Tag: video

If you’re like me then you won’t be a fan of auto-play videos on Websites.  Fortunately, Microsoft’s Edge browser contains a simple feature that can stop them in their tracks.  In the Browser open Settings and then click the Advanced link. Here you can change the Media…

With the popularity of Ultra HD (4K) and HDR (High Dynamic Range) TVs, monitors, television shows, games, and movies, it can sometimes be confusing to know if your monitor or screen will give you best from your video. Windows can tell you if your screen…

If you watch video online on your PC, perhaps YouTube or Netflix, did you know that you can send the video signal live to your TV and have it play there instead?  Many modern TVs support screen casting, which allows wireless streaming of video from…

How many times have you tried to watch a video, or play music on your PC or laptop and you’ve heard nothing / or had the sound too loud because the audio is playing to headphones when you wanted it played on speakers, or speakers…

Last Updated: January 2018 Mike is the author of 17 books and 11 video courses on Microsoft Windows.  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 Windows 10 Productivity Handbook and The Windows…

As a professional, knowing how to properly troubleshoot the file system you’re working on is essential. In this course, Windows File System Troubleshooting, you will learn how to navigate the file system in Windows 7, 8.1, and 10. First, you’ll learn what’s what, what’s where,…

It can be challenging troubleshooting problems with Windows, so knowing how to translate this into support for end users can be essential. This course teaches you to work with PC users to diagnose and troubleshoot problems on Microsoft Windows. It’s not always possible to get…

Not every problem on PCs has a simple solution. The concepts in this course will be demonstrated by focusing on real-world examples of problems that people face with their PCs, and how to troubleshoot those specific problems. Not every problem on Windows PCs has a…

Nothing happens on a PC without the Registry being involved. This “nervous system” for your PC controls everything from start-up, to software installation, driver management, and configuration. This course, Windows Registry Troubleshooting, will take you on a deep-dive into the Registry, showing you what’s what,…

Virus and malware infection can plunge any business or organization into crisis as it spreads from one PC to another across a network, encrypts files, and downs desktops and servers. This course, Windows Virus and Malware Troubleshooting, will first teach you about the different types…