How to access Safe mode in Windows 8

Problem You need to access safe mode in Windows 8 Solution To access safe mode in Windows 8 you first need to get to the “Advanced Startup Menu” Hold down Ctrl+Alt+Del (From here you will see a power icon at the bottom right corner of the screen.) Press and hold the left shift button. Whilst… Continue reading How to access Safe mode in Windows 8

Microsoft Security Essential Install, Windows 7

This is a guide on how to install Microsoft Security Essentials. Anti-Virus products are very important to help make sure that our home computers (and work) are protected against Viral threats that could lead to Machines not working or information being destroyed / stolen. In this guide I focus on the basic install of MSE… Continue reading Microsoft Security Essential Install, Windows 7

Schedule Windows to shutdown or restart after a time limit

Problem You need to perform administrative tasks such as┬ácopying files from one file to another or need to download something but do not want to sit around and wait until it finishes. Instead you would like Windows to go off after a specific period of time. Solution 1. Firstly open up Command Prompt as an… Continue reading Schedule Windows to shutdown or restart after a time limit

There has been a problem with the activation of Read&Write 11 when launching Read&Write 11

Problem You receive the following error message when launching Read&Write 11 “There has been a problem with the activation of Read&Write 11. Please contact technical support using ‘support information’ link.” Cause Issue occurred with the activation process. Solution You will require your activation code. if you no longer have this available please contact text help… Continue reading There has been a problem with the activation of Read&Write 11 when launching Read&Write 11