Tag: windows 10

End of support for Windows 7 is coming on January 14th 2020.  This means that after this date there will be no further security and stability patches, and any vulnerabilities that can be exploited by hackers will cause you, your files, and your personal data,…

My 14th Pluralsight course, Windows Installation, Updating, and Recovery troubleshooting is now available to watch. A PC is not a PC without a working operating system on board, and productivity doesn’t exist unless this happens smoothly, efficiently, and with a result that’s stable, resilient, and…

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…

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…

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…

One of the biggest headaches in business is travelling between sites with your laptop, ultrabook, or pro tablet, and finding that the document you sent to print has gone to the wrong printer.  Windows 10 offers a solution to this for all the printers you…

Previously I’ve written about how you can Manage Live Tiles in Windows 10, but what about the rest of the Start Menu?  Let’s have a look at the hidden and useful functionality contained within it that can help you get more from your PC.  The…

The Quick Action buttons in Windows 10 sit at the bottom of the Action Centre, opened by clicking the Speech bubble icon to the far right of the Taskbar.  There are four visible initially, though clicking the Expand link will display more buttons. You can quickly click…