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Avast Security Software problems after upgrading to Windows 8.1

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After installing the latest update KB3000850, Avast users reported having problems with Windows 8.1. The latest update includes new features and improvements.  More language packs for 8.1 Defence-in-depth security and Schannel hardening Improved Web Services for Devices (WSD) printer support during network switches Performance and reliability improvements in clustered virtual machine mission-critical environments Additional support [...]

How to make Windows run faster

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We all love to work on a computer which runs faster and respond quickly. If you have a decent hardware configuration, your computer should work fine as the latest operating systems are designed to perform faster operations. However, you may notice your computer turns sluggish after a certain period of time. This can be because [...]

How much RAM is ideal for your Computer

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RAM technology advanced a lot in recent years. Ten years back, getting a 1GB RAM was luxury and it was only meant for using in high-end computers mainly servers. Now, a standard low end computer or laptop comes with 2GB – 4GB RAM. RAM memories are also faster now, starting from SDRAM which started working [...]

How to boost Wi-Fi signal from Router

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A quality Wi-Fi signal is essential for getting seamless non-interrupted connection. Wi-Fi signals can get deteriorated very easily for factors such as interference of other objects and distance from the device.   Placement of Wireless Router is very important in determining the signal strength. If the position where the router is placed is blocked by [...]

Ultimate Guide to Troubleshoot External Hard Disk Problems

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It is important to back up data as an insurance against losing data. There are different options like CD/DVD/Blue Ray, Thumb drive and external hard disk. External Hard Disks and thumb drive are more popular since it is easy to store and also data transfer and retrieval is fast. Also the cost per GB has [...]

Why Root Android Phone

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Most Android phone given by service providers comes with lot of restrictions. These restrictions prevent users from installing new Apps or update to latest Android version. In order to get the full privileged control, you need to root your Android Phone. Bloatware is pre-installed apps that comes with the phone. Even though some of these [...]

Improve Touchscreen Response in Windows 8 and 8.1

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Windows 8 and 8.1 are optimized to work on touchscreen. The default touchscreen response is good. But, would you like to make it more responsive than the default settings. A simple registry change can make the difference and improve your user experience. Press Windows Key + R for Run window, type regedit.exe Navigate to the [...]

Disable Autorun in Windows 8 and 8.1

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When a USB, external hard disk or a CD/DVD is inserted, Windows automatically displays AutoPlay window to display the choice of action to perform. AutoPlay or Autorun feature normally is not a threat, but considered nuisance by users who frequently connect and disconnect external devices. Another problem is, if an external device is infected, a [...]

How to save Battery on Android Device

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Android devices are getting smarter, faster, bigger brighter screens. But it comes at the expense of draining precious battery charge. But even now for an average user, it is still difficult to go on without recharging for more than a day or two. Of lately, some advancements were made in battery technology to hold more [...]

A Guide on How to Choose a Wireless Router

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A wireless router is a networking device which is used to share internet with multiple devices. With the easy and cheaper availability of internet and increased dependency on wireless communication, wireless routers have become an essential device for every home and office to share internet with all devices. It is not rocket science to find [...]