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Using WinDirStat to analyze your hard drive space

Using WinDirStat to analyze your hard drive space

Cleaning up your hard drive is easy – as long as you have the right programs. If you don’t already know the dangers of clutter on your hard drive, then you clearly haven’t been reading our blog. Clutter damages your computer in a number of different ways. It can hide viruses and malware, bring your hard drive’s access times to a crawl, and prevent your programs from working properly. Fo

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Speed up your PC by removing fake antivirus alerts

Speed up your PC by removing fake antivirus alerts

Viruses of any type are annoying. However, viruses that disguise themselves in the form of bogus antivirus software are particularly irritating. Today, we’re going to teach you how to spot these threats and eliminate them from your PC in order to speed up your computer. Spotting fake antivirus alerts Bogus antivirus software alerts can be installed on your PC by spyware and other forms of

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Make my PC faster: turning your pleas into reality

Make my PC faster: turning your pleas into reality

If you’re like a lot of PC users, then at some point, you’ve yelled at your computer while saying “MAKE MY PC FASTER!” Okay, maybe we’re exaggerating on that one, but the point is that everybody wants a faster PC. Slow PCs are particularly frustrating when it’s a virus or malware problem causing your computer slowdowns. You start to ask yourself why your PC just doesn’t run like new

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Robotics student creates real, working Portal turret

As seen on Reddit, a student at Penn State has created something truly spectacular: a real, working Portal turret. Using basic robotics wiring and some Nerf dart guns, the student was able to create a sentry gun that tracks movement and fires at enemies. Check out the video below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=MTSWjkXBHOs It might not look like much yet, what

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Windows 8 Classic Mode won’t give users a choice of internet browsers?

Windows 8 Classic Mode won’t give users a choice of internet browsers?

Mozilla has recently lashed out at an announcement that Windows 8’s RT version (which is intended for systems with ARM hardware installed) will only be able to run Internet Explorer. Mozilla is the creator of the popular Firefox internet browser, and they say that Windows 8’s browser locking is a return to the dark ages of the PC. Since many of today’s personal computer manufacturers use

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Speeding up a PC for under $50

Speeding up a PC for under $50

Today, we’re going to teach you the best ways to speed up your PC for under $50. Whether you’re on a tight budget or you just don’t want to invest a lot of money into your computer, $50 can go a long way towards making your computer faster and safer. Buy an antivirus program While there are a few antivirus programs (like Kaspersky) available for around $60, many good antivirus programs cos

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Ubuntu usage on the rise

Ubuntu usage on the rise

We’ve talked about Ubuntu a few times on this blog. If you haven’t heard of it, Ubuntu is a Linux-based operating system that uses a minimal amount of system resources and runs faster than most other operating systems on the market today. Up until now, Linux-based operating systems like Ubuntu were reserved for geeks: the installation process was fairly complex and coding was often required

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Need a small computer? Check out the new ThinkCentre M92p

Need a small computer? Check out the new ThinkCentre M92p

Today, Lenovo is releasing a new PC called the ThinkCentre M92p. Ordinarily, the release of a new PC isn’t big news. However, the ThinkCentre M92p is no ordinary computer. As the picture above shows you, the M92p is no wider than a golf ball. It’s small enough to be shoved into a desk drawer or even taped against a wall. With today’s technology, making a small computer isn’t really an a

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DDR4 DRAM Modules Set to Be Released in 2013

DDR4 DRAM Modules Set to Be Released in 2013

Ready for even faster PC performance? If you read our blog frequently, then you probably already know how important it is to upgrade your RAM. While DDR3 RAM is obviously very fast, we’ve been waiting for years for the next generation of RAM to be released. Finally, in 2013, PC speed enthusiasts will have their wish. Micron, one of the world’s largest RAM manufacturers, says that a DDR4 DRA

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Try out Windows 8 today without deleting your existing operating system

Try out Windows 8 today without deleting your existing operating system

If you’ve been following the news about Windows 8 lately, then you may be interested in its sleek Metro user interface and innovative desktop visuals. However, with Windows 8 still in its testing phase, you might not want to risk damaging your computer’s existing software by installing Windows 8 today. Fortunately, you can have your cake and eat it too. By partitioning your hard drive and i

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  • Free Up Disk and Memory Space
  • Speed up your System
  • Fix System Errors And Crashes
  • Improve Internet Access
  • Boost Start-up Speed