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Popular OS X Feature “File Previews” Coming to Windows 10

Mar 15th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Popular OS X Feature “File Previews” Coming to Windows 10

For years, OS X users have had one small advantage over Windows 10 users: file previews. Thankfully, Windows 10 users are finally getting file previews thanks to a new feature in Seer for Windows 10. That new feature is very similar to the file previews you see in Mac OS X as part of Finder. With Finder, you can press the spacebar to preview a file before opening it – something that’s ex

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What’s the World’s Most Secure Operating System in 2015?

Mar 3rd 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: PC Protection News | 0 Comment

What’s the World’s Most Secure Operating System in 2015?

Many of us will naturally say “Apple” when people ask us about the world’s most secure operating system. Yes, even us longtime PC fans have long known Apple makes technically-secure operating systems. But it’s 2015, not 2005. Apple no longer offers world’s most secure operating system. In fact, a recent study showed that Apple operating systems like Max OS X have more vulnerabilities

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After Days of Ignorance, Apple Finally Fixes Lethal Security Flaw

Feb 28th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Quick Fix Tip | 0 Comment

After Days of Ignorance, Apple Finally Fixes Lethal Security Flaw

Apple has a history of ignoring security flaws while its users suffer. The last major time that happened was with the Flashback virus: a simple exploit that was fixed in hours by Microsoft and other major operating system makers. Apple, however, took months to fix it, which caused hundreds of thousands of users to experience devastating attacks. A similar case occurred this past week. The explo

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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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North Korea Made Its Very Own PC Operating System That Looks Suspiciously Like OS X

Feb 5th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Software Fixes | 0 Comment

North Korea Made Its Very Own PC Operating System That Looks Suspiciously Like OS X

North Korea are leaders in absolutely no sector on Earth – unless you count imprisoning its own people as a sector. That’s why it has to borrow stuff from other countries. Most recently, North Korea decided to borrow an operating system from one of the most valuable companies in the world: Apple. That’s right: North Korean “made” its “very own” operating system. That OS looks l

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Mac OS X Users Face Onslaught of Digitally Signed Mac OS X Viruses

May 26th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Computer Help | 0 Comment

Mac OS X Users Face Onslaught of Digitally Signed Mac OS X Viruses

Digitally signed viruses are incredibly dangerous. Why? Because they’re signed. Digitally. What does that even mean? Well, it means that the computer’s software has authorized those viruses as legitimate software programs. All good software programs are digitally signed, but occasionally, the odd piece of malware slips through the cracks. This is a problem that is recently facing Mac use

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