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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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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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Windows 8.1 – add Apps to Start

Move the mouse around the Start Screen and you’ll see a Down Arrow. Click on that and you’ll get all the Apps that are available. Select those you want on your Start Screen with a right click.

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Windows 8 – Add Apps

If you haven’t seen Windows 8 you’ll be wondering what I’m talking about. If you have got Windows 8 you’ll be glad of this. It’s supposed to be intuitive – well it is when you know how!   Download and print this … Continue reading

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WiFi at long range

Should you need your WiFi in your shed at the bottom of your garden, or you have some other long range use like linking the networks of 2 buildings just let me know. This Yagi Array should give plenty of … Continue reading

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To Add Contact Details using Windows 8

I know it sounds ridiculously simple but it’s different in Windows 8 and trips up some. Click here to view or download instructions

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