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10 Easy Steps to Speed Up Your Computer Without Upgrading
10 Easy Steps to Speed Up Your Computer Without UpgradingBy Jim ShutesLapeer Tech GroupIt seems that the longer you own your computer, the slower it gets A lot of people will keep their computer until it gets so slow that they ...


5 Critical Steps to Protecting Your Computer on the Internet
Spyware, viruses and worms... oh myIf you are connected to the internet, you need to make sure you get your computer set up properly if you want to avoid problems down the road.With all the viruses, spyware and other threats on the i ...


5 Steps to Removing PC Clutter
Its hard enough as it is these days to get organized and then remain that way for weeks and months down the road. We are all very busy people, some of us with 95 jobs and one hour commutes, and others of us busy making our lives at home work for us ...


6 Essential Steps to Protect Your Computer On the Internet For Free
Recently one of my friends asked me to check out if his computer was infected by virus. He suspected because occasionally the computer was shut down automatically when connected to internet. My first thought was the Sasser worm 60 seconds auto count ...


6 tips for Keeping Aurora Away from your computer... and 1 tip to Fix it if Aurora has Gotten You
1. Stay away from nonstandard search engines... trust google.com and yahoo.com, all else be wary2. Do not download unknown files to your computer whether sent via an email stranger or a popup asking permission to download... "Just Say NO" ...


A FEW SECURITY TIPS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
OVERVIEWWith the inherent stresses that come with running a business, there is often little time to digest the complex intricacies of security software. According to recent studies many business owners eschew the notion that their digital ass ...


A New Era of Computer Security
Computer security for most can be described in 2 words, firewall and antivirus.Until recently could one install a firewall and an antivirus program and feel quite secure. The risk of something bad succeeding with infecting your computer o ...


Antivirus Software
Nowadays more and more people are using a computer. A lot of them use it at their work place, but an increasing number of computer users have also discovered the need to have a computer at home. At the same time the number of Internet surfers increas ...


AntiVirus Warning
It is a sad day when the antivirus software messes up your computer more than the @& virus you got in yesterday's email. The more complex antivirus software gets, the more it becomes like a virus itself. In honor of my recent di ...


Are You Well Protected?
Fall is synonymous with the start of the cold and flu season. Though technically speaking, things got started a little early. Close to a million computers, mostly home PC users, were infected by the Blaster Worm virus and SoBig.F. Microsoft expects m ...


Avoiding Fraud Through Safe Shopping
Avoiding Fraud Through Safe ShoppingOnline fraud is an increasing problem that can be avoided. Every year more and more people shop online, and every year seems to bring more ways to trick unsuspecting buyers. This report was written to help ...


Backing Up Your Stuff Part 1: The Problem
I don't know about your, but I depend upon my computer system daily to helpme survive and prosper. I keep everything there: My daily journals My writing Letters and memos Documents for personal and work issues FAXes ...


Basic Steps To Optimize Your Internet Security
After seeing many people complain about their weak Internet security I decided to write down some things that will help you for your Internet security.First, here are some tips to make windows safer :For basic security and update patc ...


Basic Tips and tricks for Windows XP
Running Applications in Compatibility Mode With Windows XP, you can run programs as if though they were being run under a different operating system. (This is known as "emulation".) Simply rightclick a shortcut, select "Properties" and then check ...


Beat The Bugs Helpful Links That May Help You Combat Annoying Computer Viruses
If you're like most of us, you're sick and tired of dealing with annoying computer viruses Instead of getting on a soap box, I'm going to list a few helpful links that you may find valuable: ...


Behavior to Stay Safer Online
1. Importance of a Virus Scanner: A Antivirus program can help to prevent you from becoming infected with a Virus or Trojan. It is extremely important to make sure this program is updated at least once a week, and all drives are scanned. Vi ...


Bogus Virus Warning ...
I've received several of these warnings from very wellmeaning efriends/associates, so I figured it's importantenough to pass this information on ... the email reads,"PLEASE PAY CLOSE ATTENTION YOU MAY HAVE A DEADLY VIRUSON YOUR C ...


CMOS Virus & BIOS settings
If your motherboard keeps losing its' clock settings and other BIOS options the first thing to do is change your CMOS battery, of course. However if this doesn't cure it, one of two things is wrong:1. You have a CMOS virus2. Ths Moboard i ...


Combat Computer Spyware An AntiSpyware Program Isnt Enough
Combat Computer SpywareAn AntiSpyware Program Isnt EnoughBy Jim ShutesLapeerTechGroup.comSpyware has become an epidemic on the Internet. A lot of computer users have Spyware and dont even know they have it, much less how to ...


Computer Security
What is computer security?Computer security is the process of preventing and detecting unauthorized use of your computer. Prevention measures help you to stop unauthorized users (also known as "intruders") from accessing any part of your compu ...


Contact Methods
How many times have you been visiting a website and had trouble finding what you wanted? Have you found a broken link? Did a product description lack important information?There are many reasons a visitor may need to contact a web ...


Crisis On the Home Front
Viruses, spam and system crashes are just some of the challenges that online business owners face on a daily basis. But there is another challenge that many online entrepreneurs may overlook. Across the globe, Mother Nature wreaks havoc with monsoons ...


Cyber Fraud & Identity Theft Prevention
There are many people out there that have DSL or cable connections that don't have proper firewalls or up to date antivirus programs in place. Too many think it just came with the computer. This can create a breach and your privacy violated. The Gene ...


Dirty Little Computer Viruses and How To Protect Yourself
Whether you have learned your lesson from a past experience with a nasty computer virus or have been pressing your luck by surfing the web and downloading various files or opening those email messages sent to you by people you dont know ...


DOS Attacks: Instigation and Mitigation
During the release of a new software product specialized to track spam, ACME Software Inc notice that there was not as much traffic as they hoped to receive. During further investigation, they found that they could not view their own website. At t ...


Firewall Protection Does Your Firewall Do This?
The first thing people think about when defending their computers and networks is an uptodate antivirus program. Without this most basic protection, your computer will get a virus, which could just slow it down or potentially bring the pc to a comp ...


Firsttomarket obsession
Firsttomarket ObsessionIts proven that firsttomarket with a product or service, if professionally handled generally ensures dominance in a particular sector. But when that race is at the expense of quality, customer satisfaction with the ...


Five Simple Steps to Speed up Your Computer
Most people download and save so much information on their computer that before long the computer starts slowing down and the user has no idea what the problem is. However, even if you are not a computer whiz there are several things you can easily d ...


Free Ways to Tackle Threats to Your Computer
Protect Your PCHaving problems with your pc? Do your kids, family or friends fill it with all the stuff they find on the internet?Your computer, just like your car, needs to be serviced regularly to keep it running efficiently. You w ...


Help I Can't Handle One More Virus
"There are 500 new virus/worms created each month",according to the McAfee.com website. Whenever I learn outabout another virus or worm that has developed into "mediumor high" status, I shake my head in disgust. Have you everwonde ...


How A Psychovirus May Be Destroying Your Life
A pervasive sense of low selfesteem, a feeling of unworthiness, is perhaps the most debilitating belief system that you can entertain.If you feel unworthy, you will destroy hope, initiative, and the power to dream bold dreams.The ve ...


How do I get rid of that darn spyware?
AdAware and Spybot are probably the two most well known antispyware solutions. However, they frequently fail to catch the more crafty spyware. Here is a list of five solutions known to get rid of the problem when all others fail.1. Webroot S ...


How Not To Get Hooked By A "Phishing" Scam
First of all, for those of you unfamiliar with the term, "Phishing" is a hightech scam that uses spam or popup messages to deceive you into disclosing your credit card numbers, bank account information, Social Security number, passwords, or other s ...


How To Avoid Hackers From Destroying Your Site?
Recently, my site and other internet accounts ( http://www.nabaza.com/sites.htm ) have been hacked maliciously for the purpose of getting all my online sales and transferring it to his/her account. I've learned a valuable lesson that I would like ...


How to Protect Yourself from Viruses, Adware, Spyware and Hackers
Spyware/adware is a new major concern for PC users everywhere. Infecting your computer silently (usually installed with programs that seem harmless), spyware and adware can collect personal information about you, as well as cause pop up ads to come u ...


How to safeguard your computer?
The following practice, if done regularly, may help you to safeguard your computer to some extent. 1. Run disc clean up, scan disk and defragmentor.2. Keep your recycle bin emptied. 3. Clean your cache of browsers. ...


Identity theft: Safeguarding Can't Hurt
Will we ever get a break? Not right now .In San Diego, police arrested a postal worker for stealing mail and trading it to identity thieves to support his drug habit. Another arrest involved the hacking of wireless carrier TMobileUSA's netwo ...


Identity Theft: The Perfect Victim Your Child
Many of us work hard to protect our identities, but fail to think about protecting the identities of our children. The fact that they are underage gives us the impression that children's identities are not as valuable as our own, when in fact; their ...


Internet Scams 102 Hijackings and Spyware
My friend Janice is afraid to go on the Internet because of the terrible things that might happen to her. She views a simple trip to get email the way she views going alone, late at night, to a dangerous part of town. Please . . . its not t ...


Internet Security Basics 101
The explosive growth of the Internet has meant that thousands of people are today experiencing the joys of being online for the first time. With growth there always comes pain. Be it your growing pains as a child or the growth and development of this ...


Is My PC Vulnerable on the Internet?
Think about this: Is a simple antivirus application enough to protect your PC against all threats?No longer are viruses the only threat on the internet. In recent years other threats have evolved which include spyware, adware, hacking, identi ...


Is There A Future For Spam?
Copyright 2005 Niall RocheWill you always be buried underneath a mountain of spam? Is there any light at the end of the tunnel? With the current flood of spam to your inbox and ever more devious practices on the part of spammers you'd be forg ...


Is your Computer a friend or a Dirty Name?
I am sitting here laughing and wishing I could hear the answers that each of you may have for the above question. Sometimes trying to get a computer to do what it is supposed to do, is like trying to nail jello to a tree. You might ask, why would som ...


Is Your Computer Slow and Sluggish? Take These Steps To Speed It Up
Does your computer run as quickly and efficiently as it did when you first got it? Chances are, if youre like a lot of other folks out there, probably not. So what, if anything, can be done about it?Well, Ive got some good n ...


It's War I Tell You
As you may or may not know, a new computer is extremely vulnerable when you first get online with it. There are ways to insure security though. You can get the Windows Update CD from Microsoft and install that before you get online. You can also get ...


Keeping it Clean: Virus Removal Basics
The day you learn your computer is infected with a virus or spyware is a lonely yet aggravating day. Youll be angry that you fell victim, and may feel helpless because of your lack of knowledge about virus removal or pc repair. But dont worry you ...


Keeping XP working for you
XP RECOVERY CONSOLEImagine the situation, you are about to start your days work on your trusty computer when blimey, the thing wont boot up.The reason could be a dodgy driver or an unknown virus may have the master boot record all in a t ...


Keeping Your Internet Business Safe From Hackers
If you owned a restaurant, you'd lock the doors after closing, right?If you owned a nightclub you'd hire bouncers to keep rowdy people out, right?You'd be surprised how many Internet business owners fail to keep the gates ...


Less Stress and More Success
Less Stress and More Success By Katherine VargoStop cursing your computer. End your frustration with these top computer solutions. You are just four steps away from being more productive and having fewer headaches.Step 1: Install ...


Maintain Your Computer Keep Your Business Running
Maintaining your computer is extremely important especially if you are an Internet Marketer. As you know, without your computer, your business can come to a screeching halt. There are 4 important steps in which you can perform on a regular basis, t ...


MicroWorld Antivirus (MWAV) Toolkit Utility.
MicroWorld Antivirus (MWAV) Toolkit Utility.The features of MWAV 1. New features to detect Porno Dialers, Adware, Spyware and Riskware.2. MWAV can now updated itself automatically so that it can scan for all the new viruses3. ...


MyDoom Virus & How YOU can help
We have been monitoring stories and technical information that is available on this Virus that is Spreading like Wildfire We believe that starting Feb 1st, we may see things slow down on the net, email problems, sites not available etc. ...


New Mass Mailing Spamming Internet Trojan for the Windows Platform
May. 16th 2005 MicroWorld has reported the discovery of Troj/SoberQ, which is a mass mailing spamming internet Trojan for the Windows platform.Some of the spam emails sent by this Trojan takes to respectable German news outlets, such as ...


Office Golf For SysAdmins Made Easy
The InfoSecurity New York fair is hosting today the launch of BitDefender for CommuniGate Pro 1.6.1, a gateway security solution that scans all incoming email for spam and viruses. The new packages include an upgrade function to ensure that previ ...


Outlook Express
Outlook Express is a reasonably nice email, newsgroup and contacts client. One of the best things about this program is the fact that it is free if, of course, you install Internet Explorer on your system.Let's start with the po ...


Paid Search Engine Advertising
Over the last few years, we have seen the rise of a new medium which at the current time is quite effective in driving traffic to web sites: Paid Search Engine Advertising. This term refers to paid advertising that a company can run on search engines ...


PcAnywhere
If you've ever managed or had to deal with more than one computer system, then you've undoubtedly wanted to be able to control one remotely at one time or another. In my job, my staff and I manage about a thousand computer systems (server ...


Personal Firewalls for Home Users
What is a Firewall?The term "firewall" illustrates a system that protects a network and the machines on them from various types of attack. Firewalls are geared towards keeping the server up all the time and protecting the entire network. ...


Product Review: Zone Alarm Pro
I've tried using a number of personal firewalls, including WRQAtGuard (since purchased by Symantec), BlackIce and ZoneAlarm. Onmy opinion, ZoneAlarm Pro is by far and away the best personalfirewall on the market. I like this firew ...


Protect Your Computer...and Your Business
We all take the computer for granted. I mean, all we have to do is switch it on and it's ready to go. But did you ever stop to think what would happen if your computer suddenly crashed? And that is the only computer you have to work onWhat ...


Protect Your PC from Viruses, Worms & Trojans
Each of the items in the checklist below is part of a broad and easy to implement security policy. If you create a similar program, you can protect yourself and your PC from the numerous threats to your security and privacy. 1. Instal ...


Protecting Your Computer from Adware and Spyware
Recently, while checking our company web site statistics, we noticed a number of referrals from gambling and pornography sites. Since we are certain these types of sites would not house links to us, we investigated further and determined that some of ...


Pst... Pass It On... I Found Out It's a Hoax
When you receive an email telling you about a virus, what do you do with it? Do you send it to everyone in your address book to help them protect themselves too?A virus warning is probably on its way to your inbox right now, claiming to be ...


Reduce Popups and Annoying Ads
There is many things more frustrating than surfing a website only to have your screen suddenly full of popup advertising or a cascade of new windows opening. There are so many intrusive kinds of advertising on websites that there must be a way to ...


Scams to Watch For
The Internet provides with a wealth of information. We can look up our favorite recipes, see what's on TV tonight or just browse for the latest music DVD. As convent as the Internet is it is also proving to be a breeding ground for scammers. As a res ...


Setting Up Your AntiVirus Software
There is far more to antivirus software than just opening the box, inserting the CD and installing software. To be properly protected you may actually want to do a little more than that.You see, a good antivirus program does a lot mor ...


Seven ways to speed up your PC.
Seven Tips To Keep Your Pc Running At Peak Performance.By Dave Fraserhttp://www.pcsandthings.com/(c) Copyright 2004Did you know that very soon after you start using yourcomputer it begins to slow down and loses that re ...


Spyware Scourge of the new Millenium
Spyware is the virtual plague of the new Millenium. You no longer have to receive emails with viruses in them or even click on dangerous links on websites. Simply surfing the web can now leave you wide open to the scourge of spyware. You may also hea ...


Spyware IS Good
How many times per week do you run your antivirus protection or antispyware or adware programs to ensure that your paranoia about having an infected machine is just that, paranoia? With so many problems in the computer infection world, one cannot re ...


Ten Ways Not To Use Email
Email is such a super toolIt has changed the way wecommunicate. I can easilystay in touch with people all over the world instantlyby email, where a letterwould take a long time anda phone call would be tooexpensive. ...


The Website CHECKLIST : Domains, Hosting, Web Design
This article is meant to all who already have a website or who propose to buy it. Website the term comprises three things : Domain, Hosting (Web space) & Web DesignThere are numerous company offering these services. I am here to discuss f ...


The computer virus that could take advantage of you
Do you know theres a brand new computer virus that can get into your computer without you knowing even if you have AntiVirus and AntiSpyware installed? And when you try to get rid of it, it totally wrecks your system?I didnt know until a fe ...


The Future of Cell Phone Viruses
Worms, hackers and spam, oh my Could they be invading your cell phone? Antivirus experts say it is possible and are questioning whether personal data entered into cell phones and PDAs can be stolen or infested now that minor security incidents are ...


The Mafia & Spyware
The Mafia & SpywareThe deluge of spyware festering on consumer and corporate PCs will help to spark a boom in spending on security Latest News about Security software, a new report from Framingham, Massachusettsbased IDC predicts.Antisp ...


The Newbie's Guide to Personal Computer Maintenance
When you turn on your computer, does it act like it needs a coffee to wake up? When you surf around the Internet, are you bombarded with popup windows? Does your computer freeze up or turn off for no apparent reason?Before you decide to thro ...


The Saga of the Annoying Adware
When we think of adware, what comes to mind are those annoying and pesky ads that pop up out of nowhere whenever we are surfing the net. Anybody who has surfed through the net has encountered those irritating popup adwares advertising everything fro ...


The Top 5 Effective and Cheap Security Solutions (All Under 30.00)
Computer security software is essential for surviving the world wild web, but it can cost the common pc user quite a small fortune for the basic protection. McAfee and Norton are not the only developers that make essential security application. Check ...


The Trials and Tribulations of A Confused Computer
During a recent period of the fretted PC breakdown,Icameto realize that I took my computer for granted.Ithought the high tech machine would never let me downand I wasnever further from the truth. Just when I thoughtthings were ...


Three Steps To Windows Safety Heaven
Now there are Three Steps To HeavenJust listen and you will plainly seeHow virus and hackers attack and destroyYour precious internetconnected computer toyJust follow steps one, two and threeStep one Run windows update au ...


Top 5 Antispyware Tools You Can Pick Up For Pennies
1. Spyware Doctor Currently Ranked 1www.deprice.com/spywaredoctor.htmSpyware Doctor provides 3way spyware protection through realtime threat blocking, scanning and immunization, anything less is like putting locks on the front door o ...


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