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How to fix clutter problems on your PC

May 26th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

How to fix clutter problems on your PC

One of the biggest problems with today’s PCs is reducing the amount of clutter. You may not realize it, but even the world’s largest hard drives can develop problems due to clutter – even if they’re not close to being full. Clutter slows down your PC and can make it difficult for your programs to find that data it needs. This leads to crashes, freezes, and other problems. For all of the

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Does your computer have weird problems and error messages?

May 25th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Quick Help | 0 Comment

Does your computer have weird problems and error messages?

Just like describing car problems, it’s often difficult to talk to other people about your computer problems. Errors may occur in certain situations but not in others. And, it can be difficult to know exactly what is causing the error in the first place. Fortunately, we’ve come to the rescue of PC users around the world. By identifying the source of many common computer problems – the Win

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Protecting your identity online using PC Cleaner Pro

May 24th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

Protecting your identity online using PC Cleaner Pro

Add identity protection to the list of reasons why you should download PC Cleaner Pro. Today, more and more horror stories are emerging every day about the dangers of identity theft on the internet. Third-party tracking software is becoming a serious and rampant problem, and hackers are choosing targets at random for their next bank-account-draining, credit-ruining crime spree. Fortunately, you

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Looking for a brand new internet browser experience? Yahoo has the answer

May 23rd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Quick Fix | 0 Comment

Looking for a brand new internet browser experience? Yahoo has the answer

We’ve talked a lot about the big three internet browsers on our Fix My PC Free blog. As you probably know, the ‘big three’ includes Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Lagging in a distant fourth are alternative browsers like Safari and Opera. However, a new challenger has entered the ring. And it comes from an unlikely competitor. That’s right: Yahoo has decided to l

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Windows 8 won’t have Aero user interface

May 22nd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Windows 8 won’t have Aero user interface

If you plan on upgrading to Windows 8 later this year, don’t expect to see the Aero user interface when you get there. Microsoft has announced that the sleek Aero UI, first introduced in Windows Vista and optimized in Windows 7, will not be featured in the upcoming Windows 8. What is the Aero UI? Well, if you’re using Windows Vista or Windows 8, hold down the Windows key and press ‘Tab’

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Steam gives PC gamers the ability to download games remotely

May 19th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Steam gives PC gamers the ability to download games remotely

Steam is a great service for PC gamers. However, unless you’re on a blazing fast internet connection (maybe because you optimized your internet with PC Cleaner Pro?), then you’re going to have to wait at least several hours even for small games to finish downloading. While older games, which fit on a standard DVD, clock in around 4.6GB, today’s games can fill up anywhere from 12 to 15GB of y

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Self-destructing hard drives coming soon

May 18th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Self-destructing hard drives coming soon

Whether you’re a member of a super-secret spy agency like the Mission Impossible team, or you’ve just got a bunch of pirated HD movies saved onto your hard drive, you need to hide your files when the bad guys come to your door. Data storage device manufacturer RunCore has created a new SSD called InVincible which features instant self-destruction at the flick of a switch. Should you need to

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Android the primary target for mobile malware

May 16th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Mobile | 0 Comment

Android the primary target for mobile malware

While most PC users are well aware of the dangers of malware, very few phone users take any precautions against viruses. That may be about to change. A recent study concluded that 75% of phone-based malware now targets Android-based devices. While 75% seems like a big number, mobile viruses are not quite as widespread as you may think. Antivirus firm F-Secure concluded that, of the 49 different

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Firefox 13 will make fixing internet problems a breeze

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

Firefox 13 will make fixing internet problems a breeze

Firefox users are expected to get a big boost to their PC repair efforts when Firefox 13 is released on June 5, 2012. Currently in its beta testing phase, Firefox 13 will feature a useful and unique computer repair feature: a simple reset button. Firefox 13’s reset button will allow users to wipe clean all of the annoying toolbars and add-ons they may have installed while keeping bookmarks, b

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Top 6 easy computer tips and tricks

May 14th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

Top 6 easy computer tips and tricks

A thread on Reddit today revealed some of the most popular computer tips and tricks that very few people know about. We’ve scanned through this list to show you some of the best ones that will help you fix all sorts of computer problems. In no particular order, here they are: 6) Use PSR to explain computer problems In Windows 7, go to your search bar and type in ‘psr’. This is the p

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