Using a computer

How to get going with your computer.

  • Programs installed on your computer will need occasional updates to keep them current and fix any issues. Our simple guide shows you how to install these updates easily.

  • You’ll hear this word used constantly in association with computers.

  • If you’re used to using PCs and have recently changed to an Apple Mac computer, there are some subtle differences to get used to. Soon, you will probably wonder how you ever coped with the old way of doing it!

  • Want to understand more about the boxes that pop up with messages from your computer?

  • A handy guide for completing online forms to enter competitions or place online shopping orders.

  • Easy-to-follow instructions on activating your computer and what to do if it doesn’t react.

  • There are a lot of online file storage services but here are a few of the top free online options.

  • Leaving your computer cleanly, without losing any data.

  • If your computer is increasingly slow, this guide has suggestions for ways you can free up space and help your computer run faster.

  • Moving and clicking to write in a particular place or open applications and menus.