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Five Maintenance Tips to Resolve Your PC's Performance Issues
If your PC is not running as fast as it used to, it is usually caused by corrupted files too many junk files, fragmented disk, and registry overload. These common problems can be easily fixed. More ...

Avoid Cancer by Using USB Wired Keyboard and Mouse
Study after study has found that microwave radiation causes cancer. Do you really want to sit in front of,lay your hands on, and wrap your hand around a wireless computer mouse? More ...

Why Not Defragment Your Hard Disk Today?
Does your computer run as fast as it did the first day you brought it home from the store? If you have been using it for several months or more, more than likely it has begun to operate more slowly. The most common cause is a fragmented hard disk. More ...

Give New Life to Your PC Without Upgrading
How about making your PC faster without upgrading it? We've brought you a list of easy-to-perform tips that not only give new life to your PC and save you from spending a great deal of money and time. More ...

Do We Really Need Windows Vista?
Windows Vista requires new equipment and more memory to run efficiently and it may have problems using current XP hardware or software. In this article I'll look at whether we actually need Vista. More ...

The Truth About Power Supplies
Because your power supply is so important to the life of your system, when it's time to buy a power supply it is essential that you know the difference between a good power supply and one that is merely adequate. So, what should you look for in a power supply? More ...

Free TweakUI User Interface Configuration Utility
TweakUI is one of a group of utilities called "PowerToys" that you can download from Microsoft's web site for free. TweakUI makes it easy to configure several Windows Interface options that are difficult to find or are not available in Control Panel. More ...

Laptop Batteries 101 - A Buyer's Guide
If you are among the increasing number of mobile executives who are switching from PCs to laptops, it is inevitable that you will soon face a situation where you will need to educate yourself about laptop batteries. And then, at some point, buy them. Here are some basic guidelines. More ...

How to Use Windows Defender
Windows Defender scans your computer for malicious software and provides alerts and default actions such as putting suspicious software into a quarantine area where it can't run. It also uses real-time protection, which detects a malicious or unknown programs attempting to install themselves or run on your computer or attempting to change important Windows settings. More ...

Disable Windows Automatic Update
To make your Windows operating system more reliable, disable automatic Windows Update. If you don't beleive me, just google the phrase "windows update causes problems" and you'll receive over 50 million results. More ...

How to Protect Your Electronics from Electrical Surge Events
In this article you'll learn what are Electrical Surge, Spike Events are and how you protect your electronics from them. Here are some guidelines that you should use when selecting a Surge Protector. More ...

How Power Surges Can Smoke Your PC
Surge protectors are often the last thing most people buy when setting up a new computer system. By using a power strip (a fancy extension cord) in place of surge protector you are setting yourself up to damage your computer. More ...