It is possible to control your computer through a microphone with voice commands
If Windows won't launch, bypass startup and fix problems in Safe Mode
This handy Windows 7 feature sorts files into relevant folders in your personal library
As most of us spend hours staring at a PC monitor, it’s important to make sure you get the best possible picture. We explain the behind-the-scenes terminology
The Control Panel holds everything you need to tweak and configure your computer
As the price of monitors has fallen greatly, it's now possible to add another without breaking the bank. We explain how to connect a second display to your PC
Upgrading a computer’s memory is not difficult and could save you having to buy a new PC. We show you what to look for when you shop for those extra gigabytes
Confused by Microsoft’s Windows Live Service? Our Back to Basics explains everything Live Essentials has to offer and what's worth it and what's not
Adobe's Flash powers many websites. Our Back to Basics guide will help you understand what it does, how to install or update it, and how to make the most of it
If you add new hardware to a PC running Windows 7 you’ll come to the Device Stage window. This one-stop shop makes managing your peripherals much easier
If more than one person wants to use your computer, then the safest way is to create user accounts for them. Find out how in our Back to Basics guide
We explain what the different kinds of Windows dialogue boxes mean
You may not know you've got it but Java is installed on billions of gadgets. We explain all you need to know about this widespread programming language
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