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The Best Ways to Transfer Data from a Windows XP PC to a New PC

Apr 8th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

The Best Ways to Transfer Data from a Windows XP PC to a New PC

If you’re one of millions of PC users who were left out in the cold by Microsoft after April 8, 2014, then you may be looking for an easy way to upgrade. Upgrading a PC isn’t as hard as you might think. Upgrading to a brand new PC is easy, and upgrading to a new PC while keeping all your data is only a little bit harder. Today, I’m going to show you the best ways to upgrade your Window

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Windows XP Isn’t Dead for Everyone After April 8 2014

Apr 4th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Windows XP Isn’t Dead for Everyone After April 8 2014

April 8, 2014 was the final day of life for Windows XP. From that date forward, the operating system will be exceptionally vulnerable to attacks and viruses. If you’re still reading this on a Windows XP machine after April 8, 2014, then you need to upgrade your OS as soon as possible. Not next week, not in a few days – now! You’re putting yourself at risk of identity theft and other major

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Top 4 Best Free iTunes Alternatives for PC

Mar 30th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Top 4 Best Free iTunes Alternatives for PC

I’ve used iTunes since the first iPod came out. The first version of iTunes was excellent. It let me quickly and easily organize my music files without dragging down system performance or shoving ads in my face. Over time, iTunes has undergone a number of major upgrades. Most of these upgrades have made the software significantly worse. That’s why it may be time for you to choose better mus

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Top 5 Best Free 64-Bit Apps for your PC

Mar 26th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Top 5 Best Free 64-Bit Apps for your PC

64-bit apps are the best way to take advantage of your 64-bit operating system. In fact, they’re the only way. Most new PCs these days come with 64-bit operating systems. Most users won’t notice the difference, but 64-bit processors do a significantly better job of allocating CPU processing power. That means faster performance in all sorts of different programs and better PC speeds overall.

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Still Using Windows XP? Microsoft Wants to Pay You $50 to Switch

Mar 21st 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Still Using Windows XP? Microsoft Wants to Pay You $50 to Switch

On April 8, 2014, Windows XP will effectively die. Unfortunately, there are still millions of people around the world using Windows XP PCs every single day. These people are about to be exposed to zero-day attacks and a never-ending series of viruses, malware, and identify theft complaints. Want to avoid all of these problems? Microsoft wants to help. Microsoft recently announced a Window

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4 Ways Microsoft Office Will Change in 2014

Mar 15th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

4 Ways Microsoft Office Will Change in 2014

Microsoft Office is facing an identity crisis. Over the last 20 years, Office hasn’t changed a whole lot. Excel still creates great spreadsheets and Word still makes awesome documents – just like it did in 1996. But the world around us has changed considerably. Office is facing competition from free open-source competitors like OpenOffice, LibreOffice, and Google Drive. At the same time, mo

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Microsoft About to Release Last Security Patch for Windows XP

Mar 11th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Microsoft About to Release Last Security Patch for Windows XP

If you’re the type of person to get emotional over the death of an operating system, then prepare to shed a few tears over the coming weeks. On April 8, 2014 – less than a month from now – Windows XP will receive its last patch. That means no more Patch Tuesday security updates and no more software improvements or fixes. More importantly, that means open season on all existing Windows

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Best PC Software for Keeping Track of Time and Staying Productive

Feb 17th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Best PC Software for Keeping Track of Time and Staying Productive

Unless you have a crazy, unwavering work ethic, then you’ve probably been distracted by the internet when you should be doing something productive. We’ve all been there, and some of us have been there more than others. Today, I’m going to share some time tracking PC software with you. This software is designed to help you stay productive even when you’re being bombarded by the wonder

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4 Valuable Tech Tools to Make Remote Group Work Easier

Feb 7th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

4 Valuable Tech Tools to Make Remote Group Work Easier

Most people don’t like group work. But group work can be even tougher when you have to communicate with people hundreds of miles apart from one another. That’s why the internet is such a useful thing. The internet is home to all sorts of different tools designed to make remote group easier. Here are just a few of the tools you can use today: Dropbox If you’re not using a cloud storage t

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North Korea Made Its Very Own PC Operating System That Looks Suspiciously Like OS X

Feb 5th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

North Korea Made Its Very Own PC Operating System That Looks Suspiciously Like OS X

North Korea are leaders in absolutely no sector on Earth – unless you count imprisoning its own people as a sector. That’s why it has to borrow stuff from other countries. Most recently, North Korea decided to borrow an operating system from one of the most valuable companies in the world: Apple. That’s right: North Korean “made” its “very own” operating system. That OS looks l

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