Stop your computer from entering sleep mode by changing the Windows power options. You can easily change how long the PC will stand idle..
Computer Tech Guides
These useful guides to computer related technology that you might not find anywhere else.
OneDrive is Microsoft’s cloud storage solution. It’s built right into Windows 10 & Windows 11. All you need is a Microsoft account…
How to use 7-Zip to compress/decompress files. Password protect and encrypt files, split files create self extracting archives.
Windows System Image doesn’t allow you store multiple backups on a single drive. But there is a quick and easy fix that anyone can do to..
How to set up a home network in Windows 10 & 11. Browse, edit, transfer files & folders between computers on your home network.
Clear a print job that has become stuck in Windows 10 & 11. Easy to follow step by step guide to clearing the Windows print queue.
How to enable the F8 key to boot into Safe Mode in Windows 10 & 11. Tapping the F8 key doesn’t work in Windows 10 & 11, but you can re-enable it using Command Prompt
What’s the difference between differential & incremental backups? Which should you be using? Easy to follow guide explaining how they work.
What’s the difference between using Save and Save As. It is confusing because sometimes they do the same thing. Then at other times they…
What is a hard drive partition? Every storage device needs to have at least one partition in order to store data. In this beginners guide ..
Know what you’re looking at when you’re buying blank CDs and DVDs. What do all the speeds and markings on a pack of blank discs mean?
How does a PC store data? We know it’s something to do with ones and zeros, hard drives and binary, But how exactly does it all work?
What are Kilobytes, Megabytes, Gigabytes and Terabytes? How do we get them? Where do they come from? In computing you just have to know…
What’s inside a computer? Glad you asked. It’s nowhere near as complex as you might think. We’ll start the Motherboard, or Main board..
How to remove DRM copy protection from your old WMA music files. If you can’t play, burn or convert WMA files, it could be that they’re copy protected.
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