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If you do a lot of project work on your PC, or if you just want to keep your work and personal apps separate from one another, Windows 10 offers a useful Virtual Desktop feature.  Clicking the Task View icon on the desktop Taskbar opens the…

Windows 10 is packed with small tools and utilities that can help you become more productive, and one of these is the clock and calendar.  When you click the clock, which can be found on the right side of the desktop Taskbar, the clock and…

You might think I’m completely mad, but the Windows 10 calculator is much more powerful, and incredibly more useful that it at first might appear.  When you open the calculator in Windows (the best way to search for it in the Start Menu), it looks…

If you use more than one Windows PC, laptop, or tablet with wither a Microsoft Account or an Azure AD or Office 365 account, they can automatically synchronise settings such as your personalisation and desktop wallpaper choices, Internet favourites and passwords (in the Microsoft Edge…

Two Factor Authentication (sometimes called TFA) is a brilliant way to secure your online accounts.  Having a long, secure, and unique password for each service is a must, but two-factor authentication can make your accounts almost completely uncrackable. The way TFA works is that when…

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…

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…