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Overheating Computer Causes and Solutions

As soon as your computer turns on, it starts to generate heat. Certain computers generate more heat than others. For example, if you have a powerful gaming rig, this will generate more heat than a mid-range laptop. Generally speaking, your computer will come with the proper cooling equipment to dissipate the heat. Your PC will come with Fans and heat sinks to help keep your computer at manageable temperature levels. However, there are times when this cooling equipment is not working properly or when it just can’t keep up with the amount of heat your computer is emitting. Let’s take a a few common causes of an overheating computer. read more

An Easy Guide to Computer Maintenance

As a society, we are becoming increasingly dependent on technology. Rarely a day goes by when we don’t surf the web, make the most of apps or send emails. Even our businesses are centred on gadgets. For this reason, it’s important that we keep our computers in tip-top condition to ensure their performance, reliability and longevity. Here’s how to do it.

Antivirus

This one may seem like a no-brainer, but you’ll be surprised to know how many people still attempt to run their PC without antivirus software. Doing so leaves their PC’s, and their personal information, open to attacks from millions of viruses, trojans and malware all looking to do damage to your system. read more

Best Free Programs To Clean Up Your Computer

As you use your PC more and more, it can really start to accumulate some junk. There are many things that can clutter up a computer such as registry errors, a virus, spyware, junk files, or hard drive fragmentation. This clutter can really cause your computer to run much more slowly than it should be running. In this article, we look at a few of the best free programs that you can use to help clean up your computer.

Ad-Aware

Spyware and Adware can build up on your computer over time. Spyware can cause your computer to run a bit slower. Along with the performance issues, you probably don’t want spyware on your computer for privacy reasons. Ad-Aware by Lavasoft is a free program that you can use to find and eliminate spyware, adware, and more. It works great and you will be surprised of how many issues it is able to find and fix. read more