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How to Connect a Headset to your PC

Jun 22nd 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes Quick Fix Tip | 0 Comment

How to Connect a Headset to your PC

Did you just get a brand new handset? Want to connect it to your PC to enjoy music and talk to friends online? Here’s how: Step 1) Inspect your PC to find the headphone and microphone jacks Your PC, laptop, or tablet will have headphone/microphone jacks. Your headset has two pieces designed to fit inside these jacks. The headphone jack is colored green while the microphone jack is color

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5 Cool Things to Do With Your Old Windows XP PC

Apr 10th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

5 Cool Things to Do With Your Old Windows XP PC

Windows XP is dead and gone and most smart PC users have disconnected their old computers. Of course, not everybody has disconnected their Windows XP PC. And not everybody wants to throw an old computer into the trash. With that in mind, there are a number of cool things you can do with your old Windows XP PC without exposing it to vulnerabilities: 5) Use it as an offline computer There ar

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5 Easy Ways to Spot a Phishing Email

Feb 20th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Protection | 0 Comment

5 Easy Ways to Spot a Phishing Email

Phishing emails are the most devastating type of online attack in 2014. Even the best antivirus software won’t protect you from a good phishing email. A good phishing email convinces you to perform all of the malicious tasks yourself. You personally install software, share private information, or hand over remote access to your PC online. For all of these reasons, phishers are getting thei

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How to Find the Serial Number on your Mac

Feb 8th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

How to Find the Serial Number on your Mac

Do you need to find the serial number on your Mac? Serial numbers were added by Apple to provide better service to its customers. They’re generally used for warranty purposes, but they can also help prevent theft. There are a few different ways to find your Mac’s serial number. I’m going to sort these methods from easiest to hardest, but they all work perfectly well: Easy method: Apple

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How to Repair Your Broken Steam Games

Feb 6th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

How to Repair Your Broken Steam Games

Steam is an excellent gaming platform and store. However, it does have some issues. Steam occasionally breaks your games, for example, in which case you’ll need to repair your games if you ever want to play them again. Fortunately, Steam makes it easy to repair your games and perform all sorts of game repair tasks. Today, we’re going to show you how to quickly and easily fix whatever Steam

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6 Easy Things To Do When Tuning Up Your PC

Feb 1st 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

6 Easy Things To Do When Tuning Up Your PC

If you’re a smart PC user, then you tune up your PC on a regular basis. Tuning up your PC isn’t rocket science and it doesn’t take lots of time. Best of all – you can immediately see the benefits of tuning your PC. But what should you actually do when tuning up your PC? What does “tuning up a PC” actually mean? Today, we’re going to answer those questions and show you 6 specific t

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