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Every dog has his day and we’re now rapidly approaching end of life for the venerable desktop operating system, Windows 7.  This means that after January 14th 2020 there will be no further security or stability patches released for the operating system. Operating systems are…

All support for Windows 7 ends in January 2020, but not every PC is upgradeable to Windows 10, either because it’s old and won’t run efficiently, or because some of the hardware is no longer supported.  In this case you’ll probably find youself investing in…

If you’re anything like me, you like to keep your computer desktop clean and uncluttered.  The one icon that persists in this however is the Recycle Bin.  You can remove it, and I’ll show you how, but then how do you access it to empty…

Tech support scams are on the rise, especially ones conducted over the telephone.  These scams are incredibly complex and use genuine call-centre staff who don’t realise that they’re being used by criminal gangs to scam money out of unsuspecting victims. There are several ways that…

Mike Halsey has many years experience in providing IT Support, and in helping other people to become more effective tech professionals.  This book helps you achieve that goal by learning how to provide the most useful IT support for your users. You’ll learn how to…

If you have a PC with only limited storage, you can find that you keep running out of space when trying to install a new app.  This can be frustrating because often something else will need to be uninstalled or deleted.  Windows 10 includes a…

If you have a problem with your Windows PC, then there’s a handy tool that you can use to Reset the operating system to a fully-working state.  This tool will reinstall an up-to-date, working copy of the operating system, and will also keep your accounts, documents,…

End of support for Windows 7 is coming on January 14th 2020.  This means that after this date there will be no further security and stability patches, and any vulnerabilities that can be exploited by hackers will cause you, your files, and your personal data,…