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Our memories aren't perfect; that's why we forget passwords. In this guide we show you how to reset a Windows 8 or 8.1 password for both local and Microsoft accounts.
External graphics solutions have been around for nearly a decade, but mainstream laptop makers have only recently begun offering plug-and-play solutions to upgrade your graphics.
Mac users can get the best of both worlds by installing Windows 10 alongside OS X. It's not horribly complicated, and Apple's lastest OS, El Capitan, makes it easier than[...]
Many have both a work and personal email address. So how about phone numbers? Surely there has to be a way to have all the benefits of a business phone[...]
DIY upgrades aren't easy even if you purchased a gaming notebook with MXM graphics. Read on to find out why.
More and more laptops are doing away with, or supplementing their 2.5-inch bays with M.2 slots for solid-state storage. Here’s our guide to upgrading the M.2 SSD in your notebook.
Microsoft has announced that Windows 7 will be generally available right at the tail end of October, later this year. We've discussed before what that might mean for consumers,[...]
There are times when you need a copy of Windows on hand to accomplish something. You might need to install a new Windows component, or boot to the OS disc[...]
You might not need instructions to open a new notebook, but you should follow our step-by-step guide to make sure your laptop isn't a lemon.
Did you know you can replace the optical drive in your notebook with a hard drive or SSD and double or triple your space? We show you how in this[...]
Having trouble figuring out how much drive space you have left or what type of graphics card you're using? We show you how to identify the specifications of your computer[...]
What do you think of when you think of Dell? Inexpensive computers? Long stretches of boring, grey boxes with unimpressive designs? Until recently, Dell was known for[...]
While the concept of servers is definitely not new, using them within the confines of the home definitely is. Acer's new easyStore H340 packages WHS in an attractive, inexpensive format,[...]
No matter how much a Desktop PC case changes over the years, it seems like theres always one thing you can rely on: the 5.25 expansion bay. Whether youre talking[...]
Over the years, processor speed isn't the only thing that's risen as transistors have shrunk. So, too, has the average amount of memory in mainstream computers. We've come a long[...]
The HP TouchSmart IQ506 is HP's new top of the line, all-in-one computer. There are several companies that put out all-in-ones, these days; Apple famously has the iMac[...]
Intel released their latest microarchitecture, the Nehalem-based Core i7 platform, in November of last year. Its taken until now, however, for some manufacturers to jump into the game and[...]
Increasing the amount of RAM is one of the easiest ways to upgrade an old laptop and extend its usefulness. We show you how simple it is to replace notebook[...]
Sometimes, when downloading a file or installing a new program, you suddenly realize that your hard drives are full. "Can I uninstall this or delete that?" Here's how to get[...]
Lenovo has had a reputation for building efficient and capable business hardware since long before they became a commonly known name in the US. Those machines have typically come with[...]