Tag Archives: Windows

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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Windows 8 – here’s a useful menu

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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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To Address an Email using Windows 8

You’d think if you can do it in the older versions of Windows you could do it in Windows 8. Yes you can as long as you switch to “Desktop” mode but the natural Windows 8 mode is “Full Screen” … Continue reading

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Windows8 – its different

Just because its different doesn’t make it rubbish but if you are not prepared to work differently you will find it a problem. I suggest you embrace it and here’s a crib sheet you will find useful. Or do you want to … Continue reading

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Backup your Emails – Outlook

Many people don’t realise until its too late that your usual backup settings don’t include your email. Outlook in particular because the data on your PC is stored in a hidden file.   Here’s a little document you can download … Continue reading

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What’s in and what’s out in Office 2013?

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Safety-conscious web surfing

Generally speaking, a safety-conscious web surfer isn’t likely to run into malicious software if they follow best practices for online activity. Which is don’t visit sites that are on the edge of legality, for instance sites to do with gambling … Continue reading

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Quicker Browsing

Isn’t it annoying when you close a tab when you didn’t want to. Well its not so bad because a Ctrl+Shft+T will re-open it – just where you left off. And here’s a couple of other good keyboard shortcuts. Ctrl+H … Continue reading

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Cut, Copy and Paste

There is a surprising number of people who haven’t learnt this simple skill which makes using a computer so useful. Watch the video (but please ignore the advert)  

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