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Is ‘Sleep’ the same as ‘Suspend’ or ‘Standby’?

The sleep-state modes programmed into today’s PCs are rigidly defined, but the common names of these modes vary wildly from vendor to vendor.

With no standardized language, it can be difficult to know exactly what it means when your PC goes into standby mode. But here’s help.

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Run multiple antivirus applications on one PC

Conventional wisdom says antivirus tools don’t work well together — so a PC should have just one tool installed at any time.

In most cases, that wisdom is still correct — but if you pick the right kind of software, there are ways to clean a PC with multiple AV tools.

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When streaming video stutters and stops

Watching streaming video on your PC is great — until poor computer performance or a slow network turns it into an unwatchable mess.

But it doesn’t have to be that way. Frequent pauses, video breakup, stutters, and hangs can often be eliminated with some simple fixes.

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