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How to Delete Simple Spyware

Spywares and adware are not only annoying but more often than not tend to damage your computer software and sometimes can even cause some damage to your hardware too. These annoying bugs have become a bane for internet browsers worldwide. They have become a normal occurrence that we sometimes tend to ignore but God forbid [...]

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Unlocking Files that are In Use

As part of one of those day to day kind of things that I run into are users on our network that need to replace files that lots of people have access to. In our case these are PDF files and occasionally when a file needs to be replaced with a newer one the file [...]

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Difference between Adware and Spyware

Adware, spyware and computer virus share some similarities, one of which is that all three are major nuisances for computer users. Let’s differentiate the three. What is Spyware? Spyware is software that does not intentionally harm your computer. What they do is that they create pathways wherein someone else aside from the computer owner can [...]

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Is the Macbook Air the Best Portable Laptop?

The Macbook Air runs much like the original Macbook, using Apple’s OS X and benefitting from preinstalled software such as iPhoto, Mail, Contacts, Calendar, iMovie and Garageband. It also shares features such as a built in camera and microphone. However, it also has some very notable features of its own. Design: The first thing you’ll [...]

What to Look For In a Laptop

An amazing thing has happened over the past decade: Laptop computers, once expensive niche products, have become commonplace devices. Many people now buy laptops that will never leave a desk, just because they like having all of the computer in one unit. But as laptops have reached this mainstream status, they have not become a [...]

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5 iPhone Photo Tips

Apple users are well aware of the benefits that they get in owning an iPhone iPod and iPad. All these devices are fully capable of capturing good pictures. The picture quality is so good that it can easily replace a digital camera, as these devices are portable as well as easy to use. Additionally the [...]

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Moving data and settings to a new laptop

When my wife got a new laptop she had decided that she was going to move completely from our kitchen desktop to doing everything on this new laptop. This is a bit different then a normal migration when a computer goes bad as I had complete access to the old and new machines at the same [...]

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23 ways to speed up Windows 7

It used to be that defragging your hard drive was the best thing you could really do to speed up your computer. Since defragging the disk won’t do as much to improve Windows 7 performance, here are 23 suggestions that will. Each can enhance the performance and reliability of your customers’ PCs. Best of all, [...]

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Protecting Your Email Address

Unsolicited email, most commonly referred to as “spam” can be one of the most daunting problems to deal with in computer networks. It is the modern equivalent to receiving paper junk mail at your home or business. You didn’t ask for it, or want it, but once it starts it doesn’t stop! At home, with [...]

10 reasons why PCs crash you must Know

Fatal error: the system has become unstable or is busy,” it says. “Enter to return to Windows or press Control-Alt-Delete to restart your computer. If you do this you will lose any unsaved information in all open applications.” You have just been struck by the Blue Screen of Death. Anyone who uses Mcft Windows will [...]