Month: July 2012

Restore your computer to maximum performance

Automated Disk Cleanup with Free Computer MaintenanceTo keep your computer running at maximum performance it is very important to regularly perform various system tasks. This helps to quickly repair small issues as they occur, rather than letting the small issues build up and potentially cause more serious issues. The most important of these tasks include the disk defragmenter and disk cleanup tools. Another problem that is often overlooked, however, is spyware.…

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How to Remove a Virus from Your Computer

If you have used a computer long enough, then you have probably had a virus infect your computer at some point. You know how annoying and potentially dangerous they can be to your PC and you wish you knew how to remove a computer virus. There are many ways to take care of this problem, but only a few of them are really good. Using a high quality antivirus program will provide you with the best defense against computer viruses.…

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Computer Tips for Your Busy Summer Schedule

Summer is a time when most people have busy schedules, taking vacations, working, and tending to children whose schedules are free during these months. For this busy time, here are some tips to keep your computer operating well while it receives less attention than normal.…

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Protect Your Family from Internet Phishing Attacks

People everywhere have started to make themselves aware of one of the newest threats on the internet. If you have a personal computer and any members of your family are on the internet, it is something that you will want to be familiar with, too. The new practice is called phishing but is pronounced fishing. That comparison is also appropriate to make regarding the practice. …

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What is a Trojan Virus?

In many cases, it is difficult to tell if your computer is infected with a virus. Computer viruses can look like harmless and useful programs, but actually contain code that can destroy data or install adware or spyware on your computer. Trojan viruses can be embedded in email attachments, programs that have been downloaded, or even through operating system vulnerabilities on your computer.…

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