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Comment by Adrian on [SOLVED] The Out of Memory Error (March 28, 2017 06:50 AM)
If you want to see a memory HOG, try iCloud Services ! I have found it using 1 or 2 Gb of RAM. Right now as I type it is using 487 Mb. I wish I wasn'...
Comment by Marge Teilhaber on [SOLVED] The Out of Memory Error (March 27, 2017 11:59 PM)
An easy way to get to the system page is windows key + pause break. My go-to computer guys are not as available as they once were. Does anyone kn...
Comment by Granville Alley on [SOLVED] The Out of Memory Error (March 27, 2017 10:23 PM)
@Terry & John, The same Web Site advertising that is using up your resources and memory also can cause your system to run hot. Although technically ...
Comment by Granville Alley on [SOLVED] The Out of Memory Error (March 27, 2017 09:35 PM)
Actually, web browsers or I should say abusive web sites empowered by web browsers that are designed not for efficiency but rather to facilitate web a...
Comment by John Stolte on [SOLVED] The Out of Memory Error (March 27, 2017 08:24 PM)
A computer infected with malware can often display out of memory errors. Cleaning it with a good tool like Malwarebytes can resolve those problems qui...
Comment by Terry Hollett on [SOLVED] The Out of Memory Error (March 27, 2017 07:12 PM)
I have had two Gateway laptops bought to me to fix giving memory errors. In both cases it turned out they where both overheating. Go figure....
Comment by MmeMoxie on [SOLVED] The Out of Memory Error (March 27, 2017 07:04 PM)
Awwww, the memory issue. Since a lot of us have upgraded to Window 10, I believe more RAM is needed than for the previous Windows. For those who have...
Comment by David Quinn on [SOLVED] The Out of Memory Error (March 27, 2017 06:39 PM)
Good artical. I am not suffering with this problem but have done in the past....
Comment by Steve on [SOLVED] The Out of Memory Error (March 27, 2017 06:27 PM)
There's a tool within IObit's Advanced System Care (I know that not everyone thinks favorably about IObit) that allows you to 'sweep' your RAM and fre...
Comment by Dwayne Hunt on [SOLVED] The Out of Memory Error (March 27, 2017 05:53 PM)
Any reason that you didn't mention using Ready Boost on a USB drive? I understand that it does work!...

Spyware Articles

 

Geekly Update - 19 February 2014

What would you do if your laptop or smartphone suddenly became 1000 times faster? Why are neighborhood dogs protesting a new technology that improves Internet security? And why are robots generating 60 percent of all Web traffic? Get answers to these burning questions, and the scoop on the latest tech news, in this edition of the Geekly Update. It's guaranteed to make you 146% smarter. Read, think and comment!

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Fake Anti-Spyware Programs

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Best Spyware Protection

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I just got a new computer at work. On my last one I had downloaded the google toolbar. The tech people here have now blocked it because they say it contains spyware. Is this true? It was so convenient to have the toolbar. Thanks for your help!

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There are so many malware scanners to choose from, when trying to protect against adware, spyware and other online threats. Which one(s) do you recommend?

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Removing Winfixer Popups

I've been getting those very annoying Winfixer popups. My popup blocker is set to High. I have Ad-Aware, Spybot Search & Destroy and even Microsoft AntiSpyware. But no matter what I try they keep coming back. I’ve searched for help on removing Winfixer, but all the info I found is too technical for me. Can you help?

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