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4 computer trends to look forward to in 2013

Nov 7th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

4 computer trends to look forward to in 2013

2012 is nearly over and 2013 is about to begin. It’s that time of the year where we start to analyze trends and envision the future of the PC industry moving forward. So what kinds of new advancements can we expect to see in 2013? How is the computer world going to get better? Let’s find out! Here are our top four tech trends that will continue to emerge as we move towards 2013. Cross-plat

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How to enable Do Not Track on Google Chrome

- by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

How to enable Do Not Track on Google Chrome

Google is the world’s largest online advertising company. It generates billions of dollars of revenue per year tracking users across the internet. It would be logical to think that Google would want to avoid installing anti-tracking devices on its software. However, after Microsoft added standardized Do Not Track protection to Internet Explorer 10, Google decided to add the same feature into

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Top 5 myths about slow computers that you probably believe

Nov 6th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Quick Fix Tip | 0 Comment

Top 5 myths about slow computers that you probably believe

If your computer is slow and acting problematic, then you might blame it on hundreds of different things. You might blame that new antivirus program you downloaded, for example, or a recent patch by Microsoft. But many people are misinformed about why computer problems actually occur. Today, we’re going to reveal some of the most common myths that involve slow computers and general PC problem

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How to clean up a cluttered hard drive

Nov 5th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Quick Fix Tip | 0 Comment

How to clean up a cluttered hard drive

If your hard drive is slowing down, then it could have too much data. As hard drives fill up with data, it becomes harder and harder to find the data that you need. This results in slow computer performance across the board. In many cases, it can also result in crashes and freezes. If your hard drive is too full, you also won’t be able to download large files – like movies – or install yo

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Watch out for zombie browsers

Nov 4th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Watch out for zombie browsers

When you hear the word ‘zombie’ you might think of The Walking Dead, Left 4 Dead, Call of Duty, or one of dozens of other zombie related TV shows and video games out today. But what you might not consider is that there could be a zombie right in front of you – and that zombie could be your internet browser. Don’t laugh us off just yet! Zombie internet browsers are a real thing. And acco

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Five silly Windows “Easter Eggs”

Nov 3rd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Quick Fix Tip | 0 Comment

Five silly Windows “Easter Eggs”

Gamers love Easter Eggs. But just because you’re not currently playing a video game doesn’t mean you can’t try out some of Windows’ most entertaining Easter Eggs. Here are some fim Easter Eggs you can try out at work while looking productive. 5) Fill up Microsoft Word pages with random text Oh no! Your boss is walking up to your cubicle and you’re staring at an empty Word document. Ins

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Find websites you love using WebsitesLike.org

Nov 2nd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Find websites you love using WebsitesLike.org

Usually, the Fix My PC Free blog is focused on providing how-to guides about fixing and optimizing computers. But since most of the time we spend on computers revolves around the internet, we decided to change things up with a website recommendation today. Have you ever enjoyed a site so much that you wanted to see more sites like it? You probably have a group of several sites that you visit on

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Top 6 apps currently available for Windows 8

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Top 6 apps currently available for Windows 8

If you’re one of the early adopters of Windows 8, then you’re probably looking for cool new things you can do with your system. Aside from the controversy over the Metro interface (or whatever Microsoft is calling it these days), Windows 8 is chock full with special features that previous versions of Windows did not have. And thanks to a new Windows Store, it’s now easier than ever to acc

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13% of North American home networks are infected with malware

Nov 1st 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

13% of North American home networks are infected with malware

If your household is like many households in North America, then you have a home wireless network. Home Wi-Fi networks are convenient and easy to setup. However, the home networks we know and love are facing an increasingly serious problem: network malware. Although network hackers previously targeted corporate networks more often than home networks, more and more hackers are realizing that the

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How to make your PC quieter

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How to make your PC quieter

Computers generate heat, and if that heat builds up, then the hardware components inside could melt. To prevent this from happening, computers have fans that control airflow. Cool air enters the system and warm air gets pushed out. The fans on computers generate noise. Sometimes, fans are quiet and virtually unnoticeable. In other cases, turning on the computer makes it sound like a jet is taki

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