Create A Digital Signature Image File

Create A Digital Signature On Windows

Having a copy of your signature stored on your computer or laptop as an image, can be incredibly useful for signing PDF documents and some online forms. There are various methods of getting your signature on to your computer without the need of signing paper forms and scanning the completed form back in to your computer to send back. You …

How To Display The Old Control Panel System Info Window

Since the October 2020 update (20H2) on Windows 10, Microsoft removed the old style System window that displayed a summary of system information, Windows version, as well as shortcuts to Device Manager & System Protection. Of course, the new version of this window displays all of the same information. The settings window is called “About”. However some people like familiarity …

OOBEKEYBOARD Error Solved

Fix OOBEKEYBOARD Error During Windows 10 Installation

How to fix the OOBE error that may occur during Windows 10 install. OOBE stands for “Out Of Box Experience” which is a type of install designed to make things easy when a customer switches on their brand new computer. The following instructions apply if you are installing a fresh copy of Windows 10 on an older computer and run …

Make use of the USB port on the back of your router

Connect a USB Drive to BT Hub or Plusnet Router

In this article, we are going to make use of the USB port found on the back of your router (Home Hub). These instructions apply to Plusnet & BT Hubs. The instructions are similar for other routers that have a USB port on the back. (You will have to determine your default gateway number). Uses For A USB Port On …

Backup Windows Drivers

Backup Windows Drivers Without Any Software

In this article, I will explain how to backup your system drivers on a Windows computer without using any additional third-party tools or software. These instructions work on Windows 7, 8 & 10. Reasons For Backing Up Drivers Before formatting a computer, this could save time later when re-installing drivers. Windows Updates may be causing problems installing generic drivers for …

The Easiest Way To Install New Fonts In Windows 10

Installing new fonts into you system has never been easier. This tutorial assumes you are running the latest version of Windows 10, updated with the October 2020 (20H2) update installed. We’ll use DaFont as the download source as DaFont is established as a great resource for free fonts. So before we begin, go ahead and download the fonts that you …

Auto-Start Programs On Startup

How To Autorun Programs On Startup In Windows 10

There may be a reason that you wish to automatically load a program or files to run when Windows 10 starts. Here are the instructions. Video Version Here is the video version of these instructions. Why Add Programs To Startup? Normally we focus on removing programs from auto-starting. However there are many scenarios in which you may want to auto-run …

Clipboard History the new way to copy and paste

The New Way To Copy & Paste In Windows 10

Copy & Paste. It’s a feature that most of us use day in, day out. Select the text or image you want to copy, right-click, copy, then right-click and paste wherever you want the data to land. Or by using the old keyboard shortcuts Ctrl C to copy and Ctrl V to paste. Frustration With The Old Method The flaw …

Brute Force Attacks

What Is A Brute Force Attack? How To Protect Yourself.

Introduction I fix computers. We (Computroon) have a loyal customer base built up over many years that trust us with their data. When fixing computers we often require the sign-in password for the front end to get in to Windows. The reason for this introduction is this: “I get to see the level of passwords that are commonly used as …

Display Your Windows Version

How To Display Your Version & Build Of Windows

If you need to check which Windows version you have or which build of Windows 10 that you have, there are various methods to get this information. Here are the 2 easiest methods. Method 1 Run winver. (works in all versions of Windows) Method 2 Open the System window in Windows 10. (only works with Windows 10) Right-click on the …