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Heartbleed bug – how to stay safe from the online security flaw

by Computing Helpdesk 11/04/2014 7 comments
heartbleed

The Heartbleed bug is a major security flaw that's affected many of the internet's most prominent websites. We explain what it is and how to protect yourself from its effects. Find out how to protect yourself from the Heartbleed bug

How to stream your laptop to your TV – Helpdesk Challenge

by Computing Helpdesk 29/03/2014 15 comments
Laptop

Sick of watching movies on your small laptop screen? Our latest guide explains how to stream your laptop to your TV with minimal cost and fuss. Read more on tips to stream your laptop to your TV

How to make your PC start up faster – Helpdesk Challenge

by Computing Helpdesk 16/03/2014 5 comments
How to speed up your PC

If you have a PC that’s slower than a tortoise swimming through treacle, you'll want to follow our top five tips. Read more on how to make your PC start up faster

Best cheap laptops for under £500 [updated]

by Laptops 14/03/2014 41 comments
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You don’t need to spend a fortune to get a decent laptop. Here we round up our pick of the best cheap laptops. Read more about the best cheap laptops

How to best upgrade from Windows XP – Tech Daily debate

by Computing Helpdesk 13/03/2014 84 comments
Windows Xp

The end of Windows XP is nigh. We debate which version of Windows to upgrade to next, Windows 7 or Windows 8. Read on for our guide to upgrading from Windows XP

Helpdesk Challenge – Improve your home wi-fi signal with an extra router

by Computing Helpdesk 01/03/2014 2 comments
boost wifi signal

We guide you through the process of adding an extra router to your home to get a much stronger wi-fi signal. Read on to improve your home wi-fi

Helpdesk Challenge – How to boost your home wi-fi signal

by Computing Helpdesk 22/02/2014 2 comments
wi-fi signal

Are there spots in your home where the wi-fi signal is weak or non-existent? Follow our top five tips to help restore a reliable internet connection. What are you waiting for? Read on for our tips

Top five Microsoft Office alternatives

by Computing Helpdesk 09/02/2014 10 comments
Office alternatives

Don't want to pay out for Microsoft Office? Then there are plenty of word processing and spreadsheet alternatives. Here's our pick of the best. Read on for our top Microsoft Office alternatives

What to do after you’ve been hacked – five essential tips

by Computing Helpdesk 01/02/2014 4 comments
hacked tips

Several tech companies have seen their users' personal information leaked by hackers. We explain what to do if the worst happens. Read on for our guide on what to do if you've been hacked

How to uninstall unwanted Windows software

by Computing Helpdesk 31/01/2014 6 comments
Recycle bin

We’ve all come across software that doesn’t uninstall correctly, so how do you remove those unwanted files? We explain how to remove those stubborn files. Read on how to clean up old files