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While many people subscribe to one of Microsoft’s “365” programmes, where you can get Office and OneDrive storage for an annual fee, others prefer to use a standalone version of Office.  What’s more, if your needs are fairly basic, just writing letters and simple spreadsheets,…

When I published “The Windows 10 Accessibility Handbook” in 2015 I was completely astonished that this book was the first of its kind.  Nobody had written any accessibility books about Windows 7, or any other version of Windows.  Neither were there any for Apple’s MacOS…

Written – February 2022 The Legacy Problem Every time a new version of Microsoft Windows is released, Microsoft add new and ever prettier interface items.  Windows 11 brought with it the new Start Menu and the semi-transparent acrylic design the company calls “fluent”.  You don’t…

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…

Sometimes Store apps in Windows can malfunction, become corrupt, and in some cases simply not allow you to perform a function you want to such as removing or changing an important setting.  It’s easy in Windows though to repair or even completely reset an app…

With the push towards subscription services such as Office 365 and Microsoft 365, the people who still want to purchase a stand-alone copy of Microsoft Office can sometimes feel left out, and that the product they’ve spent a lot of money on is difficult to…

Last Updated: February 2022 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. …