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What is Windows Registry

The Windows registry is a directory which stores all the important hardware and operations settings for all versions of Microsoft Windows, including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, etc.

Over time, this registry can become corrupted and unorganized and you install new programs, uninstall programs, and by spyware and viruses. Often, when you are uninstalling software, it can leave invalid entries in the registry. This can result in a slower computer, frequent errors and system crashes, and other unexplained issues. This is why it’s important to regularly clean your Windows system registry.

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Recover Data from Deleted Windows Partitions

Windows Partition Recovery toolsData loss is inevitable even you make great efforts to avoid it. Accidental deletion, virus attacks, formatting, system crash and more can simply cause data loss. Recovering lost data is not really an issue if you have a backup strategy. If you don’t regularly backup your computer, data loss can be a big disaster than can also cause a loss of time and productivity.

Fortunately, there are data recovery tools available, which enables you to recover lost data from your computer, digital camera, memory card, USB drive, hard drive and other storage devices.…

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Find a Reliable Free Registry Cleaner

clean your windows registry for freeA registry cleaner is software that scans the Windows Registry and looks for outdated and invalid entries. Registry entries are required for various software application to perform properly on Windows computers. Applications often create registry entries for temporary data and pointers to other files, but never delete them. In addition, if you manually delete folders yourself without using the recommended uninstall method of Windows, registry entries may point to files that do not exist.

A registry cleaner can be a stand-alone program, or in some cases it is a part of a package of system utilities. If you are among …

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Be Proactive Against Internet Crimes

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protect yourself from internet crimesUnfortunately, internet scams and crimes do pay for the criminals who are responsible for them. This is due primarily to the fact that governments are unable to bring perpetrators to justice for such crimes since they are conducted across international boundaries. Therefore, the best way to prevent yourself from becoming a victim of e-crime is to proactively take action to defend yourself.

If you regularly use a computer, whether for work or personal use, data security is something you should be familiar with.…

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5 Tips for Setting a Windows Password

Windows 7 password tipsHaving a password on your Windows computer helps provide you with a more secure system so that no one can access your computer… unless you allow them to. Passwords are designed for security but choosing a difficult to guess yet easy to remember password is not so easy.

Passwords can easily be lost or forgotten which could potentially lock you out from your PC. With these five helpful tips in mind, you can keep a peaceful mind that your system is secure and that you can obtain your password in case it is lost or forgotten.

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