If you’ve used Windows 10 for a while or at all, you’ve probably used Edge, it’s the built in Web browser for Windows 10. It’s ok, it’s not great, ok, sometimes it awful. After years of trying to convince us it’s not that bad, Microsoft gave in and started building a whole new browser called… […]
Windows 10 Clipboard, smarter copy and paste
Want to paste something you copied a minute ago, only to realise you copied something else since.. No problem, Windows 10 has a clipboard for that! You can still use the old Ctrl + V to paste the last thing you copied, but for everything else there’s a new way…
Enable old style taskbar icons from Windows Vista, XP and earlier.
Since Windows 7, the taskbar has used a new style of icon for open programs, a small square that doesn’t tell you much about the window that’s open other than being highlighted when the software is opened.
Taskbar full of icons
Since Windows 7, we’ve been able to pin programs to the taskbar for quick and easy access to our most used software, however with each windows release more and more items are added by default to the taskbar. In modern version of Windows 10 a lot of the space is taken up by icons such […]
Add a VPN connection to your computer (Windows 10)
You may find yourself needing to access resources on a network when you’re away from it. Using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) is the simple solution to this as it makes a direct connection between your computer and that network. It’s very much like running a cable from wherever you are to your work.
How to rotate your screen
Sometimes you may accidentally press a key combination that causes you screen to appear upside down or sideways, luckily this can be fixed just as easily as it can be caused. Note that this only works for Intel integrated graphics, if you know you don’t have Intel graphics, you can check our other articles for […]
Changing and setting default programs in Windows 10
Files don’t always open with the program you want them to. You may have a specific program for viewing pictures that you prefer over the built in solution for Windows. This is one of the many customisable settings in Windows.
Microsoft Office Quick Repair
Microsoft Office, like with any program, isn’t perfect and so sometimes things can go wrong in the programs files that cause it to not function properly or crash. Very often, this can be fixed by performing an Office quick repair. Pre-Requisite: Ensure all office programs are closed before continuing, you also need administrator rights over […]
Quiet Hours in Windows 10
You can enable Windows 10’s quiet hours mode to stop notifications from making sound and appearing on screen. This can help you concentrate if you’re working on an important document and want to be free from interruptions or giving presentations.
Changing your Windows account password (Windows 10 Microsoft account)
Your logon password for windows, as with any password, should be changed frequently, at least once a year to help keep your devices and accounts secure. Changing your windows password is really easy and takes almost no time at all. There are different types of accounts in Windows, this article applies to Microsoft accounts rather […]