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Pointer & Cursor Made Easier to UseOver the years, our computer screens have become bigger and gained ever-higher resolutions. As a result, the mouse pointer and text cursor have shrunk to tiny proportions. (And, without wishing to be rude, perhaps your eyesight isn’t quite what it was!) You can’t get far in Windows without being able to see the pointer and …

Category: Basics
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: P480

Questions and AnswersHere you will find the Questions and Answers from Issue 3 2020. …

Category: Questions and Answers
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: QA320

Tips and NewsHere you’ll find the Tips and News from Issue 3 2020. …

Category: Tips & News
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: TN320

VirtualBox: Set Up an Extra, Free PCDo you ever wish you had a spare PC handy, perhaps to surf the Internet safely, experiment with Windows, or try out new software away from your main PC? All you need is the free VirtualBox program and a copy of Windows to install, and your ‘extra PC’ is just a double-click away whenever you …

Category: Hardware
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: V300

Voice Control: A Break from Mouse & KeyboardWe’re suddenly living in an age of voice control. Just by using your voice, you can give commands to your phone, your TV and your car, and even buy little household devices that respond to spoken commands. So why should your PC be any different? Have a rest from your mouse and keyboard, and try …

Category: Office & Software Programs
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: V980

Word: Perfect Settings for Easy UseYou want to get to work on a new Word document, but before you can start you have to navigate the Start screen to arrive at a blank page, then set up your favourite font and text size, and possibly adjust the line spacing and margins. And to save your document or open another one, …

Category: Office & Software Programs
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: W531