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You Can Remove Spyware From Your Computer

by Barbara J. Feldman July 14, 2009

While removing spyware on your own might feel a bit intimidating or seem like it’s more work than it’s worth, it is actually fairly easy to do. If you can be patient with yourself and follow directions carefully, removing spyware from your computer by yourself will save you time and money versus hiring a professional […]

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Do-It-Yourself: You, Too, Can Remove Adware From Your Computer

by Barbara J. Feldman June 30, 2009

Adware, or advertising software, is downloaded onto your computer to display a variety of advertisements ranging from non-invasive banners to very invasive pop-up windows that pop up frequently, regardless of what you’re doing on your computer, hence their name. If you know your system has been invaded by adware, removing if from your computer should […]

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Update Your Computer with Spyware Protection

by Barbara J. Feldman March 21, 2008

Having a fast and reliable Internet connection is sometimes hard to achieve. Sometimes, you may get a faster system, and a faster Internet service. But, what if it wasn’t your fault that your computer was slow booting up, and that the Internet connection was also slow? What if it was someone else who was installing […]

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Safety Precautions For Limited User Accounts In Windows

by Barbara J. Feldman February 15, 2008

One of the things Windows recognizes and tries to fix is its vulnerability to attacks. These attacks to your PC can cause significant damage to your system and the information you keep stored on it. Even if you run anti-virus and spyware software, sophisticated hackers and programs can still access your computer. There are a […]

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Parental Controls In Vista

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2007

In today’s world where the Internet is very much a part of our children’s lives, there are safety and security measures that many parents are looking for. Along with all of the wonderful information that the Internet provides, there is an amount of inappropriate content that many parents do not want their children to be […]

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How to Set Up Your Parental Controls Using Vista

by Barbara J. Feldman June 29, 2007

Children nowadays are being exposed to things that their parents never before even experienced. The Internet has evolved so much and so quickly that many times it is hard to keep up. Older generations may have little or no knowledge whatsoever about computers or even that there are ways to protect children from online predators. […]

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