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Get the best firewall, then scan your PC — free

Firewalls play a vital role in defending your computer from attack and form an essential part of your computer’s security setup.

But is your firewall actually doing its job? Are you sure it’s effective?

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Best alternatives to Microsoft Outlook, part I

If you’re longing to leave Outlook, alternative e-mail and calendar programs could lighten the load on your wallet — and on your PC.

At least one free personal information manager replicates most of Outlook’s features and adds some handy tricks users of Microsoft’s PIM can only dream of.

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