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Troubleshooting Windows 7 Wireless Internet Connection Problems

At present, the number of people using mobile devices like laptops, netbooks, notebooks and hand-held devices is growing. The smartphone trend also increased the number of people depending on wireless networks making the term “WiFi” or Wireless Fidelity well known to people the world over. The Windows 7 OS offers more than what you need […]

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7 Things You Should Do To Preserve Your Windows Computer

Computers, just like cars, need consistent maintenance. Failing to do a regular maintenance check may cause slowing down on your machine and in time, this can lead to more serious problems that can damage software, hardware and the entire system itself. It is therefore important that you regularly do some checking, maintaining and cleaning (both […]

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Speeding up Your System with Free Windows Defrag

Computers are vulnerable to a lot of software and hardware damages caused by a number of factors. Your computer’s hard drive for instance is subject to fragmentation. This happens when you use your machine in doing a lot of tasks like installing programs, word or file processing and other tasks that need writing on its […]

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Setting Up Windows to Update Automatically

Your Windows 7 Operating System (OS) needs to be updated for it to stay secure and reliable. Out-of-date OS can be prone to a lot of security breaches that may cause further damages both to your machine’s software and hardware. Searching for these updates and installing them manually can prove to be a very tedious […]

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Saving Some Battery Juice on Your Windows Computer

You’ve probably experienced running out of battery power while working on something important. Losing power is one of the major causes of data loss especially in the earlier days of computer and mobile devices. Components inside your computer actually require power in order for them to work. Essential parts like your screen, keyboard, hard disk […]

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Safely Removing Hardware on Windows 7

Disconnecting a device from your Windows 7 computer takes nothing more than learning a very simple process. Windows 7 uses a feature called “Safely Remove Hardware” to prepare your computer for the changes that will happen prior to removing a hardware. You can simply do this by clicking the “Safely Remove Hardware” icon found in […]

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Online Threats That Can Put You and Your Machine at Risk

Today’s computing environment is full of threats that can come from different sources. Viruses and other malicious programs have started spreading from storage devices and have now evolved to conquer even the online environment. At present, most viruses come from the Internet. The items below will help you distinguish online threats and other malicious online […]

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How to Use Your Free Windows Disk Cleanup Utility

Your Windows computer, no matter what version it is (XP/Vista/7/8) accumulates some useless/junk data and files from the day to day work that you do in it. In time, temporary files which come in the form of browsing history, download files, log reports, recycle bin items etc, become crowded in folders and directories causing your […]

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How to Uninstall a Program on Vista and Windows 7

Removing, changing, or uninstalling a program is an important thing that a Windows computer owner needs to learn. Before uninstalling a program, you need to be logged in as an administrator. There are several options that you can choose from in uninstalling a program from your computer. Here are just some ways of how to […]

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How to Speed Up Your Windows 7 Computer

Compared to its predecessors, the Windows 7 Operating System (OS) is designed to perform faster. However, as you use it for your tasks and leisure time, it tends to get slower. This problem is technically not the fault of the OS that you have. In fact, most operating systems, no matter what type it is, […]

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