A browser hijacking is the practice of taking advantage of vulnerabilities in the browser to compromise the user’s computer in a manner that would serve the interests of the hijacker. There are a few ways a hijacker can achieve this, and we will detail each of them as well as discuss how to prevent them from happening.
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Many people who use Windows probably wonder why viruses and Trojans plague this operating system so much compared to other operating systems. We’ll explore it in detail in this article. Hopefully, by the end, you’ll have understood why Microsoft has to constantly step up security.
If you have tons of applications to open and work with and need a virtual desktop to better organize your work, desktop Panorama may be the solution for you.
Upgrading to Windows 8 means saying goodbye to a popular screensaver, but you can add the popular Aurora screensaver in Windows 8 with these steps.
If you’re a Mac user, you may be aware of the ability to apply folder actions to a given folder. Folder Actions for Windows is a great freeware application that can emulate the same behaviour and apply folder actions in Windows.
One of the downfalls of the new Windows 8 Start screen and desktop setup is that you no longer get notifications while on the latter. The handy tool Windows Update Notifier can add that functionality to Windows 8.
Windows 8 allows you to print from a variety of apps. While this feature is not advertised, it only takes a few steps to print from apps in Windows 8.
While Windows includes a character map application, it can be annoying to look through all of the characters and still can’t find what you want. Here are some character map alternatives that will make your life much better.
There are tons of ways to optimize your Windows machine, and disabling the useless services is one of the easiest way to make sure your computer without additional overhead. In this article, we will show you how to manage and disable Windows services.
With Google being a rival to Microsoft, it is no surprise that Google products are not integrated into the Windows 8 release. Here are a few ways to integrate Google apps into Windows 8.
Windows 8 does not give the users a way to backup the data utilized within its apps. Instead, you have to rely on complicated steps to manually backup the app data. Windows 8 Apps Data Backup is a simple program that you can start it up and begin backing up and restoring app data in Windows 8 in minutes. No installation required.
While troubleshooting your Windows PC, there are times when you need to access the network adapter details and see what is wrong with the Internet connection. We have come up with 2 ways for you to view the network adapter detail easily in Windows.
Each day, Bing features a beautiful high-quality image on their homepage. Not only that, they also provide fun facts to go along with the image. If you are in love with the images, why not bring them to your own desktop?
If you often use Alt+Tab to switch between applications in Windows 8, you may often wish that you could change it just a little. Here is a simple, yet useful tool that you can use to tweak the thumbnails, margins, icons, and more for Alt+Tab.
USB flash drive is a convenient tool for bringing your data around, but it can also be exploited to spread virus and malware across computers and networks. Here is how you can secure your USB drive and computer and prevent it from spreading virus.
One of the things that is lacking in the Spotify app is that there’s no internal equalizer, so you can’t boost the quality of Spotify music, and it often sounds kind of flat. Equalify is a free Windows program that can boosts the quality of Spotify music.
You’ve mistakenly deleted a file or folder and emptied the recycle bin. Will you ever get your data back? This article will focus on understanding the concepts behind file recovery on a PC.
If you ever find yourself in a situation in which your Windows computer doesn’t start, and you’ve already tried more means to repair it and it still doesn’t work, what else can you do? Easy Recovery Essentials (EasyRE) is a great software that allows you to repair your Windows and backup your files even if you can’t boot into Windows.