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OPERATING SYSTEMS

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Online backup options for photographers

Here's how you can keep your memories intact by protecting and backing up your images

How to quickly download files from URLs

Here's an easier way to download a file from the URL without copying and pasting

How to clean up audio files with SoundSaver

Record, edit and restore audio with SoundSaver, a utility from one of the leaders in noise reduction.

How to enable Word Macros

Here's how to stop Microsoft Word from blocking macros

How to fix faulty graphics card drivers

Display Driver 'AMD driver' stopped responding and has successfully recovered

How to add favourite folders to Windows file open and save dialog

Put the locations you use most often in convenient reach

How to replace Windows Explorer

Choose a better file manager for your Windows installation

Fast fixes for Office annoyances

Frustrated by Office irritations? Follow our quick tips for adjusting settings in Word, Outlook, and more

Simple fixes for a problematic PC

Need to troubleshoot an error-prone PC? Check out our easy-to-follow tips

How to use an old Mac as a backup server

Keep backups and store information safely

How to secure a Google Android phone

Protect a business network from Android mobiles

How to sync media to your Google Android phone

No iTunes? No problem, just peruse these alternatives

How to get administrator access to Windows without a password

Get around password protection in Windows XP, Vista and 7

How to get better HDTV audio with a soundbar

Here's what you need to know about soundbars and what to look for

Avoiding the pitfalls when transitioning to IPv6

IPv4 addresses will run out soon but the upgrade path to IPv6 is a tricky one

Solving an Empty Trash problem

Here's how to solve your problems on your Mac when an app ends up in the Trash

How to speed up Windows by stripping it down

Windows has plenty of features that you can turn off to speed things up. Here's how to find the features you don't need

How to make your PC boot faster with BIOS tweaks

A few simple changes to your PC's BIOS can shorten its boot times dramatically

How to connect a third monitor to your PC

What's better than running two monitors at a time? Running three, of course.

Five minute fixes for Windows PCs

Our experts offer 30 instant solutions to the most common problems affecting Windows 7, Vista, and XP

Quick fixes for Windows 7, Vista and XP

Is Windows malfunctioning, sluggish or in need of some tweaking? Our solutions will help you get the OS back into shape.

Easy fixes for networking problems

Having trouble connecting? Try these two simple approaches to sharing files and troubleshooting your network.

How to organise images in Windows

Add tags and organise images

How do I convert old photos into digital files?

Transfer old photographs from a shoe box to a computer box, easily.

How to use Linux to save a Windows PC from a virus

Open source OS makes a great anti-malware toolbox


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