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PC Advisor Forums

Primed with questions and answers covering eleven hot categories - from technical queries and general consumer advice to the latest news about the magazine - the PC Advisor forums are here to help. We'll even send you an email when someone responds to your query.

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Tech Helproom

Got a technical query or a problem with your PC? With more than a million posts already in our database the chances are good that we've resolved the same problem for someone in the past. Before you post your own thread, try using our search facility - it may save you (and us) some valuable time.

Windows 8 Help

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Microsoft's latest operating system - Windows 8 - is available for download and preloaded on new PCs, laptops, tablets and - yes - Windows Phones. The Windows…

Windows 7 Help

Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system is available on laptops and PCs, and is the version of Windows run by most people. The Windows 7 Help forum is the place to discuss new features and compatibility issues. Our experts and fellow forum users will be delighted to help with any Windows 7 problems you are having. For Windows 7 tips, reviews and tutorials, visit our Windows 7 Advisor zone

Windows Vista Help

This is the place to seek answers to questions about missing drivers, hardware and software incompatibilities, and anything else that troubles you about Vista. We can't promise a magic fix, but we'll certainly try! Vista-related threads only, please.

Tech Consumer Advice

Need some advice about what to buy and where to buy it? Not sure which supplier to use? Maybe your supplier treated you badly, or maybe you received excellent service. Perhaps you're not sure about current consumer legislation. Whether you want to air a complaint or hand out praise, share your experience with us all, here in Consumerwatch.

Networking Help

Want to go wireless and not sure how? Problems with your router? Uncertain about networking hardware? This forum area is strictly for threads about networking - wireless or wired. You ask the questions, we'll try to come up with the answers.

Digital Home Advice

Need advice about which digital camera to buy, how to manipulate photographs, or how to edit your home video? Worried about which photo-printer is best, or what multi-media computers really do? Whatever your digital problem, post your request here and we'll try to help.

Mobile Phone Help

Looking for a new mobile phone, satnav or portable internet access device, and want to get the best deal? Perhaps you're happy with your current handset but are mystified by the plethora of features it offers. This forum is for you, as registered users discuss the hot topics, from products and tariffs to 3G coverage and usability.


Want the lowdown on the latest PC, PlayStation, Wii and Xbox games? If you want reviews and gaming tips on everything from MMORPGs, sports sims and strategy games to PC Advisor's own most popular games downloads, this forum is for you.

Business Tech Help

Looking for advice on the best computer hardware and software for your business, and want to get the best deal? PC Advisor's Business forum is the perfect place to discuss the technology issues that affect your company, providing you with a simple way to get the answers you're looking for from like-minded IT professionals.

Beginners' Tech Help

New to computing - so new you don't know your CD ROM from your RAM, and you wouldn't dream of opening the computer's case? Relax, you're in good company. This forum is for you - so don't hesitate to ask that basic question. Anything goes, as long as it's connected with computing.

Speakers Corner

This is the place for lively and thought-provoking debate with other forum members. There's no need to restrict discussions to computing, or computer related topics, but be warned... we don't condone religious intolerance, sexism, racism, bad language, personal abuse, partisan politics or libellous statements. The Forum Editor's decision on such matters is final, and posts which break the rules will be removed without prior warning.

Web Design Help

Designing your own website? Need help, or an honest appraisal from your fellow forum members? This is the place to get the lowdown on the best software, ask about web hosting, or pick up some helpful design tips.

Beta Testing

The Beta-testing forum is the place to learn about upcoming software programs. PC Advisor's panel of expert forum members install and appraise big name software beta releases, seeking out their strengths and weaknesses so you don't have to. Anyone can browse and read posts on the Beta-testing forum, but software beta tests are by invite only. To find out more and apply to take part in future beta testing, email the Forum Editor, at moderator@pcadvisor.co.uk.

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