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Why is the Gauss virus so dangerous and how can I fix it?

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

Why is the Gauss virus so dangerous and how can I fix it?

You might have heard of the Gauss virus in the news over the last few days. It’s one of the most dangerous virus discoveries of the year, and it has the potential to wreak havoc on anybody’s financial life. And worst of all – it might have been created by a country like the United States or Israel. Understanding the Gauss virus So what is the Gauss virus? Well, Gauss is an incredibly dange

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Fix any Wi-Fi network with 7 easy tips

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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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Microsoft announces name change for Metro

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Microsoft announces name change for Metro

Remember when we told you that the term ‘Metro’ would no longer be used by Microsoft to describe the Windows 8 interface? In the days following that announcement, rumors swirled about what  Microsoft would call its new interface now that Metro was no more. Now, after days of anticipation, Microsoft has finally responded to questions of “Why did you change the Metro name?” Well,

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Next iPhone and iPad software update won’t include YouTube app

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

Next iPhone and iPad software update won’t include YouTube app

If you’ve never watched a video on YouTube, then this is probably your first time on the internet. The ubiquitous video streaing website has made it easier than ever to share and watch the videos we all love, and YouTube apps can be found on every mobile device on the market today. For years, iPad, iPod, and iPhone users have enjoyed access to YouTube thanks to the built-in YouTube app in iOS

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Apple finally upgrades its antivirus support

Aug 3rd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Apple finally upgrades its antivirus support

Apple has faced an onslaught of security attacks in recent years. The company has been notoriously slow in responding to virus threats, causing many in the PC industry to turn their noses down at Apple. While Microsoft and Linux-based operating systems release security patches immediately after viruses are found, Apple often takes several months to release the same patches. Today, Apple has fin

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Has the full version of Windows 8 already been leaked?

Aug 2nd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Has the full version of Windows 8 already been leaked?

Yesterday, we told you that Windows 8 had reached its ‘RTM’ (Released To Manufacturers) stage. We also mentioned that this stage, in the past, has been where illegal versions of Windows start to appear online. While a Windows 8 leak isn’t unexpected, nobody expected it to happen this quickly. Today, on August 2, one day after Windows 8 was released to manufacturers, it looks like the full

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Windows 8 hits RTM stage

Aug 1st 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Windows 8 hits RTM stage

Windows 8 reached a significant milestone on its path to being released later this year. Microsoft announced that it had released its final build of Windows 8 to manufacturers. Called the ‘RTM’ stage of development (Released To Manufacturers), this allows Microsoft’s hardware partners to start optimizing their devices for release later this year. Over the next few months, hardware manufac

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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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What is remote tech support?

Jul 29th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Affordable PC Repair Blog Quick Help Software Fixes | 0 Comment

What is remote tech support?

Modern technology has given us a number of important advantages. However, one of the biggest advantages of modern technology has been remote tech support. Instead of dragging a computer down to your local PC repair shop, remote tech support allows users to experience top-quality PC repair from the comfort of their own home. Remote tech support is the term for any PC repairs that take place over

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