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Email: Don’t be Fooled by Malicious Attachments!How peculiar: a message thanking you for your purchase and directing you to the attached receipt, a Microsoft Word file. But you haven’t bought anything, so what’s it all about? Should you open the attachment and find out? Not until you’re certain it’s safe! Read on to learn the tricks scammers play with attachments, and …

Category: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: E402

Keyboard Shortcuts: Get Things Done FasterWhen you’re starting out with computers, it’s tempting to believe that the keyboard is for typing text and the mouse is for everything else. In fact, though, a couple of quick key-presses – a ‘keyboard shortcut’ – can save you a great deal of fiddly clicking! In this article, I’ll explain how to discover the …

Category: Tips & Tricks
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: K192

Questions and AnswersHere you will find the Questions & Answers from update 1/2019. …

Category: Questions and Answers
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: QA119

Recover a File You Deleted by AccidentIt’s a disaster: you’ve just realised you’ve deleted an important file! You can’t find it in the Recycle Bin and you don’t have a safety copy stored on another disk, so what now? You might be facing hours of work to recreate it, but perhaps it was something that can’t be replaced – a treasured …

Category: Basics
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: R095

Tips and NewsHere you will find the Tips and News from update 11 2018. …

Category: Tips & News
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: TN119

Tips to Solve Common AnnoyancesIt’s famously said that you can’t please all of the people all of the time, and that’s certainly true of Microsoft Word. It tries its best to be helpful, but for many of us – at least some of the time – it’s utterly exasperating! In this article, I’ll run through all the most common …

Category: Office & Software Programs
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: W556