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Happy Clean Out Your Computer Day! Here's our top tips for a clean PC

Happy Clean Out Your Computer Day! Here's our top tips for a clean PC

Here at CCleaner, it’s our favorite day of the year! Clean Out Your Computer Day celebrates exactly what CCleaner was created to do. 

Using a slow and cluttered computer can be frustrating, and put your privacy at risk. Clearing out applications that you no longer use, updating software and removing temporary files from your hard drive can make a big difference to your machine’s performance, and extend the useful life of your hardware...

 

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Hack Cambridge: the insider experience by one of its mentors

Hack Cambridge: the insider experience by one of its mentors
This weekend, I was lucky enough to attend Hack Cambridge 101 as a mentor for CCleaner. Hack Cambridge is an annual event that invites students to take part in a 24-hour challenge, and we (the CCleaner team) were there with Avast. On my return to the office (and after a lot of sleep), I was asked about my experience. Here it is...

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We'll be at Hack Cambridge to challenge the world's best tech students

We'll be at Hack Cambridge to challenge the world's best tech students

Hack Cambridge - the prestigious University of Cambridge's annual hacking event - will open its doors this weekend to 300 hackers from universities across the world looking to put their skills to the test. 

The UK's annual event invites students to take part in a 24-hour challenge in which they’ll build, break, and innovate to see how far they can push the boundaries of modern technology. 

Along with Avast Software and their Secure Browser team, we’ll be there to present a hacking task that will challenge contestants to crack some code in the name of better online privacy. Four of our developers will be on hand to share their technical expertise, give away freebies and answer any questions.

Tom Kermode, our senior software engineer who will be leading this weekend's task, was interviewed ahead of the event...

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Windows 7 discontinued: make sure your PC is secure

Windows 7 discontinued: make sure your PC is secure
Windows 7 is one of Microsoft’s most popular operating systems (OSs), with approximately a third of all Windows PCs running this OS. The system was released in October 2009, with the commitment to provide product support for 10 years, after which it would come to end-of-life...

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