September, 2016  // Posts published in September, 2016

8 Best Windows Shortcuts You Probably Didn’t Know About

Sep 29th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

8 Best Windows Shortcuts You Probably Didn’t Know About

Looking for more Windows shortcuts to make you the Windows master? Here are some of our favorites we use every day. Windows Key + D: Minimizes all app windows and brings you right to the desktop. You can press it once more to bring all your apps back to the foreground. It’s a fast and easy way to hide something on your desktop screen. -Windows Key + Arrow Keys: Snaps app left, right, or up

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Free Team-Based Shooter Paladin Enters Open Beta Phase

Sep 16th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

Free Team-Based Shooter Paladin Enters Open Beta Phase

After a year of closed beta, Paladin has finally entered its open beta phase. The free-to-play team-based shooter comes with elements of collectible-card strategy – and it’s now available for anyone to play. The open beta comes with a lot of new features that will be unfamiliar to closed beta players. Those features include a new user interface and a new match lobby. There’s also a mor

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EA Is Giving Away All Its Battlefield 4 DLC for Free

Sep 15th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

EA Is Giving Away All Its Battlefield 4 DLC for Free

In case you missed the memo, Battlefield One is coming out next month. To celebrate the release of the WW1 shooter, EA decided to make Christmas come early: EA is giving away all five DLC expansions for Battlefield 4 for free. That’s right: all five DLCs are totally free. EA has charged the full price for each DLC in the past ($15 per pack, or a $60 season’s pass). As far as we know, they

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Top 6 Reasons Why PC Gaming is Cheaper than Console Gaming

Sep 14th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

Top 6 Reasons Why PC Gaming is Cheaper than Console Gaming

If you ask a console gamer why they don’t own a PC, they’ll probably say something like “PC gaming is too expensive”. We’ve heard this complaint a lot here at FixMyPCFree.com. And we have a big problem with it: it’s simply not true! Don’t believe us? Today, we’re giving you 6 good reasons why PC gaming is surprisingly cheaper than console gaming: 6) Steam Sales and Other Sal

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Apple Might Remove the Headphone Jack from the MacBook Pro

Sep 13th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Apple Might Remove the Headphone Jack from the MacBook Pro

Have you ever looked at your MacBook and thought, “I wish they made this thing thinner and took out the 3.5mm headphone jack”? If so, then Apple’s next generation MacBook may be the perfect computer for you. That’s right: Apple is reportedly considering removing the headphone jack from its laptops. Just like it removed the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 in a bid to increase wireless h

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Did You Buy a GTX 970? You’re Probably Eligible for a $30 Refund

Sep 12th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Did You Buy a GTX 970? You’re Probably Eligible for a $30 Refund

The GTX 970 was heralded as one of the biggest video card launches of last year – and it lived up to those expectations. However, due to a misrepresentation in Nvidia’s advertising, the company is being forced to pay $30 to every single person who purchased the popular video card (within a certain time frame). You’ve probably been hearing about the GTX 970 refund all summer. Finally, afte

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Is Your Chrome Browser Acting Funny? There’s a New Chrome Impersonator Trojan Infecting Thousands

Sep 10th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Is Your Chrome Browser Acting Funny? There’s a New Chrome Impersonator Trojan Infecting Thousands

Has your Google Chrome browser been taking you to weird websites lately? You may have been infected by something called the Mutabaha Trojan. That Trojan, according to Dr. Web researchers, looks and performs very similarly to Google Chrome. There are some small differences with the menu design, but aside from that, it’s virtually indistinguishable. The most noticeable difference between the

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