Hi There! My name is Richard Adams, and this site provides lots of interesting articles on various IT topics, as well as providing opportunities for access to my products and services. My business, Community IT Services provides a number of IT Services, both on-line and locally in the Midlands region of the UK where I live.The articles on this page are Tips and Tricks for using Windows, but there are additional topics such as Blogging tips, PC Security and Computer Training, available via the links on the right.  Enjoy!

 

Still on WIndows 7 or 8?

Operating Systems All computers need some software that acts as the overall controller of all the activities going on - interpreting the keyboard/mouse instructions, controlling what is displayed on the screen, keeping track of what programs are running and...

What do I do with Windows Updates?

You might often see messages or other references to 'Windows Update'. The Windows Operating system is a very complex software program, consisting of probably millions of lines of code, and the developers don't always get it perfect first time! When they find some...

More About Windows 10

So, we have been using Windows 10 for a few weeks, is it OK? I have been reasonably impressed with the new update. It appears stable, (although there have been quite a few updates released since the launch at the end of July), implying that Microsoft have had to fix...

What About Windows 10?

OK, so Windows 10 has been launched, what's it all about? Is it any good? I have been following the development of Windows 10 and have been using an 'Insider Preview' version for several months. The early versions were, not surprisingly, somewhat shaky and unstable,...