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Discover how to protect your PC or Mac from online threats and how to respond if your computer is compromised. Boost performance for work and gaming, and enhance your privacy with a VPN.

Gaming

How to Build Your Own Gaming PC

Games have become more realistic, more epic, and more fun. But for the ultimate experience, you need some real horsepower to support today's PC games. In this guide, we’ll show you how to build the perfect gaming PC from scratch. You’ll save money ...

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Gaming

How to Build Your Own Gaming PC

Games have become more realistic, more epic, and more fun. But for the ultimate experience, you need some real ...

Browser

How to Set a Default Browser in Windows

Your default browser is the one your computer uses for opening links and other browser-related tasks. Learn how to make Chrome your default browser, how to change your default browser, and why a free secure browser might be the smartest choice.

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Browser

How to Set a Default Browser in Windows

Your default browser is the one your computer uses for opening links and other browser-related tasks. Learn how to make ...

Other Threats

What Are Meltdown and Spectre?

Originally discovered in June 2017 and still plaguing us today, Meltdown and Spectre are two of the world’s most widespread hardware vulnerabilities. Meltdown and Spectre affect computers, phones, tablets, wearables, cloud servers, and more. Find ...

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Other Threats

What Are Meltdown and Spectre?

Originally discovered in June 2017 and still plaguing us today, Meltdown and Spectre are two of the world’s most ...

Drivers

How Updating Drivers Can Increase PC Performance by 100%

Your graphics card (GPU, or “graphics processing unit”) is one of the core components of your desktop PC or laptop. And your graphics ...

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Drivers

How Updating Drivers Can Increase PC Performance by 100%

Your graphics card (GPU, or “graphics processing unit”) is one of the core components of your desktop PC or laptop. And ...

Viruses

Worm vs. Virus: What's the Difference and Does It Matter?

What’s the difference between a computer worm and a virus? One requires a host file and human activation to spread, while the other ...

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Viruses

Worm vs. Virus: What's the Difference and Does It Matter?

What’s the difference between a computer worm and a virus? One requires a host file and human activation to spread, ...

Other Threats

What is Cracking? It’s Hacking, but Evil

Cracking is a technique used to breach computer software or an entire computer security system, and with malicious intent. Though functionally the same as hacking, cracking is strictly used in a criminal sense. Learn how cracking works, how to ...

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Other Threats

What is Cracking? It’s Hacking, but Evil

Cracking is a technique used to breach computer software or an entire computer security system, and with malicious ...

Browser

How to Clear Your Cache on a Mac

Has it been forever since you cleared the cache on your Mac? Cached files build up in your browser, your system, and your applications. Over time, these old files eat up space and can slow you down. Read on to learn exactly how to clear the cache on ...

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Browser

How to Clear Your Cache on a Mac

Has it been forever since you cleared the cache on your Mac? Cached files build up in your browser, your system, and ...

VPN

How to Set Up a VPN

VPNs are unbeatable for protecting your privacy, securing your internet traffic, and safeguarding your internet freedom. And if you’ve reached this article, you’re likely about to start using one. Here, you’ll learn all about how to set up a VPN on ...

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VPN

How to Set Up a VPN

VPNs are unbeatable for protecting your privacy, securing your internet traffic, and safeguarding your internet freedom. ...

Browser

What Are the Best Ad Blockers to Use for Your Browser?

Sick of annoying ads and pop ups? You can shut them all down with an ad blocker or an ad-free browser. Learn about the best ad ...

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Browser

What Are the Best Ad Blockers to Use for Your Browser?

Sick of annoying ads and pop ups? You can shut them all down with an ad blocker or an ad-free browser. Learn about the ...

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Viruses

What Is a Computer Worm?

A computer worm is an insidious type of malware designed to spread across multiple devices while remaining active on each. Learn where worms come from, how to recognize them, and how to defend against and remove them with our leading anti-malware ...

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Viruses

What Is a Computer Worm?

A computer worm is an insidious type of malware designed to spread across multiple devices while remaining active on ...