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At Home Computer Guides are just that, simple, easy to follow tutorials for using your Windows computer at home.

Most of the guides are pretty much step by step, with images and explanations of what you’re doing. Allowing even complete beginners to have a go at rather complex tasks.

How to use Windows Sandbox to check suspicious email links and attachments.

Use the Windows Sandbox to quickly check out any suspicious emails that you might receive. We all know by now that you really shouldn’t be clicking on any links that are contained in emails. The same is true for opening attachments to emails. Don’t do it.

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How to use DISM.

DISM.exe is a command line utility that can repair your Windows image. When System File Checker (SFC) fails, it’s time to roll out DISM.

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What is OneDrive?

OneDrive is Microsoft’s cloud storage solution. It’s built right into Windows 10 & Windows 11. All you need is a Microsoft account…

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How to use Windows File Explorer.

Windows File Explorer (sometimes called Windows Explorer or simply Explorer), is the central hub of all your files, folders and drives on your computer. It’s the way in which you find your way around the labyrinth that is a modern computer.

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How does DNS work?

What is DNS? Domain Name System serves as the Internet’s very own phone book. All websites have an IP address and your computer needs that..

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How to use 7 Zip.

How to use 7-Zip to compress/decompress files. Password protect and encrypt files, split files create self extracting archives.

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What is phishing? What are phishing emails, how can you spot them, how can you protect yourself from them? Includes a real example of how..

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At Home Computer Beginners Course.

If you find yourself struggling with using a computer, why not try out the At Home Computer Beginners Course.
It’s entirely free to use, you don’t need to sign up or create an account or anything like that.

The course comprises step by step tutorials that build upon each other. The first page leads to the next page etc.

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