I’ll keep my outrage short. Windows Update gave me the terse message “this PC doesn’t currently meet Windows 11 system requirements.”Continue reading
Windows 11 is officially released, but not every machine can run it; you may need Microsoft’s PC Health Check to find out.Continue reading
You can tell a lot about someone from their address; email is no different: here’s how to check before opening firstname.lastname@example.org
Email scams, phishing and malware attacks are multiplying. You’re not safe in your own inbox – unless you take some simple precautions. While your mail provider may run a lot of scans, blacklisting and other email security measures, a lot still gets through. You can weed out a lot of the junk yourself just by checking the sender/’from’ address.Continue reading
Adobe Acrobat DC is slow, bloated and constantly flogging other Adobe products; so I’ve replaced it with three free alternative PDF readers. Just because Adobe owns the PDF format, you don’t have to use what they give you.Continue reading
One of the family laptops has been running so badly, I’ve been weighing the benefits of a refresh versus reset in Windows 10. But what exactly is the difference between those anyway? And what issues will either of them cure?
(Un)helpfuly, the use of those terms has changed across Windows 10 versions.Continue reading
Still getting ads in email and social media for PC ‘cleaner’ software? Truth is, you don’t need them. It’s time to ditch the cleaners in Windows 10. Continue reading