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Checklist: Protection Against Viruses and TrojansDespite having virus protection and a firewall installed, you constantly run the risk of being infected with a virus or Trojan. The biggest danger is when you are rushing and inadvertently open an infected file. Use these steps to make sure that your PC stays virus free. …

Category: Checklists
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: CL851

Hardware Tuning for a Free Performance BoostAdding new hardware to your system always comes at a cost, and there is also the risk that a driver will be incompatible with your current setup and you will need to reconfigure your whole system. However, with my tuning tricks you’ll be able to gain more performance without these worries. In order to get …

Category: Optimisation & System
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: H135

Program Crashes: Analysis and TroubleshootingWindows doesn’t always run in a stable way, and errors and crashes caused by problematic software can strike at any time. If a program freezes and no longer responds, crashes, closes without warning, or won’t even start up in the first place, tracking down the cause of the error can be tricky. Your Windows system …

Category: Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: P861

Questions and AnswersHere you will find the Questions and Answers from Issue 6/17. Featured in this article Windows 10 Update Assistant …

Category: Questions and Answers
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: QA617

Security: Windows Protection with ESETIt can happen in an instant: you click on an attachment or a link in an email and suddenly your PC is infected with a virus. In the worst case, your PC won’t boot any longer and you can’t get to your data. If you prepare for the worst case scenario today by creating yourself …

Category: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: S500

Tips and News Here you will find the Tips and News from Issue 6/2017. …

Category: Tips & News
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: TN617

Top 5 ToolsHere you will find the Top 5 Tools from Issue 6/2017. Featured in this article Screen To Gif Desktop Dimmer Farbar Recovery Scan Tool ToDoList CDex …

Category: Top 10
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: TT617

Windows Annual Checkup for 2017Every June, my car’s MOT is due and I have this in my diary so I don’t forget, and I also use the reminder to give my PC an MOT at the same time. Just like your car, your PC will benefit from a series of annual checks to detect problems before they get out …

Category: Basics, Optimisation
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: W596

Windows 10: Optimal ConfigurationWhen you install Windows 10, Microsoft configures the operating system with the default settings. Apart from the fact that the desktop looks boring, Microsoft has set up the operating system with very conservative settings. These make it inconvenient to perform some tasks, and they can also slow down your computer’s speed. I’ve optimised the settings …

Category: Optimisation
Operating Systems: 10
Reference: W726

 

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