About Computer Hope
Today, Computer Hope continues to provide free support and online services that allow any user to learn more about their computer and find technical assistance. Some of the services we offer include free help, information, tips, computer history, contact information, dictionary, drivers, and a community of experienced volunteers.
- Introduction to the Computer Hope site
- How can the Computer Hope support service be free?
- Computer Hope site map
- Company contact information.
- Questions and answers about Computer Hope
We hope to make Computer Hope the number one destination for computer support while also helping everyone get the most from their computer.
- Complete new mailing system and improve overall quality of how e-mail is answered.
- Continue the overall development of the site.
- Develop a better system of creating content.
We appreciate everyone's patience while we continue to make Computer Hope the best free service on the Internet.
Who wrote the pages on Computer Hope?
The pages on Computer Hope are written, maintained, and frequently updated by many different individuals at Computer Hope. If you are needing author information for a page on Computer Hope for citation purposes you can cite "Computer Hope" as the author. Further information and examples can also be found on our cite definition.
May 2017 - Redirected all of the Computer Hope pages to HTTPS, added Cloudflare to help speed up all international requests, and added last updated information to the top of every page.
December 2015 - Added detection of questions being asked in search and if matches are found forwarding visitors directly to the page answering their question.
October 2015 - Moved Computer Hope to new server.
May 2015 - Added a new Text Tool to handle stripping text, searching and replacing, counting, statistics, and other commonly requested text manipulation tasks.
April 2015 - Added a new Computer Hope tool called How Many and directed related searches to the tool. This tool allows you to find how many x are in y. In other words, give you results on searches like "how many bits are in a byte?"
January 2014 - Released an update we've been working on for well over a year. Full details about the 2014 site update.
August 2011 - Completed work on a new search engine that directs users to pages if exact matches are found. If no exact match is found displays results from a generated Google results page.
June 2011 - Updated our color codes page to list every color possible and provide related color links.
January 2011 - Added a new Computer Hope tool called modify text that converts any text into over twenty different versions.
November 2010 - Introduced a dynamic homepage to bring this day in computer history event and computer word to the front page.
May 2010 - Converted the mostly table driven site to a CSS style website. This update involved several hundred thousand changes throughout the site and included updates for RSS feed support and better support for printing Computer Hope pages.
August 2009 - Computer Hope mentioned in Reader's Digest Fix Computers, Cars, and Appliances for Free article and on the Today, Show.
March 2009 - Computer Hope mentioned on the BBC Webscape show.
November 2008 - Releases the Computer Hope Process and HijackThis tool.
September 2007 - Posted our 1,000th questions and answers document.
March 2007 - Completed conversion to the new Computer Hope forums. The new forums offer many new features, fix all of the issues we were encountering, and increase the overall performance and future capabilities.
August 2004 - Computer Hope surpasses one billion hits.
March 2004 - Implemented the Computer Hope online chat room and the Computer Hope online forums to help broaden Computer Hope's online community and means to help users with their computer related questions.
January 2003 - Developed script to help automate tasks, created a new search engine, updated the content on hundreds of pages, and completed most of the new dictionary updates.
April 2002 - Computer Hope begins the process revising each of the thousands of definitions it has with more information and links to related pages.
March 2001 - Computer Hope is featured in PC World Sixth Annual Best Free Stuff on the Web (Page 126).
November 2, 1998 - Computer Hope is released to the public. Information about Computer Hope's name change.
As of May 2017:
|Average monthly page views:||9,807,376|
|Average page views per user:||1.53|
|Yearly unique visitors:||74,910,909|
|Yearly page views:||117,688,521|
|Static page count:||12,217 +|
|Current image count:||9,128 +|
|Total Posts:||916,758 +|
|Total Topics:||130,542 +|
|Total Members:||41,398 +|