If you’re having boot problems on your Windows PC, it’s often helpful to repair the MBR (Master Boot Record) to restore the Windows 7 boot loader—and you can do it easily from the Windows installation disc.
If you’ve ever had problems with your PC starting up or shutting down slowly, there’s lots of different troubleshooting techniques that you can use—today we’ll talk about how to enable verbose messages.
Want to upgrade to a massive internal hard drive? Western Digital has just announced their next drive, with a capacity of three terabytes.
If you’re a Google Chrome user that also uses Google Docs, you can save yourself a lot of time by adding Docs to the search bar so you can easily search all of your documents with just a few keystrokes.
Today Adobe finally announced the newest version of their Reader product, with a new sandboxing technology to help solve the security problems.
The Wall Street Journal reports that there’s yet another breach in privacy over at Facebook, and this time it’s games like FarmVille leaking your information to advertisers.
While most of us here prefer Google, Windows Live does have one great feature that Gmail doesn’t yet provide: a single-use security code that lets you login on a public computer without having your password stolen. Here’s how it works.
The new version of the Firefox browser changes the user interface dramatically, and even removes the status bar just like Google Chrome or Internet Explorer 9—but if you’re afraid of change, there’s a browser ex...
Google’s new Highlight to Search extension helps you search keywords in any page by simply highlighting text on the page.
This comic republished with permission from the very funny DOGHOUSE
If you’re an Evernote user but really prefer using a pen and paper, you can now use your Livescribe digital pen to send your notes directly into Evernote, where they will be searchable and available anywhere.
Tired of Windows Live Writer switching all your double and single quotes to the curly versions? Sure, you can turn it off in the options panel, but there’s actually a cool trick to use them that you might not have noticed.
The latest version of Dropbox for Android has a great feature built in, along with the regular bugfixes and small changes.
The other day a reader wrote in asking if cloud computing could help save his hard drive space, which made me realize that it’s time to talk about exactly what this moronic buzzword really means.
This Rainmeter skin is a complete set of widgets, with a mail checker, weather, clock, and an included RocketDock skin that all matches together nicely.
You might not be ready to accept Linux as your desktop yet, but you can still use it to save your Windows PC—whether you need to reset passwords, recover deleted files, or scan for viruses, here’s how to do it.
Our friends over at StackOverflow, the same guys that run the Super User site you’re all familiar with, have launched a new site that is now the official QnA site for Ubuntu.
Note: This extension currently only works for Windows, but it probably won’t be long until it’s ported to Mac and Linux.
This comic is courtesy of the very funny Geek And Poke.
If you’ve ever seen one of those super-customized desktops that are sometimes featured on Lifehacker, you might have wondered just how they put them together—so today we’ll take a quick tour through Rainmeter, the desktop customization utility.