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April 5, 2016

3 tips to increase your PC’s speed

Are you finding that your computer is becoming increasingly slow? Is it taking forever to load at start-up? Do you feel like it’s being overrun by unnecessary files or even viruses? Then it’s time to take action! A PC is just like a car: if you don’t maintain it regularly, you can’t expect it to last forever.

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August 3, 2015

How to defrag your hard drive?

You have probably noticed that after just a few months your computer takes forever to start up. Some programs also become sluggish, and this can be very frustrating when you have important work to do. A good way to speed up your computer is to 'defrag' your computer's hard disk.

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September 15, 2015

What is the Windows Registry?

If your computer is slow and unresponsive, or if it is taking a long time to start up, the registry may be to blame. The registry on your Windows PC or laptop stores and organizes important files your computer needs to run. Whenever you’re using your computer, your registry is making sure everything works smoothly.

March 2, 2016

How to clean your PC or laptop screen?

Did you know your computer or laptop keyboard may host more bacteria than a toilet seat? It's because of many of us have the guilty habit of snacking while spending time online or working to meet a deadline. All those crumbs can clog your keyboard. Of course, it's easy to notice when computer monitor is covered in smudges and streaks.

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November 19, 2015

How to protect your confidential information online?

These days if you are not online you are in danger of being left behind. Everything is shifting online, from banking to your social life, and even watching television. However, while the Internet is convenient, it can also be quite risky. Once hackers compromise your online accounts it can be time consuming and emotionally...

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January 27, 2016

How to properly use Windows Task Manager ?

Did you know there is a useful Windows program that can help you out when computer programs crash? It's called Task Manager. It's a powerful, free tool that is useful for both troubleshooting problems and quickly taking control of your computer back from sluggish programs.

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February 13, 2016

How to troubleshoot a slow internet connection?

Sometimes a slow computer has nothing to do with memory or CPU usage. If YouTube videos are buffering and stuttering, or if you cannot upload files, the problem may actually be your Internet connection. If you have ever contacted your ISP for help diagnosing slow Internet speeds, you know they ask...

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June 10, 2015

Blue Screen of Death: How to Fix it?

Anyone who has ever owned a Windows PC is afraid of the 'Blue Screen of Death,' also known as 'BSoD'. The Blue Screen of Death is a Windows error message that forces you to restart your computer to 'fix' the problem. Restarting your computer in this way will cause you to lose what you were working (for example, Word's useful auto-save feature won't work in this case).