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Are viruses and malware the future of warfare?

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

Are viruses and malware the future of warfare?

Dangerous viruses have been all over the news this past week. The Flame virus is wreaking havoc on computers across the Middle East. And, heating things up even further, a recent book alleges that Israel and the United States teamed up to create Flame’s predecessor, the Stuxnet virus, and that the Obama administration was largely responsible for the proliferation of that virus across Iran’s nu

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How to use Microsoft Support to fix your PC problems

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

How to use Microsoft Support to fix your PC problems

If you’re having PC problems, then you have a number of helpful resources in front of you. However, the most important resource you can use is your internet connection. In addition to tech support forums, hardware manufacturer websites, and other online help sites, you can use Microsoft’s official support service to troubleshoot your computer problems. Today, we’re going to show you how t

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Fix your PC’s brightness levels

Jun 2nd 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Affordable PC Repair Blog | 0 Comment

Fix your PC’s brightness levels

Do your eyes hurt when using the PC for a long period of time? Do you notice yourself starting to get tired after spending a few hours staring at your computer screen? This is called eye strain, and it’s one of the most serious side effects of prolonged computer use. While it’s important to take breaks from your computer, this isn’t always an option for people who work on their PCs. Fo

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Fix annoying PC errors using a free Windows program you already own

Jun 1st 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Quick Help | 0 Comment

Fix annoying PC errors using a free Windows program you already own

If you’re using a Windows computer right now, then you have access to a powerful application without even knowing it. That application is called “Error Checking”, and it’s an easy way to heal your PC of several common ailments. By scanning your hard drive for corrupt or damaged files, the Error Checking utility speeds up hard drive access times and reduces the number of system errors. S

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Is it possible to create an undetectable computer virus?

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Is it possible to create an undetectable computer virus?

Ever since Flame was discovered earlier this week, PC security experts have been scratching their heads. Until recently the virus seemed to evade every single detection and removal effort launched its way. And, when the world’s best PC security companies work together to solve a problem and they still can’t figure out what to do, you know we’re in trouble. Ultimately, the whole situation

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Want the thinnest, lightest laptop PC ever made?

May 31st 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Want the thinnest, lightest laptop PC ever made?

Gigabyte, the Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer, has recently announced plans to create an extremely thin Ultrabook. Called the Gigabyte X11 laptop, it looks to challenge the Macbook Air for light-laptop supremacy. Just how small is the X11? Well, Gigabyte claims that it’s approximately 975 grams, or about 2.1 pounds. Even more amazing is the fact that it measures 0.3cm at its thinnest

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Flame virus being called world’s most advanced malware

May 30th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Flame virus being called world’s most advanced malware

Just when you thought PC security was starting to become more advanced, another virus has to come along and destabilize that idea. Over the last week, more and more reports have surfaced about an incredibly powerful virus called Flame. As of now, Flame is mostly centered in the Middle East. However, several computers in North America and other parts of the world have also been exploited and it

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White House taking computer privacy seriously

May 29th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

White House taking computer privacy seriously

Everywhere you look, it seems like a new computer privacy story is being uncovered. Thousands of credit card data leaked one day, an entire company’s servers wiped out the next. But what can the average consumer do to protect themselves from such leaks? Well, fortunately, the White House has stepped up to protect PC users. Using a new consumer online privacy bill of rights, the U.S. Departmen

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Mac users feeling the pain of computer problems

May 28th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Mac users feeling the pain of computer problems

“It just works”? Not anymore. With a slew of computer problems affecting millions of Apple users, one of the world’s largest tech companies has finally realized that its computers aren’t invincible. In fact, they’re not much better than PCs in terms of computer problems. The worst thing about Mac problems is that they’re strange – especially for those who have used a PC for their

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Using cloud computing to reduce PC clutter

May 27th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Affordable PC Repair Blog | 0 Comment

Using cloud computing to reduce PC clutter

If you’ve been keeping up to date on the latest tech news, then you may have heard about something called cloud storage and cloud computing. These two advances in technology work hand-in-hand to provide easy and effective storage solutions for your business. Essentially, cloud computing stores all of your important files and documents in a ‘cloud’, which is basically just a colorful term

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