Welcome Comodo Dragon!

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Can you imagine a browser that helps you stay safe and secure …. One that provides unsurpassed speed and has a friendly user interface …. Freeware that has customized plugins and add-ons … With no more crashes or frozen screens…… Welcome Comodo Dragon! Comodo Dragon is a freeware web browser based on Chromium, the open-source version of Google Chrome.  It …

Is my computer hardware failing?

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We all wonder how long our computer equipment will last, and the truth is… it’s already starting to fail. All hardware is going to fail at some point in time, whether by factory defects, random failures, or parts wearing out. Sure, I have a laptop that is over 10 years old and is still running, but every time I use …

What is CryptoWall?

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CryptoWall is a file-encrypting ransomware program, released this past April,that targets all versions of Windows including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. This program is very similar to the CryptoDefense ransomware, in that CryptoWall’s decryption service is almost identical to the one for CryptoDefense. When you are first infected with CryptoWall, it will scan your computer for …

XP upgrades to Windows 7…

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What is it about these XP upgrades to Windows 7… ? We have been doing a lot of Windows XP upgrades, lately. Unfortunately, you cannot just “upgrade” to the newer operating system. You have to pull the data and settings off of the XP install, wipe the drive, and then install a fresh copy of Windows 7 or 8. Then, …