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2018 Trends That Will Shape The Future of PC Maintenance Industry

As personal computers continue to dominate our business and private lives, there is more of a need than ever for automatic maintenance that will keep your PC safe, fast and up-to-date.

Since technology is always evolving, we need to keep an eye on all the relevant technological and social changes that will often impact your everyday processes and routine. Continue reading

Who is spying you online?

Most internet users are unaware how the websites trace their activity on the web. Let’s find out the ways of tracking and what they do with all that information.

Every second you spend online, you are giving away your data in voluntarily thanks to… cookies. Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer and allow connecting websites get identifying information about you and your activity on the web. Like Hansel and Gretel breadcrumbs these cookies even trail that sometimes helpful by saving your browsing preferences or showing you relevant information. So everybody knows your name, tastes and interests.

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How to Fix High Memory Usage in Windows

Okay, you may have already noticed it – your Windows 8.1 consumes high CPU usage. The problem and resolution are mentioned in recent Microsoft bulletin KB3053711.

A lot of users have reported about the problem when running taskhost.exe. The good news is that it is not a virus or an exploit that can harm your PC. Here what Microsoft support says in the report:

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Beware: New Phishing Techniques Are Here!

Have you already heard about vishing and smishing? It’s not a joke, but a tricky and smart scam scheme. New frauds are increasingly sophisticated and you are much more likely to get one from someone you trust. It’s not a “Nigerian prince” letter anymore. Let’s have a close look.

As we know, phishing attempts come via email or instant messages in a form of attachments or links to the fraud websites. There you will be asked to enter your personal or even banking information and then scammers will use this info for their own (not very good) purposes, but it’s not all.

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Tips To Stay Secure on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the most popular business oriented social network. Because of its huge popularity, security issues should be a matter of concern. While its accounts are already protected, we advise you to take some additional steps to ensure your data is 100% safe.

  1.   Check your “Privacy and settings”. This section allows you to decide on what you want to share, display or receive. These settings on LinkedIn seem a little bit complicated. There you will see many of them, but here are the most important ones.

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How To Fix a Computer That Doesn’t Turn On

Useful tips how to save your PC when it simply doesn’t start.

So it happened – you press a start button of your device and nothing happens. Do not panic — your files may be ok. Here is the list of troubleshooting things you need to do.

First of all, it is quite possible that all your music, documents are safe, still not accessible at the moment. The most common reason your PC didn’t start, because your hardware is causing a sort of a problem, but there may be other problems, like:

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Ransomware: What You Need to Know

In this article, we will tell what ransomware is, how to avoid it and get your computer back.

So here you are surfing the web, chatting with friends and suddenly watching a pop-up window appear on the screen. It stops all the processes on your computer asking to pay for its disappear.  Seems ridiculous, but don’t tell it thousands of people who have become victims of ransomware attacks. This type of malware forces its victims to pay to get access to their systems or their data back. It is a new and hot method the cyber thefts to pull cash from the pockets of innocent users.

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Why Fixico – Questions and Answers

There are many features we are proud to offer within Fixico packages and yet there are a bunch of questions we receive daily from the users. Unlike many other services, Fixico is an all-in-one solution at affordable price. And that‘s just the tip of the iceberg. Check out these Q&A for a more detailed stuff.

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Simple Ways to Boost Your Windows 10

Want speed up your PC? Here are a few tips to make your Windows 10 run fast and smooth. 

1. Check your startup programs

The most common reason why your computer may work slowly is that you’ve got too many programs running in the background. All these programs launch with a PC startup, so you need to check the list.

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Fixico Helps Manage Your Family’s Multiple Devices and Сomputers

Are you searching for a perfect solution to make all the family devices and PCs work fast and smooth? We’ve done it for you.

So you and your family use different devices and computers for just about everything. All of them need your support once in awhile: the spouse asks to scan her PC for viruses, your grandma can’t install Messenger app on her phone, and kids… Well, these guys are too smart and you want to make sure their online activity is safe. If there were one simple solution to save your time… And there is one!

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