While Libraries in Windows are an excellent way to aggregate storage from across different areas of your computer’s hard disk(s) they do have on critical limitation, and this is that you can’t create a library of Adobe PDF files or files created by yourself at work. Such libraries are a fantastic way to quickly and … Continued
Libraries in Windows are a very useful as a way to aggregate content from across hard disks on your computer but they do have some limitations, one of which is that out of a Windows Server environment it’s extremely difficult to add network storage locations… or is it! There are actually two ways that you … Continued
Managing the power consumption on your laptop, ultrabook or tablet is always a challenge as, no matter how long you wish your battery would last for, it’s never enough.
In this video, Windows expert and author Mike Halsey shows you how to maximise your battery life on your Windows 8, Windows RT or Windows 7 laptop, ultrabook or tablet.
In this video, Windows expert and author Mike Halsey explains why you should move your files and documents away from your copy of Windows, and shows you just how easy it is to do in Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista.
Have you ever been baffled by partitions on your computer, perhaps even just wondering what they are? Partitions are a great way of making a single computer hard disk look like two or more separate drives. You can then use these to separate different types of content, for example keeping Windows and your apps on one partition while you keep your files and documents safe on another.
In this video, Windows expert and author Mike Halsey explains what partitions are, how they are used and shows you how you can easily create, resize and manage them on your own Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista computer. Be sure to watch this video right to the end for a special out-take
You can also view my video on how to move your files and documents away from your copy of Windows HERE.
It can be very difficult troubleshooting and repairing problems in Windows and the experts who can help you aren’t always nearby. You can get remote help however and if you need someone to help fix a problem on your computer you can invite a friend, family member or support person to help over the Internet. In this video Mike Halsey, author of “Windows 8: Out of the Box” and “Beginning Windows 8″ shows you how easy it is to use Windows’ Remote Assistance feature in both Windows 7 and Windows 8.