Monthly Archives: October 2012 - Page 2

How to Improve PC Speed

Increase your PC’s Performance in 8 Easy Steps

The following tips for making a PC run faster should be received as ongoing maintenance of high speed of your machine.

Tip #1. Change the Settings of Startup Programs

If you do not allow unimportant startup programs to run when you log onto your computer, the machine will start running faster. Read more »

GOZI Trojan

Even though GOZI Trojan has been around since 2007, cyber criminals still use this potent infection to generate completely illegal profit. To slip the infection into operating Windows systems schemers can use various Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox exploits, which is why you need to browse with utmost care if you do not want the infection running within the PC. To stay on the safe side, you should disregard illegal P2P file sharing sites, ignore spam emails and stay alert of potential social engineering scams. Read more »

Europol Ransomware Virus

Europol Ransomware Virus

Obviously, hackers are still writing new fake warnings for the Reveton Trojan that takes control of a computer, because Europol  Virus (european law enforcement agency virus), a new computer threat, has come to researchers’ notice. This infection is a piece of ransomware that locks the system down in order to manipulate you. Moreover, it pops up a fake notification saying that the computer is paralyzed due to your illegal activities to achieve the criminals’ ultimate goal, which is to convince you to give your money up. Read more »

Simppull Toolbar

There are a lot of dangerous computer infections that look like useful programs and plug-ins. Simppull Toolbar is a browser hijacker that comes in a form of browser add-on. At first, it might seem as though it helps you to browse the Internet and find the things you want easier, but if you try removing Simppull Toolbar from your computer, you will see that this toolbar resists the removal, as it does not have an uninstall utility. Read more » is a potentially harmful browser plugin that is represented as a regular search engine that you can use to surf the web. From first sight, will not raise any questions, especially since it offers you to browse Web, Videos, Images and Twitter just like any other reliable search system. This, however, is just a tricky exterior that can hide surreptitious cyber criminals’ scams. The malicious application may use drive-by downloads Read more »

File Rescue Virus

If your system has any hard drive disk problems, you can be sure that File Rescue Virus will not help you restore your computer’s integrity. As a matter of fact, if you allow this program to run within your PC, or worse – you purchase its full version, you will lose your money and allow schemers to take control over your Windows system. team recognizes this as the worst case scenario, which is why you should analyze the vicious infection and find a way to delete File Rescue Virus quickly and effectively. Read more »

Slow Internet Explorer ?

Learn how to Accelerate Internet Explorer

If you notice that your Internet connection is slower than usual, it is a sign that your PC’s performance has decreased. The tips on using Internet Explorer presented below will help you to deal with the problem. Read more »

How to Defragment Files

Disk Defragmenter is  Microsoft Windows utility designed to increase access speed by rearranging files stored on a disk to occupy contiguous storage locations, a technique called defragmentation. Defragmenting a disk minimizes head travel, which reduces the time it takes to read files from and write files to the disk. Beginning with Windows XP, Disk Defragmenter also reduces system startup times. Read more »

How to Remove Disk Errors

Your computer can stop performing efficiently if an error on the hard disk occurs and the computer suddenly shuts down. To check for errors and boost the performance of your computer you can always use a registry repair tool. On the other hand, you can run the Window Error-checking utility to find errors and solve the problem. Read the following instructions on how to find and use the tool: Read more »

How to remove Temporary Files

It does not matter which Windows version you have (Windows 7/XP or Windows Vista), you will be able to use the recommendations presented below because they are easy to follow on every version. You can boost your machine’s speed by using tools which come within Windows. The tools that will be discussed are provided for computer users to help them solve slow performance issues and errors related to the registry. Follow the steps presented below to improve the performance of the system and note that before taking corrective actions, you should back up your data. Read more »