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Want to Make Your PC Safer and More Secure? Use 64-Bit Windows

Jun 25th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

Today, most PC users use 64 bit operating systems. 64 bit versions of Windows 7 and Windows 8 are bundled with almost all new PCs sold today. 32 bit operating systems are a thing of the past – at least on new PCs. But on older PCs, 32 bit operating systems are still very common. If your computer is more than a few years old, then you could have a 32 bit operating system installed. This is a b

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3 Healthy Habits of a Smart PC User

Jan 9th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

3 Healthy Habits of a Smart PC User

Computers can be an expensive investment. And if you’re smart, you want to protect that investment as much as possible. So how do you do that? By performing regular maintenance and being smart about updating your PC – among other things. To make sure your computer stays in tip-top shape all the time, here are top 3 healthy habits of an intelligent PC user: 3) Clearing out old internet file

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How to Disable the Annoying Start Screen from Microsoft Office 2013

Jan 8th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

How to Disable the Annoying Start Screen from Microsoft Office 2013

If you recently purchased Office 2013, then you might like the new changes. Although the changes aren’t as drastic as the jump from Windows 7 to Windows 8, Office 2013 does include a sleek new interface and more accessible options for users. But there’s one thing that many Office 2013 users don’t like, and that’s the Start screen that pops up every time you open a new Office window. The

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How to fix PC hardware problems after upgrading Windows

Oct 9th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

How to fix PC hardware problems after upgrading Windows

Microsoft is rolling out Windows 8 soon, and that means many users will soon be making the switch to a new operating system. Whether making the switch from XP to Windows 7 or from Windows 7 to Windows 8, upgrading the operating system can lead to some serious PC problems. Hardware problems are a common problem for those who have recently upgraded their operating system. Every operating system i

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New scam charges computer users hundreds of dollars for fake remote tech support

Oct 5th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

New scam charges computer users hundreds of dollars for fake remote tech support

Over the past few years, policing agencies have received a growing number of complaints about a sophisticated remote support software scam. The scam targets computer users who have been experiencing problems with their computers recently. However, these computer problems are not occurring through any fault of the user. Instead, they’re created by a new virus that has targeted thousands of com

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Is shutting down your computer every night bad?

Sep 4th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

Is shutting down your computer every night bad?

Ever since computers have been invented, there has been a persistent myth that shutting down a computer every night is bad. Some people believe that it can cause significant wear-and-tear on computer systems over time, while other people believe that it will increase the number of errors you experience. In reality, shutting down your computer every night is rarely a bad thing. In fact, it can l

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Fixing your PC with regular updates

Aug 25th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

Fixing your PC with regular updates

A PC is like a car – it needs regular maintenance in order to continue running smoothly. Fortunately, PC maintenance doesn’t require you to drag your computer down to the nearest garage and wait around for repairs to be completed. Instead, anybody can fix their PC quickly and easily through simple computer updates. Updating a Windows PC can help users avoid everything from viruses to PC slo

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PCs infected with DNS changer virus will have internet access disabled on Monday

Jul 5th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

PCs infected with DNS changer virus will have internet access disabled on Monday

A strange type of virus called a DNS changer is being used to create a botnet out of hundreds of thousands of computers. The ‘DNS’ is the server that your computer uses to connect to the internet, and the DNS changer virus is changing that server for malicious reasons. The DNS changer virus is being operated by a group of hackers called Rove Digital. It redirects PCs to an altered version o

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Top 3 free antivirus apps for the Mac

Jun 30th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

Top 3 free antivirus apps for the Mac

Not long ago, we reported that Apple had officially taken down the “MacBooks don’t get viruses” claim from its website. The tech company was facing pressure from its lawyers after Apple had experienced numerous security breaches over the last several months. Thus ended one of Apple’s biggest selling features. Apple computers have been getting viruses for a little while now. To help you

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Top 4 things to try before calling tech support

Jun 22nd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

Uh oh. Your computer’s broken. For some people, their immediate reaction is to call tech support. Unfortunately, tech support services like Geek Squad can be expensive and irritating to work with. Every computer repair service seems to cost $50 or $100 more dollars than you would expect, and the ultimate result is that you are paying far more for PC repairs that they should actually cost. Tod

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