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

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Virus, Spyware, Malware Removal

Search engine redirect? Fake alerts? Our malware removal experts are highly trained, and uniquely qualified to help, utilizing free tools like OTL, MBAM, ComboFix, HijackThis, GMER, DDS, TDSS Killer and others.
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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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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 11

The newest version of Microsoft Windows™, released in October 2021

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Windows 10 support, discussion and general chat

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Apple's operating system for Macintosh computers.

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All versions of Android, used in smartphones and tablets.

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

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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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Software Updates

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