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.

Why Your Wi-Fi Isn’t Working & How to Fix It | Desktop or Phone

In today's world, a broken Wi-Fi connection is more than just annoying. Find out what's wrong and how to fix it here, on Windows, Mac, Android or iPhone.

What You Need to Know About the BlueKeep Vulnerability

The NSA is strongly urging Windows users to update their systems — ASAP! — to avoid the BlueKeep vulnerability.

How to Clear Your Browser Cookies

Browser cookies can keep track of who you are and how you use the web. Find out how to delete them and stop would-be snoopers, whether your computer uses Chrome, Safari, Firefox or other popular browsers.

Best Antivirus Software 2019 (Free) for Windows 7, 8, 10

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.

How Powerful a Computer Do You Really Need?

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.

How to Password Protect Excel Files, Word Docs, PowerPoints

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.

Should You Shut Down, Sleep or Hibernate Your PC or Mac Laptop?

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.

How To Get Rid Of Unnecessary Apps on Your PC

Bloatware, junkware, or apps you've just plain forgotten about: we show you in simple steps how to free your PC from all that gunk to rescue disk space, speed up boot-times and just generally get a smoother ride.

What is Ransomware: Guide to Protection and Removal

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.

Meltdown and Spectre Megabugs: a Quick ‘n Easy Guide

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.

Windows 10 Privacy | Is Windows 10 Spying on You?

Windows 10 is known for collecting data and sending it back to the Microsoft mothership. Find out which settings to tweak to keep Windows 10 from spying on you.

Ultimate Guide to Speeding Up & Cleaning Up Your PC

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

Five Boot Up Myths Put to the Test

We debunk some common myths about speeding up the boot time on your PC.

Chrome Battery Life vs Edge, Firefox and Opera

Which browser is draining your battery life the most? Chrome, Edge or Firefox? We put them head to head. Here are the surprising results!

How to Update your Applications with Tuneup

Updating all your Windows programs manually is a pain. Here's how you can keep your apps up-to-date automatically with TuneUp.

Half Your PC Apps Are out of Date — Fix Them Now

Research shows over half of the programs installed on PCs don't get updated, leaving vulnerabilities open for exploitation. Find out which apps are at stake.

The Top 10 Least Updated Windows Applications

Research shows over half of the programs installed on PCs don't get updated, potentially leaving vulnerabilities open for exploitation.

Hunt Down Drivers for Your PC

Get that extra boost in stability & performance by keeping your drivers up-to-date.

7 Secrets in the Windows 10 Anniversary Edition

Although some feel there are bad features about Windows 10 and prefer older features, the good news is you can change/fix them with these tips and tricks!

5 Reasons Why Windows 10 Really Needs a Tune Up

Windows 10 is here and claims to be better than ever. But is it really? We put the OS to the test and the results were surprising.

How to Speed Up Boot Time on Your Windows PC or Laptop

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!

Top 3 Ways to Clean Temporary Files From Your Computer

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.

Is Disk Fragmentation Still a Thing?

While the term "defrag" has almost vanished from common use, the issue still exists. And it still slows down many of the PCs sold today.

Why Does My PC Get Slower Over Time?

The more programs you install on a PC, the more digital weight it has to carry, and the slower it becomes. But you can speed things back up!

How to Test Your PC for Performance and Battery Life

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.

How to Get Rid of a Virus & Delete Viruses From Your Computer

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.

Performance Shootout: Windows 8.1 Versus Windows 10

Windows 10 is here and promises to be faster than ever. We put the latest operating system through its paces with AVG PC TuneUp...

7 Essential Tips When Transferring to a New PC

If you've bought a new computer and are looking to transfer files across from your old machine, Sandro Villinger's guide will make sure you leave nothing behind.

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