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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…

Security is ever more important on our PCs, and Windows includes a feature called Application Guard that can make web browsing much more secure.  You can access this by opening Windows Security either by searching for it in the Start Menu, or by clicking the Shield icon…

If you ever wonder what your typing quality is like, especially if you use a touchscreen keyboard, Windows can tell you.  Open Settings and navigate to Devices, Typing and then Typing insights for a look inside the quality of the typing you can do. The setting isn’t as…

It’s very common for people to use the Cut, Copy and Paste (Clipboard) feature on their PC.  What is difficult though is copying something from one device to another.  Windows includes a Cloud Clipboard feature that allows you to do just that. It synchronises your clipboard…

Windows includes a Spatial Sound feature that can add an extra-immersive, surround feel to audio on your PC, especially when using headphones.  It’s very easy to use as well.  All you need to do to activate (or deactivate) it is to open Settings and then navigate…

Sometimes text on your PC screen can be difficult to read, but there’s a handy slider you can use to make everything, across all your apps, much easier to see and read.  To access this, open Settings then navigate to Ease of Access and in the Display settings you’ll…

If you’re like me then you won’t be a fan of auto-play videos on Websites.  Fortunately, Microsoft’s Edge browser contains a simple feature that can stop them in their tracks.  In the Browser open Settings and then click the Advanced link. Here you can change the Media…

Last Updated: October 2018 I got my first computer in 1981 at the tender age of 11.  In fact I wanted a colouring book, I had no idea what a computer was, but within a few days I was completely hooked and never looked back. …

If you need an emoji fast, and many people do these days, then you can access them extremely quickly and easily in Windows by simply pressing the Windows key + . (Full stop).  which pops up an emoji panel over the app you’re using. There are…

With the popularity of Ultra HD (4K) and HDR (High Dynamic Range) TVs, monitors, television shows, games, and movies, it can sometimes be confusing to know if your monitor or screen will give you best from your video. Windows can tell you if your screen…