Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit

Do you wish there was an easier way to keep your PC safe on the Internet after reading about a new zero-day vulnerability? There seem to be new exploit warnings regularly and no easy way to be protected while waiting for updates. Fortunately for us, Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit stops zero-day vulnerabilities in their tracks and does not need any adjustments after installing. You simply install and continue on your merry way, knowing that it’s working behind the scenes.

Firefox Add-ons

As many of you already know, my browser of preference is Mozilla Firefox. Although Internet Explorer 9 has come a long way and is a fantastic browser, the customization available to Firefox through it’s thousands of Add-ons always has me returning to it as my primary browser.

What do Add-ons do?

They add additional features to your browser and allow you to customize your browsing experience.

Firefox has plenty of add-ons, grouped into 14 Categories, available at the Mozilla Add-ons website.

MSE: Great Free Antivirus Protection

Once upon a time, if you wanted to keep your PC safe online, you needed to have an updated version of a favorite paid Antivirus program. Freeware Antivirus programs were not recommended because their detection and removal rates were subpar. Lucky for us consumers, today that is no longer the case.

Free Antivirus programs no longer offer mediocre protection. Detection rates and cleanup routines have improved considerably. Many free Antivirus programs rank as well as Top-notch paid programs. In today’s economy where every penny saved counts, there are quite a few excellent freeware Antivirus solutions to choose from.

OpenOffice.org: Simply Perfect

Recently my sister-in-law called me with the following problem: her daughter had a Word Document that she needed to work on for homework, but she could not get Microsoft Office to run because the version that came with her Dell PC was asking for a product key and she was having trouble locating it. I told her to try OpenOffice.org instead of rummaging through the house looking for the missing product key.

Malware Doesn’t Stand A Chance

Your computer is constantly at risk from malware such as Viruses, Trojans, Spyware and more. Anti-Virus software keeps Viruses and many Trojans at bay, but there are a slew of other baddies out there.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware specializes in finding and eradicating malware. The program scans your computer for malware and if found, gives you the option to remove it.

Boost Your PC’s Performance

In Windows Speed Up Tips we talked about ways to help recoup some of the original speed of your computer. Today we'll talk about more ways to increase your computer's performance.

More “Juice”

The fastest route to seeing a noticeable difference is to add more RAM. To view how much "memory" your computer currently has installed, right-click the My Computer icon and click properties. In the general tab, towards the bottom of the window, you will see your computer processor, along with it's speed and amount of memory installed.