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Bring Back Aero Snap to Windows 8

Aero Snap was a really handy and often-used feature of Windows 7 that’s been left out of Windows 8. But there’s a way to bring it back.

Virtual memory is when your PC uses your hard drive as temporary RAM. Adjusting virtual memory can speed up your PC significantly.

Activate System Protection in Windows 7

There’s a feature in Windows 7 called System Protection that saves older versions of files and folders, and lets you restore to them easily in case of a problem.

Normally, 32-bit Windows can only see about 3.5 gigabytes of RAM. However, there’s a way to access the rest of your memory. Here’s how to do that.

Disable Automatic Restart

Sometimes your PC will update overnight and restart your PC, causing you to lose your files. Here’s how to disable Automatic Restart.

12 Great Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 8

We’ve got 12 good reasons why you should upgrade to Windows 8 when it goes on sale in October 2012.

Disable Windows Sidebar & Gadgets

The Windows Sidebar and Windows Gadgets can not only take up valuable system resources, but they’re also a security risk. Here’s how to turn this feature off.

Windows Vista and Windows 7 introduced a new score built in to Windows, called the Windows Experience Index.

Boot in Safe Mode

Whenever you have a problem with your PC, booting into Safe Mode, a protected version of Windows, will often stabilize it and let you fix the issue.

Top 5 Hidden Features in Windows 7

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Often, an operating system will become corrupted, slow or unstable over time.

Do you need a touchscreen PC, especially with the advent of Windows 8? We run down the pluses and minuses of owning one.

Everyone’s PC locks up sometime. Doesn’t matter if you’re using Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 — freezes happen.

Just like Captain America, you too can upgrade to a stronger, faster and better form: Windows XP to Windows 7.

Adjust Volume for Individual Applications

It’s pretty easy to change the volume for your PC overall. But sometimes you’d like to turn up or down a specific app. Here’s how you do that.

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