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Browser Test – Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox

A few years ago browsers were essentially limited to the function just display text and images from the net, now they have developed into an indispensable all-rounders. Word processing, video streaming, video telephony, data storage, image editing – now they form the gateway to the world of infinite possibilities. Instead of locally installed software take over more and more web services. But which browser you drive the most? Computer repair …

Which browser you’re using?

An easy way to identify which web browser you are using is by recognizing the header, or top of the browser. Compare your browser to the images below. Internet Explorer If you can see this logo – you have a big problem. You need to update your windows and browser ASAP. This web browser does not support many modern features. And it is very unsafe for your computer. If you …

The manufacturer of anti-virus software McAfee recorded in the second quarter of 2013 under a Android malware up 35 percent

Due to the open structure of Android is much more vulnerable to malware than the mobile operating systems from Microsoft or Apple. Similarly, the proliferation of malicious programs is significantly higher than on iOS or Windows Phone. The manufacturer of McAfee anti-virus software now gives concrete numbers to the amount of malware apps on Android. Thus, dissemination of harmful programs under the Google’s mobile operating system had increased by 35 …

Final Windows 8.1 will be widely available after October

Microsoft is the final release of Windows 8 .1 probably deliver in October to consumers. Also TechNet and MSDN subscribers will not receive the update sooner, not like Windows 8 shortly after the release to manufacturing (RTM) in August. The reports ZDNet blogger and expert on Microsoft Mary Jo Foley, citing one of their most reliable informants. Thus, the software giant, Windows 8.1 withhold after its completion until about mid-October …

Windows 8.1 update available from 18 of October. So what’s new?

From 18th October windows 8.1 update and standalone version will be officially available. Windows 8 has been selling worst than expected. With windows 8.1 Microsoft hopes to redeem glory days back. This Windows update will be largest for this OS version. We will introduce some new functions, overview disabled features and give few tips for update installation.   New for Windows 8.1 Windows 8 was more tablet friendly instead of …

The 10 Things You Absolutely Must Know How to Do With Your Computer

Not everyone’s a professional – but most of us rely on computers for all sorts of things, from connecting with friends and family to running a home business. And here’s the thing. We all know some of the stuff we ought to do to keep our laptops and PCs running smoothly, securely and quickly – but how many of us know it all? We’ve put together a list of the …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …