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Why Are People Switching Away from Windows?

At LockerGnome.net, nwright94 writes: I recently “upgraded” my laptop from Windows 7 to Windows 8 and I really do not like it, but I also don’t want to pay any more money to go back to Windows 7. So I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 8 just to try it out and ended…

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Best Microsoft Surface Cases

At LockerGnome.net, CoatsyJnr writes: I recently started to watch Chris’ videos and love them by the way, but I’m posting this to see if you guys would recommend a case for my Microsoft Surface. I have had a look at iPad cases, but since the Surface is 10.6″ and the iPad is 9.7″, the cases…

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Can Windows 8 Save Microsoft?

Shon Sullivan writes: Hi, Chris. I have been following your vlog recently after being reintroduced to you during your visit at Ignite-U. I had originally followed you back in the days when you were mainly a software junkie. Understandably, everyone has their opinions large and small — I am no exception. I value the insight…

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How to Get Movie Maker for Windows 8

Zavier Kinville writes: My dad recently upgraded our HP notebook to Windows 8 and I can’t seem to find Movie Maker. Dad suggested I search for alternatives. What do you recommend? I need something simple so I can drag and drop clips and music into a timeline and edit video clips together to make a…

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How to Remove a Virus from Windows 8

Jonathan writes: Hello, I recently bought a new laptop for when I go to university; it runs Windows 8. Looking around LockerGnome, I’ve come across many free anti-virus programs. I’ve been using Microsoft Security Essentials and AVG. Only just two days after buying my laptop, AVG has picked up a virus/malware. I’m not sure how…

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Should You Pay for Anti-Malware Programs?

A LockerGnome community member writes: Considering that I could use every one on Earth and still be infected, should I pay for anti-malware programs? I was told that certain ones are updated every day or several times a day, but this wasn’t the case for McAfee. Paying for software that safeguards your system against viruses,…