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Follow Your Windows Shortcuts

December 17, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

Easy way to find the program linked to your shortcuts on your Windows desktop.

Adding iCloud to Windows 8

November 19, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

How to share content between a Mac and a PC.

Updating Windows 8 Defender

October 28, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

How to force an update with Windows Defender.

Set Default Browser for Windows 8

September 03, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

How to set the Windows 8 default browser.

Hide Video Controls in Windows 8

July 22, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

How to hide all the controls automatically when watching a video in Windows 8.

Powering Down Windows 8

July 07, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

What are your options for powering down Windows 8?

Quick Access to Windows 8 Mobility Settings

June 03, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

The fastest way to adjust brightness, volume, battery settings and more – on a Windows 8 laptop.

Urgent Fix for Internet Explorer

May 01, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

How to change the settings in Internet Explorer to minimize your risks for a dangerous new vulnerability.

DropBox and Windows 8

April 17, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

How to connect your DropBox account with Windows 8.

Laptop Won’t Sleep with Lid Closed

April 08, 2014 by in Ask Dave Taylor

How to configure a Windows 7 laptop to sleep when the lid is closed.

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