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Why is PC Cleaner Pro considered an ‘All-in-One Security & Performance Tool’?

May 13th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Affordable PC Repair Blog | 0 Comment

Why is PC Cleaner Pro considered an ‘All-in-One Security & Performance Tool’?

If you’ve been researching PC Cleaner Pro, then you may have encountered the term “All-in-One Security & Performance Tool”. But what does that even mean? Basically, it means that PC Cleaner Pro is the only program you need to speed up and secure your PC. Today, we’re going to show you exactly what it means when PC Cleaner Pro promises to be ‘All-in-One’. Many tools. One program T

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New PC repair improvements announced for Windows 8

May 11th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

New PC repair improvements announced for Windows 8

The Windows 8 beta has been out for quite some time now. However, many final features have yet to be announced, and many are expecting some serious changes to be implemented before the operating system’s launch later this year. Two of these changes were announced today: Windows 8 is going to feature extended support for chkdsk and NTFS health. If you don’t know what either of those two appl

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How to prevent your desktop icons from rearranging after a restart

May 10th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Quick Help | 0 Comment

How to prevent your desktop icons from rearranging after a restart

Some Windows 7 users have been experiencing an odd error. From time to time, every icon on their desktop will spontaneously rearrange itself after a restart. Instead of being in the arrangement that the user wants, the desktop icons will be scattered haphazardly around the screen. For people with a lot of desktop icons, this error can be particularly annoying. So how do you fix it? Try troubles

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Can you trust free computer programs?

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

Can you trust free computer programs?

The internet is home to hundreds of thousands of free things. Not all of these free things are being legally distributed, but in the software market, it seems like there are free solutions for everything from antivirus programs to registry cleaners. But should you really trust these programs to fix your PC’s security? The answer is a resounding ‘no!’ Ever since the internet was first crea

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Pay attention to these three key features on your next antivirus software purchase

May 8th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

Pay attention to these three key features on your next antivirus software purchase

If you’re in the market for antimalware or antivirus software, then it’s important to do some research before you make your purchase. Today, we’re going to tell you about the three most important things to look at when researching antivirus software. 1) Look at its detection rate The most important thing to consider when researching antivirus software is its detection rate. This rate (

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Don’t have a Blu-Ray player? Here’s how to play Blu-Ray videos on your PC

May 7th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Don’t have a Blu-Ray player? Here’s how to play Blu-Ray videos on your PC

If you don’t have a PlayStation 3 or a Blu-Ray player, then you may be missing out on the whole HD video phenomenon. While Blu-Ray players (and PlayStation 3’s for that matter) have dropped down in price substantially over the last few years, we’re going to show you a cheaper solution. Today, we’re teaching you how to play Blu-ray discs on your computer. Step 1) Make sure you have an HD

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Help! My computer won’t play a DVD

May 6th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Quick Fix | 0 Comment

Help! My computer won’t play a DVD

If you’ve been having troubles getting a DVD to play on your computer, then you’re not alone. Since Microsoft doesn’t include a free DVD player on any of their operating systems, millions of users around the world are left looking for a better solution. While some DVDs come with a built-in media player, it’s often too slow to be of any use. Sure, it can play your DVD, but skipping betwe

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New scareware discovered: Windows Foolproof Protector targeting PC users

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

Scareware is incredibly annoying. If you aren’t familiar with the term, then scareware refers to malicious software that frightens you into buying something that you don’t need. In most cases, scareware convinces you that you have a virus (often by installing a real virus on your computer), before pushing expensive antivirus software towards you. With these programs costing upwards of $300 in

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There are some viruses that even antivirus software can’t stop

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

There are some viruses that even antivirus software can’t stop

A recent study has concluded that hackers can infect even the most secure computers in the world by monitoring their sounds and power usage. Using these methods, individuals with malicious intent have been able to hack into some of the world’s most well-protected software systems. So how does it work? Basically, hackers have been able to time a computer’s data backup storage times judging b

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Many computer users clueless about social media security

May 3rd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Many computer users clueless about social media security

Nearly 1 billion people around the world now have Facebook accounts. In spite of that fact, many of these people have no idea how to protect themselves from social media viruses. With hackers and virus manufacturers increasingly targeting users of social media, it has never been more important to educate yourself on social media malware threats. A recent study conducted by Avira concluded that

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