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Get expert advice for both Windows PCs and Mac. Protect your devices from viruses and other online threats, secure your private data, and boost performance.

Viruses

Worm vs. Virus: What's the Difference?

Computer worms and viruses: both are malware super-spreaders with incredible potential for damage. But they’re not the ...

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Computer worms and viruses: both are malware super-spreaders with ...

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Passwords

What Is Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)?

Two-factor authentication (or two-step authentication) is an important security measure that adds a second layer of ...

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Two-factor authentication (or two-step authentication) is an important ...

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Hardware

How to Find and Check Your Computer Specs in Windows 10, 8, and 7

What are my specs? Are you wondering what kind of RAM, CPU, ...

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What are my specs? Are you wondering what kind of RAM, CPU, motherboard, ...

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Cleaning

SuperFetch: What You Need to Know

All modern versions of Windows come with a feature called Service Host Superfetch, commonly known simply as Superfetch. ...

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All modern versions of Windows come with a feature called Service Host ...

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Cleaning

What Are Junk Files and Is It Safe to Delete Them?

The name says it all: junk. What is a junk file besides a ...

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The name says it all: junk. What is a junk file besides a waste of space? ...

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Cleaning

How to Fix or Remove Broken Shortcuts in Windows

Are your desktop shortcuts not working in Windows 10 or ...

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Are your desktop shortcuts not working in Windows 10 or Windows 7? It’s a ...

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Hardware

What Is an SSD?

An SSD (solid-state drive) is a newer and advanced form of hard drive that works as a storage device in computers. With ...

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An SSD (solid-state drive) is a newer and advanced form of hard drive that ...

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Threats

What Is an Exploit in Computer Security?

Computer exploits are specialized programs or snippets of code that take advantage of a software vulnerability or ...

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Computer exploits are specialized programs or snippets of code that take ...

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Hackers

What Is Hacking? Everything You Need to Know

Worried about getting hacked? Having nightmares filled with ...

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Worried about getting hacked? Having nightmares filled with shadowy, ...

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Performance Tips

How to Fix a Black or Blank Screen on Windows 10

Is your PC greeting you with a black screen, a never-ending ...

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Is your PC greeting you with a black screen, a never-ending rotating ...

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