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10 quick, easy and straightforward methods to boost your online security
September 7, 2010 – 18:42 | Comments Off on 10 quick, easy and straightforward methods to boost your online security
10 quick, easy and straightforward methods to boost your online security

Many people think that installing anti-virus, firewall and anti-spyware software should inoculate them from all manner of threats. While it’s true that a decent security package or collection of security tools is necessary to help …

Tweak virtual memory settings for a faster PC
September 6, 2010 – 20:08 | Comments Off on Tweak virtual memory settings for a faster PC
Tweak virtual memory settings for a faster PC

There’s never enough physical memory available in Windows, which is why it utilises a special file on your hard drive called the paging file to provide additional memory when your RAM is fully utilised. As …

12 essential apps for Windows 7 power users
August 23, 2010 – 20:56 | Comments Off on 12 essential apps for Windows 7 power users
12 essential apps for Windows 7 power users

There’s no doubt that Windows 7 is the best incarnation of Windows yet, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be pushed, pulled and tweaked to make it that little bit better. To help you maximise …

10 essential free backup tools everyone should download
August 19, 2010 – 20:07 | Comments Off on 10 essential free backup tools everyone should download
10 essential free backup tools everyone should download

Backing up ought to be compulsory, with a course that includes listening to the horror stories of data loss from others.. While data recovery might be possible on the cheap, it’s far better to protect your data now for peace of mind. It needn’t cost you a penny, so read on and take action while you still can with the help of 10 unmissable – and completely free -backup tools for your PC.

Backup your PC's recovery partition using Macrium Reflect Free
June 8, 2010 – 15:41 | Comments Off on Backup your PC's recovery partition using Macrium Reflect Free
Backup your PC's recovery partition using Macrium Reflect Free

Only a short while back, manufacturers gave away a bona fide Windows installation disc with their PCs. For reasons of cost and convenience, the Windows disc was eventually replaced with a recovery disc that contained …