Tag Archives: PC

TURN A PC INTO A TV

Here’s how and I can certainly recommend a Google Chromecast – particularly if you have an Android phone or tablet. Click Here

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Goodbye Windows 8

Good bye and I’m sorry, but I’m not going to miss you. I’ve gone back to Windows 7. I persevered for about 18 months and there are some good bits but on balance I work better with Windows 7. I’ll … 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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Windows 8 Antivirus

Many new PCs come with a 1 month trial of Norton or McAfee – but when that trial is up you’ll have to pay a subscription. Much more economical is to use the built-in antivirus called Windows Defender. Its free … 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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