Slow Computer – Why My Computer is Running So Slow?

This is one question that people often ask. A slow computer will decrease productivity, so increasing the time needed for a work to be done. There are few reasons why your computer becomes slow and one of it is malicious software. Below are some of the malicious software that can cause you the problem.

1. Adware

Adware is software that displays advertising and consumes your bandwidth. If you're a broadband user, you will not feel the effect. But if you're on dial-up, you can feel that it's sucking your bandwidth. However, even if you're using broadband, but you have lots of this malware software inside your PC, it can also cause your computer to become slow.

2. Spyware

Spyware is software that gathers sensitive information from your computer such as username and password. This activity happens in the background and will increase your CPU usage and your computer will not … Read More

Packet8 Internet Phone Service – Common Questions and Honest Answers

I've used Packet8 internet phone service as my "one and only" residential phone for over a year and a half, and can honestly say it's the best (and coolest) telephone service I've ever had.

The reason I switched to internet phone service was to save money, and Packet8 does indeed save me about $ 600 a year. At $ 19.99 per month for unlimited local and long distance calling within the US and Canada, I average a little over 2000 minutes of long distance calling each month for no additional fee. Packet8 comes with a host of free calling features that I find very useful. Some examples of the more popular features are voicemail, call waiting, caller ID, call blocking, and call forwarding. A really neat free feature that I find extremely useful (and it amazes my friends) is voicemail to e-mail. I have my Packet8 account programmed to deliver … Read More