Windows

Fall Back Fixups, SyncToy Sequel, and Other Windows News

Find out how to make sure your Windows PC or mobile device will "fall back" on schedule, discover the latest twists in the Windows Desktop Search 'forced update' saga, and more.

Send Windows Desktop Search Packing - Now!

Windows Desktop Search slows down Windows XP - so now Microsoft makes it a standard update! Stop laughing and learn how to stop WDS from putting the brakes on your PC.

Got Adobe Acrobat or Reader 8.1? The "Fix" Is In

... the "Mailto" URI vulnerability fix, that is. Find out how to get the updates and learn which Acrobat and Reader users are still at risk.

Get your hands on the latest goodies for Windows (and MacOS!) from Microsoft, including Flickr support for Windows Live Photo Gallery, refreshes to DirectX, a new version of Virtual Earth 3D, and support for playing Windows Media files in MacOS QuickTime.

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"Mailto:" and Other URI Threats May Target Everyone

Been patting yourself on the back for not using Adobe Acrobat or Reader with IE7 and Windows XP? Don't be too happy: URI-based threats may be lurking everywhere.

Didn't Ask for That PDF File? Watch Out!

Put Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader together with Windows XP and Internet Explorer 7, and what do you have? A significant threat to your PC. Learn how to protect yourself.

Adobe Photoshop Elements Turns 6

Version 6, that is. Find out what's new in the surprisingly powerful photo editor for "casual" photographers, Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.

Happy 30th Birthday, Atari 2600!

Remembering the console that helped turn almost everyone into a console gamer - and set the course of gaming ever since.