Eight steps to a backup strategy using Windows own built-in tools, plus four more to handle Microsoft’s plans to retire one of those tools.
The “edition” of Windows you’re running — Home, Pro, or others — defines some of the features made available. It’s not difficult to find out which edition you have.
The default mail program is used to send email at the request of other programs on your computer or links on web page. If you use a web interface, however, things get tricky.
If you have a 64-bit capable machine, you may want to upgrade from 32-bit Windows to 64. Unfortunately, the upgrade, while quite possible, isn’t easy.
Because Internet Explorer is really a component of Windows itself, uninstalling and reinstalling, while possible, is somewhat different than other applications and has different implications.
Partitions may be hidden for good reasons. Here’s how to peek inside.
Step one to an operating system upgrade? Create a full system image backup of up your entire machine! Step one to a reinstall? The same.