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Essential how-to guides and tutorials for everything from computer basics to Windows optimization. Submitted by staff and members. Please rate.

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Malware Removal Guides and Tutorials

Self-Help malware removal guides and tutorials for common infections. These can be advanced, so use with care. When in doubt, post questions in the Virus, Spyware, Malware Removal forum.

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Virus, Spyware, Malware Removal

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Computer Won't Boot - Malware Related

If your computer has become unstable and unbootable because of malware, or your pc won't boot after malware or virus removal, please use this forum.

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Can't Run Any Antivirus or Malware Removal Programs

Sometimes viruses or malware seemingly prevent every program from running. If you're unable to even get started with removal, please start a topic in this forum.

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Smartphone Virus / Mobile Malware

Mobile malware removal is in its infancy. Until tools become available, this forum will mostly be used to discuss threats, protection, bad apps, and experiences. Please share yours.

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Windows 10

Windows 10 support, discussion and general chat

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Windows 8 and 8.1 support, discussion and general chat.

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Apple's operating system for Macintosh computers.

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Desktop and Server distros of the popular open source operating system.

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All other operating systems.

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Computer system building and upgrades. Share a recent build, or ask advice.

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Hardware, upgrading, modifying, unlocking, accessories, and network discussion

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HDTV displays and projectors, home theater, Blu-ray, DVD, HTPC, speakers, headphones, programming

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Having trouble installing or running an application, or need help finding one? Check here first.

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Applications, games and themes for smartphones and tablets.

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Software coding in various programming languages.

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Hot Tech Deals

Post hot deals on tech items, or any bargains a geek would like.

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Need a laugh? How about a game? Post your jokes, giggles, and gags here. ONLY family friendly please.

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How are we doing? Feedback forum asks for your ideas, suggestions, and experiences regarding our site. Did you receive exceptional service? Have a complaint? Good or bad, we like to know! Please, no computer problems here.

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Windows 98™, 95, ME

Windows 98™, Windows 95™, and yes, even Windows ME™.

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Software Updates

NOTE: This forum has been closed. It's now a read-only archive. Any updates shown are likely NOT current. The latest updates and definitions can be found here. This is a read-only archive.

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Lavasoft Support (Ad-aware)

Support for Ad-aware has been discontinued. For issues related to Ad-aware please post a new topic in our
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