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A fix for the multifile-selection glitch in Windows 7 and 8

In earlier versions of Windows, you could select multiple files in an Explorer window and change the sort-by option without losing your selection. Tweak the Registry to return the capability to Explorer in Windows 7 and 8.

By April 15, 2013

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How to personalise Windows 8

You can make your Windows 8 PC look unique -- not just with live tiles, but with colours, background patterns and lock-screen wallpapers.

By January 29, 2013

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How to make Windows 8 look like Windows 7

We reveal how to water down or ignore some of Windows 8's more controversial features and restore functionality you thought had vanished.

By October 27, 2012

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50 Windows 8 tips

Everything you need to know about installing and getting the most out of Microsoft's Windows 8 Release Preview and its Metro interface.

By June 8, 2012

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How to disable reboot reminders in Windows

It's vital to keep Windows up to date, but you may have pressing matters that keep you from rebooting for a few hours. There's a simple way to disable Windows' constant nagging to reboot after updating.

By January 26, 2012

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Disabling the Caps Lock key on Windows 7

If you never use it, and it just tends to annoy you, why not disable it?

By July 13, 2011

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How to detect and remove StarLogger

Finding out whether your Samsung laptop has a keylogger surreptitiously installed and figuring out how to remove it are not as hard as you might think.

By March 30, 2011

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Change Windows 7's start, log-on, and desktop backgrounds

Relatively simple ways to remove Windows 7's floating-color-balls start-screen animation, and supply your own background images for the operating system's log-on screen and desktop.

By February 1, 2011

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Five quick Windows Vista speedup tips

Add an Encrypt/Decrypt option to your right-click menus, access files faster, monitor your startup and shutdown speed, and let Vista analyze your performance for you.

By May 14, 2009

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The Real Deal 155: Smartphone Apps

Viewers submitted their favorite apps for BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, Nokia and iPhone.

By March 31, 2009