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Keeping our data safe, and our computers secure can seem like an enormous headache, especially if you’re not a technically-minded person.  Luckily Microsoft have made keeping your PC, laptop, or tablet secure and safe from viruses, malware and hackers.  In the System Tray (the small…

It’s becoming ever more popular for laptops, ultrabooks, and tablet PCs to come with either a SIM card slot or an embedded sim (eSIM) for mobile broadband.  Cellular data can be expensive though, especially if you travel abroad, but Windows 10 makes it simple to…

As computer users we’re used to installing programs and apps in one of two ways.  Either you’re the kind of person who downloads a desktop application (also known as program, software, or win32 app) and runs the Setup.exe installer, or you’re the sort of person…

Windows 10’s Live Tiles in the Start Menu can be a very quick and easy way to see information from an app without having to open it.  For example, you can see incoming emails, messages, or news headlines at a glance.  Sometimes you want to…

How many times have you tried to watch a video, or play music on your PC or laptop and you’ve heard nothing / or had the sound too loud because the audio is playing to headphones when you wanted it played on speakers, or speakers…

It’s becoming more and more common for people to use their own PC, laptop, or pro tablet in their working lives, and why not.  It’s quite often that you’ll buy a PC that’s not just a lot nicer that what your workplace can provide, but…

Privacy is everything these days.  We’re almost all worrying about what companies have what information about us and if they’re storing it safely.  Microsoft got attacked from all sides when they first released Windows 10 because they included extensive privacy controls.  This didn’t mean that…

Sometimes everything goes badly wrong and, no matter what you try to do to repair a problem in Windows, the only solution is to reinstall the OS.  But Microsoft have announced that System Image Backup, the full disc image backup feature that’s been included since…

Wi-Fi is brilliant, it enables all of us to stay connected to the world around us whenever, wherever we are.  However when something goes wrong and the Wi-Fi connection becomes corrupt, you can quickly find yourself locked out of the network you need to connect…