- Getting on top of GMail – deleting everything not starred or important before YYYYMMDD
- Keeping a Windows PC up to date when we’ve returned it back to you
- LogMeIn Corporate reinstall issue: Error 1920. Service ‘LogMeIn'(LogMeIn) failed to start.
- Finding duplicate photographs software
- Create system images of your Windows PC, the easy way to prevent heart attacks
- Xuan Routt on Open Office Mail Merge Step by Step
- Jonathan on If you use the Internet you really need to CHANGE all your passwords
Ian’s Recommended Backup Hard Drive
The Seagate 2TB External Hard Drive comes with an external mains power supply. Laptops often cannot supply enough power through USB ports for reliable data transfer, not a good idea when you are doing a backup…
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Getting on top of GMail – deleting everything not starred or important before YYYYMMDD
Open Gmail In the top right, click Settings Settings – the Cogg Click Settings Scroll down to the “Conversation View” section. Select Conversation view on (messages will be grouped) or Conversation view off (messages won’t be grouped). (scroll down!) At … Continue reading
Keeping a Windows PC up to date when we’ve returned it back to you
When you receive a totnesIT.com Windows PC back from our workshop we will normal install two new icons to your desktop and it should look like this: Now click on the “Window Update” icon every time you switch you PC … Continue reading
Finding duplicate photographs software
Clients often end up with an AWFUL lot of duplicate photographs. Auslogics Duplicate File Finder does the trick https://www.auslogics.com/en/software/duplicate-file-finder/
Which Anti-Virus software should I use on my Windows computer?
What’s the most intelligent thing to do about virus on your Windows PC? Absolutely nothing as it turns out. I have long since considered the paid for Norton / Symantec / McAfee: No better that the free ones Significantly make … Continue reading
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The Amazon way to buy a budget laptop
Normally I recommend 8GB of RAM and as near to an i3 processor in terms of speed with an aim to spend about £300. Early 2017 this is do-able. Just I’ve just spotted a new trick I would be quiet … Continue reading
“Probably the most environmentally browser plug-in in the World!” Print Edit by DW-dev
Print Edit by DW-dev: Choose areas of a web page you don’t want to print by selecting them and clicking on hide, press “Preview”, then “Print” https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/print-edit/olnblpmehglpcallpnbgmikjblmkopia or https://addons.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/addon/print-edit/
Outlook and Mail, think logically – why would you use them?
People often ask me about Outlook and Microsoft Mail in all it’s forms and I always say, “sorry I don’t support any of them, I only support GMail” Your past email is on your PC or laptop If you have … Continue reading
New to Windows 8? Classic Shell & Make a recovery disk
Classic Shell If you are new to windows 8 – the first thing to do is to install Classic Shell & make a recovery disk. Classic Shell turns you windows 8 into something that looks like windows 7 / XP Make a … Continue reading
Ace Chrome Web browser shortcut tip – MISSING toolbar?
The shortcut key is CRT+SHIFT->B This is a wicked browser short cut if your flipping between recording a screengrab or session and normal machine usage.
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