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Be Patient: Why Now’s (Really) Not a Good Time to Update to Windows 11

October 11, 2021 — HelpCloud Resolution Once again it’s that time of the year when you get a message on your computer telling you that it is time to update your Windows OS (operating system). Usually when we get these messages saying we need to update, many of us will just click the download …

How to Customize Your Windows 10 Taskbar

September 27, 2021 — HelpCloud Resolution Table of Contents: 3 Ways to Pin Apps to TaskbarUnpin Apps From the TaskbarCustomizing and Using Jump ListsResizing and Moving Your TaskbarCustomizing Icon SizeChange the Taskbar’s AppearanceAdding and Using ToolbarsIf you’re like most people, you …

How to Make Your Mac Start Faster

September 7, 2021 — HelpCloud Resolution Time is something that seems to be an especially scarce commodity these days in the rat race of life which we find ourselves in. It speeds by us in hasty moments, ticking minutes that dash by in quick succession and leave us wondering where on earth the …

How to install Linux. Including resources for distribution resources.

August 30, 2021 — HelpCloud Internal Solution Note that this is a proceed at your own risk tutorial. Data can be lost if caution isn’t taken and it’s always good to have a local professional be there for installation. If you are a professional then just make sure you have your data properly backed up …

Windows 11: What It Is and 5 Can’t-Miss Features to Immediately Check Out

July 19, 2021 — HelpCloud Resolution They say that a change is as good as a holiday and, currently, that may come as a welcome reprieve from the chaotic world around us. While not all change is good, there are some things that are always being improved upon; for instance, in the world of …

The Top 10 Most Helpful macOS Keyboard Shortcuts

July 12, 2021 — HelpCloud Resolution If we are honest with ourselves, many of us have certain ways in which we like to go about our daily tasks. The same is true when it comes down to working on our computers. Whether it is a certain format we prefer to use or even a particular font which we …

The Top 10 Most Helpful Windows OS Keyboard Shortcuts

July 6, 2021 — HelpCloud Resolution In the rat race that is our current society, we find that we are constantly rushing around and finding ways to complete tasks in a quicker and more efficient manner. The quicker we do things, the more we can get accomplished and this may sometimes lead to …

How to change the default printer settings on Mac OS X

July 6, 2021 — HelpCloud Internal Solution Open the Terminal application Type in the command: cupsctl WebInterface=Yes In a browser, go to the webpage 127.0.0.1:631/printers. Select the printer you’re wanting to change, using the link in blue. Under Administrator, proceed to select the “Set …

Antimalware Service Executable: High RAM usage

July 6, 2021 — HelpCloud Internal Solution First Solution: Add Antimalware Service Executable to Windows Defender exclusion list1) Hold down the Windows key and press the I keys to open Settings. 2) Proceed to click on “Update & Security” and then select “Windows Security”. 3) Click on the …

Enable Network Discovery and File Sharing on Windows OS

July 6, 2021 — HelpCloud Internal Solution Easy guide to enabling the network discovery for creating a file share system in your home! Windows 10 – Windows Vista:1) Using the Windows search bar in the bottom left type Control Panel then open it, and select the option “Network and Internet”. 2) …