Archive | February, 2011

7 Ways to Boost Windows 7

If you bypassed Windows Vista and made the jump straight from XP to Windows 7, you may have been impressed by the big leap Microsoft took in visual development and features. For a lot of people who upgraded and installed Windows 7 on their old computer, all the extra bits that look great – the [...more]

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Feb 25 2011
By Mr. Security

Top 35 Tips For A Faster Computer

No matter how you look at it, a PC never feels fast enough, and when it comes to Vista, everything seems to take too long. Copying files, searching for documents, connecting to a wireless network and waiting for it to start are all frustrating. The good news is that we’ve got a stonking selection of [...more]

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Feb 17 2011
By Mr. Security

How to Delete Cookies and Spyware

Speed Up Your PC By Deleting Cookies and Spyware What are Cookies? Cookies are tiny bits of data your computer uses to create a personalized experience when you’re using the internet. Websites you visit place the cookie on your PC, and they are used to retrieve useful information for sites that you use frequently. For [...more]

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Feb 11 2011
By Mr. Security

How To Secure Outlook From Viruses

While Outlook is a popular and easy to use mail program, there are instabilities central to the application that make it vulnerable to viruses and spyware. It’s not surprising that it’s a target for spyware and viruses. Bundled with most Windows operating systems, it is used on almost all computers and it gives hackers direct [...more]

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Feb 09 2011
By Mr. Security

How to Get Thousands of TV Channels on Your PC… And Never Pay Another Monthly Bill Again

In today’s rocky economic climate, most households are cutting back wherever they can. And with cable and satellite television costing anywhere from $65- $150 a month (more if you count premium movie channels) many people are making their television sets the first part of their homes to get the axe. But what if there was [...more]

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Feb 08 2011
By sam

Get Your Computer Running Like New

Windows comes with several programs you can use to clean the hard drive and maintain your PC’s software. The steps below will show you ways to keep your computer running smoothly, and best of all, how to run Windows’s in-built cleaner on auto-pilot. *1 Defrag*
 Your PC stores files in different parts of your hard [...more]

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Feb 07 2011
By Mr. Security

10 Ways to Speed Up Your Computer

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Your PC stores files in different parts of your hard drive, as programs are extended and new files created over deleted ones. This process is called file fragmentation. An easy way to make your PC run faster is to make it easier for your hard drive to find the files it needs, speeding up [...more]

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Feb 04 2011
By Mr. Security

10 Ways To Make Your Computer Faster

Follow these tips to get your computer running faster than ever in no time. Tame visual performance The huge visual leap Microsoft made between the XP and Vista operating systems — the attractive see-through taskbar and translucent window frames — means PCs with a slow video card will struggle to deliver the same speed you [...more]

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Feb 03 2011
By Mr. Security

D.I.Y. Computer Repair

aka How To Save Hundreds of Dollars in Computer Repairs Keeping your computer in good working order is essential to get the most out of your machine. Follow the straightforward steps and tips in this article to maintain your PC and keep it running smoothly and efficiently. Security Making your computer safe from hackers and [...more]

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Feb 03 2011
By Mr. Security

How to Increase Windows Speed with Paging

It doesn’t take long for a new computer, or upgraded operating system, to become clogged with new files and programs. Also, the way Windows stores files — by saving parts of new files wherever there is space, rather than next to the original file — can noticeably slow your computer down, even if you’ve only [...more]

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Feb 03 2011
By Mr. Security