at home computer course & guides.

Plain English, standalone computer guides that build into a complete course. Completely free, no sign-up, no commitment. Just you, me, and your PC.

Ready when you are. Let's do this IT stuff

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Aimed at beginners the home computer course will get you up and running in only a few weeks.

This is not just another read it and forget it course. Here we walk through all the base skills you're going to need to use your computer.

Mastering these skills will build your confidence and understanding when using a PC.

These are some of the latest guides I've added to the Computer Guides section.

how to use windows update.

Check that you're using the latest version of Windows 10.

change your mouse settings.

Changing a few simple settings for your mouse can help you use your computer much more easily.

kilobytes & megabytes

Just what are Kilobytes, Megabytes, Gigabytes, etc.

windows file history

How to use Windows File History to create backups of your files.

inside your PC

Take a tour around your computer.

clean up chrome, faster internet.

Spring clean Chrome for a better Internet experience. Clear cache, delete extensions and more.

scan your PC with malwarebytes.

Check your computer isn't carrying hidden passengers. Scan it with the free version of Malwarebytes.

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Spruce up your E-Mails with these guides to the 3 most popular E-Mail services.

yahoo mail.

How to add pictures and attachments to Yahoo E-Mails.

Gmail

Adding pictures. attachments and links to the ever-popular Gmail.

Outlook.com

@hotmail, @live and @MSN E-Mails all use Outlook.com.

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With Coronavirus still rampant here in the UK, finding ways to entertain yourself in lockdown is always going to be a challenge.
Why not give Youtube a try when you've exhausted the TV channels.

Youtube isn't just about music videos, try searching for sailing, tennis, fitness, health, or just about anything else you can think of.

how to use youtube

How to get the most from the Internet's biggest video website.

about subscribing on youtube

If you've ever used Youtube, you've been asked to subscribe. But what is it?

What are you committing yourself to?

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"If music be the food of love, etc, etc". And it's true, nothing beats a good song. These guides will help you get some sounds going. Whether you're playing it through your PC, or on your trusty HiFi.

copy music CD to PC.

How to copy your entire music collection onto the computer.

It's easier to do than you'd think. Then it plays with a single click.

playing music on PC.

And of course, once you've got it copied, you'll want to play it.

While you're about it, why not create a couple of playlists.

create your own CD

Make your own greatest hits CDs from your collection.

Just like those old cassette tapes we used to make.

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