Troubleshooting tips every computer user should know

Over the years, I’ve noticed a lot of people are completely paralysed as soon as something goes wrong with their computer. Even the smallest errors can cause unnecessary calls to tech support. Here’s a handy list of things you can do when something goes wrong.

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Choosing a media player: MPC-HC and VLC

If you’re using the media player that came with your operating system, you could do better. There are two alternatives in particular that would be a step up.

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Securing yourself from Flash cookies with BetterPrivacy

Note: This post applies primarily to Mozilla Firefox.
This is the last Firefox post for a while, I promise.

Flash LSOs, sometimes called “zombie cookies” can pose a serious privacy risk to you and your computer. BetterPrivacy allows you to control them and protect yourself from untrusted, malicious, or simply unwanted ones.

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