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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…

The Taskbar along the bottom of the screen on the Windows desktop does is more than just a place to pin app icons so you can launch them quickly.  Did you know you can pin and access files, access frequently used files, and perform commonly…

OneDrive is Microsoft’s cloud storage and file sync utility, it’s built into Office 365, and it’s an incredibly useful feature.  Sometimes however you can find that OneDrive becomes corrupt, fails to work on a PC, and can be run at all.  Luckily there’s are easy…

Network connections are vital for computing, from static, secure workplace connections, to mobile connections of different types. If something goes wrong however diagnosing and repairing the problem can be a difficult, and complicated process. This course will teach you all you need to know about…

Sometimes networking just seems to either stop working, or stop working reliably on PCs and no matter how many times you restart the PC or disconnect and reconnect to the network nothing seems to get it working again.  Networking can become flaky due to a…

Few things can be more annoying than wanting to sign into a website and forgetting your username or password.  In these days of heightened web security, when we all need super-secure passwords (you can view my video on how to create secure passwords) it’s easy…

Sometimes you might find that you plug a USB Flash Drive, or external hard disk into your PC but it doesn’t appear in File Explorer, and is inaccessible.  This is a straightforward problem to fix, as sometimes Windows either doesn’t assign a drive letter to…

When you’re installing hardware devices on a PC there can be nothing more frustrating than having something as “Unknown device”.  What do you do then?  Windows Update can’t find the driver, and you don’t know which one you should install or download manually. Windows makes…

If you’re trying to diagnose and troubleshoot a performance issue on a PC it can be daunting to try and figure out where you can get the right information.  In Windows 10, Microsoft make it very easy to get high quality, live information about the…