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4 Products Microsoft Quietly Killed in 2016

Oct 27th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

4 Products Microsoft Quietly Killed in 2016

Every year, companies quietly kill off products without much fanfare. The world moves on, and gradually people forget those products ever existed. Microsoft killed off several of its products and services in 2016. Some of these changes may affect your life. With that in mind, here are 4 products Microsoft quietly got rid of over the past year. 4) Project Astoria You may have never heard of Pr

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Future Microsoft Browsers Will Disable ‘Do Not Track’ By Default

Apr 9th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Future Microsoft Browsers Will Disable ‘Do Not Track’ By Default

Last year, Microsoft announced that future versions of Internet Explorer would have Do Not Track enabled by default. Earlier today, Microsoft reversed that stance and announced that future Microsoft browsers will disable ‘Do Not Track’ by default. Do Not Track is a tool that lets users instantly disable all tracking on the internet. It’s like using Incognito Mode on Chrome. Do Not Track w

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Google Chrome had More Vulnerabilities in 2014 than Internet Explorer, New Report Claims

Mar 28th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Google Chrome had More Vulnerabilities in 2014 than Internet Explorer, New Report Claims

If I told you to name a bad internet browser, you’d probably immediately say Internet Explorer. But according to a new report, 2014’s most vulnerable browser wasn’t Internet Explorer: it was Google Chrome. That report comes from a security company called Secunia. Secunia recorded 15,435 software vulnerabilities across 3,870 applications in 2014. The company published the results of tha

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Microsoft is Officially Phasing Out Internet Explorer and Introducing Spartan

Mar 25th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Microsoft is Officially Phasing Out Internet Explorer and Introducing Spartan

For years, Internet Explorer has dealt with a reputation as being the world’s worst internet browser. No matter how good Internet Explorer 10 and 11 have been (they’ve been much faster and safer, but they haven’t been that good), Microsoft was never going to get rid of the stigma of the Internet Explorer brand name. So instead of trying to get rid of the stigma, Microsoft decided to ge

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Microsoft May Be Developing a New Browser for Windows 10 Called “Spartan”

Dec 31st 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Microsoft May Be Developing a New Browser for Windows 10 Called “Spartan”

Microsoft is actively developing Windows 10 in preparation for its release in summer 2015. Rumors are flying all over the place about Windows 10. This week, the biggest rumor was that Microsoft is currently developing a new internet browser specifically for Windows 10. This browser is reportedly called Spartan, which may be more than just a code name: Microsoft may be sick and tired of tryin

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Does Internet Explorer Really Consume Less Power Than Other Browsers?

Jun 9th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Does Internet Explorer Really Consume Less Power Than Other Browsers?

It’s Microsoft’s job to promote its own software. Usually, it promotes its own software by promising better usability and unique features that other software programs don’t have. But now, it looks like Microsoft is taking a different approach when it comes to marketing its Internet Explorer browser. Specifically, Microsoft claims that Internet Explorer uses less power than other browsers.

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European Union Fines Microsoft Nearly $1 Billion For Refusing to Give Users Browser Options

Mar 21st 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

European Union Fines Microsoft Nearly $1 Billion For Refusing to Give Users Browser Options

Many PC users know the pain of using Internet Explorer. Although I always use Chrome on my own computers, I will inevitably stumble across a friend’s computer or a public PC with Internet Explorer installed. And when that happens, I always sigh and think of how much longer the most basic tasks will take. Fortunately for those who dislike Internet Explorer as much as I do, the European Union h

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Internet Explorer Users Affected by Cursor Tracking Exploit

Dec 17th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tweak Internet Settings | 0 Comment

Internet Explorer Users Affected by Cursor Tracking Exploit

Microsoft has tried to re-brand its Internet Explorer line with Internet Explorer 10. But unfortunately, it looks like IE 10 is just as vulnerable to the strange security flaws as previous versions of Internet Explorer. Today, a computer security website called Spider.io reported that Internet Explorer was experiencing a data leakage that allows websites and hackers to monitor cursor movement a

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Internet Explorer gets patched to fix critical security hole

Sep 26th 2012 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News | 0 Comment

Internet Explorer gets patched to fix critical security hole

When the German government recommends its citizens stop using an internet browser, you know that browser has some serious flaws. Such was the case last week when researchers discovered a security flaw in all versions of Internet Explorer except IE 10. The security flaw allowed hackers to gain deep-level access to a system through an exploit. After access had been gained, hackers had control ove

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Why is My Computer Running Slow?

Oct 1st 2010 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Quick Fix Quick Fix Tip Quick Help | 0 Comment

Why is My Computer Running Slow?

Uninstall Programs – You may have installed a program that's not able to work with your operating system. Easy uninstall it. These kinds of files build-up eventually and can slow down you computer. Delete Unused Programs & Files - You might have too many applications all trying to make use of the storage available your hard drive. Simple delete some of the programs. Or perhaps buy a lot m

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