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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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Watch for Site News and Important Announcements

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GeekU Applications

Special forum to accept applications for Geek University. Learn how to remove malware.

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Virus, Spyware, Malware Removal

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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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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 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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All versions of iOS, used by iPhone, iPads, iPod Touch and Apple TV

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All versions of Android, used in smartphones and tablets.

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

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

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Software Updates

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