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Basic, Free Ways to Speed Up Your Computer

Jun 15th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

Basic, Free Ways to Speed Up Your Computer

Over time you may have noticed that your computer no longer responds or operates at the same speed as it did when you first purchased it. This effect can be attributed to a number of different sources, several of which can be easily fixed. Today, we’re going to show you how to fix those problems and quickly speed up your computer. Basic House Cleaning Cleaning up your computer can help increas

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How to troubleshoot Windows Vista

Jun 14th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Affordable PC Repair Blog | 0 Comment

How to troubleshoot Windows Vista

According to Wikipedia, nearly 9% of computer users around the world are still using Windows Vista as of April 2012. For that reason, we’re going to teach you a few of the best ways to fix your Windows Vista computer for free. Disable UAC The User Account Control is ridiculously restrictive. Any time you want to change one of Vista’s most basic settings – like the time on the clock – the

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Cyber-criminals behind Flame also worked on Stuxnet and Duqu

Jun 13th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

Cyber-criminals behind Flame also worked on Stuxnet and Duqu

The Flame virus is old news by now. But if you haven’t already heard of it, then all you need to know is that it’s the most complex virus ever created. It has the ability to take full control of infected computers – including the use of webcams and the recording of audio conversations through microphones. It’s been labelled as one of the world’s most dangerous cyber-warfare weapons. B

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Help! My computer won’t start!

Jun 12th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Repair FAQs | 0 Comment

Help! My computer won’t start!

Today millions of people own and use personal computers in their daily lives, and as with any piece of technology there are going to be some inherent issues that go along with their operation. Today, we're going to discuss common PC problems that may occur when you first start up a computer, and how to troubleshoot and hopefully resolve them. The very first step in using a computer is turning i

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Are all-in-one software programs really such a great deal?

Jun 11th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Are all-in-one software programs really such a great deal?

You’ve probably heard of all-in-one software before. All-in-one software includes programs that have several features bundled together. Instead of just being an antivirus program, for example, PC Cleaner Pro is also a memory optimizer, junk removal program, and identity protection application, among other things. For those reasons, PC Cleaner Pro is certainly considered an all-in-one software pr

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Top 6 ways to fix a laptop

Jun 10th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Laptop Tweaks and Repairs | 0 Comment

Top 6 ways to fix a laptop

Top 6 ways to fix a laptop Even the latest and greatest laptops can fall victim to serious hardware problems. Today, we’re going to teach you the best 6 ways to fix any laptop. Reset to factory settings One of the most effective ways to fix a laptop is to restore it to factory settings. Although this deletes all of your personal data, it can also eliminate virus problems, old programs, and ot

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Last.fm and eHarmony passwords leaked by LinkedIn hackers

Jun 8th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Quick Fix Tip | 0 Comment

Last.fm and eHarmony passwords leaked by LinkedIn hackers

The other day we reported that millions of LinkedIn passwords were stolen. Unfortunately, that password leak has now spread to other popular websites as well. Today, Last.fm and eHarmony announced that a “small fraction” of their userbase has had their passwords compromised. How are these incidents related to the attack on LinkedIn? Well, apparently, the same band of hackers that attacked L

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What is IPv6 and why should I care?

Jun 6th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

What is IPv6 and why should I care?

If you haven’t heard of IPv6, I don’t blame you. However, the launch of IPv6 today was huge news for the telecommunications industry and the internet in general. But what exactly is IPv6? And how will this affect me, the average internet user? Today, the internet serves approximately 2.5 billion people and can be found on about 11 billion devices around the world. When the framework for the

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Flame virus gets scarier every day – new information bout how it spreads

Jun 5th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Flame virus gets scarier every day – new information bout how it spreads

A few days ago it was revealed that the infamous Flame virus used bogus Microsoft Security Certificates in order to gain access to user’s computers. Users would accidentally download the file from a website, thinking it was something else. Then, before the users could suspect something was wrong, Microsoft would erroneously tell them that the file was safe and had been approved through their sec

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Microsoft Announces cool new SmartGlass app at E3

Jun 4th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Microsoft Announces cool new SmartGlass app at E3

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is currently underway in Los Angeles, and all of the major tech companies are set to make big announcements. Today, Microsoft announced a new feature called SmartGlass that could change the world of TV and computing as we know it. Basically, SmartGlass is an app that can connect to any Windows, iOS, or Android based device. It turns your phone or tablet in

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