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Protect Your Office Computers Against Viruses

21st Feb, 2013

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canstockphoto7824022No matter how advanced your computer is, it can be brought to its knees by viruses and other malicious software. The best way to keep malware at bay is through a combination of vigilance and antivirus software. Bear in mind that unless your software is up to date, it will not be able to detect modern threats. In addition, always keep your operating system and…

How to Get Data Recovery

21st Feb, 2013

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Businesses rely on information technology systems for a variety of internal and external needs. With IT systems, businesses can manage financial data, marketing reports, payroll information and much more. However, it’s important to remember that hard drives and other storage systems can fail. While it’s always a good idea to have a backup of data, there may be times when one loses the only copy of a document…

When to Back Up Computer Data

21st Feb, 2013

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networkIf you’re like the majority of Americans, you use your computer to store an abundance of valuable information. Not only are photos and documents stored on the hard-drive, but so are passwords and account information. While some of this info may already be stored offline, most isn’t. This means that if your computer crashes, you can lose several years worth of data.

Fortunately,…

Benefits of Getting Spyware Removal

21st Feb, 2013

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We think and hope that our computers are safe and secure, protecting our private information from the criminals scouring the Internet. But sometimes, in spite of our best efforts, danger slips through our fortifications. It happens to the best of computers eventually: they begin to slow down. There are few things as frustrating as being unable to quickly perform the most simple of tasks because of sluggish computer performance. But sometimes a slow computer…

What to Do if Your Computer Freezes

21st Feb, 2013

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It can be very frustrating if your computer freezes while you are working on something. There are a few things that can be done when this happens to you. The first thing would be to press Ctrl + Alt + Delete. This key combination will bring up the Task Manager and it will show you a list of currently running programs. More than likely, one of these programs is stuck. The list will show…

How to Optimize Your Computer’s Performance

21st Feb, 2013

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portfolioYou can optimize your computer’s performance in several ways. Uninstalling “bloatware” or the unnecessary programs that come bundled with new computers can free up memory and hard drive space. Disabling all but necessary programs at startup makes your computer boot up faster.

Using a good antivirus program and performing regular scans can remove tracking cookies, viruses and spyware that can slow down your computer. Defragmenting your…

Is it Possible to Recover Previous Data From a Reformatted Hard Drive?

21st Feb, 2013

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Hard drives have become much more durable in recent decades. In many cases, people will simply reformat a hard drive instead of buying a new one. In some situations, however, people mistakenly forget about important information that was left on the hard drive. This information may be lost, but there may be ways to recover it. Here are a few facts about recovering information on a reformatted hard…

Different Methods of Virus Protection

21st Feb, 2013

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A virus is a piece of code that gets onto your computer and does things to damage or otherwise impair your computer’s functionality. It is surprisingly easy to get a virus on your computer, and though you can remove it, there are also things that you can do to prevent yourself from getting a virus in the first place.

First, get an antivirus software and set it to update…

Increasing Your Computer’s Speed

21st Feb, 2013

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Computers can often become slower over time. This can be aggravating when you need to quickly download or upload a file, watch a movie or play a game. Here are several ways to improve the speed and performance of your computer.

Dump duplicate files If you have had your computer for more than a year or two, you probably have accumulated a lot of backup or duplicate files. These are…

Benefits of Hiring a Computer Repair Company

1st Feb, 2013

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Computer repair is a delicate job. With millions of tiny circuits and billions of bytes of information that all have to work together seamlessly, there’s very little that an untrained person can do when problems come up. If the computer still runs, have it perform a “check disk” to look for fixable errors. If you must open it up, gently wiggle the connections to ensure all the cards…

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