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Windows PUPs: how do I remove potentially unwanted programs?

I recently updated Firefox, registered my free copy of Ad-Aware, and updated CCleaner. I then found two unwanted programs installed on my PC. One...

Dark Souls comes to PC – and your questions for From Software

Namco Bandai is bringing its brilliant action RPG to the PC, with extra stuff included. And we're talking to the developers in a couple...

is dead, says security expert at Symantec

Antivirus software only catches 45% of malware attacks and is “dead,” according to a senior manager at Symantec.Brian Dye, senior vice-president for information security...

What can I do if Windows won’t run my old software, such as Quicken 2002?

I’ve been running Intuit’s Quicken for years: my current version is 2002 Deluxe. It runs fine under Windows 7, but I haven’t tried it...

Faulty computer software could have led to Chinook crash, report claims

Faulty computer software could have led to a Chinook helicopter crash that killed 25 of Britain's top intelligence experts, it was reported today.An internal...

10 signs a career in coding and software development might be right for you

In recent tests to assess the knowledge and skills of 15-year-olds worldwide, the UK ranked 26th for maths and 20th for science, down overall...

Google computers qualify as drivers in automated cars, US government says

Google has managed to persuade the US government that the tech company’s computers – rather than humans – should be defined as the “drivers”...

A course in computer programming has sparked a passion – how do I make it my job?

Twice a week, we publish problems that will feature in a forthcoming Dear Jeremy advice column in the Saturday Guardian so that readers can...

Revealed: divorce software error hits thousands of settlements

Thousands of couples who have settled their divorces in the last 20 months may have to re-open negotiations because a critical fault has been...

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Automobiles at Olympia

This year's show of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders at Olympia certainly surpasses its predecessors in the excellence of artistry and the...

Trains, buses and automobiles

Londoners have a tempestuous relationship with transport, and Ken Livingstone will be an outlet for their anger or gratitude come May 1. Whatever you...

The Automobile Club of Egypt by Alaa al-Aswany review – a country on the brink of violent change

In the days before Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was ousted in February 2011, Alaa al-Aswany, dentist, novelist, and founder member of the democratic movement...