Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. We use cookies to help provide you with the best possible online experience. By using this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device. Accept this cookie or find out more.


As a subscriber to the Windows Advisor, you have full access to every article ever published. To make them as easy to access as possible all articles can be found by the following ways:

  • By Issue Number
  • By Article Reference
  • By Category
  • By Windows Version

You can also download the latest Keyword Index by clicking the download button below.

Sort By: Issue Number

Audio CDs: Copy Music to Your PCBack in the 1980s, the Compact Disc was hailed as the convenient new music format we should all be using. These days, though, playing a CD can seem like quite a palaver, to the point that your collection probably sits neglected on a shelf. The ideal solution is to copy CDs to your PC, where …

Category: Multimedia
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: A740

Excel: Bring Figures to Life with a ChartSpreadsheet programs like Microsoft Excel are designed to deal with numbers, and you can’t beat numbers for precision. The trouble is, numbers aren’t friendly things: if all you want is a general idea of the current situation and trends, you don’t want to trawl through reams of figures. The solution: turn those numbers into an …

Category: Office & Software Programs
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: E892

File Dialogs: Opening and Saving FilesIf there’s one thing that computer newcomers tend to find nerve-wracking, it’s the prospect of having to open a file or save one. Will you spend hours looking for the file you want to open? And are you saving this new file to somewhere it’ll never be seen again? In this article, I’ll explain how …

Category: Optimisation
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: F195

Office: Safeguard Your Sensitive DocumentsDo you ever send Microsoft Office documents to others, or collaborate on them? If you do, you might be passing on more information than you know! All sorts of details could be a quick click away from anyone who wants to check them. And even if you don’t share documents knowingly, you might like to …

Category: Office & Software Programs
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: O160

Questions & AnswersHere you will find the Questions and Answers from Issue 4 2020. …

Category: Questions and Answers
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: QA420

Tips & NewsHere you will find the Tips and News from Issue 4 2020. …

Category: Tips & News
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: TN420

Website Hacks: How to Protect YourselfHave you noticed that you receive fewer phishing scams by email than you did a few years ago? That’s because criminals have moved on to bigger targets – and, sadly, easier ones: the websites themselves. Hardly a month goes by without our hearing that another website has been hacked and had all its customer information …

Category: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: W130