Tag: windows 11

People love using emojis to spice up their conversation, or even to replace text conversations altogether.  Windows 11 lets you add emojis to your messages, emails and documents really easily, but it’s also capable of much more, from animated GIF images, to currency and international…

Sometimes you find that audio and music isn’t playing, or isn’t playing in the correct device on your PC.  This might be because you have plugged in a monitor which includes its own speakers, and Windows thinks that you want to play your audio through…

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…

The Taskbar runs along the bottom of your desktop and is home to the Start Button (also sometimes called the Windows button) and icons for your pinned and running apps.  IN my article showing you how to use the new Start Menu in Windows 11,…

If you’re new to Windows 11 you’ll have noticed that the Start Menu has changed.  There’s much more to it though than it now just being in the centre of your screen instead of the left side.  Firstly you’ll notice a grid of icons in…

If you are using Windows 10 on your PC, it’s possible you will be able to upgrade to Windows for FREE!  There are a few caveats with this however as, unlike the free upgrade offer from Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 back in…