Quick Tip No. 22

Wondering how old your Windows install is…..? Here is a quick way to find out.

Quick Tip No. 21

-Legit emails from trusted addresses can end up in your spam folder because spam filtering has become more rigorous and aren’t 100% accurate-remember to check on a regular basis so you don’t miss out on important emails.

Quick Tip No. 20

Moving your laptop whilst it is still running can damage any moving parts. Always switch it off before moving around or transporting in a bag etc..

Quick Tip No. 19

An oldie but a goodie! Performing a ‘soft’ reset can solve many PC and internet issues.

Quick Tip No. 18

Quick commands are always good to know!

Quick Tip No. 17

Do you use the same password for multiple logins? Social media, emails, online banking? Amazingly 89% of us do, it’s time to get serious about passwords and if you struggle to remember them all try using a trusted password manager…

Quick Tips No. 16

Do you wrap your charging cables for storage or travel? There’s a chance that you might be doing it wrong. Wrap your cables in a loose loop so that they last as long as possible.

Quick Tip No. 15

This is a frustrating formatting issue when it happens, but there is a quick fix!

Quick Tip No. 14

Ctrl + Mouse scroll to Zoom, pressing the Ctrl key while scrolling on your mouse will zoom in or out on most applications.

Quick Tip No. 13

Sometimes all your computer needs is a quick spring clean.

Quick Tip No. 12

If your PC or laptop is running slower than you’d like, try this easy tip to speed it up. Documents should be stored in relevant folders on your hard drives and not on the desktop. Clearing out applications you no longer use…

Quick Tip No. 11

In need of a quick charge? Enabling a laptop or phone’s airplane mode will speed up the charging process. This is because flight mode will automatically turn off Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and network connection, avoiding too much battery consuming during the process of charging!

Quick Tip No. 10

Alternatively referred to as Control T and C-t, Ctrl+T is a shortcut key most often used to open a new tab in all major Internet browsers (e.g., Chrome, Edge, Firefox, IE, Opera), pressing Ctrl+T opens a new tab in your browser.

Quick Tip No. 9

When your tabs bar is looking cluttered, simply grab the tab you want to keep with your cursor and give it a shake, all the rest will magically disappear. Want them back-just grab and shake again…..Cool.

Quick Tip No. 8

To delete whole words rather than individual letters press the Control (ctrl) button along with backspace-hey presto!

Quick Tip No. 7

Need a currency converter or want to change weights and measures? Simply type into Google or use the microphone to ask your question and as if by magic a useful converter will appear.

Quick Tip No. 6

A quick solution to resizing your web pages!

Quick Tip No. 5

This is a great tip for quickly clearing up your cache to enhance system and application performance.