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Windows 10: The Awesome and the Annoying

After the anticlimax that was Windows 8, Windows 10 feels like a fresh breeze to weary users. Of course, it leaves everyone wondering where Windows 9 went─ but according to Microsoft, the leap forward from 8.1 is so impressive, it deserves a bigger number. You decide, after checking out these new features of Windows 10. Return of the Start Menu …

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Can Business Owners Protect Themselves From Ransomware?

Business owners often face unique challenges when dealing with ransomware threats. The potential of data loss to ransomware threatens not only the business itself, but also the security of clients. That level of risk suggests business owners must be particularly sensitive to the threat and take steps to minimize their exposure. However, even taking precautions is no guarantee of protection …

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Don’t Let Your Computer Compromise Your Health

Even users who spend only a moderate amount of time at a computer are reminded that health issues can develop if the work area is not properly designed. Problems with hands and wrists are commonly suffered by computer users, but back, neck and eye problems can also occur. To minimize the chances of computer-related injuries, there are a few items …

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Everything You Need to Know About Dedicated Server Hosting

Servers are like the blood vessels of the internet. Their main function is to store files and manage the access of computers toward a centralized system or a network. Think of it as a ‘connector’ that makes sure your website can be accessed by everyone else on the internet. Now, there are currently several ways to gain access to a …

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How To Increase The Security Of Your Mobile Devices And Reduce Risks

Most consumers fail to realize how important it is to acquire anti-virus software for their smart-phones. Since a majority of mobile phones haven’t always prompted users to download the software, it’s been associated with laptop and desktops. However, the lack of adequate anti-virus software could lead to a serious breach, and the compromise of all information stored on your mobile …

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What Are Drivers In Your Computer And When should You Update Them?

There are multitudes of us out there that depend on computers for communication and even work, but have very little knowledge of how they work. Many users go along doing just fine until something goes wrong and then are lost unless they have husbands, children, wives or computer repair services to turn to for help. Many do not know the …

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Best Ways To Clean Your Computer For Free

Getting angry with your computer will not make it run any faster. You need to get programs that will clean out your registry files and remove any spyware. If you aren’t willing to pay for a program to clean your computer, then you need to do some things on your own. A slow computer can be caused by many different …

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Going “Off The Grid”

While some people have no qualms about sharing their lives with people online, others prefer to be isolated from social networks and other online sites. The problem then becomes, how can anyone remove existing information from online sources? The short answer is, it’s hard. However, there are steps anyone can take to minimize, if not remove totally, their online presence. …

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Is It Safe To Use Credit Cards Online?

The amount of money spent shopping online is increasing every year, with projections now suggesting American will spend well over $100 billion online over just the 2014 holiday season. Virtually all of those purchases will be made using credit cards. While shopping online is relatively safe, that much money is a lot of temptation for some less-than-honest individuals to resist. …

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Ransomware Threats Become More And More Extreme

In recent months, news sources reported numerous instances of major companies being hacked, with consumers’ seeing their account numbers, passwords, and other valuable information being stolen. However, little mention is made of another threat facing computer users every day – ransomware. This threat is so pervasive computer users often see multiple instances of this malware infecting their computers within a …

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