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Few things can be more annoying than wanting to sign into a website and forgetting your username or password.  In these days of heightened web security, when we all need super-secure passwords (you can view my video on how to create secure passwords) it’s easy…

Sometimes you might find that you plug a USB Flash Drive, or external hard disk into your PC but it doesn’t appear in File Explorer, and is inaccessible.  This is a straightforward problem to fix, as sometimes Windows either doesn’t assign a drive letter to…

When you’re installing hardware devices on a PC there can be nothing more frustrating than having something as “Unknown device”.  What do you do then?  Windows Update can’t find the driver, and you don’t know which one you should install or download manually. Windows makes…

If you’re trying to diagnose and troubleshoot a performance issue on a PC it can be daunting to try and figure out where you can get the right information.  In Windows 10, Microsoft make it very easy to get high quality, live information about the…

Having a lot of apps running in the background on your PC can really slow things down, and sometimes even cause a PC to grind to a halt.  It’s not helped when software also installs additional apps, such as updaters and helper utilities (answers on…

One of the biggest headaches in business is travelling between sites with your laptop, ultrabook, or pro tablet, and finding that the document you sent to print has gone to the wrong printer.  Windows 10 offers a solution to this for all the printers you…

Previously I’ve written about how you can Manage Live Tiles in Windows 10, but what about the rest of the Start Menu?  Let’s have a look at the hidden and useful functionality contained within it that can help you get more from your PC.  The…

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…

The Quick Action buttons in Windows 10 sit at the bottom of the Action Centre, opened by clicking the Speech bubble icon to the far right of the Taskbar.  There are four visible initially, though clicking the Expand link will display more buttons. You can quickly click…