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Has your computer slowed down dramatically after installing Microsoft Security Essentials?

July 27, 2011

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Did you recently install Microsoft Security Essentials to protect your computer, and right after installing it, your computer slowed to a crawl? Well, the good news is, you’re not going crazy. It is completely possible for this to happen. Why? Because for some reason, Microsoft made it so that if you are running MSE on […]

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How to remove Antivirus Soft and how to fix the hijacking of Internet Explorer so that it is no longer forced to go to a major adult website

July 13, 2010

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I just had a client who was infected by this nasty spyware. No, it was not a virus. It was spyware acting like an antivirus program. First and foremost, never…

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How to Remove XP SecurityCenter (malware)

August 25, 2008

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There is a malware out there that makes itself look like it’s the XP Security Center, but it’s not. It’s malware and will tell you that your computer is infected with a virus. The real XP Security Center will never tell you that your computer is infected with a virus because it is not an […]

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Things to Do to Prevent Getting a Virus

June 4, 2008

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Here are some simple things that you can do to avoid getting a virus on your computer:

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How to scan your computer with Spybot: Search & Destroy 1.5

January 31, 2008

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Is your PC running slow or giving you a lot of popups? Spybot is one of the programs that I use to handle that type of situation. You can download this free software for free at www.download.com Here is a video that I made that shows you exactly how to perform a scan on your […]

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Is your computer OK in Safe Mode but slow in regular mode?

February 7, 2006

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If so, then you a victim of spyware and/or viruses. Read my post on how to speed up your computer.

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Does a computer slow down over time?

January 16, 2006

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No. It does not. This is a myth. What happens is the computer either gets a virus(es) and/or accumulates spyware/malware. Any system can be cleaned of all threats so that it runs just as fast as it did when you bought it. See my post on How to speed up your computer.

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How to speed up your computer

January 16, 2006

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Is your computer running slower than it used to? Well, here are some things you can do to help speed it up: 1. Scan your computer for viruses First and foremost, you want to scan your computer for viruses. Viruses can definitely slow down your computer, and are a major cause of most computer slowdowns. […]

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Is your computer taken over by popups?

July 17, 2004

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The first thing I want to talk about is the dreaded popups. You know, those windows that pop up every time you go to a new site. It has become so common that the average person thinks that it is normal. Well, guess what? It’s not. So many people are being affected by this latest […]

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