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For techno types and those who’d like to be more techno-savvy, the YourLifeChoices computer pages is here to assist. On the tutorials page there’s an extensive glossary of techno-terminology, plus loads of information on everything from broadband to spyware. You will also find answers to all your techno questions, as well as valuable information teaching you how to master outlook, install interesting programs or even how to do simple things such as copy and paste!

Five ways to make your wifi faster

Five ways to make your wifi faster

Five ways to make your wifi faster

These five simple tips will help to make your home’s wifi internet faster.

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Bad hygiene slows your computer

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Bad hygiene slows your computer

Are your dirty, electronic habits hampering your computer’s performance?

How to customise your background

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How to customise your background

Make your computer feel a bit more like your computer by changing its appearance.

How to set up multiple PC users

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How to set up multiple PC users

Setting up multiple accounts will keep your data secure.

How to search for safe, free software

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How to search for safe, free software

The web is full of choices, but how do you know what is safe and ...

Mac

Declutter your computer

How to remove unwanted and unused programs from your home computer.

Start cleaning now

How to make and organise folders

Ryan’s simple guide will teach you how to easily de-clutter your desktop.

Learn how

Best free antivirus for Mac and PC

Protect your Mac or PC for free.

Are you secured?

PC

Security exploits hit Windows users

A number of Windows security vulnerabilities were revealed online last.

Are you safe?

Declutter your computer

How to remove unwanted and unused programs from your home computer.

Start cleaning now

What happens if I don’t eject?

Can you damage your USB devices by unplugging without safely disconnecting?

Tech advice

Computer Tutorials

Stop a program opening on startup

Drew explains how to stop specific programs from loading when your computer turns on.

Speed up your computer

When technology gets wet

It can be as exotic as a wave lapping gently over your mobile phone, or as embarrassing as spilling coffee all over your laptop, but no matter how it happens, getting your technology wet can be disastrous. So what can you do to save your phone or laptop’s ...

Save your mobile

Spring clean your technology

Cleaning your devices is a must if you want them to last.

Find out how

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