Moving to Windows 7 can be a rough transition

By Tracey Capen

File management in Win7 is just different enough from XP’s that even simple tasks can seem non-intuitive.

Using posts in the Lounge and how-to stories in Windows Secrets should make the switch less painful.

  • Organizing files in Windows Explorer

    Lounge member and photographer Rebecca Reid organizes her images into custom folders. But she could not sort her photos in Win7 the way she did in XP and needed help. Among the many replies, Ian B Brown provided a link to a handy Win7 Explorer add-on. More»

  • Help me remove “Total XP Security”

    The particularly nasty Total XP Security malware took over member Rosemary Markham’s PC. Many expert Loungers offered advice on removing the infection — but in the end, she decided that professional computer repair was in order. More»

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Tracey Capen

About Tracey Capen

Editor in chief Tracey Capen was the executive editor of reviews at PC World magazine for 10 years, from 1995 to 2005. He was InfoWorld's managing editor of reviews from 1993 to 1995 and worked in the magazine's test center and as networking editor from 1989 to 1992. Between his stints at InfoWorld, he was senior labs editor at Corporate Computing magazine.