What is svchost.exe?

Svchost.exe means the Generic Host Process for Win32 Services, it is designed by Microsoft to run more software functionality from a dynamic link library (DLL) interface by the operating system and to manage Windows services, and because DLL files cannot launch themselves and require at least one executable program, so svchost.exe was founded for this purpose were it’s acting as a bridge between the library process and the operating system. How can I see the svchost.exe activities? Simply follow the below steps: From your keyboard press Ctrl+Alt+Del alternatively while keep on…

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The Best PC

How can I find the best PC in the market? The term “best PC” is a very common term that many people use to think about when they decide to purchase a new PC for them, however there is no such a term practically because the best PC depends on what is your PC usage you have purchased it for !! so in other words, everyone has a PC specifications that believes this is the best PC in his/her opinion. Having the best PC purchased will not make it last forever…

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How to retrieve my Windows CD key?

What is the CD key? The CD key (sometimes called the product key) is located on the back cover of your Microsoft Windows CD as shown in the picture which is a unique number for your Windows version. Windows CD key is so important which without it no one would be able to install or to re-install Microsoft Windows. What if I lose my Windows CD key ???? If you lose this key don’t panic, there are some tools and software that can retrieve it back to you (In case…

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How to delete Unerasable files?

How to delete files used by other programs in Windows XP & Vista? Sometimes when we search for temporary files within our computers to delete them in order to make the Windows performance faster or for cleaning the system we find some of those files refuse to be deleted telling that they are used by another programs or the file is currently in use; There are certain tools that help to perform the deleting; below I will show you how to use one of the best FREE tools that perform…

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How to manage the Cookies, Cache, Internet temporary files and Internet History?

You can follow the below steps along with their description pictures to manage the cookies options but I recommend you to use the default security level. Open the Internet Explorer. Click on Tools tab. Select the Internet options. For deleting all the cache files, cookies, website history click on the Delete button in the browsing history. For managing the cookies, select the Privacy tab, and then click on Advance button. Note: Leaving the security setting level to Medium as shown above is the default option which I recommend. From the…

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Should I delete, scan or disable Cookies, Cache and Internet temporary files?

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What should I do with them? I personally recommend using the two options described below: Deleting Cookies, Cache and Internet temporary and history files from time to time is one of the options but remember doing so will make some websites not remembering you (like saved user names of personal information will not be shown when you access those site for the very next time, instead you have to retype those information again) Having an updated antivirus, antispyware and firewall programs active and running all the time and performing a…

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Are Cookies, Cache and Internet temporary files harmful?

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A cookie itself cannot harm the computer, as it does not and cannot hold code or perform any virus or Trojan execution, However, the cookie can support (or help) malicious actions to be taken on the respective system. Even more, being a plain text file, they are vulnerable, meaning that they can be harvested by other applications or to lead a possible attacker to the respective computer. An attacker also might harvest information from cookies using either different cookies or from spyware software (for example login information for different websites…

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What are the benefits of Cookies, Cache and Internet temporary files?

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What are the benefits of them? Basically those files designed to help making your internet surfing easier, for instance if you open a website that takes some time to be fully loaded into your browser, the next time you open the same page you will find it much faster to be loaded and that because of the cache and temporary internet files. Another good effect is when you use a specific information in many different websites like application forms you will find that your information is already there and no…

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Cookies and Internet Temp Files

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What does Cookies, Cache and Internet temporary files mean? Every time you open a webpage using a browser to read your email or to purchase something online, viewing the weather online, reading the latest news or reading the sports, that information is stored on your computer and Windows operating system for later use. All the information described above is what we call cache files or Temporary Internet files. Many websites stores special files on your computer called cookies which includes information you’ve used in some websites like application forms or…

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How to manage Blue Screen of Death BSoD?

What does Blue Screen of Death mean? Sometimes when you install a new Hardware to your PC, installing a new software or during the normal usage of your computers or laptop suddenly you face a blue screen contains a lot of words and sentences which will stop everything and ask you to reboot your PC, this is what normally known as the Blue Screen of Death BSoD. Note: For those who never experienced the Blue Screen of Death problem, you can download the BSoD Screen Saver from Microsoft.com and run…

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Tips for long lasting Laptop Batteries

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What is the Battery default life time? Normally the Laptop batteries life time will be approximately 500 recharges, in another words if you take care of the below points on how to gain a long lasting battery life time you will gain approximately 2-3 years of good battery performance which represented by 1.5 hour to 3.5 hours every time useage depending on which applications you are using. What should I do to gain a long lasting battery life time? When having a new laptop and will be used for the…

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Laptop Battery Types

What are the types of Laptop batteries? There are three types which described below: Nickel Cadmium (NiCd):This type of batteries were the first to be used for the laptops and notepads , they where low in cost and provide high outputs but they are not being used any more these days because of their heavy weight and inefficiency comparing with the newer types as described below. Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH): This is the most reliable and has higher output than the NICd ones and even safer to use; this type…

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