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What Are Browser Cookies?

The word "cookies" is thrown around a lot online, but there is a lot of misinformation out there about them. Understanding cookies can help users to make smarter decisions when certain websites ask for permission to load them, which will also help increase their online security.

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Is Online Shopping Actually Safe?

The rise of online shopping has changed the way consumers think around the world. These days, it is much easier to shop for the best price on anything, as there is global competition in some cases. This is a good thing for consumers, as most can find a better price online than traditional, in-person stores.

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Windows 10: Recover Lost Files

After updating to a new version of Windows®, many people are eager to see what changes they come across. That eagerness can turn sour in a hurry if there appear to be files deleted or missing after an update. Suddenly, there is fear that it is impossible to recover any of those files, no matter how important or trivial they are.

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Troubleshooting Computer Boot Problems in Windows

Most people take for granted that when they turn the computer on, there will be no complications… until the computer is not acting the same, and a bit of panic starts to sink in.

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Must-Know Windows Keyboard Shortcuts for Win 10, 8 and 7

When it comes to keyboard shortcuts within the Windows OS, the Windows key (represented as “Win” below) Windows icon is the basic key that, combined with countless letter and other keys, can call up or execute an incredibly wide variety of menus and functions. But too often we resort instead to mousing around, leading to slower computing and even wrist discomfort over time. It’s time to get faster while relaxing that wrist with these convenient keyboard shortcuts.

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3 Easy Ways to Speed up Computer Processes

Keeping your PC clean and well maintained is important to the longevity of the system and the capabilities of the machine. Problems can be external or internal – if the interior of the computer is filled with dust or there are too many demanding programs that open automatically during upon startup, PC performance can fall drastically and affect the user’s experience. Luckily, there are many easy ways to clean the computer and ensure that it runs at optimal speeds for years to come.

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How-To: Recover Deleted Files in Windows

Have you ever experienced that horrible sinking feeling that comes when—with just one mistaken click—you accidentally deleted that paper or report you’ve been working on all week? You know you should have backed up that file, but you never quite got around to it—and now you’re afraid it may be too late. Don’t panic—it’s not!

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How to Use a Device Driver Updater

Quality, updated device drivers are a huge part of any computer from a performance standpoint. Let them become too out of date, and overall performance takes a huge hit. Fortunately, there are quality device driver updater options.

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Tips to Optimize Your PC’s Internet Settings

Get the Most From What You’ve Got: Your computer system isn’t the same as everyone else’s, so why use the same internet settings? Generic Internet connection settings can hold you back from getting the download speeds you deserve. Optimize your Internet settings with System Mechanic’s NetBooster.

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Tips for Taking Care of Your Files

The files within your PC are a lot like the appliances in your house: the more you use them, the more they need attention–-such as cleaning, wiping, and organizing. Luckily, System Mechanic does the work for your files so your PC stays clean and fast.

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