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Your computer is running kind of slow and you think it’s time to fix things. So you start Googling around and read that Avast Free Antivirus 2014 is what you need.  All the forums are raving about it and you

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What the heck are cookies and why do I have so many of them?

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Mmmm cookies.  There’s nothing like a box of Pepperidge Farm cookies.  Chessman are my favorite. No wait, I actually like Walkers Shortbread Fingers more.  They’re so delicate and buttery and just plain delicious.  But unfortunately today we’re not talking about

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The simple yet insidious advancements of Malware

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Here’s the story: You’ve been going to the gym because you want to stay in shape.  In fact, you’ve recognized that a good workout isn’t sufficient so you’ve made a resolution to not only exercise but to eat well too.

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How to uninstall Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 7

Pop quiz: Which is more discomfiting as a software developer: having to use Internet Explorer because Microsoft virtually coerces the world to use it or waking up one day and seeing that IE9 automagically updated to IE11 and broke all

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