Featured Tip

Update Windows

Microsoft regularly releases free downloads that help fix security problems with Windows, Internet Explorer and other software including Office. This guide explains how you can get these important updates.

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Install ZoneAlarm Firewall

Installing a good Firewall such as ZoneAlarm is essential to protect your PC online and prevent programs from accessing the Internet without your permission.

Update Your Hardware Devices

This article explains how to download and install new software drivers to solve problems with your hardware and improve performance.

The Best Free Software

This article features information about Open Source software that can be downloaded for free, and can be used as an alternative to expensive commercial programs.

Create And Backup Favorites

This guide explains how to create and backup your Favorites bookmarks. It also shows how to arrange these links to your favourite web sites into folders.

Links To Useful Web Sites

A list of links to web sites where you can find useful information and downloads. Categories include shopping, sports, e-mail, music and games.

E-mail Attachments

This guide explains how to attach files to messages you want to send by e-mail. There are also tips on what to do with attachments you receive from other people.

How To Use Your PC - The Basics

An introduction to the basics of using your Windows PC. How to use the keyboard, mouse, desktop, My Documents, files and Control Panel.

Change Display Settings And Text Size

This article explains how to change your display settings to make text easier to read, increase the quality of graphics or choose a new appearance for your desktop.


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Quick Tip

Change volume

Change your speaker volume by clicking on the Start menu and Control Panel, then click Sounds and Audio Devices to change your sound settings.

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Software A - Z

Firefox

Firefox is the second most popular web browser after Internet Explorer, and is used to view web pages on the Internet.

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View our Computer Jargon page for explanations of common computer and internet terms used on this site.

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