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Hard Drive Production Is Back Up, But Prices Remain High

Apr 9th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Hard Drive Production Is Back Up, But Prices Remain High

If you shop for computer parts online, then you may have been aware of the recent global shortage of hard drives. With natural disasters in Japan and Thailand (home to some of the largest hard drive manufacturers in the world), production suddenly shrunk, forcing many retailers to limit the number of hard drives shipped to consumers. Fortunately for the computer industry – as well as Japan an

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Want to Conserve Laptop Battery Power? Use Internet Explorer

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Want to Conserve Laptop Battery Power? Use Internet Explorer

Over the last few years, there has been a mass exodus of PC users switching to internet browsers like Chrome, Firefox, and Opera. With more features, faster browsing, and an overall smoother user experience, these free internet browsers have captured the hearts and hard drives of users all over the world. However, a recent benchmark by Ciprian Adrian Rusen suggests that users who want to save b

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New Google Pad To Be Released This Summer

Apr 8th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

New Google Pad To Be Released This Summer

Fans of  tablet devices are getting excited by news of Google's latest project: a Google Pad tablet computer with a rumored 7 inch display and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich software. While the Google Pad was initially going to be released in May, plans changed when it was found that the current manufacturing process would have pushed the Pad past Google's planned price point. That price po

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How to Protect Your Computer’s Network from Malware

Apr 7th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

How to Protect Your Computer’s Network from Malware

If you have a network at home or in your office, then you may have to take extra steps to protect it from hackers. Today, we’re going to show you a few simple ways to make your network more secure and protect your personal or business information. Install a good firewall Having a firewall on each computer on your network won’t prevent hackers from gaining access to network information. I

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How Do Registry Cleaners Fix My PC?

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How Do Registry Cleaners Fix My PC?

You may have heard about a PC optimization tool called registry cleaners. They’re a fast and effective way to improve the performance of your PC, but registry cleaners can also fix your computer in a number of different ways. Registry cleaners fix your PC by removing old or corrupt registry entries. The Windows Registry has entries for each and every program on your computer, and that entry t

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Help! I Cracked My Laptop Screen

Apr 6th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Laptop Tweaks and Repairs | 0 Comment

Help! I Cracked My Laptop Screen

It’s a horrible feeling to drop an expensive piece of electronics on the ground, but it’s even worse when you pick the device up and find that it’s cracked. If you have ever dropped your laptop on the ground, then you may have left a gigantic crack in your screen. Is there any way to repair this problem without buying a new laptop? There are some ways to repair a cracked laptop screen on

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How to Extend Your Laptop’s Battery Life

Apr 5th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Laptop Tweaks and Repairs | 0 Comment

How to Extend Your Laptop’s Battery Life

One of the biggest restrictions of laptops is the battery life. The more powerful a laptop is, the more power it consumes, and the more power it consumes, the faster your battery life drains away. If you want to stop this cycle and ensure your laptop lasts as long as possible, then read through some of our following tips: Use the optimum charging procedure for your laptop: Depending on which ty

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How to Start a Computer Repair Business

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

How to Start a Computer Repair Business

If you’re good at repairing computers, then you may have considered opening your own computer repair business one day. Whether you’re a computer genius or not, running your own computer repair business can be a rewarding and profitable experience. However, before you start looking for customers, ask yourself some of the following questions. Are you offering remote computer repairs over t

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Computer Repair Safety

Apr 3rd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

Computer Repair Safety

If you’ve ever wanted to repair your computer on your own, then you may have worried about computer repair safety. As fun and rewarding as PC repair can be, some people worry about dangers like electrocution or hardware failure. Is it actually that dangerous to repair your computer on your own? Fortunately, repairing your computer is very safe, and it’s easy to avoid causing harm to either

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What Does a Disk Defragmenter Do and Why Should I Defragment?

Apr 2nd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

What Does a Disk Defragmenter Do and Why Should I Defragment?

If you’ve ever been told to defragment your computer’s hard drive, then you may have been momentarily confused. What does ‘defragmenting’ your hard drive actually mean? Today, we’re going to teach you what defragmenting your hard drive does, and why it is so important for you to perform a defragmentation scan regularly. Think of your hard drive like a swimming pool. The toys in that s

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