Entries by Kim Grimes

How to Restore the “This PC” Icon in Windows 10

The desktop of every version of Microsoft Windows has included a “My Computer” icon. Windows 10 still has it, but they now call it “This PC”. If you don’t see the icon on your desktop, here is how to restore it; 1 – Right-click on an empty area of the Desktop, then select Personalize from the drop-down menu. 2 – […]

How to Optimize USB Storage for Better Performance on Windows 10

“According to Microsoft, Windows 10 no longer optimizes external storage devices for “better performance” as of the October 2018 Update. Instead, it optimizes them for “quick removal.” Here’s what that means—and how to change it if you like. We don’t think every Windows user has to change this option. Despite how tempting “better performance” sounds, the default […]

How to Customize Junk Email and Safe Senders in Outlook

A great step by step article on how to customize your junk email folder in Outlook. Get through your inbox faster with these steps to get rid of the spam clogging your inbox. Click below to check it out. “Junk Email is the folder where Outlook sends mail it thinks is spam. You can customize […]

Search Google with a Right Click

If you are reading something online, see a term or person you’re interested in, and want to learn more, there is a shortcut. To do it quickly in most browsers, right-click on the term in your browser and choose the “Search Google” option in the menu. Your browser will open a new tab and show […]

Urgent Support Requests

I wanted to share a little pet peeve of mine. Customers that ‘cry wolf’ when it comes to ‘URGENT’ support requests. I think there are ‘some’ that actually don’t realize that they are doing something wrong, ‘some’ are just lazy to choose the proper extension for the tech they want (they’d have to go look […]

Did you know?

Did you know that if you hover your mouse over the link in an e-mail; it will dhow you where the link will ‘take’ you?  If the address looks ‘strange’ (odd mix of symbol and/or letters that do not form known words) and not like the address you’d expect for the context of the e-mail; […]

How to Lock your Windows 10 PC Remotely

Android and Apple have long given people a way to track and disable your gadgets remotely. Microsoft has also joined the club by letting you track and lock your Windows PC using the “Find My Device” on Windows 10. Check out how to do this by clicking the link below.