Tag: desktop

Microsoft Windows has always been a very customisable and configurable operating system, and Windows 11 is no exception.  One useful personalisation option is themes, which come in both light and dark flavours. Some people find that dark mode in Windows 11 is much easier to see…

Windows 11 includes a Quick Settings panel that allows you to access commonly used features and settings with just a couple of clicks.  You can access it by clicking the Network and Volume icons on the right side of the desktop Taskbar.  This displays the Quick Settings panel.…

Just as happens with our smartphones, we also get notifications on our Windows 11 PCs.  This happens when you receive an email or a message, or there’s an event such as a new Windows or app update being available. You will know you have notifications…

One of the best features of Microsoft Windows has always been its ability to let you personalise it, so you can make it look and feel exactly as you want it to.  Windows 11 is no different and it comes with a series of built-in…

Last updated: September 2020 If you are purchasing a new PC the choices available to you can seem daunting.  There are so many different types of desktop and laptop, with so many choices of processor, memory, storage and graphics.  Not every desktop PC or laptop…

If you difficulty reading what’s on your PC’s screen, you can enlarge everything by activating the Magnifier.  You can find this in Settings or by pressing Windows key + Ctrl + M.  Here you can control the standard magnification level from 200% all the way up to…

With all support ending for Windows 7 now having ended, this means anybody still using the operating system will be highly vulnerable to malware and hackers, no matter what security software you have running.  If then you check to see if your PC will run…

If you need to reinstall Windows 10 on your PC, laptop or tablet, then the challenge can come with having all the appropriate drivers installed, so that all your hardware just works. As an example, if your PC doesn’t include an ethernet networking socket, and…