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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.

Malware

How to Remove Spyware from a Mac

Spyware — spying software — is some of the most insidious malware out there. And yes, it can infect Macs. Don’t let ...

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Spyware — spying software — is some of the most insidious malware out ...

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Browser

How to Speed Up Chrome, Firefox, and IE

Endless loading times, streaming delays, unresponsive websites — a slow browser can cause all this and more. Browser ...

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Endless loading times, streaming delays, unresponsive websites — a slow ...

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Threats

What Is a Browser Hijacker and How to Remove One

Browser hijackers wrest control of your device by ...

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Browser hijackers wrest control of your device by manipulating internet ...

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Malware

What Is Malvertising and How to Prevent It

When is an ad more than an ad? When it also gives you ...

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When is an ad more than an ad? When it also gives you malware. Websites ...

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VPN

How to Stop Endless Buffering Now

We’ve all been there. You’re all set to stream your favorite series but then get caught in the vice of buffering video. ...

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We’ve all been there. You’re all set to stream your favorite series but ...

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Hardware

How to Check Ram Size, Speed, and Type

Discovering how much RAM you have helps you understand your computer’s resources and limitations. Whether you have a ...

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Discovering how much RAM you have helps you understand your computer’s ...

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Viruses

Can Macs Get Viruses?

The short answer is yes, Macs can get viruses, as well as other forms of malware. As technology continues to advance, ...

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The short answer is yes, Macs can get viruses, as well as other forms of ...

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Cleaning

How to Repair Corrupted Windows System Files Using SFC or DISM

Windows needs its system files to work properly — if they ...

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Windows needs its system files to work properly — if they get corrupted, ...

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Hardware

SSD or HDD: Which Is Right for You?

Solid state drive vs hard disk drive is a dilemma you’re likely to face when reviewing a line of new computers or ...

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Solid state drive vs hard disk drive is a dilemma you’re likely to face ...

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Browser

What Is Ad Tracking?

Ad tracking has been used in market research for decades. While collecting insights on advertising performance used to ...

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Ad tracking has been used in market research for decades. While collecting ...

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