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The Risk in Using SMS Verification Codes for Two-Step Verification

Aug 7th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

Just recently, Google has begun to stir people away from receiving the verification codes for the SMS two-step verification. Last week, when you try to sign in into your Google account, you may receive an invite from Google to start receiving prompts using the Google app instead of the verification codes sent on SMS. Google is doing this because the new prompts are a lot better and more secure

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6 Surprisingly Useful Windows Keyboard Shortcuts You Never Knew About

Apr 2nd 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

6 Surprisingly Useful Windows Keyboard Shortcuts You Never Knew About

Keyboard shortcuts are one of those things you never think you need – until your tab button stops working and you can’t press Alt+Tab to switch windows when your roommate walks past your door. There are hundreds of shortcuts on Windows. Most of us know the basics: the Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V, Alt+Tab, Alt+F4, and Ctrl+A shortcuts are all fairly common knowledge. They’re also very useful. Have you

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How to Watch the 2016 World Series on your PC Without Cable

Oct 26th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

How to Watch the 2016 World Series on your PC Without Cable

It seems like the only reason people still have cable in 2016 is to watch live sports. But what if you’re a baseball fan who already cut the cord and removed cable? Fortunately, you’re not alone. Today, there are plenty of legal ways to watch the 2016 MLB playoffs and World Series on your computer without Cable. Game 1 took place last night as the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs

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How to Turn an Old PC or Mac Into a Faster Chromebook

Feb 20th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

How to Turn an Old PC or Mac Into a Faster Chromebook

Do you have a slow old PC? People just like you are salvaging old PCs by turning them into fast Chromebooks. It’s not as hard as you think. Today, we’re going to show you how to refurbish old PCs and turn them into Chromebooks – just like one New York City startup that is refurbishing the old Windows and Mac computers at schools and turning them into Chromebooks that students can actua

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Top 5 Easiest Ways to Troubleshoot Your Bad Internet Connection

Feb 9th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

Top 5 Easiest Ways to Troubleshoot Your Bad Internet Connection

Do you have a bad internet connection at home or work? Before you start yelling at your ISP, consider trying out some of the most common troubleshooting tactics to fix your bad connection. 5) Inspect the Router and Make Sure It’s Getting Power If your internet is totally down, then your router may have inadvertently lost power. Maybe it became unplugged when you were cleaning behind the

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6 Crazy Ways to Boost your Wi-Fi Signal

Feb 6th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

6 Crazy Ways to Boost your Wi-Fi Signal

Do you have to walk to a certain place in your home to have a conversation over Skype or Facebook Messenger? We’ve all been a place where wireless range inexplicably drops off. But when your home has a poor wireless connection, it can lead to major annoyances in all areas of your life. With that in mind, we’re teaching you the best ways to boost a Wi-Fi signal quickly and easily. 6) Upd

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Here’s How to Run Windows 95 in Any Web Browser

Jan 31st 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

Here’s How to Run Windows 95 in Any Web Browser

Life was simpler back in 1995. We didn’t have the world judging us via social media. The tech boom was in full swing. And we had the world’s best operating system, Windows 95. Microsoft’s Windows 95 was the big coming out party for Windows. It brought Windows to a whole new generation of users. And now you can experience the exciting world of Windows 95 once again without leaving the c

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How to Recover Your Wi-Fi Password in Windows

Nov 19th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

How to Recover Your Wi-Fi Password in Windows

So you’re connected to a wireless network but have no idea which password you used to get on. What are you supposed to do? Fortunately, Windows has a feature that helps you do exactly this – although it’s not as easy to find as you might think. Today, I’m going to show you how to use simple commands to recover your Wi-Fi password in Windows. First, let’s start by explaining that

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Here’s How to Get Windows 10 for a Ridiculously Cheap Price

Jul 31st 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

Here’s How to Get Windows 10 for a Ridiculously Cheap Price

Windows 10 is free for Windows 7 and 8/8.1 users. But everyone else needs to pay over $100 for the Windows 10 Home Edition license key. Don’t feel like shelling out major coin for a Windows 10 license? Today, we’re explaining how to get the operating system for as cheap as possible. Microsoft is Not Cracking Down on Low-Quality Licenses I don’t know about you, but my Windows 7 license h

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How to Use Task Scheduler to Automate Everything in Windows

May 26th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

How to Use Task Scheduler to Automate Everything in Windows

Task Scheduler is one of those under-appreciated Windows tools nobody really talks about. Type Task Scheduler into your Start Menu search bar and you might be surprised to discover you already own it. Today, we’re going to teach you how to use this under-appreciated app and give it the appreciation it deserves. How to Find Task Scheduler Task Scheduler can be found by typing Task Scheduler

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