Occasionally people will get issues with their keyboards or mice Logitech – Microsoft keyboards and mice will usually work when you plug them in via usb or via bluetooth when you plug in the Bluetooth dongle ( plug the dongle in at the front of a computer tower if you use one) Windows 10 will go out and get the basic software for you so that they work but often there will be issues – mice not working quickly , keys on the keyboard slow or not working Head over to the manufacturers site , Logitech or Microsoft and do a search for software for them , install it on your computer – Windows or Mac – it can make all the difference.Continue Reading
I am always asked about where to get training in Microsoft Office for Word , Excel , Outlook , Powerpoint etc
Microsoft have a comprehensive training site where you can learn the basics of all the office products.Continue Reading
Microsoft , Google , Facebook , Apple all can show you where and what devices you are signed into.
Why is this a great thing ?
Well if you are having issues with your account and wonder if someone else has access to your account ( they may know your password).Continue Reading
stop dialling the microsoft support number that pops up on your screen – its a scamContinue Reading
So you go to enter your password and it appears you may have forgotten it.
So you enter it again , that doesn’t work , then you try again and again.
If you do this , you will be locked outContinue Reading
I am always asked about where to get training in Microsoft Office for Word , Excel , Outlook , Powerpoint etc Microsoft have a comprehensive training site where you can learn the basics of all the office products. Try and learn something new today. Microsoft Office TrainingContinue Reading
The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is out now and will arrive on most peoples Windows 10 computers now or shortly. First it is a big update and took several hours – just over 2 and a couple of reboots to get everything installed , so that after the first successful installation , check Windows update again as you will find there maybe other updates. I have not had an issue with the Fall Creators Update but have read of some issues with things such as the start menu. This article may help: Windows 10 Fall Creators Update problems: how to fix them Take note of the comment on antivirus issues. Windows Defender is also “beefed up” in the update with some real benefits to protect you against including the anti-ransomware feature called Controlled Folder Access, which is also available through the Windows Defender Security Center, under Virus & Threat Protection… Read MoreContinue Reading
Would you like to dictate with your voice to Office but cannot afford software like Dragon then try Dictate a Microsoft Garage Project that you can download and install on your Windows computer and will install in your Office programs Outlook, Word and PowerPoint – and it is FREE Dictate Features Supports more than 20 languages for dictation Real time translation to 60 languages Commands like “new line”, “stop dictation” and “enter” to give more control while dictating Two modes of punctuations: Auto and manual for English Visual feedback to indicate that speech is being processed Dictate has the following commands available (English) New Line: Takes cursor to new line Delete: Removes the last line you dictated Stop Dictation: Terminates the dictation session Full stop or period: Types period character (.) Question mark: Types (?) Open Quote: Types (“) Close Quote: Types (”) Colon: Types (:) Comma: Types (,)Continue Reading
I talk and write about tech for a living and buy all the new products that I consider people , listeners and clients will want to know about. So back in May I ordered the Surface Laptop , Microsofts new product and waited for this week to arrive. The Surface laptop went on sale on Friday in major stores such as Harvey Norman and is available but my Surface laptop was nowhere to be seen , it had arrived in Adelaide at DHL early Friday morning and was forwarded for delivery as the screenshot will show. So late friday afternoon I went to the DHL facility in Adelaide to ask if I could pick it up as according to the paperwork it should have been there to be told that they do not deliver to my area and had passed it off to StarTrack and it would hopefully be there… Read MoreContinue Reading