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6 Surprisingly Useful Windows Keyboard Shortcuts You Never Knew About

Apr 2nd 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

6 Surprisingly Useful Windows Keyboard Shortcuts You Never Knew About

Keyboard shortcuts are one of those things you never think you need – until your tab button stops working and you can’t press Alt+Tab to switch windows when your roommate walks past your door. There are hundreds of shortcuts on Windows. Most of us know the basics: the Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V, Alt+Tab, Alt+F4, and Ctrl+A shortcuts are all fairly common knowledge. They’re also very useful. Have you

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How to Rotate Your Screen on your PC or Laptop

Jan 7th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Quick Fix Tip | 0 Comment

How to Rotate Your Screen on your PC or Laptop

From time to time, you might need to rotate your PC screen. This is a surprisingly easy process. In fact, you can rotate your screen without installing any new software. The functionality is already built into your Windows PC. Ready to learn how to rotate your screen on a Windows PC or laptop? Here are the easiest methods to do just that: Method 1) Use the Keyboard Shortcut Some software

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All Versions of Windows Affected By Recently-Discovered Security Flaw

Oct 14th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

All Versions of Windows Affected By Recently-Discovered Security Flaw

A recently-discovered security flaw is thought to affect every version of Windows. In a monthly release as part of its Patch Tuesday, Microsoft announced that all versions of Windows Vista and later required a significant patch to repair a remote code execution flaw discovered in Internet Explorer. Microsoft’s newest browser, Edge, is unaffected by the flaw. The patch is called MS15-106 an

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How to Use Task Scheduler to Automate Everything in Windows

May 26th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

How to Use Task Scheduler to Automate Everything in Windows

Task Scheduler is one of those under-appreciated Windows tools nobody really talks about. Type Task Scheduler into your Start Menu search bar and you might be surprised to discover you already own it. Today, we’re going to teach you how to use this under-appreciated app and give it the appreciation it deserves. How to Find Task Scheduler Task Scheduler can be found by typing Task Scheduler

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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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9 Things Windows Users Deserve in Windows 9

Sep 25th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 9 | 0 Comment

Windows 9 will be unveiled in just a few days. Leaked screenshots and even some videos have appeared online, but we can’t comment on the authenticity of those releases. So instead of talking about the early leaks – which look okay, I guess – let’s talk about the features Microsoft needs to put in Windows 9 to win back a user base that was disappointed by Windows 8: 9) The Start Menu M

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5 Reasons Why Windows ME is Viewed as a Failure

Jul 18th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

5 Reasons Why Windows ME is Viewed as a Failure

Microsoft’s operating systems have followed a peculiar cycle since the 1990s. That cycle goes from good to bad to good to bad to good to bad. Starting from Windows 98, Microsoft has continued this bizarre alternating cycle. While both Windows 95 and Windows 98 were pretty good, those were the last two consecutive Microsoft operating systems to get “good” reviews. Today, we’re living

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Tweets Photo Proving Real Work is Done on Windows

Jun 7th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Apple CEO Tim Cook Tweets Photo Proving Real Work is Done on Windows

Apple’s iMacs are good at some things, and not so good at others. iMacs are good for multimedia editing, for example, but not so good at gaming. According to a photo recently tweeted by Tim Cook, iMacs aren’t good at one other thing: making Apple computers. Tim Cook tweeted the following photo showing his company’s engineers at work in Austin, Texas: At first glance, that loo

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How to Remove Windows 8 Bloatware

Mar 25th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

How to Remove Windows 8 Bloatware

If you’re a Windows 8 user, then you’ve likely encountered bloatware on your computer or tablet. Bloatware includes pre-installed software from your manufacturer as well as Windows. Most people won’t need to use these programs at any point, which is why they’re called “bloatware”: they bloat your system and slow it down. Today, I’m going to show you how to quickly and easily re

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How to Delete the Recycle Bin in Windows 8.1

Feb 9th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 8 | 0 Comment

How to Delete the Recycle Bin in Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 adds a bunch of new useful features to Windows 8. One small change is the ability to delete – or at least disable – the Recycle Bin. Keep in mind that disabling the Recycle Bin is not a really good idea. The Recycle Bin is a failsafe device that prevents you from accidentally deleting things you need. If you put something in the Recycle Bin, it doesn’t get officially deleted u

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