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Whether you need to secure your operating system from digital threats, boost your PC’s software and hardware performance, or get rid of invasive online tracking, we’ve got you covered.

Speed

How to Stress Test Your PC’s CPU

Have you ever wanted to test what your computer can do? Stress testing the CPU is the safest way to discover the true limits of your computer’s capabilities. Keep reading to learn how to stress test your CPU and put your processor through its paces. ...

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Speed

How to Stress Test Your PC’s CPU

Have you ever wanted to test what your computer can do? Stress testing the CPU is ...

Cleaning

How to Defrag Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7 Hard Drives

If your computer’s been running slowly or behaving erratically, or if you’ve been using your machine constantly without giving it ...

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Cleaning

How to Defrag Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7 Hard Drives

If your computer’s been running slowly or behaving erratically, or if you’ve been ...

Cleaning

What Is svchost.exe and Is It Needed?

Svchost.exe is a service host process that helps Windows services run efficiently. But why are there so many svchost.exe files on your computer, do they slow down your PC, and are they dangerous? Find out how service host processes work, how to shut ...

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Cleaning

What Is svchost.exe and Is It Needed?

Svchost.exe is a service host process that helps Windows services run efficiently. ...

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Passwords

Step-By-Step Guide to Password Protect a File or Folder in Windows

Your Windows login password isn’t going to last long against a skilled hacker. Go one step further and secure your files and folders ...

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Passwords

Step-By-Step Guide to Password Protect a File or Folder in Windows

Your Windows login password isn’t going to last long against a skilled hacker. Go ...

Cleaning

Why Is Your Computer Overheating and How to Cool It Down

If your fans are spinning wildly, but your machine’s still hot, computer overheating may soon be the least of your worries. Along with ...

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Cleaning

Why Is Your Computer Overheating and How to Cool It Down

If your fans are spinning wildly, but your machine’s still hot, computer overheating ...

Hardware

How to Use CHKDSK to Repair & Fix Windows Hard Drives

A buggy PC can derail your entire week. Luckily, the built-in Windows CHKDSK (check disk) utility can find and repair bugs and errors ...

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Hardware

How to Use CHKDSK to Repair & Fix Windows Hard Drives

A buggy PC can derail your entire week. Luckily, the built-in Windows CHKDSK (check ...

Cleaning

Windows Issues — How to Start Your PC in Safe Mode

Launching in Safe Mode may seem like a chore, but sometimes it’s necessary. Troubleshooting is easier when you restart your computer ...

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Cleaning

Windows Issues — How to Start Your PC in Safe Mode

Launching in Safe Mode may seem like a chore, but sometimes it’s necessary. ...

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Hardware

SSD vs HDD: Which Do You Need?

Are you running out of storage space? Has your hard disk slowed to a crawl? Or are you simply looking for optimal computer performance? It may be time for a hardware upgrade. But should you get a cheaper hard disk drive or a faster SSD? We’ll ...

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Hardware

SSD vs HDD: Which Do You Need?

Are you running out of storage space? Has your hard disk slowed to a crawl? Or are ...

Viruses

The Best Free Antivirus Software in 2022

Every computer needs strong antivirus protection, and we’ve put together a list of the best free antivirus software for Windows 10 and Windows 7, based on recommendations by leading independent experts. Keep reading to learn about the best internet ...

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Viruses

The Best Free Antivirus Software in 2022

Every computer needs strong antivirus protection, and we’ve put together a list of ...

Other Threats

How to Upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10

Now is the time to upgrade to Windows 10. Microsoft is shutting down support for Windows 7, making it imperative to update your ...

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Other Threats

How to Upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10

Now is the time to upgrade to Windows 10. Microsoft is shutting down support for ...