Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Tips and tricks for your computing experience.

Sharing ONE file or folder on OneDrive

Dawn/ February 21, 2018/ Tips and Tricks

If you have OneDrive, there is a good chance you have wanted to share files with someone, but not ALL your files. It is possible to do this. There are two types of accounts on OneDrive, and the sharing procedure is different depending on which account type you have. If you have a BUSINESS (work or school) account, see the

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Calling for support

Dawn/ February 15, 2018/ Tips and Tricks

When you run into a problem with the software on your computer, your first thought may be to call support. This is not a bad idea. If you still have the packaging in which your software came, there is often a support phone number or email address listed. This is an excellent way to contact technical support for your software.

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Skype and Windows 10

Robert, The Computer Guy/ August 12, 2015/ Tips and Tricks

If you have trouble with the sound not working when you receive Skype messages under Windows 10, there may be a simple fix. Check the sound settings in Skype to ensure that the sound is set to use the proper speakers. Under Tools -> Options -> Audio Settings. It appears to default to digital sound, but if your computer does

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Playing DVDs on Windows 10 Home

Robert, The Computer Guy/ August 6, 2015/ About Your Computer, Tips and Tricks

Chances are, if you upgraded to Windows 10 Home, you will be unable to play DVDs on your computer. Microsoft offers a fix for this, in the form of a $14.99 app, but there is another (free) solution. In order to watch DVDs for free on your Window 10 computer, you will need two things: A DVD-ROM drive – either

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Before you install Windows 10…!!

Robert, The Computer Guy/ August 3, 2015/ Alert, Tips and Tricks

If you are getting ready to upgrade to Windows 10, it is very important that you uninstall your antivirus. It will save you much pain and suffering and annoyance. You will also want to uninstall Malwarebytes’ Antimalware. Once Windows 10 has installed, you will want to reinstall both antivirus and antimalware, but leaving them installed during the process will cause

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