Category Archives: PC

Telephone from Microsoft

Microsoft do not telephone you. If you get a call from Microsoft or Windows, and probably anybody who says they think your computer has faults – it is a scam. Time and time again I have to tell vulnerable people … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Kill a Laptop

  1 Drop it. Inside most laptops is a rotating hard disc, it spins at 7500 revolutions per minute, that is incredibly fast and it is writing and reading information on finely spaced tracks. If you drop a laptop you … Continue reading

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PC behaving badly

It could be malicious software http://t.co/4Tt6BspK8T

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Is your fan working hard?

It could be your cooler is clogged – this one was, but after a quick clean all was restored to peace and quiet.

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Windows 9 is coming

Confirmed: Windows 9 to be a free upgrade for Windows 8 users, and yes it will have a Start button.

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Saving Pages docs as Word docs

Pages – the built in word-processor on Macs and iPads is a great application, so too is Word on a PC. But its no good composing your school newsletter, poster for your local band or anything else in Pages if … Continue reading

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Attachments by Gmail

Using Gmail its even easier to send a picture or a link. Or you can send several – its just drag and drop. Click on “Compose” put in an address and drop the files or links you want to send. … Continue reading

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Dirty Dell

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Printing from Gmail

Printing from Gmail can cause confusion since there are so many options. In the screen shot below you’ll find the controls for printing circled: Red Circle – print whole web page Blue Circle – print all the emails in the … Continue reading

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File Explorer

Its in the task bar bottom left. It looks like a bunch of biege files. Click on it to explore what you have on your PC

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