Don't Buy a New PC in 2015 Until You Read This!

By Anna Lind 21 January 2015 in Computer Optimization
Does your old computer’s performance make your face twitch and your hand reach for a hammer? Are you seriously considering shelling out a few hundred or a couple of thousand dollars for a new computer? Don’t do it just yet! Read this article in its entirety, and it will help you save money or at least wait out the months or weeks left before Windows 10 is released to the general public.
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5 Internet Safety Tips to Keep Your PC Secure Online

By Anna Lind 30 August 2014 in Privacy & Security
Do you have a good antivirus program installed on your computer? If you do - great! This is an important and necessary step in protecting your PC from cyber threats. However, it is not the only thing you can do and you should not rely on antivirus software alone for keeping your system secure. Here are a few tips that can help ensure your Windows system never falls victim to cyber criminals.
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How to defrag your drives the right way: 7 defrag tricks to learn today

By Anna Lind 15 August 2014 in Defragmentation
Defragmenting your hard drive may be one of the quickest and easiest, yet effective ways to boost your computer's speed and improve performance. With hundreds of defragmenters available on the market, most offering multiple defrag and optimize options, how do you know what is right for your PC and what features you should use to maintain your hard drive in the best shape? In this article I will show you how to defrag your drives properly through 7 tricks that will help you get the results you are looking for. So roll up your sleeves and let's defrag!
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5 Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Auslogics BoostSpeed Trial

Did you download the free trial of Auslogics BoostSpeed 5 to see what the program can do, but found it a little overwhelming? Not everyone sees right away all the things you can do in the free trial. We decided to help those of you who are downloading the program for the first time to test as much as possible of the program’s potential, so you can see the benefits it may give your system. Here are a few simple tricks to guide you through the trial.
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Disk Defragmentation Explained

By Anna Lind 14 February 2011 in Defragmentation
There is a lot of conflicting information out there about disk defragmentation. Some people advise doing it weekly... some people say it hurts the hard drive, the others say that never defragmenting hurts the disk even more. Today we clear up the confusion.
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Anna Lind Anna Lind Anna's passion is helping novice users understand computers and software better.
Larry Riessen Larry Riessen The guy whose sense of humor, while not accepted by some, has won him hundreds of fans for his BoostSpeed tutorial email series.
Liz Cornwell Liz Cornwell PR specialist at Auslogics. Liz can optimize just about any computer.