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  • How-Tos: How to remove a virus

    How to remove a virus from your PC or laptop. Get rid of virus, spyware and other malware from your PC or laptop. Clean up any PC or laptop after infection.

  • How-Tos: How to find out what takes up space on hard drives

    Hard drive space can fill up fast, and if you don't know where to look, it can be difficult to work out precisely where all that space is going. If you need to work out how your disks are already full, we've compiled a handy guide to show you how to find out what's taking up space on your hard drive.

  • How-Tos: How to run Windows XP programs in Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8

    Microsoft has killed support for Windows XP, but that doesn't mean you have to get rid of all your old software. Here we show you how to run Windows XP programs in Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

  • How-Tos: How to use a MicroUSB cable with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

    When Apple introduced the proprietary Lightning connection on iPhone, iPad and iPod, it made laying your hands on a compatible cable a total pain. Here we show you how to charge or connect to a computer your iPhone, iPad or iPod using a MicroUSB cable.

  • How-Tos: How to find out your Windows or Microsoft Office product key

    Locating long, complex licence codes for Windows and software suites such as Microsoft Office can be a nightmare. For those having trouble with procuring those pesky product keys, here's our guide on locating your Microsoft Office product key.

  • How-Tos: How to install Windows 10 now

    You can download and try Windows 10 today. We show you how, and explain who should and shouldn't use it.

  • How-Tos: How to fix Windows Update error 80072f8f

    When checking for an update to Windows Phone you may have seen the update error 80072f8f. Here's how to fix the problem.

  • How-Tos: Can I upgrade to Windows 9?

    Microsoft will unveil Windows 9, its replacement for Windows 8, on 30 September, but will your old PC or laptop be capable of running the new Windows OS? We find out.

  • How-Tos: How to add a second taskbar in Windows 7

    Even in our modern, technology-centric world where many of us have monitors the size of a small rug, sometimes you just need more space. If you constantly find your taskbar getting filled up with too many icons, here’s how to add a second taskbar to your screen in Windows 7.

  • How-Tos: How to use Windows 8.1: Beginner's guide to Windows 8.1

    Just as you got used to the changes in Windows 8 from Windows 7, along came Windows 8.1 and confused things further. Here we point you in the direction of some useful tutorials that explain how to use Windows 8.1.

  • How-Tos: How to uninstall the latest Windows update and why you should

    Following user reports of system crashes and issues restarting their machines, Microsoft has pulled its August Update for Windows - and it says you should uninstall it now. Here's how to uninstall the latest Windows update.

  • How-Tos: How to find your IP address in Windows, iOS or Android

    Our step by step guide explains how to find out the IP address of your PC, iPhone, iPad or Android device.

  • How-Tos: How to watch US Netflix in the UK

    Netflix is one of the best streaming services around but those in America get way more content than us in Blighty. Here's how to get US Netflix in the UK.

  • How-Tos: How to use System Restore in Windows 8

    System Restore is one of the features that makes Windows worth having - the ability to roll back Windows to a point where you know it was working well can rescue your PC or laptop from all manner of ills. You can quite literally restore a laptop to a previous date, a date at which you knew it was working well. Here's how to use System Restore in Windows 8.

  • How-Tos: Remove HomeGroup network icon from Windows 8

    If you like to keep your Windows desktop neat and tidy, you may not want the HomeGroup networking icon to be shown on your Windows 8 desktop. Here's how to remove it.

  • How-Tos: How to reinstall Windows 7

    If your PC doesn’t work as well as it once did, or perhaps doesn’t work at all, reinstalling Windows could be the solution. That phrase might fill you with dread but it shouldn’t. With our hands-on guide to reinstalling Windows 7 your PC will soon be as good as new.

  • How-Tos: How to block pop ups: get rid of pop ups in Windows 7, Windows 8

    How to block pop ups: how to get rid of pop up messages. Two great ways to get rid of pop ups in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

  • How-Tos: How to upgrade to Windows 8.1

    We explain all you need to know to upgrade to Windows 8.1 and get the latest features for free.

  • How-Tos: How to turn on Defender in Windows 8

    Windows Defender protects your PC from spyware and other potentially unwanted programs. Here we explain how to turn it on in Windows 8, XP, Vista and 7.

  • How-Tos: How to delete an individual System Restore point

    System Restore is one the most useful features of Windows. It can resurrect a PC that’s stopped working by returning it to a state when it was known to be working. Here's how to use System Restore, and how to delete individual System Restore points.

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