3 Tips on Avoiding Computer Viruses

I have always felt that prevention is the best cure. In the case of computer viruses, quite a bit can be done to avoid or prevent infection. Applying these three simple methods will save you a lot of time and money. Install High Quality Antiviruses If you are a Windows user, It’s imperative that you install professional, business grade antivirus software on your PC. High quality programs update more frequently, provide protection against … [Read more...]

How to Manually Remove Malware

You hope that it doesn’t happen to you, but the fact is that every time you go on to the Internet, your laptop PC might get infected by malicious software known as malware. This software is specifically designed to do some kind of harm to your computer, such as stealing your files and personal information, erasing the hard drive or spying on what you are writing and/or creating on your laptop. Fortunately, you can download free anti-malware … [Read more...]

How to Speed Up Your Computer for Free

If your PC is not giving you the performance it once did, there are a couple of free, easy fixes that any Windows user can run and make things a whole lot better — assuming you have already handled malware and viruses. And unless there is an actual hardware problem, this might be all you have to do to speed up your computer for free. While there are a number of programs to help you perform such tuning, CCleaner is a good one that is free for … [Read more...]

How to Clean the Inside of Your Computer

Computers are comprised of a variety of mobile parts, such as fans. All the fans in the computer are crucial to ensure good operating procedure and to keep the system from overheating. If dust, dirt and grime prevents a fans from spinning, that stoppage cause the computer to overheat and seize up or crash due to hardware failure. Austin Mobile Computer Repair recommends cleaning your computer at least every 4 months or so to keep it in peak … [Read more...]

The Three Major Types of Computer Viruses

Computer viruses are a lot like biological ones. Once they find a suitable host, they can replicate themselves and spread their disease to others. Both types prey on weakened defense systems and the best way to fight them off is to render them non-infective and then build up immunity. For computers, the best way to do this is to periodically replace outdated antivirus software. To date, computer engineers have identified three major types of … [Read more...]