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8 Best Windows Shortcuts You Probably Didn’t Know About

Sep 29th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

8 Best Windows Shortcuts You Probably Didn’t Know About

Looking for more Windows shortcuts to make you the Windows master? Here are some of our favorites we use every day. Windows Key + D: Minimizes all app windows and brings you right to the desktop. You can press it once more to bring all your apps back to the foreground. It’s a fast and easy way to hide something on your desktop screen. -Windows Key + Arrow Keys: Snaps app left, right, or up

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Can You Use Netflix Offline? – New Offline Support Is Coming Soon

Jun 28th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog | 0 Comment

Can You Use Netflix Offline? – New Offline Support Is Coming Soon

It’s been a long time coming, but Netflix is finally preparing to add offline support to its world-famous video streaming platform. For years, there have only been two things that can get in the way of a good Netflix binge: -Your responsibilities -Your internet connection Netflix plans to tackle that second problem by rolling out a certain type of offline support. Gizmodo is reportin

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One in Three Pirate Websites Infected with Malware

Dec 19th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

One in Three Pirate Websites Infected with Malware

If you want to avoid malware on the internet, the first thing you should do is avoid pirate websites. A new report from Digital Citizens Alliance and RiskIQ states that users are 28 times more likely to get malware from a torrent website compared to a non-torrent website. The report also found that a whopping one in three torrent sites contains malware. And that 45% of the detected malware w

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What’s Actually Happening When You’re Waiting for a Loading Screen?

Dec 9th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Repair FAQs | 0 Comment

What’s Actually Happening When You’re Waiting for a Loading Screen?

Loading screens are an inevitable part of our electronic devices. Whether you’re waiting for an app to load or a PC game to load, loading screens are virtually inescapable (unless you have an SSD). But what’s actually going on behind the screens when you’re waiting for a game to load? MaximumPC decided to look into the issue and explain it in a down-to-earth way that idiots like us can

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How to Speed Up Start Times on Windows 10

Nov 21st 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

How to Speed Up Start Times on Windows 10

Microsoft made great improvements to Windows start times with Windows 10. However, there’s always room for faster times. Today, I’m going to explain how to speed up start times in Windows 10 in the easiest and most effective ways possible. Open Up the Windows 10 Startup Manager Microsoft has made it easier than ever to streamline your startup processes in Windows 10. A new Startup Manager

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How to Recover Your Wi-Fi Password in Windows

Nov 19th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

How to Recover Your Wi-Fi Password in Windows

So you’re connected to a wireless network but have no idea which password you used to get on. What are you supposed to do? Fortunately, Windows has a feature that helps you do exactly this – although it’s not as easy to find as you might think. Today, I’m going to show you how to use simple commands to recover your Wi-Fi password in Windows. First, let’s start by explaining that

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Three Easy Windows 10 Start Menu Tips

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

Three Easy Windows 10 Start Menu Tips

The Windows 10 Start Menu is the most customizable Start Menu ever released by Windows. Unfortunately, many Windows 10 users haven’t even bothered looking up how to customize it. Today, I’m going to show you 3 easy ways to get more out of your Windows 10 start menu. Add a Logout Button Microsoft did good when they added the Start Menu back into Windows 10. Unfortunately, they did bad when

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Top 5 Productivity Tips for your Gaming PC

May 8th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

Top 5 Productivity Tips for your Gaming PC

If you own a high-end gaming PC, then you probably use it for more than just gaming. It’s your all in one entertainment center and workstation. But staying productive on your gaming PC can be hard. Because, you know, of all the PC games you’ve got on there. That’s why I’ve got a solution. Here are the top 5 productivity tips you can use to start living a more fruitful life on your PC to

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Police Charge Colorado Man After He Shoots Computer 8 Times With Handgun

Apr 18th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair | 0 Comment

Police Charge Colorado Man After He Shoots Computer 8 Times With Handgun

We’ve all been mad at our computers from time to time. But have you ever been so mad at your computer that you literally tried to murder it? One man in Colorado can now say “yes” to that question. Last week, that man experienced some computer problems. Instead of running PC Cleaner Pro, installing CCleaner, or just restarting his computer, he took things a step further. That man whippe

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Why You Should Clear Cookies Before Logging Into Google or Facebook

Dec 24th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Why You Should Clear Cookies Before Logging Into Google or Facebook

If you’re like most people, then you log into Facebook or Google a few times per day. Or maybe you’re constantly logged in. Whatever the case may be, a new security report has emphasized the importance of clearing cookies before you log into online services like Google or Facebook. Why is deleting your cookies so important? Let’s find out. Facebook and Google Collect Anonymous Data About

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