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Windows XP Gained Market Share in January 2014 – Seriously

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

Windows XP Gained Market Share in January 2014 – Seriously

Microsoft has invested hundreds of millions of dollars into advertising Windows 7 and Windows 8. In spite of that fact, Windows XP has held double digit percentage market shares for over a decade. Windows XP was a masterpiece for its time but is showing its age today. That’s why market share has been steadily decreasing over the past few years. Of course, Windows XP support will also be disco

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AV Comparatives Reveals Results of Annual Antivirus Test – Guess Who’s Number One!

Jan 14th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

AV Comparatives Reveals Results of Annual Antivirus Test – Guess Who’s Number One!

AV Comparatives is a well-respected independent antivirus software testing company. AV Comparatives tests software throughout the year. But once a year, they release something called the Anti-Virus Comparative which comprehensively ranks all major antivirus software on the market today. The 2013 antivirus comparison has just been released. Ready to hear who won and who lost? Here are the mos

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Windows XP Remains Above 25% Market Share as Aging OS Nears Its D-Day

Jan 10th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Windows XP Remains Above 25% Market Share as Aging OS Nears Its D-Day

In April, 2014, Windows XP as we know it will be forever changed. Microsoft is officially removing support for Windows XP in April 2014, at which point the operating system will begin being attacked by hackers and malicious forces from all over the world. April 8, 2014, is the date on which support officially ends. It’s also the date that can accurately be called D-Day for Windows XP. The

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Which Browser is More Trustworthy – Chrome or Firefox?

Sep 27th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Which Browser is More Trustworthy – Chrome or Firefox?

Chrome and Firefox are the world’s two most popular web browsers. Every day, millions of users all over the world use these two browsers to input sensitive personal data online. Most people never think twice about doing this. But in reality, each of these two browsers features different security features that make one safer to use than the other. In a recent trustworthiness poll performed

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Best Free Antivirus Software: Avast versus Windows Defender

Aug 1st 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Best Free Antivirus Software: Avast versus Windows Defender

If you’re looking for the best free antivirus software on the market today, then a few popular brand names will keep appearing on your Google searches. You’ll notice that Windows Defender and Avast are two of the most popular PC antivirus programs available to users today. Why are these programs so popular? And which one is better than the other? Today, we’re going to provide a brief comp

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4 Reasons Why Your Antivirus Software Isn’t Actually Protecting Your PC

Jul 19th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

4 Reasons Why Your Antivirus Software Isn’t Actually Protecting Your PC

If you’re like millions of PC users, then you rely on antivirus software in order to stay protected when you use your PC. Most users blindly stumble about the internet relying on their antivirus software to get them out of any sticky situations they find themselves in. However, antivirus software isn’t as powerful and all-knowing as many users think. Today, I’m going to explain why your a

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Nostalgia Time: 5 Fun PC Gaming Classics You Can Play for Free Today

Jan 16th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

PC gaming is well into its fourth decade of existence. Over that time, we’ve seen the industry move from text-based gaming adventures to the scary-realistic HD simulations we have now. Somewhere in the between, there lived a number of classic games that some people still play and adore to this day. If you want to capture some nostalgia of the early days of PC gaming, or if you just want to se

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4 Cool Things You Can Do With your Dropbox Account

Jan 10th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

4 Cool Things You Can Do With your Dropbox Account

Dropbox seems to be the world’s most popular cloud storage service. But there are plenty of cool things you can do with Dropbox that many users were completely unaware of. Today, we’re going to show you how to get the most out of your Dropbox account: 4) Make Dropbox your default My Documents folder If you use multiple computers, then you know how painful it is when you have a file on

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Do Your PC Games Keep Crashing? Try These 5 Easy Solutions

Jan 3rd 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

Do Your PC Games Keep Crashing? Try These 5 Easy Solutions

If you’re like me, then you spent a lot of your childhood playing video games. But I’ve spent even more of my adult life doing the same thing. You know what really grinds my gears when I try to play video games? Crashes. Unfortunately, crashes seem like an inevitable part of being a PC gamer. But that doesn’t mean you have to sit down grumpily in your office chair and accept it. Instead,

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PC Software Champion Valve Plans to Revolutionize Our Living Rooms With Steam Box

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

PC Software Champion Valve Plans to Revolutionize Our Living Rooms With Steam Box

Valve has been talking about expanding its operations for a long time. There have been plenty of rumors about Steam Box over the past few months – a possible console version of Valve’s popular Steam software platform for PCs – but very little concrete information. That is, there was very little concrete information until a short time ago, when Valve’s extraordinary CEO Gabe Newell let s

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