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Beat the Bugs with the Best Free Antivirus Software 2014

We’ve tested 12 of the most popular free antivirus programs on the market – so you can get ahead of the curve for 2014. We tested their compatibility with Windows 8.1, the Windows load speed with the antivirus program installed, the load speed of the programs themselves: and of course the zapping power each one has when it comes to shooting down the bad guys. We looked at spyware protection, adware protection, virus protection and extra features: for example ease of use and setup. Here’s the full list: • Avast! Free antivirus 2014 • AVG antivirus free 2014 • Bitdefender • Avira Free Antivirus • Immunet FREE Antivirus • Panda …

Biggest computer and smatphones security threats

When most of today’s financial payments are made online, it is very important to know how to protect yourself from hackers and internet frauds. With every day identity thieves ability to steal your personal information gets better and better. Computer Repair London gives you 5 examples of popular scams today. We hope this knowledge will help you avoid any scams or frauds and help you to find out who and how they did it. paypal-computer-repairPayPal Internet thieves are always trying to create websites that look exactly like real ones, for example: PayPal. Visually they look almost exactly the same as the original website. Which means, without even noticing you can …

Being safe online

Not sure what to believe when it comes to online safety? There are so many rumours concerning internet viruses, banking scams and dangerous emails that it can usually seem easier just to stop listening and trust completely in your anti-virus software to provide you with online safety. Unfortunately, it takes a bit more vigilance to keep your computer protected from these dangerous invaders. Won’t my anti-virus software keep my computer safe? A basic misunderstanding of computer viruses and other online safety threats means that, too often, computer users target only on type of threat without realising they are still prone to other kinds of malevolency online. Threats like spyware and …

Browser Test 2014. Which is the best?

Web browsers are becoming the main gateway for all services on the internet. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla’s Firefox will be tested. Which browser is the best? There is our test. Google chrome 31 New version of Google’s browser offers just a few new functions, but shows the areas where they are developing in. There is a new app shortcut in the bookmarks bar. With Google Chrome 31, the browser highlights the distinction between local and web applications. After version 19 Chrome has already turned into a universal browser. The program develops slowly but steadily into a universal genius browser. It is a big challenge for Firefox. Also Google …

Tablet Computer Test 2014

With Christmas coming up, the big buying season is on its way. On that occasion we have tested 14 new tablet computers. They were all put up to the test. It is doubtful that today you could find gadgets that are being sold faster than tablets. There are more of them being sold that laptops and netbooks nowadays. This is beneficial for the users as with more units being sold, the price goes down. Even though “Apple Ipad” and “iPad Mini” are still the most popular tablets, “Android” is catching up fast. The cheapest tablets cost no more than £70, while the high – end ones cost above £200. How …

Finding a competent computer repair technician

London’s full of computer repair companies – which makes it hard to find one you know you can trust. And of course you’ll never know whether your laptop repair or desktop repair has been done properly, or to a standard commensurate with the cost of the service, until after the service has been completed. First and foremost, then: a piece of advice that applies to computer repairs companies as to any service provider or seller of goods. Don’t take the company’s word for it, and don’t believe everything you read or hear on the service provider’s website. All those customer testimonials may look good – but how can you be …

Where to find help on how to use your computer

Well there’s no denying it – No matter how new or how well maintained our computers are, we have a tendency to all encounter laptop problems eventually. The sensible news is that we do not have to face them alone. There are a large amount of resources offered to steer us through laptop issues however it may take a very little knowledge in knowing the way to access them. This article will show you ways. Remember facilitate files. It’s funny, but individuals appear to forget that every computer and every program installed on a computer comes with its own help file. Even the operating system of a laptop features a …

Computer security – how to keep your computer and files safe

Your best protection against laptop crimes is your own knowledge. Hopefully the suggestions higher than can prompt you into taking applicable action and into protecting your laptop with the instructed tools. In doing therefore, you’ll not solely protect yourself, you will prevent the spread of those malicious activities and shield others at the identical time. Advances in pc technology could be a double-edged sword. On one hand, it affords us quick and straightforward access to numerous conveniences like bank statements, favorite searching centers, faculty and health records, and a lot of. On the other hand, it will also grant the identical access to those who are not supposed to get …

Which computer system to choose – MAC or PC

Why do some love MAC computers and other PC? Are MAC computers extremely the best selection for your home machine? To answer that query you wish to understand the essential distinction between MACs and PCs. “Personal Laptop”, is that the machine that almost all of the computing world owns. That actually ought to be the acronym for “Popular Pc”. MAC computers, manufactured by Apple, run on their own operating system, versus the PC that all run on the Microsoft Windows operating system, i.e. Windows 7, 8 That’s it…that’s the defining distinction between the two varieties of computers. If you’re running a laptop with a Microsoft operating system, than you have …

How to clean your laptop or desktop

It’s a good idea to consider your LAPTOP as an office. It stores files, programs, footage. This can be compared to an actual workplace’s files, machines and decorations. The operating system is the boss. With this image in mind, suppose of an workplace you’ve visited that was slow and inefficient. There were in all probability many totally different reasons for the inefficiency. This is the identical with a computer. There will be many things that abate your pc. Perhaps the one most typically overlooked is disorganization and muddle. Defragment Many offices contain a massive variety of files and programs that are valuable and can not be thrown away. In reality, …

Computer literacy - now is a must

Computer literacy – now is a must

Today, people desire to learn how to control a mouse, punch some buttons on a keyboard, or really simply flip the thing on to use a pc. It’s exhausting for a few people to believe, but the computers of this generation virtually run themselves! For fun, let’s investigate just how very little information these machines truly require. These days it’s strange to listen to individuals say, “I’m simply not pc literate,” as computers have evolved from archaic scientific calculators to easy point-and-click type machines. We have a tendency to suspect that today’s “laptop illiterates” are people who haven’t taken the time to experiment with such a machine. And we tend …

Map of real time war on computer crimes

Map of real time war on computer crimes

Malware causes damages to your system, yet is hardly ever noticeable and ephemeral to the nude eye, particularly in digital domains beyond your own PC. However nevertheless, you have a chance to view the scale and degree of the problem with your own eyes many thanks to our map portraying malware upsurges in real time.   In today’s globe, it takes minutes for new malware applications or spam to be dispersed. This is why all durable anti-virus software application has actually long been utilizing the Net to study newly endangered data and the freshest dangers once they appear. To discover much more, you could read our write-up on the Kaspersky …

Tips on protecting your home computer against viruses

Tips on protecting your home computer against viruses

Computer system viruses typically spread without any noticeable contact and can be a problem, or even worse, deadly to your computer. If you access the web, share files or your computer system with others, or load anything USB’s, CD’s, or DVD’s onto your computer, you are vulnerable to viruses. Fortunately, there are good guys working just as hard as the hackers to establish cures for viruses as swiftly as they provide them off into the online world. And there are numerous things you can do to keep your computer from capturing viruses in the first place. A virus is a small computer program that can copy and spread itself from …

Top antivirus programs for 2015

Kaspersky total security 2015 comes with guaranteed protection which extends across three major platforms. It is available as a suite and with a price tag of £41 for 3 computers. Providing excellent support for virus scanning, USB virus scanning and virus removal methods, this is a good value for money. VERDICT: Kaspersky is one of the few antivirus programs that scored exceptionally high rating after testing them in antivirus testing labs such as ICSA labs and West coast labs. So we don’t have to really give a verdict of excellent, when testing labs put a product on top Performance: 4.5/5 Protection: 4.5/5 Avast Premier Pro 2015 is one of the …

Most anticipated technologies and gadgets for 2015

1) Everybody from teacher to a business employee needs a projector to make their point by presenting it before their prospective clients. Projector has many advantages such as presenting the topic with a visual aids with a lot of images and colours would gain attention from a lot of people and would avoid the topic picking up a mundane and monotonic path. In 2015, the whole way of presenting using a projector is going to undergo a massive transformation with the invention of the Sekonix DLP Key chain projector. This projector can fit into your palms and can project their display to any surface. This ultra-small projector works on the …

Windows 10. Do we need to wait for it?

Microsoft has released Windows 10 technical preview. For Computer repair Ltd engineers it’s very important to familiarize ourselves with a new system. So we installed and tested it. What’s new and what’s old? Installation is identical to previous windows versions. Same annoying register for Microsoft account step. In a moment you can think that you are installing same old Windows 8 🙂 Windows 10 loads a little bit slower than previous version. Maybe because this is just a preview version… We hope loading speed will be faster in final one. It was nice surprise that all the drivers for 64bit Windows 8 works fine with version 10. So there will …

Mini or nano computers. What is it and how they work?

Computers are getting smaller every day. Ten years ago all PC were called micro computers. Mainly because they were smaller than a size of a room :). Now is a new era of micro or nano PC desktops. Many of users didn’t even know that there are very small PC’s and they can replace your desktop PC and handle all office duties without any lag. Mini computers are not super powerful and are not able to replace your gaming PC. But they can do all regular stuff – like email reading, word processing and even full HD movie streaming. They are powerful enough to play a web browser based games …

How to find good laptop repair technician in London

Leave your laptop computer frustrations behind. Whether you are looking to purchase new budget or powerful gaming laptop computer, have your existing laptop repaired, scanned for viruses, virus removed or a wireless network set up, hire the laptop technician who has the expertise to advise you and handle your issue quickly and professionally. The right technician will first do the full in-home or virtual assessment of your computer needs as well as get your new computer running, test your broadband speed, find drivers and updates, plus install all needed software and hardware or have the computer data restored. So it is very important to find a best and affordable technician …

Which is better for you – tablet or laptop?

Everyone is using tablets now for their lightweight, long battery  and simplicity. But can tablet computer replace laptop? Computer repair will try to answer to this question and summarise what is better – tablet or laptop computer. Main difference between those two – keyboard. When you are using tablet you need to use screen keyboard, what is not the best experience. Of course you can buy external keyboard, but this requires additional expenses. If you are writing a lot – laptop will be better choice for you, because writing will be much comfortable with it. If you prefer computer lightness, size and portability – choose tablet. This gadget will easily …

High street shops charging way too much for laptop repairs

Recently consumer group Which did an investigation about laptop repair services in high street retailers. Result was a bit shocking as they revealed that high street retail shop charge three times more for repairs! They initiated simple fault in 24 Windows and Mac laptops. Error prevented laptops from starting up properly. They took faulty computers to Knowhow, Apple genius bars, Geek squad repair and to other independent repair centres. Results were disappointing. Only half of the laptops were repaired successfully. After a one and a half year they did it again, to find out that only 40 percent laptop were repaired with fees ranging from free to £170. Repair prices …