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The Files on Demand feature in Windows 10 is brilliant for managing which files are synced to your PC if you are using a PC with limited storage, or storage that you want to use for other things. This feature allows you to see placeholders…

My 14th Pluralsight course, Windows Installation, Updating, and Recovery troubleshooting is now available to watch. A PC is not a PC without a working operating system on board, and productivity doesn’t exist unless this happens smoothly, efficiently, and with a result that’s stable, resilient, and…

Sometimes Store apps in Windows can malfunction, become corrupt, and in some cases simply not allow you to perform a function you want to such as removing or changing an important setting.  It’s easy in Windows though to repair or even completely reset an app…

Windows has come with a Sticky Notes app since Vista, but it’s been expanded so that you can sync your notes across multiple PCs with a Microsoft Account or Azure AD account, and they can be minimized to a single panel on your screen. When…

When you’re working at your PC it can be a chore to plug it in to transfer photos form it, or to find it and pick it up to read and respond to text messages.  Windows now comes with an app called Your Phone which you…

If you use an Android smartphone or other device for college or work, then you’ll probably want or need to connect it to either Microsoft’s Office 365, or Microsoft 365 services, or Azure AD.  It’s simple to set these up in Android however.  To connect…

With the push towards subscription services such as Office 365 and Microsoft 365, the people who still want to purchase a stand-alone copy of Microsoft Office can sometimes feel left out, and that the product they’ve spent a lot of money on is difficult to…

Microsoft’s OneDrive cloud sync and file storage service is a great way to back-up your files and documents, but also to synchronise them across your different PCs.  You might have a PC such as a tablet or ultrabook though that doesn’t have enough space on…

If you have a PC with only a small amount of available storage, such as a tablet or an ultrabook, then you can find that storage quickly filling up, reducing the amount of space you have available for files and documents. Windows can automatically clear…