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Cleaning Your PC? Don’t Delete These Files

Apr 22nd 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

Cleaning Your PC? Don’t Delete These Files

Your PC is home to millions of files. The vast majority of those files can be deleted without wrecking your PC. Unfortunately, a small percentage of those files should not be deleted if you like using your PC. Today, we’re going to tell you which files you absolutely should not delete if you’re cleaning up your PC. Just because a file is big and in an obscure part of your hard drive does

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What is SVCHost.exe and Why Is It Using 99% of the CPU?

Jan 5th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

What is SVCHost.exe and Why Is It Using 99% of the CPU?

Just about every Windows PC has a process called SVCHost.exe. In most cases, this process is unnoticeable. It quietly runs in the background and doesn’t interfere with your PC. But every once in a while, SVCHost.exe gets a little crazy. It starts to steal 99% of the CPU, forcing your PC to a standstill and leaving your wondering what, exactly SVCHost.exe is. So what is SVCHost.exe and why

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How Do I Fix Errors on My PC ? Try These Tips Before Hiring An Expert

Oct 30th 2013 - by Chris Fletcher in: Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

    Even the most avid PC users experience errors from time to time. While some of these issues have obvious solutions, there are many instances when you are left scratching your head and wondering what your next move should be.Before you hire an expert to look at your PC, try these tips first. Analyze the Error Any time you experience an error on your PC, a message will

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How to Solve the World’s 3 Most Common Tech Problems on Your Own

Sep 12th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

How to Solve the World’s 3 Most Common Tech Problems on Your Own

Computer tech support is ridiculously expensive these days. Why? Because tech support workers know how much you need your computer and they love taking advantage of the fact that you don’t know how to fix basic PC problems. If you don’t know anything about fixing your computer, then you may have to spend hundreds - or even thousands - of dollars every time something goes wrong. That’s

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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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