For most computer problems, there's usually a solution within reach. Here are some pointers to Help for specific types of problems.
Troubleshoot problems finding wireless networks
Troubleshoot problems finding computers on a home network
Troubleshoot network connection problems
Troubleshoot Internet connection problems
Troubleshoot file and printer sharing
Connect to the Internet
Why is my Internet connection so slow?
You can also try running a troubleshooter to diagnose and fix common Internet Explorer performance problems.
Click this button:
Fix this problem
In the File Download dialog box, click Run, and then follow the steps in the wizard.
Tips for solving problems with Internet Explorer
Troubleshoot problems with Windows Mail
Why can't I view an attachment?
Send pictures or videos in e‑mail
To find out if your hardware is compatible with Windows, go to the Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor on the Microsoft website.
Tips for fixing common driver problems
Tips for fixing common sound problems
You can also try running a troubleshooter to diagnose and fix common sound playback problems.
Tips for solving problems with USB devices
You can also try running a troubleshooter to diagnose and fix common problems with hardware and devices.
Turn automatic updating on or off
Ways to improve your computer's performance
You can also try running a troubleshooter to diagnose and fix common problems with Windows performance.
The Windows communities pages are a great place to start. Post a question or search for an answer in Windows communities on the Microsoft website.