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From Windows to Wi-Fi, PC expert Josh Norem finds solutions to readers’ most vexing problems.

How to partition a hard drive
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How to partition a hard drive

Partitions allow you to segment a single drive for separating programs from files or installing a second OS.
2 years ago
If you forgot your Windows admin password, try this
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If you forgot your Windows admin password, try this

That Windows admin password is pretty important. If you lose track of it, though, all is not lost. You just have to wiggle in through the virtual back door.
3 years ago
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How to get out of Windows Safe Mode

Safe Mode is a useful tool, but it's meant to be temporary. If your Windows computer is stuck in Safe Mode, these instructions will help get it out.
4 years ago
How to boot into Windows 10’s Safe Mode
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How to boot into Windows 10’s Safe Mode

Sometimes you have to boot your computer into Windows' stripped-down Safe Mode. But with Windows 10, that gets complicated.
4 years ago
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When Windows 10 takes up too much disk space, try this

When your Windows 10 installation is too big to run comfortably on your drive, shrink it down with Compact.exe, a built-in tool designed expressly for this purpose. Read on for this and other workarounds.
4 years ago
The free GifCam makes capturing animated GIFs a snap
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The free GifCam makes capturing animated GIFs a snap

GifCam is a super-lightweight, portable utility that captures still and action shots of your computer screen in GIF or AVI form. It's also free, though donations are appreciated.
4 years ago