Making a PC secure — truly secure — is incredibly difficult, and no one has ever done a perfect job of it.
Eliminating all security vulnerabilities in your system is simply not within your power, but you can make it a much less-attractive target.
Microsoft’s words and actions sometimes directly contradict each other; in several places, the Windows 7 license agreement prohibits actions that the setup software then allows or even automates.
All Microsoft end-user license agreements suffer from defects, but with Win7, the conflicts, contradictions, and confusion have reached new heights — or depths.
Tools built into every version of Windows let you create customized shutdown shortcuts.
It’s easy to add shutdown, reboot, suspend, hibernate, or other options to your desktop — if that’s what you want or need.
Running stairs may be the ultimate poor-man’s Stairmaster, but even for a dog it gets deathly dull — fast. What’s needed is some serious motivation.
In its seemingly never-ending quest for a better Windows, Microsoft simply can’t resist tinkering with — and sometimes completely removing — features that many of us loved.
If you find yourself tripping over new Windows 7 features or missing favorite old ones, I’ve got some tips that will come to your rescue.
More than 33,000 new members have signed up to use the Lounge discussion board since it moved to our domain name last November, and they and the 20,000 existing Loungers have been posting a flurry of useful tips.
Beginning this week, our newsletter’s new “Lounge Life” column will highlight the best new topics and the most-interesting questions posted.