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Healthy Computer

What do I do if SFC detects but cannot fix a problem?

Unfortunately, the full solution to this problem can be quite painful. We’ll start with some easier fixes.

Tux - The Linux Mascot

Can a flash drive that has a Linux install on it become infected?

Depending on the format of the drive, how the malware finds you, and how you access Windows, you may or may not have a problem! Does that sound vague enough for you?

Virus

Can I Be Sure My Machine Is Malware Free?

Believe it or not… you can’t prove that you don’t have malware. But when your computer slows down, it doesn’t necessarily mean malware.

35mm negative

If it’s All Digital, Won’t You Lose it Anyway?

Backing up is actually easier with digital information. One copy of an old photograph is not backed up!

Windows XP

How costly would it be for Microsoft to keep supporting XP?

Microsoft does a lot of work behind the scenes to keep an operating system going. At some point, the cost of maintaining an old operating system simply becomes too great.

Email envelope

Why Is a Message Stuck in My Outbox?

There are several reasons why an email might get stuck in an outbox. I’ll look at some of the more common ones.

Camera

Is There Software that Will Transform Poor Quality Images and Videos?

You can’t add data to an image to make it better, but there are some tricks that can make it visually more appealing.

Google

How Long Does Google Keep My Account Information?

Once you delete your account, your information will be gone… but there may be backups. Ultimately, anything online or shared is completely out of your hands.