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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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What Is A Rootkit? And How Can You Get Rid Of Them?

Rootkits are a buzzword that you may have come across in your time on the computer.  Basically a rootkit is a type of malware infection designed to camouflage itself and masquerade as a system file critical to the operating system.  Thus, antivirus software may overlook the file, and if you try to remove it Windows may prevent you since even …

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How To Avoid Credit Card Skimmers

Using credit card skimmers is one of the major ways identity thieves steal a customer’s identity today. Skimmers can be placed on ATM machines, merchant credit card terminals, or other card reader locations. Criminals use these electronic devices because they are fast, accurate, and can access tones of information before they are discovered or removed. To spot credit card skimmers, …

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Four Time Saving PC Tips

Most PC users are comfortable navigating through websites, sending emails and using social networking sites. However, there are many ways to make daily PC use simpler. Following Windows PC Tips can speed up finding and accessing programs and even writing emails. While time savings for a specific shortcut may seem minimal, when many tips are used, the savings quickly become …

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A Few Microsoft Excel Tricks

While using Microsoft Excel is routine in a wide variety of settings, many people are totally confused by the program. Spreadsheets are crucial elements of any business, but the complexities of programs like Excel make people cringe. Although newer versions are, arguably, easier to use than versions of the past, they are still difficult for novice users. There are, however, …

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