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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.

VPN

What Is a VPN and How Does It Work?

A VPN protects your personal data and privacy online. Read our ultimate guide to VPNs and discover what a VPN does, how ...

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A VPN protects your personal data and privacy online. Read our ultimate ...

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Hackers

How Are Computers Hacked and What Can You Do to Stop It?

We all know what it means to be hacked — someone gains ...

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We all know what it means to be hacked — someone gains access to your ...

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VPN

Geo-Blocking: What Is It and How to Bypass It

The internet may seem like an infinite, restrictionless ...

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The internet may seem like an infinite, restrictionless space, but we ...

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Security Tips

What Is UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) and Is It Safe?

Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) makes connecting new gadgets ...

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Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) makes connecting new gadgets to existing ...

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Malware

What’s the Difference Between Malware and Viruses

Malware and viruses are not exactly the same, even though ...

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Malware and viruses are not exactly the same, even though the two terms ...

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Phishing

What Is a Vishing Attack?

Scams happen everywhere these days — on emails, text messages, social media, and even voice calls. Vishing, a ...

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Scams happen everywhere these days — on emails, text messages, social ...

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Browser

What Is the about:blank Page?

Have you ever opened your browser only to see a blank page? The about:blank page is nothing to worry about. In fact, it ...

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Have you ever opened your browser only to see a blank page? The ...

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Scams

How to Recognize and Report an Internet Scammer

Have you fallen victim to an internet scam? Internet ...

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Have you fallen victim to an internet scam? Internet scammers disguise ...

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Browser

How to Disable Cookies in Your Browser

Ads are so targeted these days, you may wonder if it’s possible to use the internet without being tracked. By disabling ...

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Ads are so targeted these days, you may wonder if it’s possible to use the ...

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Performance Tips

How to Fix a Blank or Black Screen on Windows

Is your PC displaying the dreaded black screen of death or ...

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Is your PC displaying the dreaded black screen of death or randomly ...

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