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Change this one setting to get faster internet speeds -- Yes, you should hide your wireless network from the neighbors (here's how) -- 4 ways to check if a link is safe before you click it

 

 

 

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4 ways to check if a link is safe before you click it

4 ways to check if a link is safe before you click it

Criminals can make it difficult to navigate the internet at times. Clicking on a malicious link sent to you in a phishing email or on a dubious website can lead to all kinds of problems. Malware, ransomware and other viruses to name a few. Thankfully, there are ways to make sure a link is safe before clicking on it.


 

Change this one setting to get faster internet speeds

Change this one setting to get faster internet speeds

Many things could be causing delays in your home's Wi-Fi connection speed, including one thing you've probably never heard of (unless you're a longtime listener). This is one of our most-read posts because it is packed with tips for PC, Mac, and smartphone users.


 

 

 

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