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Fix any Wi-Fi network with 7 easy tips

Aug 10th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Fix any Wi-Fi network with 7 easy tips

Wi-Fi networks can be incredibly useful. Unfortunately, they’re often more trouble than their worth. If you’ve been struggling to fix a Wi-Fi network on your PC, then keep reading to discover 7 easy ways to fix any wireless network problem. 7) Restart your PC and your wireless router We told you these would be easy steps. If you’re having wireless network problems, the first step you s

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Facebook takes preventative measures against phishing

Aug 9th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Facebook takes preventative measures against phishing

Phishing has been a common problem for internet users ever since the World Wide Web was first created (okay, maybe not that early). Hackers use phishing techniques to steal email addresses, user information, and other sensitive data from individuals on the internet. This data can be used to steal money from bank accounts or to replicate somebody’s identity. In any case, phishing is very bad.

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The Pros and Cons of Google Fiber

Jul 31st 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

The Pros and Cons of Google Fiber

Last week, Google announced a new internet service called Fiber. Not only is Google Fiber priced affordably (the basic package is actually free), but it’s 100 times faster than the average ISP speed in the United States. As of now, Google Fiber is currently in pre-launch mode in Kansas City (of all places). If Google Fiber attracts enough interest (which it should), then it will quickly appea

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It’s happened again! Another PC virus targets computers in the Middle East

Jul 22nd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

It’s happened again! Another PC virus targets computers in the Middle East

It’s been a rough year for Middle Eastern PC security experts. Not long ago, we had Stuxnet and Flame. Stuxnet was a cyber-attack that was likely launched by Israel and the United States in a joint operation. The virus specifically targeted the computers used by Iran’s nuclear system. Then, Flame targeted hundreds of thousands of PCs across the entire Middle East. Now, it looks like we’ve

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Yahoo doesn’t have a cure for SQL injection problem

Jul 15th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Yahoo doesn’t have a cure for SQL injection problem

Yahoo’s recent password leak might not have been a one-time event. PC security experts say that Yahoo does not have an effective mechanism in place to prevent another SQL injection attack, meaning it’s only a matter of time before hackers try to take a shot at Yahoo’s notoriously weak database protection again. The attack that occurred last week exposed close to half a million user accoun

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Will Microsoft Office 2013 be touch friendly? Find out Monday

Jul 14th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Will Microsoft Office 2013 be touch friendly? Find out Monday

We already know just about everything there is to know about Microsoft’s upcoming operating system, Windows 8. Set to be released in October of 2012, Windows 8 will feature plenty of features that will cater to touch-screen users of tablets and smartphones. However, Microsoft hasn’t told us much about the next version of Office. Currently, the next version of Office is code-named Office 15

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Symantec antivirus update creating headaches for PC users

Jul 13th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Symantec antivirus update creating headaches for PC users

Computer upgrades are supposed to fix your PC, not destroy them. Unfortunately, a bug in a recent release of Symantec Corp’s antivirus software appears to be locking down the systems of computer users around the world, causing untold amounts of frustration. Specifically, users of Symantec’s Endpoint Protection 12.1 have said that a recent patch causes systems to immediately encounter the in

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Yahoo Voice hacked, nearly half a million passwords stolen

Jul 12th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Yahoo Voice hacked, nearly half a million passwords stolen

I hope you don’t use Yahoo Voice. If you do, then your password could very well have been stolen today. A hacking group known as D33Ds Company used SQL injection to gain access to Yahoo Voice’s server files. The result? 453,000 user accounts were posted onto the internet in a plain text file this morning, along with their password information. Although the original website where the passwor

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Dropbox doubles storage space for paying users and adds new 500GB plan

Jul 11th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Dropbox doubles storage space for paying users and adds new 500GB plan

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I need 500GB of online storage space”? If so, then an announcement made by Dropbox today will make you happy. The online cloud storage website released a 500GB storage plan that costs approximately $49.99 per month. The 500GB storage plan eclipses previous plans which ran at 100GB and 50GB. The 100GB plan cost $19.99 per month and the 50GB plan cost $9.99

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Fix your PC for free today with Internet Explorer update

Jul 10th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Fix your PC for free today with Internet Explorer update

On one Tuesday out of every month, Microsoft releases a series of patches for all of its software products. Today, Tuesday July 10, Microsoft released quite a few of those updates, including one critically important update for Internet Explorer. The update addresses a serious security vulnerability that allows remote code execution in Internet Explorer. In other words, hackers can insert a spec

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