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Protecting your Laptop With 8 Easy Tips

Mar 14th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Laptop Tweaks and Repairs | 0 Comment

Protecting your Laptop With 8 Easy Tips

With viruses becoming smarter every day, protecting your laptop has never been more important. Today, we’re going to teach you about some of the easiest and most effective ways to protect your laptop. By running these tools on a regular basis (say, once per week), and by following the other tips listed, you can make sure your laptop continues to run as fast as possible. 8 ) Upgrade your RAM:

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Beginner’s Guide to Backing Up A Computer

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

Beginner’s Guide to Backing Up A Computer

Most tech support experts recommend users regularly back up the files and folders on their PCs. That way, when something on your computer goes irreversibly wrong, a back up can prevent you from losing all of your important data. But telling a computer newbie to simply ‘back up’ their PC often results in a confused stare. Today, we’re going to teach you how to quickly and easily back up yo

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Which processes should I close in the Windows Task Manager when fixing my PC?

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Which processes should I close in the Windows Task Manager when fixing my PC?

One of the best ways to troubleshoot a computer problem is to use the Windows Task Manager. This helpful tool (included on all Windows PCs) lists all of the processes currently running on your system. If you don’t recognize one process, or if one process is using a mysteriously large amount of your PC’s resources, then you can end the process instantly. The Windows Task Manager can easily b

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Fixing Your PC Using a Registry Cleaner

Mar 12th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Fixing Your PC Using a Registry Cleaner

Registry cleaners are one of the most underrated ways to fix your PC. While some people believe that registry cleaners only provide a minimal performance boost, there is clear evidence that a good registry cleaner will not only speed up your PC, but can also fix a number of miscellaneous errors and problems. Today, we’re going to show you some of the best ways that a registry cleaner can fix

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How Does Remote Tech Support Work?

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How Does Remote Tech Support Work?

The internet has improved the lives of millions of people around the world. However, it has also helped businesses connect with their customers in a faster, easier way. Tech support companies have especially benefited from the internet, and today, more and more computer repair businesses are using remote access technology to fix computers from anywhere in the world. But how does remote access t

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How to Fix Your Laptop’s Battery Life Problems

Mar 11th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Laptop Tweaks and Repairs | 0 Comment

How to Fix Your Laptop’s Battery Life Problems

If your laptop’s battery has been performing poorly lately, or if you want to make your laptop last as long as possible on a single charge, then we can help. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best ways to conserve your laptop’s battery life in order to give you more power at a minimal cost to performance. Use Windows Power Saver Mode One of the easiest and most convenient ways to conser

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How to Fix Outlook’s annoying ‘General Failure’ Error

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How to Fix Outlook’s annoying ‘General Failure’ Error

As useful as Microsoft Outlook can be, it certainly has its faults. One of the most annoying errors that Outlook can display is the mystifying “General Failure. The URL was: “http://www.something.com” The System cannot find the file specified” message. With no specifics, error numbers, or follow-up to this message, it can be difficult for users to guess what exactly went wrong with their P

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How to Change Your Internet Browser’s Homepage

Mar 10th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

How to Change Your Internet Browser’s Homepage

One of the most frequently asked questions that any tech service gets is how to change the homepage of your internet browser. Instead of looking at a blank Google search box, or Microsoft’s default homepage, you can easily change your settings to the webpage of your choice. Here’s how to do just that on Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Google Chrome. How to change your Internet Explorer homepa

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Using the Windows Task Manager to fix your PC

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Using the Windows Task Manager to fix your PC

If you have ever opened the Windows Task Manager, then you know how many processes are running on your computer at any one time. However, sorting through all of these processes can be a difficult job: which ones are safe to close? And which ones are integral to the functioning of your PC? Today, we’re going to answer that question. The first thing to know about the Task Manager is that there

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How to Recover an Important File in Windows 7

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How to Recover an Important File in Windows 7

Storing all of your information on a single computer can be risky. If you have ever accidentally deleted an important file on your PC, then you know how horrible it feels. That sudden confusion when you can’t find your file turns into horror as you realized that you permanently deleted it. But is your file actually lost forever? In most cases, there are ways to recover your file – even if y

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