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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.

Hardware

How to Check if Your Hard Drive Is Failing

Hard drive failure can have catastrophic consequences, but monitoring your hard drive’s health can help you avoid critical data loss. ...

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Hardware

How to Check if Your Hard Drive Is Failing

Hard drive failure can have catastrophic consequences, but monitoring your hard drive’s health can help you avoid ...

Cleaning

The Best PC Cleaner Software for Windows

Is your PC getting sluggish? Cleaning and maintenance software can optimize the performance of PCs, old and new alike. Get your computer back up and running at full speed with a top-rated PC cleaner, then prepare to enjoy performance like never ...

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Cleaning

The Best PC Cleaner Software for Windows

Is your PC getting sluggish? Cleaning and maintenance software can optimize the performance of PCs, old and new alike. ...

Cleaning

Fix 100% Disk Usage in Windows 10 Task Manager

Is Windows 10 impossibly slow? Is your Task Manager reporting 100% disk usage? Then your hard drive is likely running at full ...

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Cleaning

Fix 100% Disk Usage in Windows 10 Task Manager

Is Windows 10 impossibly slow? Is your Task Manager reporting 100% disk usage? Then your hard drive is likely running at ...

Browser

How to Block and Allow Pop-Ups in Edge and Explorer

On Windows 10, pop-ups — especially intrusive pop-up ads — can run rampant. Thankfully, it’s easy to block them and stay ...

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Browser

How to Block and Allow Pop-Ups in Edge and Explorer

On Windows 10, pop-ups — especially intrusive pop-up ads — can run rampant. Thankfully, it’s easy to block them and stay ...

Browser

How to Remove Extensions From Chrome

Extensions are small pieces of software used to customize your web browser. But too many extensions clog up your browser and cause poor performance. Learn how to uninstall Chrome extensions right here. Or, switch to Avast Secure Browser to use the ...

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Browser

How to Remove Extensions From Chrome

Extensions are small pieces of software used to customize your web browser. But too many extensions clog up your browser ...

Cleaning

How to Delete Temporary Files in Windows 10, 8, & 7

All operating systems and apps create and store temporary files on your computer to help programs run faster and more smoothly. But ...

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Cleaning

How to Delete Temporary Files in Windows 10, 8, & 7

All operating systems and apps create and store temporary files on your computer to help programs run faster and more ...

Cleaning

How to Free Up Disk Space

Insufficient disk space can stop you from saving files, slow down your device, and prevent you from installing updates essential to your security. Here, we’ll show you how to find out what’s taking up space on your hard drive, how to free up disk ...

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Cleaning

How to Free Up Disk Space

Insufficient disk space can stop you from saving files, slow down your device, and prevent you from installing updates ...

Gaming

How to Increase FPS and Optimize Your Gaming PC

Console gaming has its advantages — turn it on and everything works perfectly. Gaming on PC isn’t as easy, since you also have to ...

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Gaming

How to Increase FPS and Optimize Your Gaming PC

Console gaming has its advantages — turn it on and everything works perfectly. Gaming on PC isn’t as easy, since you ...

Browser

Top Browser Keyboard Shortcuts: Chrome, Safari, Firefox & Edge

These days, web browsing is better than ever. But it can get tiresome having to use the mouse to do everything. Enter keyboard ...

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Browser

Top Browser Keyboard Shortcuts: Chrome, Safari, Firefox & Edge

These days, web browsing is better than ever. But it can get tiresome having to use the mouse to do everything. Enter ...

Browser

How to Browse the Web Anonymously

Want to share your online search history with advertisers? How about your partner or roommates? We didn’t think so. For true online privacy, you’ll need more than private mode on Google Chrome. Here, we’ll explain how anonymous browsing works and ...

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Browser

How to Browse the Web Anonymously

Want to share your online search history with advertisers? How about your partner or roommates? We didn’t think so. For ...