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17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them
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operating systems

17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them

Tips and tricks for everything from upgrade issues and freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode
20 May 2022
How to upgrade to Windows 10 for free
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operating systems

How to upgrade to Windows 10 for free

The free upgrade window closed in 2016, but you can still upgrade to Windows 10 for free
13 May 2022
How to factory reset Windows 10
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operating systems

How to factory reset Windows 10

If your Windows 10 system isn't playing ball, you can reset it back to its factory conditions
13 May 2022
16 ways to speed up your laptop
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Laptops

16 ways to speed up your laptop

Does your ageing laptop need a boost? We look at the software tweaks and hardware upgrades that will give your computer a new lease of life
13 May 2022
How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update
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operating systems

How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update

Has your PC frozen during an update? Here's how to get it running again
13 May 2022
How to reinstall Windows 10 without losing data
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Microsoft Windows

How to reinstall Windows 10 without losing data

Reinstalling Windows 10 can wipe your system clean; here’s how to keep your files intact
13 May 2022
How do I fix the Windows 10 Start Menu if it's frozen?
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operating systems

How do I fix the Windows 10 Start Menu if it's frozen?

If your Start menu stops working in Windows 10, here’s what you can do to fix it
8 Apr 2022
How to connect one, two or more monitors to your laptop
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Laptops

How to connect one, two or more monitors to your laptop

The definitive guide to hooking up multiple monitors to your laptop
8 Apr 2022
How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi
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Mobile

How to use Chromecast without Wi-Fi

Google’s streaming stick is a great travelling companion, but how can you use Chromecast without Wi-Fi?
5 Apr 2022
How to implement passwordless authentication
Digital fingerprint
Security

How to implement passwordless authentication

Worried about leaked credentials? We explain how to shut down the risk by ditching passwords entirely
30 Mar 2022
How to keep cloud costs under control
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Cloud

How to keep cloud costs under control

The sky's the limit for businesses in the cloud, but only if costs and usage are managed with care
15 Mar 2022
How to encrypt files and folders in Windows 10
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encryption

How to encrypt files and folders in Windows 10

Here’s how to make your sensitive data unreadable to prying eyes
23 Feb 2022
How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD
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operating systems

How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD

The move to a solid-state drive will transform your Windows experience
18 Feb 2022
Superspeed your network for free... or nearly
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Network & Internet

Superspeed your network for free... or nearly

Don’t wait around for slow transfers and sluggish services – you can get a network boost with little or no investment
17 Feb 2022
How to download from GitHub
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Development

How to download from GitHub

Here’s how to clone publicly available repositories and files on GitHub
16 Feb 2022
How to share your Google Calendar
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email providers

How to share your Google Calendar

Follow these easy steps to share your Google Calendar with family, friends or team members
11 Feb 2022
How to take a screenshot in Chrome
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web browser

How to take a screenshot in Chrome

Chrome offers several ways to capture a screenshot, but extensions add even more features
11 Feb 2022
How to turn off battery throttling on an iPhone
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battery life

How to turn off battery throttling on an iPhone

If you're willing to sacrifice battery life for performance, here's how to turn off iPhone throttling
10 Feb 2022
How to pick the perfect tablet
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tablets

How to pick the perfect tablet

We explain the key features to look for, and the decisions you’ll need to consider when choosing your next tablet
7 Feb 2022
7 simple steps to change your Wi-Fi password
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Network & Internet

7 simple steps to change your Wi-Fi password

Keep your network secure by updating your Wi-Fi password frequently
28 Jan 2022
Buying a video conferencing system in 2022
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video conferencing

Buying a video conferencing system in 2022

Looking to upgrade the quality of your video calls? We explain what to look for in the age of hybrid work
28 Jan 2022
Windows 11 problems and how to fix them
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 problems and how to fix them

A handful of the most common problems plaguing Microsoft's latest operating system
7 Jan 2022
Buying business backup software in 2022
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backup software

Buying business backup software in 2022

What’s the first rule of business club? Back up, back up, back up. We explain what to look for in a solution
3 Jan 2022