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There are a great many criminals out in the world who want to gain access to your bank, credit card, and personal information.  The latter is very important as it will give them crucial information such as your full name, date and place of birth,…

If you find that your PC isn’t booting to the desktop this doesn’t mean that it’s unrecoverable.  It’s possible that something such as a hardware driver or Windows Update has caused the system to become unstable.  It is possible though to roll back changes made…

Sometimes there’s some error that occurs during an update or shutdown operation that corrupts something on the PC such as your user account.  The upshot is that the next time you start the PC, you get an error and it won’t let you get to…

Last updated: September 2020 If you are purchasing a new PC the choices available to you can seem daunting.  There are so many different types of desktop and laptop, with so many choices of processor, memory, storage and graphics.  Not every desktop PC or laptop…

Did you know that having a noisy PC is bad for the environment, and bad for climate change.  This might come as a surprise for many but it’s a truism that means you might be making a negative impact on your personal or business carbon-footprint,…

If you have a lot of tabs open in your web browser, you might find that you have one website or web app which misbehaves, consumes too much memory or processor time, or that crashes completely.  You can view what’s going on with your browser…

Microsoft’s Edge browser gives you full control over the languages used and installed in the browser, and that are also used for automatic spell-checking when you type into web forms.  To access the language settings, open the main menu in Edge by clicking the menu…

You can take screenshots really easily in Windows, both of your whole desktop, and also of individual open apps or select parts of the desktop or apps.  From the desktop or from within an app at any time press Windows key + Shift + S to…

If you use, or like the look and feel of Microsoft’s Outlook.com webmail service, did you know that you can now add your Gmail account to it.  Doing this will enable you to use your Google email through the Microsoft portal just as you would…