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40 ways to fix your PC before you call an expert

Windows can be scary place if you're no computer expert and your PC goes wrong, but most glitches can be solved by following these tips.

By September 21, 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 June 1, 2012

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Spring cleaning tips to revive your Windows PC

Your once-new Windows PC can become sluggish over time. Instead of running out to buy a new PC, try these spring cleaning tips first.

By April 2, 2012

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Seven useful Windows 7 tips and tricks

Tweaking Windows settings and using keyboard shortcuts can enhance the Windows experience. We'll show you seven useful tips and tricks to help you get more out of Windows 7.

By November 9, 2011

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Windows 7 startup time will get faster too

Windows 7's startup time can be snappy with the right storage technology, and this should improve with Ultrabooks due later this year.

By September 10, 2011

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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 August 30, 2011

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CNET to the Rescue: iOS safety tips, and more

With the iPad 2 launch, we brought Seth in to talk about keeping your data safe on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod (or an Android device). Also, Rafe tests the new Synology DS411slim home server, and we opine on using a DVR as an archival store for videos (in a word: don't). Prepare yourself for the theft of your gadgets, how to tether an iPod Touch to a BlackBerry, and a brief history of ASCII.

By March 2, 2011

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Seth's Security Secrets

CNET Download.com's Seth Rosenblatt walks us through his tips on antivirus and security software and answers a bunch of questions on the topic. Also, how to network schools in remotest Alaska, what to do with laptops that won't lie flat, and how not to get socked by data fees when you take your iPhone to Europe.

By October 20, 2010

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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 February 3, 2010

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The Real Deal 191: Best tech of the decade (podcast)

Tom and Rafe review what they feel were the biggest and best tech products and advancements of the decade.

By December 17, 2009