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Audials Software Giveaway!

Recently I was contacted by a friend of mine who is working with a company called Audials who provide software that allows you to download music directly from internet radio streams to your computer, and it can also remove DRM (digital rights management) from certain audio files that you might get from other music sites. […]

Defrag your hard drive to speed up your computer

Have you noticed that your computer is running a slower than it normally does?  Have you recently added a new program or saved a bunch of new pictures to your hard drive?  You might want to consider running a defrag program to straighten out your hard drive. When you save files to your computer, it […]

Stop using Limewire

In my spare time (which I have a lot of thanks to my recent lay off) I fix computers for regular users.  Every now and then I come across someone’s PC that has decent virus and spyware protection on it and I let out a little sigh of relief.  But for every computer I see […]

5 things anti-spyware software should do but doesn’t

With spyware taking over at an alarming pace as the next problem that computer users have to face, companies left and right are developing software solutions that claim to remove all known traces of spyware from your machine. I recently tried out a few of these anti-spyware programs (which will remain nameless) and I found […]

Essential PC software

I’ve added a few links to software that is key to maintaining a healthy computer while surfing the internet.  You can see the links by clicking on the resources tab near the top of the page.  This page will constantly be under construction as new programs come out that help keep your computer clean and […]

Some helpful links to promote PC health

I do some freelance PC repair and I just wanted to share a few links for software that I use when fixing computers that you should visit and get the software provided on each site; as each of them will help you fight off spyware, unscatter your files, and prevent viruses from attacking your computer. […]