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How to Remove Bigpicturepop.com Redirect

Jun 9th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Easy PC Repair Windows 10 Windows 7 Help Windows 8 | 0 Comment

What is bigpicturepop.com? Bigpicturepop.com is a deceptive website that makes users often visit unexpectedly or accidentally, and they are redirected by various rogue applications and other malicious programs. The experts says  that most of  these apps infiltrate systems without consent from the users. More over, they deliver intrusive ads and continually keep track on various user-system in

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Microsoft Just Ended Support for Windows 8 – So Upgrade ASAP

Jan 17th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Microsoft Just Ended Support for Windows 8 – So Upgrade ASAP

Microsoft originally launched Windows 8 in October 2012, fully expecting it to be the core OS of the future for desktop users. Instead, less than four years after the OS launched, Microsoft is officially ending support for Windows 8, also known as “The Second Vista”. That end of support date was quietly reached on Tuesday, January 12 with little fanfare. On January 12, 2016, Microsoft

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Kaspersky and BitDefender Chosen as Best Windows 8.1 Antivirus Software

Mar 31st 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Kaspersky and BitDefender Chosen as Best Windows 8.1 Antivirus Software

Need to protect Windows 8.1 from dangerous virus threats? According to a new report, Kaspersky and BitDefender are your best options. Kaspersky, BitDefender, and Qihoo 360 were recently chosen by AV-Test as Windows 8.1’s best antivirus software programs. AV-Test just recently released the results of its February antivirus tests. Here’s what those results look like: In case you’r

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Microsoft Officially Kills Windows RT, Ends Production of Last Tablet

Feb 6th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Microsoft Officially Kills Windows RT, Ends Production of Last Tablet

Windows RT was an awkward, lumbering beast and nobody knew exactly why it existed. This past week, Microsoft officially killed its weird mobile operating system as the last Windows RT tablet rolled off the production line. That last tablet was called the Nokia Lumia 2520 and it represented the final Windows RT tablet of its species. Earlier this year, in January 2015, Microsoft discontinued its

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Should You Buy a Windows 8 PC Now or Wait?

Jan 29th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Should You Buy a Windows 8 PC Now or Wait?

Windows 8 will likely go down in history as Microsoft’s shortest-lived major operating system. Windows 10 will be released less than 3 years after Windows 8 – and that has left many users wondering whether they should wait to upgrade. Thinking of buying a new laptop? Want to upgrade Windows XP to Windows 8 and enjoy a modern experience? Then you’re probably asking yourself whether or not

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How to Monitor Internet Usage in Windows 8

Dec 12th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

How to Monitor Internet Usage in Windows 8

For all its faults, Windows 8 introduced some pretty cool features to the world. One of those features is called “network usage” and it tells users how much data they’ve used over certain periods of time. Just like your phone has a “data usage” section, so too does your Windows 8 computer. Today, I’m going to explain how to monitor your internet usage on Windows 8: Step 1) Go

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How to Access the Secret “Visual Effects” Menu in Windows 8.1

Nov 19th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Nobody ever accused Windows 8 of being user intuitive. Windows 8.1 improved things a little bit, but changing settings around is still too much of a hassle. That’s why I liked finding this “secret” Windows 8.1 visual settings menu. This settings menu contains dozens of helpful settings which can dramatically change the look of Windows 8.1 These settings aren’t secret or hidden: they

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How to Make Windows 8 Look Exactly Like Windows XP

Nov 2nd 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

How to Make Windows 8 Look Exactly Like Windows XP

Windows XP is dead. Love live Windows XP. At least, that’s the attitude of some tech fans who simply refuse to give up on the aging operating system. Just because Windows XP isn’t being updated anymore doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the classic Windows XP UI. Today, I’m going to show you how to make Windows 8 look exactly like Windows XP: Step 1) Getting the classic Windows XP Start

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Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Users Will Receive Update in August: Just Don’t Call It Update 2

Aug 7th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Users Will Receive Update in August: Just Don’t Call It Update 2

For the past few months, the status of Windows 8 has been largely unknown. Some claim that Microsoft has already basically killed off Windows 8.1 and is preparing to go all-in on Windows 9 or “Threshold”. Others argue that Microsoft isn’t abandoning Windows 8.1 at all and will continue releasing monthly updates. Now, we finally know the real truth. Microsoft will deliver several

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New Rumor Suggests Microsoft Has Already Designated Windows “EOL”, or End Of Lifespan

Jul 14th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

New Rumor Suggests Microsoft Has Already Designated Windows “EOL”, or End Of Lifespan

Windows 8 will go down in history as one of the worst operating systems Microsoft has ever made. With Windows 8, Microsoft slapped its traditional userbase in the face while trying to appeal a new userbase of people who liked colorful squares, touchscreens, and limited functionality. It clearly didn’t work. Now, Microsoft may be ready to admit its failure. A new rumor states that Micros

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