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Maintenance for the Family Computer

Just like people, computers need a regular check-up to make sure they're running smoothly. Learn how to check for viruses and spyware, defragment your hard drive and clean your keyboard.

How Much Memory Does My Computer Have?

How much memory does my computer really have? Are KB bigger than MB? Why is my hard drive smaller than I thought? Find the answers to your computer storage and memory questions.

Remove Programs from Your Windows Based Computer

Follow these simple steps to declutter your computer.

Clean Your Desktop Keyboard

With lots of little hands using your desktop computer keyboard, it can get pretty dirty. Regular cleaning will keep your keys clicking and grime free.

PC World Guide to Complete PC Preventive Maintenance

This guide is full of tips on keeping your PC healthy and running fast.

Top Online Virus Scanners

Free virus scanning software is available online. The About.com Guide to Antivirus Software presents the 5 top options.

Trend Micro HouseCall

Trend Micro HouseCall is a popular, free, online tool for finding and removing viruses and malware from your computer.

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