Can’t read Microsoft Office documents? Try www.ThinkFree.com or www.openoffice.org . You can now sign up for a Microsoft account (if you have an Outlook, MSN, or Hotmail email you have an account) and use Word online and Excel online.
Did you know that if your cellular provider offers it, you can make calls over your wi-fi on Iphone 5, 5s, 6- 6 Plus. Go to settings->phone->wi-fi calling to turn it on.
Need Magnified Web pages: either change the percentage in the lower right corner of your browser or turn on your magnifier: in Windows 7 and older it’s located by clicking on the start button-all programs-accessories-Ease of Access but in Windows 8 slide your mouse to the upper right corner to get the ‘charms bar’ click on the search icon and type in magnifier or adjust your zoom in the settings of your browser.
There are currently a lot of problems between Windows 10 and printers not printing. You can remove Windows 10 if it is within 30 days of the upgrade.
Note: when downloading anything there may be additional downloads attached to what you actually are trying to get. As you are going through the install watch for additional checked items. Some of these open a ‘back door’ for viruses to get in. A couple that have come to our attention are: mywebsearch, alot toolbar, and some of the programs for dressing up your web space or giving you different cursors.
Note: there has been an increasing number of ‘ransomware’. Don’t trust internet tech support services... They say they will help but infect your computer instead and then try to charge to ‘clean’ it. Go to a reputable LOCAL technician or contact us for help. Please don’t do searches for tech support or Microsoft tech support because you will end up on one of these sites.