The long awaited, or long dreaded, update for Windows is being advertised and once more moves itself further towards OSX.Continue reading “WINDOWS 11”
Meet Now is a new icon that you may see in your taskbar if / when you install the Windows 10 20H2 update. Don’t worry, it is suppose to be there.
This little icon is a new Skype feature that Microsoft hopes will take on Zoom for meetings.Continue reading “Meet Now and other tweaks in Win 10 20H2”
I was amazed to find out that not everyone knows about using shift click on items on the Windows taskbar. This has been around since Windows 7 and I find it most useful.
It works on the vast majority of Windows Applications.Continue reading “Shift Click on TaskBar”
With the rumours all over the web about the possibility that Windows could be moving to the Linux Kernel sometime in the future, it may be time to learn a bit about it.
Why would they do that? I imagine you saying. Well, Microsoft are pushing cloud-based subscription solutions in all areas. The Windows 10 Cloud is Microsoft’s answer to Chrome OS and similar platforms. Windows 10 updates seem to be ever more problematic almost as if they stopped working too hard on it.Continue reading “Get started with Linux”
If you are missing XP and you have, or want to get a Raspberry Pi Model 4, then you can use this Raspbian version with the XP skin. (Click to enlarge images)Continue reading “Rasbian XP Professional”
KB4524244 and KB4532693 recent updates and their unintended consequences are still causing concern to some users. It is recommended that these are removed from Windows Update.
Here are some of the problems.Continue reading “Windows 10 Update Problems”
You will have seen many news items about Windows 7 reaching end of life but as techies we should probably be more concerned with Server 2008 and Exchange Server 2010 which were also dragged into the recycle bin this month.Continue reading “Windows 7 & Server 2008”
This can be a problem in some organisation that rely on anti-virus scans of storage devices as it doesn’t come in a file stored on the computer. Instead it is injected directly into memory.Continue reading “Invisible Malware”
This basic security feature allows you to protect sensitive files from the casual snooper. For example, hiding your Christmas present list from the family. It won’t keep out the tech savy but it is better that nothing.Continue reading “Password Protecting a Folder”
Yet more scams. This one is about on-line music stores but can be applicable to other goods. See this link on aboutguitars.uk