Tag: computer maintenance

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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Do some Spring cleaning: Dust your dirty computer

clean your PC once a yearHave you ever noticed how ceiling fans can build up dust over time? And how that dust, in turn slows down the fan and makes it airflow less efficient?

This is exactly the same case for the inside of your computer. Dust can build up, and with several small fans running inside your PC, you can see how this may affect computer performance.

No matter whether you are using a desktop computer or a laptop, dust and lint in the cooling vents and fans can cause your CPU to overheat, which is not good.…

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How to help your parents learn how to use technology

For older generations, the first computers that came out served specialized purposes and niche needs.  It was no wonder they didn’t bother to learn about them until they became more powerful and more useful. Now computer are almost a necessity.

For this reason, more often than not, older people (such as your parents) will probably just call someone (like you) to fix it instead of learning the process themselves.  Everyone also has that one or two friends that have no idea how to use technology.  Either way, this post is to help you help them catch their own fish.

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How To Speed Up Your Computer For Free

Many users wonder, “How can I speed up my computer?” This is an age-old question that seems to be the pinnacle of computer repair and maintenance.

To answer the question of how to speed up your computer and more importantly how to speed up your computer for free, we must first go to the computer itself instead of third party cleaning software.

There are many actions that can be taken within the operating system to speed up a computer. Do not forget to save all work and projects before embarking on the quest of how to speed up your computer.…

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