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Tips to Boost PC Speed and Performance

Apr 2nd 2011 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

Tips to Boost PC Speed and Performance

Does your computer take forever to respond to the simplest of commands? If you are at the end of your rope with slow PC speed and performance, the first step would be to investigate the source of the problem. In some cases speeding your PC can be as straightforward as defragmenting your hard disk while at other times the issue may not be so easily rectified. Checking for External Threats The f

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Regular PC Maintenance: The Basics

Mar 30th 2011 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

Regular PC Maintenance: The Basics

Why do PCs that are even brand new seem slow down within months of purchase? Computers are like overgrown yards; they need regular maintenance for optimal performance. The good news is that unlike mowing front porches, PC management is not labor-intensive and can in fact be automated. System maintenance tasks can include anything from regular hard disk clean-up to running PC utility tools. Here

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The Dreaded Blue Screen of Death

Mar 24th 2011 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

The Dreaded Blue Screen of Death

The Stop Error or the Blue Screen of Death (BSoD) as it is commonly known is an error screen that is displayed when the Operating System (OS) encounters vital system issues resulting in a complete PC crash. Stop errors may be hardware related or triggered by a driver error, in which case the computer stops responding to any commands and halts all system processes as a means to protect hardware ove

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How to Fix a Rundll Error

Mar 21st 2011 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Computer Help Quick Fix Tip | 0 Comment

How to Fix a Rundll Error

DLL files are basically a series of code that the computer uses to access and run specific programs. The Rundll.exe refers to system files that are processed directly by the computer's operating system to improve memory efficiency and performance. The Rundll error is encountered when the DLL file associated with a particular program is corrupted or has accidently been deleted from your PC. Ther

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How Did I Get a Virus?

Mar 18th 2011 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Computer Help Pc Protection | 0 Comment

How Did I Get a Virus?

The Internet age has created a truly global network, but there are downsides to the exposure this brings. The most significant being the seemingly unmitigated virus attacks that most PCs today are prone to. Viruses pose a very real threat, and they may come in the form of harmless looking e-mails to spyware from websites promising valuable services. It is a fact that the widely used e-mail is t

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When is it Time to Upgrade Memory?

Mar 15th 2011 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Computer Help | 0 Comment

When is it Time to Upgrade Memory?

The random access memory, or RAM, is perhaps the most important factor that determines PC performance aside from the processor speed. Today, most PCs come with an in-built memory of at least 2GB, probably more, and this will also depend on the operating system installed. But how do you judge when a memory upgrade is due? Here are some tips to help you recognize when to install a higher RAM. 1.

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Why Does My Computer Reset out of Nowhere?

Mar 12th 2011 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Computer Help | 0 Comment

Why Does My Computer Reset out of Nowhere?

Unexpected PC resets are not really fun but a grim reality for many computer users. And these random system reboots often happen at the most inopportune times. What causes these seemingly random computer resets? Why does your PC restart out of the blue? For starters, the issue may be related to your PC hardware. Before laying the PC reboot on hardware problems be sure to check your Device Manag

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Does My Computer Have a Virus?

Mar 9th 2011 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help Pc Protection | 0 Comment

Does My Computer Have a Virus?

One of the most common questions people ask is 'how to speed up my computer'. Users often complain that programs take a long time to load. But the problem may not be just that your PC speed is not exactly top notch. Have you considered the possibility of a computer virus? There are a range of abnormal ways in which your computer may react to a virus, but how do you tell for sure whether or not you

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How to Transfer Files From One Computer to Another

Feb 7th 2011 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

How to Transfer Files From One Computer to Another

Computers are playing a major role in our present lifestyle. Apart from gaining information and using it for entertainment, a lot of people these days are also using computers for office uses. If you are one amongst them, you will often store you important information and data in it. However, if you are replacing your old system, it is very important to transfer all your important data and files t

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