2017  // Posts published in 2017

How to Remove FindersDeals

Mar 15th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Virus Removal | 0 Comment

How to Remove FindersDeals

FindersDeals (also known as "Ads by FindersDeals") is a pesky adware application found on thousands of computers worldwide. The malware hijacks Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Mozilla Firefox, masquerading itself as a legitimate extension. FindersDeals promises to find you the best deals on the internet. In reality, it turns your browser’s pages into a minefield of banners, pop-up ads, and

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Here’s What Top CIA Officials Have to Say About Popular Antivirus Software, According to WikiLeaks

Mar 13th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Here’s What Top CIA Officials Have to Say About Popular Antivirus Software, According to WikiLeaks

Last week, WikiLeaks published an enormous amount of data about the CIA’s ability to monitor electronic devices. One of the underreported parts of the 8,000 page leak, however, was the CIA’s thoughts on popular antivirus software. What do America’s top cybersecurity experts have to say about Kaspersky? What do they really think about Avira? Here are some of the highlights according to

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How to Remove Pluto TV

Mar 9th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Virus Removal | 0 Comment

How to Remove Pluto TV

Pluto TV (also know as Pluto.tv) is a dangerous application categorized as malicious software – also known as malware. The application has been known to cause security issues on PCs – including information getting shared to places where you may not want it to be shared. Pluto TV may also pop up as Pluto.tv, this is the URL the malware creators use to direct you to their ads. Pluto TV is one of

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How to Remove Search Privacy

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How to Remove Search Privacy

Search Privacy is an annoying type of malware that disguises itself as a legitimate browser extension. It’s been spotted running on Chrome, Firefox, and other major internet browsers. Search Privacy may sound like a valuable extension – it promises to protect your searches from unwanted eyes. Unfortunately, it’s a deceptive type of malware that makes money by forcing you to use their own sea

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How to Remove HolaInput

Feb 28th 2017 - by Bosh in: Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is HolaInput?     HolaInput is a type of malware that installs itself on your PC to display advertisements. These include redirecting your homepage and search page to their malicious, fake search/homepage for the purpose of earning ad revenue at your expense. This is not dangerous adware/malware but it will slow down your computer and annoy you constantly with ads. S

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Windows 10’s New Game Mode Will Make PC Games Run Faster

Jan 31st 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

Windows 10’s New Game Mode Will Make PC Games Run Faster

If you’re reading PC tech blogs like Fix My PC Free, then I assume you’re interested in making your computer run faster. Well, thanks to Windows 10’s new Game Mode, your PC games should run faster and smoother – with minimal hassle on your side. Microsoft has been teasing Game Mode for months without revealing much information about it. Now, we’re finally getting further details ab

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Bethesda Announces Morrowind Expansion for Elder Scrolls Online

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Bethesda Announces Morrowind Expansion for Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online is officially going back to Morrowind. Bethesda just announced the news as part of a livestream. A trailer was released onto YouTube at the same time. Bethesda calls the new Morrowind expansion a “sweeping adventure” through the strange and magical land of Vvardenfell – a world we first saw in 2002’s classic game, The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. The expansi

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Former Mozilla Engineer Warns PC Users to Disable Antivirus Software

Jan 30th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Former Mozilla Engineer Warns PC Users to Disable Antivirus Software

Modern antivirus software is no longer effective, according to one former Mozilla software engineer. In fact, it’s so ineffective that you should uninstall your antivirus software immediately – unless you’re using one specific antivirus software program. Mozilla software engineer Robert O’Callahan, self-described “Christian, repatriate Kiwi, hacker” uploaded a blog post called

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The Graphics Settings You Should Always Disable to Maximize PC Gaming Performance

Jan 13th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

The Graphics Settings You Should Always Disable to Maximize PC Gaming Performance

Want to speed up your gaming PC for free? The best way to do that is by disabling certain settings in the games you’re playing. But which settings give you the best bang for your buck? Which settings can be disabled without turning your game into some Minecraft-looking monstrosity? Today, we’re helping out PC gamers by explaining the graphics settings you should always disable if you wan

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