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As we have mentioned many times, in general, you should always try to keep your PC updated. In theory, this should be all but automatic these days. However, Microsoft have recently mentioned that machines may need to be powered up for at least 8 hours for the update process to complete

As you may have heard on the news recently, or indeed experienced first hand if you're a Neil Young or Joni Mitchell fan that uses Spotify, these two artists have requested their music be removed from the service in a row about Covid-19 misinformation. This blog is not specifically about this, but takes a look how we got here and wonders if there's anything we can do about it as consumers.

For anyone that has already made the switch to Windows 11, the most obvious change you'll notice is that the taskbar is now aligned centrally, along with a few other tweaks. This month's HowTo explores the new settings to customise what you see here, including moving everything back to the left, should you so wish.

Google have announced changes coming to all Google Drive users in a recent blog. This may or may not be big news for you depending on what you use Google Drive for. In certain circumstances you may find files that you're trying to share or trying to download have been locked.

As we had a break from blogs last month, there's a few changes to Windows 11 either already in place or coming soon that it's worth covering. These include changes to the Control Panel, Office, the taskbar and even the return of Clippy! In this article, we'll quickly run through all of these.

Have you ever needed to look at a website or check something else online from a location other than your own? Maybe you need to check how your website looks outside of the UK. Maybe you want to check the results Google returns when it isn't factoring in all the things it knows about you. Opera's free browser VPN can help with this.

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