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What’s in the ProgramData folder in Windows and can I delete it?

December 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Today’s post comes from an email we received from a reader asking about the ProgramData folder within Windows 10. It is a large folder, often a gigabyte or so in size and contains a selection […]

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Play Windows 10 Store games while offline

November 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Windows 10 Store may be incredibly annoying but it is only one of the game UIs that tries to control how we play out games. Origin, Steam and Uplay are just three of the other […]

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Three simple things you need to do to keep your Windows computer secure

November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Computer support is usually around when you need it. But we think prevention is better than cure, just like in medicine. Your local IT guys can help recover you from a situation but if we […]

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How to delay the Windows 10 Anniversary Update on your PC

November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update has been out a little while now and all those issues that initially came with it are mostly fixed. However, if you don’t want it or don’t want to risk […]

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Is Windows Defender enough to keep your computer safe?

November 14th, 2016|0 Comments

If you use Windows 8 or 10, you will likely be aware that these two editions contain antivirus built in within Windows Defender. Like many Microsoft products, Defender has come a long way since its […]

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Why ad blockers make sense for Windows users

November 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Ad blockers are a contentious issue. On one hand you have internet users who want a smooth surfing experience and use ad blockers to keep themselves safe and get that smooth experience. On the other […]

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How to configure a program to start automatically in Windows

November 9th, 2016|0 Comments

I think most of us know how to add a program to start in Windows. In fact, most apps seem to add themselves on install. Most of the time this is annoying but occasionally it […]

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How to make a backup of Windows 10

November 6th, 2016|0 Comments

If you store a lot of important information or just don’t want to lose all your documents or settings, making a backup of both Windows 10 and all those files is key. It is a […]

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How to use Cortana in Windows 10

November 1st, 2016|0 Comments

I was talking to someone the other day about their experiences with Windows 10 and whether they liked it or not. The conversation got to Cortana, the digital assistant within the operating system and to […]

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How to Update Windows Service Packs

September 9th, 2016|0 Comments

No matter which version of Windows you have, there will be service packs, which are updates and changes to the original. The only version that has changed this is Windows 8, which is releasing its […]