Category Archive: Tutorials

Jun 17

Windows 10 Privacy Settings

Setting Windows 10 Privacy Options A lot has been made about Windows 10 privacy issues recently due to the free upgrade from previous versions and like lost people I do not mind sharing some information as at the end of the day its the information age but what I do not like is my information …

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Jan 21

What is Port Forwarding

In simple terms port forwarding is the process of forwarding data to a port on a specific computer or ip address. Port forwarding can be complex but this article is intended to give you a basic understanding of what port forwarding does without all the jargon. A good example of the use port forwarding is …

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Jan 18

How to remove FunMoods

Funmoods is a piece of Adware that often gets installed as part of another program and hijacks your browser. While in itself it is nothing more than an annoyance it can leave the door open for other more malicious applications. If you have installed the funmoods program you will notice a few things change. The …

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Jan 16

Toshiba Laptops Stuck On Please Wait Screen

This is a problem I have been seeing numerous times over the past few months and there is an easy solution in a lot of cases which involves disabling a bit of software that comes pre-installed by Toshiba. The problem seems to be caused by a program called notebook performance tune up which is run …

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Oct 28

Using The System File Checker in Windows

The Windows system file checker is a very underused tool in my opinion as it has got me out of a few holes in the past. Most people don’t even realise this tool exists in both Windows Vista and Windows 7. The tool is designed to check for and repair corrupted and damaged files on …

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May 23

How To Shutdown Windows 8

  In nearly all previous versions of windows the shutdown procedure was relatively simple to work out. The Shutdown, restart and sleep options were all located just off the start button. Unfortunately in windows 8 this is not the case and with the revamp of the user interface the start button no longer exists in …

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May 13

Setting Up Emails In Windows 8 Live Mail

Many providers now allow you to access you emails from anywhere via web-mail (the process of logging in to a website to collect you emails)but many still prefer to have the emails come directly into their computer. This article will look at how you can set up windows 8 live mail to receive your emails and what …

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Dec 28

Windows Backup – Create a Windows Image Backup

There are many programs out there that will cost you a lot of money just to back up your computer but what people do not realise is that Windows comes with its own backup application that can keep your files safe and secure. The Windows backup utility allows you to do a variety things including …

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Dec 22

Laptop Not Charging or Booting Causes

This is one of the more common issues I come across on a day to day basis and there are many reasons that the laptop may not be charging the battery. We are going to look at the top 5 reasons. Note that some of these solutions involve dismantling your laptop. If you are not …

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