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File Trouble: Which Program Do I Need?It should be easy: you download a file, receive one by email, or copy one to another computer, and double-click the file to open it. You’re expecting a program to appear and display the file’s contents, but instead you see a message saying that Windows can’t open the file. Or perhaps the file opens in …

Category: Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: 8, 10, 11
Reference: F258

Rescue a File You Deleted by AccidentIt’s one of the worst situations you can encounter in computing: to discover you’ve just deleted an important file! It’s not in the Recycle Bin and you don’t have a backup copy. At best, you’ve lost several hours’ work, but even worse, it might have been something you could never recreate, such as a favourite …

Category: Basics
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10, 11
Reference: R175

Router: Essential Security SettingsYour router is the device that provides Internet access to your household’s computing devices – your PCs, tablets, smartphones, smart TVs and so on. This unassuming little box ensures you can always get online when you need to. But is your router also leaving the door open to outsiders and hackers? Follow the four steps …

Category: Internet & Security
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10, 11
Reference: R778

Task Manager: Solve PC ProblemsAs a car driver, you’re operating a complicated machine, but there’s plenty of information about its behaviour right in front of you. A quick glance at the dashboard tells you everything from how fast you’re going and how much petrol you have to whether seatbelts are fastened or the boot is open. On your PC, …

Category: Troubleshooting
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10, 11
Reference: T068

Tips & NewsHere you’ll find the Tips & News from Update 8 2022. …

Category: Tips & News
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10, 11
Reference: TN822

Word: Design Your Own Business CardsCan you tell me your address? What’s your email address? Which fax number should I send these documents to? Whenever you’re asked these questions, wouldn’t it be useful to simply hand over your personal business card? The days when you had to visit a printer to order business cards are long gone. Using Microsoft Word, …

Category: Office & Software Programs
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10, 11
Reference: W509