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When you're connected to another PC over remote desktop (perhaps in the office), you may well have a file either on your actual machine or the remote machine that you want to transfer from one to the other. This HowTo explains how to create a link between the two machines so you can move files between them freely.

Almost all of our HowTos to date have covered the software side of computing. This month, we're going to hopefully provide you with enough working knowledge to be able to decide which device best suits your requirements next time you need to buy a new PC.

Your machine is grinding to a halt. Excel has just taken 30 seconds to work out what 4+4 is. You try and open your browser to Google the problem only for that to take 2 minutes and the internet to crawl along slower than a dial-up modem. What is your PC doing? Here's how you find out.

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of nowhere with no access to mobile data wishing that there was some way to access the map on your phone? Or maybe you want to use your phone as a satnav, but don't want to chew through your data allowance. If so, our simple HowTo this month should explain how you can use Google Maps to achieve this.

WhatsApp is now one of the most popular messaging apps in the world. You may not be aware that it's also possible to connect to your account on your laptop / desktop to save getting your phone out of your pocket, or to make it easier when you need to write some longer messages. This quick guide will show you how to do this.

Have you ever wondered how to find out more about who owns a specific domain name? Maybe you want to find out whether it exists at all. Maybe you want to find out how long it has been registered for. Maybe you just want to be nosey! This month's HowTo explain how to go about getting these details.

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