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This is where Windows 10’s Flight Mode feature comes in useful.  You can access Flight Mode in two ways.  In the Settings app open Network & Internet and you will see Flight Mode listed in the left panel.  Selecting this presents a simple on/off switch for the Flight…

It can be annoying sometimes, especially if you work on different Windows 10 PCs or other devices such as your smartphone, when you’ve been looking at different websites or documents, and then find you don’t have the addresses any more, or can’t remember what the…

We all have huge volumes of documents, photos, music, video and more besides, and sometimes finding your own files on your own PC can be tedious and time-consuming.  There is a quicker way to achieve this though if you regularly need to search for the…

Sometimes you’ll find that you have corrupt, damaged, or missing files in Windows that are causing bugs, problems, or perhaps even blue screens.  Faced with the possibility of reinstalling the operating system and all your software what can you do?  Well there’s a hidden tool…

We all need secure passwords for the websites and services we use, but they can be so difficult to use and remember. In this video Mike Halsey guides you through the passwords minefield, discusses what’s not and what is secure, and looks at simple and…

Last Updated: April 2020 Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 While my desktop PC is my daily driver for work, there are times I want to be able to work in the garden, or at a local bar or cafe (I know, it’s a terrible life), or…

Last Updated: October 2019 Mike is the author of 19 books and 14 video courses on Microsoft Windows and other technology subjects.  These vary from beginner guides, such as his Windows 8.1: Out of the Box and Beginning Windows 10 titles, to specialist titles like The…

Last Updated: July 2019 Mike Halsey was first awarded as a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) in the Windows category in 2011.  He currently holds dual awards in the “Windows and Devices for IT” (he has been awarded nine times) and “Windows Insider” (he has…

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In order to provide better quality help and support I’ve created a PC and Windows Troubleshooting survey.  If you have five to ten minutes spare please tell me about the problems you have had with Microsoft Windows, your software, hardware and other aspects of your…