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router settings

Is your home’s wireless internet secretly harming your security? It could be. Today, many homeowners are unaware that their home routers have serious security problems. Your home’s Wi-Fi might be silently impacting your security every day. With that in mind, let’s take a look at four lesser-known Wi-Fi security threats – and how to defend yourself against them. Change your Default Router Settings Today, most modem and router manufacturers...

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windows 10 restart

One of the most annoying changes Microsoft made with Windows 10 was with its automatic reboots during Windows Updates. I can’t be the only one who has lost valuable work, browser tabs, or documents after discovering that my computer rebooted itself overnight. The question here is: can you actually prevent Windows 10 from automatically rebooting after updates? Or are you always stuck with these reboots? Today, we’re...

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common passwords

Do you have a terrible password? If you’re like millions of people around the world, then the answer to that question is an easy “yes”. Every year, security researchers compile a list of the most common passwords in the world today. This list gets published online, and suddenly your password “Mustang1” or “654321” doesn’t seem so unique. If your password is on this list, then you need...

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storage-windows-10

Is your Windows 10 PC full? It’s not the end of the world! It doesn’t mean you have to buy a new PC, or even delete precious pictures or games. In fact, Windows 10 makes it easier to clear space than ever before. Today, we’re teaching you how to quickly free up space in your Windows 10 PC using easy tips and settings. Check What’s Clogging Up...

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password-error

If you’re like most PC users, you’ve been using Windows 10 for over a year now. The operating system has gone through numerous updates, but one thing has remained constant: Windows 10’s login screen sometimes takes a long time to tell you about a wrong password entry. We’ve all been there. You type in your password, smash the enter key, then wait patiently for Windows 10 to...

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joto-cables

Looking for the perfect gift for the PC gamer in your life? Here are the top 6 best gifts your special PC gamer is probably already interested in buying. 6) GeForce GTX 1050 Ti This is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to upgrade your PC. It’s the budget card of the season. If your special PC gamer is still using a graphics card that’s...

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overwatch

Are you having frame rate problems with Overwatch? Do you just want to get closer to 60fps? One “weird trick” recently popped up on the internet to help increase frame rates. That trick is easy for anyone to implement. In many users, it’s increased framerates by 30% to 50% - which is more significant than most graphic changes. No, we’re not talking about just dropping the graphics...

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surface-studio

Earlier today, Microsoft held a major press event. As expected, Microsoft announced a new all-in-one PC called the Surface Studio (with prices starting at $3,000). The company also made several other important announcements that affect Windows users. What do you need to know about today’s Microsoft event? Here are 5 fast facts that affect Windows users the most. 5) A New $3,000 Surface Studio All-in-One PC Microsoft is...

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google-fiber

Remember when Google Fiber was coming to a city near you? Remember when it went to places like Kansas City and everyone got excited for when it would come to cities like Seattle? Well, those times are gone: Google announced that it was pausing its Fiber operations in ten cities, while remaining in all cities with existing Fiber infrastructure. Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is...

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mse-4

Microsoft Security Essentials is a valuable baseline security platform found on all Windows computers. A new malware is taking advantage of that fact by masquerading itself as a fake version of Microsoft Security Essentials. After your computer is infected with the virus, you’re scammed into spending large amounts of money on “repairs” after calling toll-free numbers. To encourage you to repair your PC, your computer will frequently...

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