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How to Avoid 5 Common Computing Mistakes

March 03, 2015 by in Bob Rankin

The careless users guide to avoiding & fixing common computing mistakes.

Autoruns May Be Slowing Your PC

February 25, 2015 by in Bob Rankin

How to tweak the programs that automatically start when you boot up your PC.

Browsing the Web Anonymously

February 16, 2015 by in Bob Rankin

Free tools for protecting your privacy and anonymity when browsing the web.

Simple Way to Keep Your Software Updated

February 02, 2015 by in Bob Rankin

Keeping your software updated can fix computer problems and prevent potential security issues. Bob Rankin details free apps that address these issues. Keep in mind, PC Matic automates software updates for several critical software applications.

What’s Coming in Windows 10?

January 26, 2015 by in Bob Rankin

What can you expect from Microsoft’s next ‘big thing’.

8 Reasons You Must Backup

January 20, 2015 by in Bob Rankin

8 reasons you must backup your data now.

Time to Reset Your Browser

January 14, 2015 by in Bob Rankin

Sometimes the only way to resolve your browser related issues – is to start over.

PUPs on Your PCs are Dogs

January 05, 2015 by in Bob Rankin

How PUPs (potentially unwanted programs) sneak into PCs, How to remove, How to avoid…

Portable Hard Drive Buying Guide

December 17, 2014 by in Bob Rankin

Bob Rankin sorts through the pros and cons of the portable storage options on the market today.

Never Login with Facebook

December 08, 2014 by in Bob Rankin

Learn why you should never login with Facebook.

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