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Tips And Tweaks On How To Increase Broadband Speed

If you need to know how to increase broadband speed, you need to look at several factors. Internet download speed can be affected by many things, including your Internet plan, the wiring in your home and the hardware and software …

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Map Microsoft OneDrive To Your Computer

OneDrive, formally SkyDrive, is Microsoft’s online cloud storage solution that provides 15 Gigs of free storage space for users with a Microsoft account. Storing documents, pictures, movies and other files online is a great alternative backup solution. OneDrive can be …

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Another IE8 Zero Day Exploit

Internet Explorer 8 has yet another zero-day exploit, which has prompted Microsoft to release an impromptu patch this week. Users are urged to apply this patch as soon as possible because it can lead to infection merely by visiting a …

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Idiots Guide To The Internet

I’ve personally worked in the consumer and business computer repair industry for about 8 and 1/2 years now and I have seen people do a lot of “interesting” things with their computers.  Some things that a PC was never intended …

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I Can’t Connect To The Internet!

Here around the Forum section, we get a lot of connectivity issues ranging from “I gots no internets” to a slightly more intelligent “checked my IP settings and getting nothing.”  This article will be a quick rundown guide of things …

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Strange Cool and Wacky Search Engines

If you’ve Googled your last Google, Binged your last Bong or Yahooed your last Yippee, then we have a great list of search engines you might not have heard of. Why change your search engine? Well, big name search engines …

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How To Fix Common Internet Explorer Problems

Internet Explorer problems can be caused by a multitude of things, some of which have nothing to do with IE at all. There are two main types of problems: Connectivity and crashes. Connectivity issues can result from removing a computer …

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Use The Tracert Command To Hop Your Way To Any Website

Tracert is a command line tool that shows the “hops” a network packet takes on its way to a destination address. You can type in an IP address or a website URL and watch as a packet is sent from …

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Setup Internet Webcam

You can setup Internet webcam for security in a matter of minutes. These IP cameras have become very inexpensive and easy to setup that virtually anyone interested in owning and operating one can do so very easily. An Internet web …

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Update Firefox Plugins

It is essential to update Firefox plugins to make sure there are no security exploits that need to be addressed. It’s not enough to make sure your Operating System and Firefox are up to date with the latest versions and …

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TeamViewer Remote Support

TeamViewer is yet another Remote Desktop option for users to provide remote assistance for family and friends from an off-site location. It’s completely free for personal use, but they also offer a commercial license for technicians or companies that want …

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Slow Internet Speed Try A Different DNS

You don’t have to use the DNS servers your Internet Service Provider gives you. A DNS server (Domain Name System) is a machine on the Internet that translates the website name you type into your  browser into the server IP …

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Internet Explorer Will Not Display Some Web Pages

Internet Explorer will not display some pages, but will not display others. Now that’s just weird. But unfortunately, it’s not an uncommon problem. These pages will sometimes show errors or might even just be blank. It’s a difficult problem to …

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Portable Web Browsers

There are web browsers on virtually every computer in the world, but there are reasons why you’d want to BYOB (Bring Your Own Browser), so you should consider having portable web browsers on your USB drive in case you ever …

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Microsoft Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close

If  you continuously receive the error” Microsoft Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close,” there are a few steps you can take to resolve the issue. A browser can crash for a lot of reasons, i.e., incompatible …

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Top Tips To Stop SPAM In Emails

We have several tips to stop SPAM. SPAM accounts for nearly seventy-five percent of email traffic worldwide. Unfortunately, there isn’t a lot we can do to stop them from being sent. We can, however, prevent them from showing up in …

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Private Browsing in IE 8

InPrivate browsing in IE8 allows users to surf with enhanced privacy features enabled that prevent history and cookies from being stored. If privacy is a concern for you, then the new Internet Explorer 8 will help. A great new feature …

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Two Easy Ways To Block Websites

The decision to block websites is an important one if you have children. There are numerous ways to restrict access to the Internet or specific websites. Some include modifying the router, changing your DNS settings or applying other filters. But …

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Fix Can’t Connect To The Internet Problems

If you can’t connect to the Internet, there can be several reasons. Techniques for discovering the source of this problem can be broken down into a few distinct parts: Internet was working but now it is not, Internet never worked, …

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