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Checklist: The Perfect Backup StrategyPerfectly Back Up Your Important Data: When was the last time you backed up your data? A lot of Windows users neglect this very important process, because hardware is becoming more reliable and less crash prone. However, if your hard drive does crash, you could lose all of your data. Restoring the data, if possible, …

Category: Optimisation, Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: CL856

Intel Security Gaps SolvedA serious flaw has been found in computers that have Intel processors and other Intel compatible CPUs. The security bug can be exploited at any time by malware code designed to take advantage of the Meltdown and Spectre bugs. These bugs put your data and passwords in grave danger. Almost all data on your system …

Category: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: I510

Questions and AnswersHere you will find the questions and answers from issue 9/2018. …

Category: Questions and Answers
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: QA918

Security: Spy-free Searching with QwantWhen you open one of the leading search engines such as Google or Bing, everything you look for online is completely transparent. Every action you perform is logged and stored. The operators of these search engines analyse your Internet behaviour and create a detailed profile of you based on the things you search for while …

Category: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: S488

Secure Browsing with the Correct ConfigurationYour web browser is the application you probably use most on your PC, but it is also the one that is most at risk. That is why it is so important to take steps to configure your browser’s security settings to protect your PC from coming to harm. The vast majority of malware infections arrive …

Category: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: S491

Tips and NewsHere you will find the tips and news for issue 9/2018. Featured in this article Unchecky JavaRa …

Category: Tips & Tricks
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: TN918

Top 5 ToolsHere are the top 5 tools from issue 9/2018. Featured in this article Remove Duplicate Messages for Outlook Alternate Pic View Snappy Driver Installer M8 Free Clipboard ASoft .NET Version Detector …

Category: Top 10
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: TT918

Update Errors: Successful SolutionsYou won’t find any version of Windows that is entirely problem free and runs without holes in security. Microsoft is continually working to improve their software and regularly releases new updates for Windows. These are collected into Service Packs or major updates and are released at irregular intervals. These major updates and Service Packs can …

Category: Troubleshooting, Updates
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: U853

Word: Processing Large FilesCreating a one or two page letter every so often won’t really tax Word’s true capabilities. But, when you start producing very large documents, such as manuals or even whole books, you do reach the limits of what Word is capable of. If you save a large document as a single Word file, you are …

Category: Office & Software Programs
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: W351