Welcome to all things Windows. We’ll talk you through the latest in security issues and fixes, privacy gaps and solutions, and everything you need to know to keep your Windows laptop, desktop or other device running smoothly.
Bloatware is unneeded software included on a device by the manufacturer. Learn how to remove bloatware from your PC with our quick guide.
The NSA is strongly urging Windows users to update their systems — ASAP! — to avoid the BlueKeep vulnerability.
The top 10 best free antivirus programs for Windows 7, 8, and 10, and Linux OS. Choose the right antivirus software from our top 10 list for 2019 and protect yourself from malware and other threats.
In the market for a new PC? Here's what you need to know to buy the right PC for you depending on what you do with it. Find out how much RAM you really need, what graphics card you should buy, what kind of CPU works best for your applications, and more. Don't know what any of that means? We cover that too.
Easily add a password to your Microsoft Excel, Word, or PowerPoint files to prevent anyone from opening them. Works with Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016, Office 2013, and Office 2010 for Windows.
Don’t know when to shut down, sleep or hibernate your PC or Mac laptop? Does putting your computer to sleep damage it? We cover all the pros and cons of the different ways you can give your laptop a well-deserved rest, and show you when to choose one option over the others.
Worried about the next big ransomware attack? Read our guide to learn how to protect yourself against ransomware, or how to remove it if you’ve been infected.
The latest on the Meltdown and Spectre processor bugs -- where they come from, who they affect, how they work and how to fix them -- explained simply.
Everything you need to know to speed up your PC & make it run like new. From cleaning your registry to cleaning your screen, defragging to re-formatting
Is your Windows PC or laptop slow to boot? We’ll show you the most likely causes and required steps to speed up Windows startup time. Read more here!
Temporary files take up space, slow down your PC and contribute to crashes. Here are 3 ways guaranteed to find and wipe them off your system.
Battery life and proper charging is a science in and of itself, with lots of misinformation out there: This myth buster helps you treat your smartphone’s battery the right way.
Finding a virus, trojan, or worm on your PC can be alarming, but hope is not lost! Take a deep breath & follow these steps to get rid of a computer virus.
Windows 10 is here and promises to be faster than ever. We put the latest operating system through its paces with AVG PC TuneUp...