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3 Easy Ways to Check Your Hard Drive Before It Fails

Jan 25th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

3 Easy Ways to Check Your Hard Drive Before It Fails

Out of all the parts on your PC, the hard drive is the one most likely to fail. There’s nothing much you can do to prevent hard disk failure. But there are ways to check if you’re at risk. Today, Fix My PC Free is teaching you 3 easy ways to check your hard disk health on Windows. 1) Use the Built-in Windows CHKDSK Tool Windows already has a great hard drive diagnostic tool built into the

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How to Instantly Create a Gif from Any YouTube Video

Aug 18th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

How to Instantly Create a Gif from Any YouTube Video

Gifs have never been more popular than they are today. Thanks to websites like Buzzfeed, we’ve been conditioned to believe that lengthy YouTube videos are bad and reading articles with long paragraphs is evil. In any case, a gif is a good way to quickly convey a point. Whether you’re trying to make someone laugh or capturing a single entertaining moment in a video, there are plenty of go

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How to Easily Upgrade an Old PC for Free – Even If You’re an Idiot with Computers

Jun 23rd 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

How to Easily Upgrade an Old PC for Free – Even If You’re an Idiot with Computers

Old PCs aren’t like old classic cars: they don’t get more distinguished, elegant, and valuable with age. Instead, old PCs slow down and become virtually useless – especially if you’re trying to run modern software. Are you bad with computers? Don’t know how to fix your computer but still want to enjoy fast speeds and smooth performance? This guide is for you. Today, I’m going to

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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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How to Use your Playstation 4 DualShock 4 Controller on PC

Feb 12th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Pc Accessories | 0 Comment

How to Use your Playstation 4 DualShock 4 Controller on PC

Want to control your PC games using the PS4 Controller, the DualShock 4? Here’s a quick and easy guide that will show you exactly how to do that. First of all, it’s important to note that Sony has made PC compatibility a major goal of its DualShock 4 controllers. While the Xbox One controllers will supposedly be compatible with PC games at some point in the near future, they don’t current

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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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How to Identify Which Tab is Making that Annoying Noise

Jan 17th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

How to Identify Which Tab is Making that Annoying Noise

If you’re an internet user like me, then you’ve got like 30 tabs open at any one time. My worst nightmare is when my speakers start making noise when I have 30 tabs open. That means I have to go through each individual tab and look for an automated video player or background music player. It’s annoying and time-consuming. And I know I’m not the only one who gets annoyed by noise-maki

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