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Compress Files

Some files can be too big to be quickly transferred across the Internet or between PCs. This guide describes how to use the WinZip program to compress files for easier transfer and storage.

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Preventing Spam

This guide explains Spam and Phishing, how to avoid junk mail in your e-mail account and how to protect yourself from malicious spammers.

E-mail Attachments

This guide explains how to attach files to messages you want to send by e-mail. There are also tips on what to do with attachments you receive from other people.

Common Problems

A list of common computer problems and solutions. Categories include Virus and Spyware, Browsing the Web, E-mail, Windows and Programs.

Clean Out And Clean Up Files

This article describes how to tidy up unnecessary files to gain more disk space and help Windows run better.

Change Display Settings And Text Size

This article explains how to change your display settings to make text easier to read, increase the quality of graphics or choose a new appearance for your desktop.

How To Keep Kids Safe On The Web

This article features advice for helping kids stay safe while they browse the Web.

Watch Videos Online

Web video is hugely popular thanks to broadband and sites like YouTube. This guide explains how to find and watch videos online.

Making Web Sites - 30 Useful Tools

A list of links to useful web site creation tools.


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Alter music speed

In Windows Media Player, click the View menu then Enhancements and Play Speed Settings. Move the slider to speed up or slow down a song.

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Excel

Microsoft Excel allows you to organize information and work with spreadsheets.

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View our Computer Jargon page for explanations of common computer and internet terms used on this site.

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