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  How to install and manage fonts on Windows 10

The guide provides detailed instructions on installing and managing (deleting, hiding) fonts on computer systems running Windows 10.

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  When does support end for Microsoft Office 2007?

Office 2007's support expires Oct. 10. After that date, Microsoft will no longer supply patches for security vulnerabilities or fixes for other bugs, nor will it provide company-assisted technical support, whether free or paid, such as by-phone consultations or trouble-shooting.

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  Windows 10 quick tips: How to protect your privacy...

There has been some concern that Windows 10 gathers far too much private information from users. Whether you think Microsoft's operating system crosses the privacy line, or just want to make sure you protect as much of your personal life as possible, we're here to help. Here's how to protect your pr... Show More
  Is that empty ink cartridge really empty?

If you use an inkjet printer you’re probably well aware of just how expensive it is to replace your empty ink cartridges. It’s absolutely ridiculous how much they cost these days!

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  How to Check iCloud Drive File Upload Progress on ...

Whether you’re moving a file over to iCloud Drive or copying a file to iCloud Drive from the Mac, you may want to know the upload progress as the file is transferred to iCloud.

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  Great Bargain on a Great Laptop!

13.3" Full-HD (1920x1080) Touchscreen Display, and Backlit Keyboard
Get reliable performance from the Intel Core i3-6006U 2.0GHz Processor
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  Microsoft to beef up Windows 10 antivirus to catch...

Microsoft is set to further tighten up security for businesses when the Fall Creators Update arrives for Windows 10, promising a raft of new features and €end-to-end€™ security that leverages cloud intelligence to keep PCs protected €" alongside a transformation for Win... Show More
  Another Major Ransomware Attack Spreading

Security researchers say a strain of ransomware called Petya or Petrwrap, which has similarities to WannaCry, is spreading like wildfire.

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  You Can Now Remove Medical Records From Google Sea...

Google will now accept requests to remove personal medical records from its search results, adding to a very short list of types of sensitive personal information that the web search giant will not display.

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  All In One System Rescue Toolkit 2017 is out

All In One System Rescue Toolkit 2017 improves the technician's toolkit in a meaningful way. It is still relatively lightweight compared to other solutions -- GeGeek Toolkit has a size of more than 1.6 Gigabytes for instance -- but that is largely because of a concentration on a limited number of re... Show More
  Kaspersky VirusDesk: online file and link scanner

Kaspersky VirusDesk is a free service by Russian security firm Kaspersky that enables you to scan files or links for viruses and other threats.

While most computer users would probably agree that having a resident antivirus solution installed is a must in these days and age, especially on Windows... Show More
  Finally! WPS Office Has A New Release for Linux

A new version of WPS Office has been announced for Linux today.

Kingsoft Software has released an enhanced version of WPS Office productivity software, WPS Office 2016 for Linux. The latest update for WPS Office for Linux comes with many new features like remote file sharing, improved IO operatio... Show More

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Wed, 25 May 2011 - What is a computer bug?

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It WAS actually a BUG that was found in a relay contact of an early computer causing a malfunction. However it has come to mean anything that causes a piece of hardware or software to malfunction.

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