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Which To Use – The Administrator Account or a Guest Account?

It is a commonly recommended idea that no one should use their computer on their administrator account. Although many people still do, this is a popular suggestion for good reason.

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Out of Office Auto-Reply Messages and Spam Filters

I didn’t want to do this, but it’s sort of come down to it. I am taking a little vacation and as such, I won’t be able to post for awhile. Since I try to keep a fairly consistent posting … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Keep Your Computer Safe by Avoiding Viruses and Other Malware

Prevention is Key – Learning to Avoid Viruses and Other Malware If everyone who used a particular computer only ever used it for visiting known-safe websites, and those websites never got hacked, antivirus software really wouldn’t be necessary. That’s an … Continue reading

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Important Facts About Antivirus Software That You Need to Know

Getting a malware (malicious software) infection of any sort, be it virus, adware, spyware, trojan, worm, whatever, can be a real headache. Removing any sort of infection can be a real nightmare. That’s why many people rely on commercial antivirus … Continue reading

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How to Start Up (Boot) Your Computer Into Safe Mode

Safe Mode is a diagnostic start mode for pretty much any version of Windows. It is extremely useful when you are having problems, especially issues related to hardware or viruses. Sometimes, your computer may be in such a condition that … Continue reading

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