The Internet has evolved quickly. While it originally only provided access to educational and military-related information, the Web has grown into a flourishing medium through which the general population can send and receive information of all varieties. Although this power has greatly advanced the world, there are risks associated with such easy access. In order to ensure that personal details are kept secure, such as credit card or banking information, addresses, and telephone numbers, the HTTPS technology was created.
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Google Chrome burst onto the browser scene with one defining characteristic: speed. Chrome does a lot well, and in most cases, it does it faster than the competition can. Perhaps what’s most impressive about this is that the developers do not have Chrome fine-tuned in its default configuration. That’s right. It has the potential for even more speed, so let’s examine how you can speed up Google Chrome so that’s it even faster than it already is.
Most computer users are aware that viruses are programs that can create copies of themselves and spread to other computers, but many aren’t aware just how long viruses have been a part of computing. For over fifty years, programmers have been creating self-replicating code for amusement and malice. In the beginning, viruses could only spread by way of removable media like floppy disks, but the rise of the Internet brought the danger of viruses to every computer user..
Your computer’s registry contains all of the data files of your computer. It keeps records of your internet history, of software that you downloaded to your computer, of what hardware is attached, and what programs are to be present when the operating system is started. The registry is a very important aspect of your computer’s functionality, and should be properly cared for. That is where registry cleaners come into play. They are used to enhance the performance of your PC by removing unnecessary and redundant items from your system. These items could be a result of information that was left after software was removed from your computer, and could cause users to experience registry errors.