery utilities within a working OS installation, and more.

By Sep. 28, 2012

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How to tackle waking a stubbornly sleeping Mac

If your Mac takes a long time to wake from sleep and seems to require a reset when it does, here are a few things to try.

By Oct. 9, 2012

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Win8 StartButton gets your Start menu back in Windows 8

Like several other apps, Win8 StartButton restores the traditional Start menu in Windows 8, which Microsoft eliminated in the latest version of its operating system.

By Oct. 31, 2012