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Microsoft plans to spend $1.5 billion marketing Windows 8, TV ads released today

Oct 15th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Microsoft plans to spend $1.5 billion marketing Windows 8, TV ads released today

If you tuned into the season premiere of The Walking Dead on Sunday night, then you may have noticed some new commercials alongside the familiar line-up of Hyundai advertisements. Microsoft began its marketing push for Windows 8 with a bang by releasing a series of Windows 8 and Surface-related advertisements. Although the ads were shown during commercial breaks of The Walking Dead on Sunday ni

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Microsoft now accepting pre-orders for Windows 8

Oct 14th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Microsoft now accepting pre-orders for Windows 8

Whether it succeeds or fails, Windows 8 will be Microsoft’s biggest product release in years. The company has big plans for the days leading up to October 26, and launch day itself should be packed with activities at your local Microsoft store. But if you just can’t wait until October 26 to order Windows 8, then the operating system is now available to be pre-ordered. Preorders are availabl

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Don’t Let Hackers Crack You–Create an Iron-Clad Password

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

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Is it bad to leave your computer on all night?

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

Is it bad to leave your computer on all night?

Computers have been an important part of our lives for well over two decades. But to this day, it’s difficult to find a consistent answer to the following computer question: “Is it better to leave my computer on all night or shut it down?” So what’s the right answer to this question? Keep reading to find out! The answer It doesn’t matter. That’s right – modern computer

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Forget Microsoft Points – Windows 8 Store will accept real currency

Oct 9th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Forget Microsoft Points – Windows 8 Store will accept real currency

Windows 8 will be a radical change for Microsoft in so many different ways. Along with a brand new interface, operating system, and the release of a line of hardware products (the Microsoft Surface), Microsoft is changing the way its store handles currency. For years, Xbox 360 users have been forced to use Microsoft’s convoluted system of MS Points. Points could only be purchased in set amoun

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Expect to see Microsoft stores around your city this fall

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Expect to see Microsoft stores around your city this fall

“Hey do you want to go to the Microsoft Store and pick up a tablet?” If somebody asked you that question today, you might think they were crazy. But it won’t be long before Microsoft Stores will be spotted in cities across North America. Microsoft recently announced an expansion of its pop-up stores project in preparation for winter. These pop-up stores will help carry the slack in loc

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How to fix PC hardware problems after upgrading Windows

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How to fix PC hardware problems after upgrading Windows

Microsoft is rolling out Windows 8 soon, and that means many users will soon be making the switch to a new operating system. Whether making the switch from XP to Windows 7 or from Windows 7 to Windows 8, upgrading the operating system can lead to some serious PC problems. Hardware problems are a common problem for those who have recently upgraded their operating system. Every operating system i

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Mac viruses becoming such a major problem that human rights groups are warning of attacks

Oct 8th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Mac viruses becoming such a major problem that human rights groups are warning of attacks

An interesting article appeared on the Forbes.com website today. The article discussed the increasing problem of Mac viruses. Over the past few years, as Macs have become more popular, more and more Mac users have been targeted by hackers, viruses, and other malware attacks. But the problem is becoming so serious that a human rights group is warning Mac users to protect themselves with security

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New virus called 2.4.exe poses as Panda Cloud Antivirus

Oct 7th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

New virus called 2.4.exe poses as Panda Cloud Antivirus

If you’ve tried to download Panda Cloud Antivirus from the internet lately, then you may have inadvertently infected your computer with a virus. A new Trojan virus is calling itself 2.4.exe while disguising itself as the latest version of the popular Panda Security app. If users download and run 2.4.exe, it appears that Panda Security has been legitimately installed. There is even a Panda Sec

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What will Apple’s next big thing be?

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

What will Apple’s next big thing be?

I know this is supposed to be a PC blog, but on the anniversary of the death of Steve Jobs, many people are wondering what Apple’s next big thing could be. After years of innovation under the leadership of Steve Jobs, Apple’s product innovation has plateaued in recent years. Yes, new iPhones, iPads, and iPods continue to be released, but they’re all following a similar trend: they’re be

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