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How to Find the Serial Number on your Mac

Feb 8th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

How to Find the Serial Number on your Mac

Do you need to find the serial number on your Mac? Serial numbers were added by Apple to provide better service to its customers. They’re generally used for warranty purposes, but they can also help prevent theft. There are a few different ways to find your Mac’s serial number. I’m going to sort these methods from easiest to hardest, but they all work perfectly well: Easy method: Apple

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6 Easy Things To Do When Tuning Up Your PC

Feb 1st 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

6 Easy Things To Do When Tuning Up Your PC

If you’re a smart PC user, then you tune up your PC on a regular basis. Tuning up your PC isn’t rocket science and it doesn’t take lots of time. Best of all – you can immediately see the benefits of tuning your PC. But what should you actually do when tuning up your PC? What does “tuning up a PC” actually mean? Today, we’re going to answer those questions and show you 6 specific t

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Communicating With Computers

Jan 16th 2014 - by Una Cerkezi in: Computer Help | 0 Comment

In these modern times we live in it's important to be aware of the technology that surrounds you. As a person in this day and age it's your right to know what's new and improved when it comes to the computer market. People aren't always aware of what's best for them, which leads them to mistake certain items for others, only to find themselves in a predicament that only Bill Gates himself would be

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Apple Ordered to Extend Warranties to 24 Months in Australia

Dec 21st 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

Apple Ordered to Extend Warranties to 24 Months in Australia

Apple’s warranties, in most countries, are the bare minimum that’s legally required: one year. That’s not a knock on Apple. Most tech companies only offer one year warranties on their products. However, a consumer group in Australia now says that one year warranties are simply not long enough. Apple – a company with notoriously unreliable products – has been ordered to double its w

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The Top 4 Biggest PC Monitor Myths You Probably Still Believe

Nov 26th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

The Top 4 Biggest PC Monitor Myths You Probably Still Believe

PC monitors are not the most important part of your computer. However, they’re the part you stare at all day, so they are pretty important. In spite of that, many people continue to believe startling PC monitor myths. Today, I’m going to highlight some of those myths and explain exactly why you’re wrong: Myth: 120 Hz monitors are better than 60 Hz monitors Monitor manufacturers love

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Your Frequently Asked Questions About RAM – Answered

Sep 17th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

Your Frequently Asked Questions About RAM – Answered

RAM - Random Access Memory - is one of the most important parts of your PC. Without RAM, your PC wouldn’t work. And when you don’t have enough RAM, your PC is slow. There are a lot of misconceptions about RAM. Because even the most novice PC user has asked the question, “How do I speed up my PC?” to hear the answer “Add more RAM!”. But is adding RAM always the answer? And how much s

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Mac OS X Users Face Onslaught of Digitally Signed Mac OS X Viruses

May 26th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

Mac OS X Users Face Onslaught of Digitally Signed Mac OS X Viruses

Digitally signed viruses are incredibly dangerous. Why? Because they’re signed. Digitally. What does that even mean? Well, it means that the computer’s software has authorized those viruses as legitimate software programs. All good software programs are digitally signed, but occasionally, the odd piece of malware slips through the cracks. This is a problem that is recently facing Mac use

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How to Limit Distractions When Using Multiple Monitors With Free Eye Tracking Software ‘Diff Displays’

Mar 23rd 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

How to Limit Distractions When Using Multiple Monitors With Free Eye Tracking Software ‘Diff Displays’

Multi monitor displays are becoming more and more popular among average PC users. Just a few short years ago, multiple monitors were reserved for stock analysts and high performance gamers. Today, people need multiple monitors to browse Facebook on one screen and watch Gossip Girl on the other. Whatever you use your multiple monitors for, you will have undoubtedly noticed one problem with using

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Protect Your Files – A Backup Checklist Before Your Next System Reformat

Jan 11th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

Protect Your Files – A Backup Checklist Before Your Next System Reformat

Sometimes, it just feels good to reformat your system. Other times, you need to reformat your system to get rid of an annoying piece of malware or a virus. But no matter why you have to reformat your system, you’ll want to backup your files before you begin. How do you know which files to backup? We’re going to help you out. Here’s an easy checklist filled with the information that most u

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6 out of 10 PC users reuse passwords across accounts

Oct 2nd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

If your password to your email account and Facebook are the same, then you could be in trouble. A recent study found that 6 of 10 computer users reuse passwords across accounts, leaving their systems critically vulnerable to attack. The study was performed by US fraud-detection agency CSID. It involved 1200 participants. According to the study, 54% of respondents had five different passwords or

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