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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…

Windows Update is essential, it keeps your PC safe and secure from malware, exploit hacking, and it keeps things stable, reliable and up to date.  However not all updates install without a problem, and this is because as there is a virtually infinite number of…

Sometimes a change can be made on your PC that causes Windows to become unstable, or corrupt.  When this happens it can seem difficult, even impossible to fix, but in reality it’s very easy to roll back the change and get your PC working again. …

If you download a program or app from the Internet you need to certain that it’s safe to use, and isn’t malware or has been modified to carry a malware payload.  This is why downloading software from Torrent websites is always a bad idea, as malware…

Microsoft’s OneDrive service is a great utility for being able to backup, access and synchronise files and documents with your PCs and the cloud.  It’s even better that it can work simultaneously with both a personal Microsoft account, and an Office 365 business account. There…

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…