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Posts tagged ‘anti virus’

Setting up a new PC – making it yours

May 14th, 2012


New computers are notorious for packaging tonnes of useless software with them – duplicates of perfectly usable Windows software, unsubtle ways of making you sign up for the manufacturer’s choice of anti-virus, or sinister ways of locking you into a service so you never buy a different brand again.

There are several ways in which this can be a pain: it slows your computer down unnecessarily; it makes it harder to find the stuff you really need and use; and it takes away control from you, the computer’s owner. So, when you unpack your new PC, follow these steps to get the computer you paid for. Read more

A computer repair blog – what’s it all about?

February 2nd, 2012


Hi, my name’s Martin, and I can help with computer repair.

That seems like a perfectly serviceable introduction to me, doesn’t it? I’m here to introduce the blog too. Read more