How to get going with your computer.
Find out about the ‘arrow’ or ‘mouse pointer’.
You’ll hear this word used constantly in association with computers.
Want to understand more about the boxes that pop up with messages from your computer?
Find out more about this free web-based storage system.
Easy-to-follow instructions on activating your computer and what to do if it doesn’t react.
Leaving your computer cleanly, without losing any data.
Moving and clicking to write in a particular place or open applications and menus.
All the important keys, plus tips on how to use them efficiently.
An explanation of what you can see on your computer screen, and what each element does.
Moving the different elements of your desktop around.
If you want to listen to a CD or watch a DVD on your computer, here’s how to start.
Saving your files to ensure that they’ll survive even if your computer doesn’t.
A screenshot is a bit like taking a photograph of whatever is currently on your screen. Here’s how it’s done.
What to do when there isn’t a ‘printer friendly’ option.
Understand how computers are linked together - when, why and how.
An explanation of this document type.
Find out how to use Dropbox to store and share files.
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…
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…
A handy guide for completing online forms to enter competitions or place online shopping orders.
There are a lot of online file storage services but here are a few of the top free online options.
If your computer is increasingly slow, this guide has suggestions for ways you can free up space and help your computer run faster.
Computers can freeze or ‘hang’ for a variety of reasons, find out what to do next.
If you want to send a large file, it's sensible to 'compress it' so that it doesn't take so long to send and for your recipient to download. Find out…
Whoops! If you accidentally delete a file, don't worry, you should still be able to recover it.
Memory sticks are incredibly handy for transporting and sharing files. Find out how to use these simple storage devices.
Accessing the internet can be carried out through most devices as long as they have connectivity to a Wide Area Network (WAN). This can be done th