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Desktop Selects Multiple Icons when Clicked (not just one icon)

December 10, 2021 — HelpCloud Internal Solution This is a simple solution based on an issue most commonly found on Windows 7 Operating Systems. Common Solution: Simply hold down the shift key then release it after a couple of seconds to see if the key was stuck. In most cases simply pressing the shift …

Window’s File Does Not Exist

December 6, 2021 — HelpCloud Internal Solution This is a resolution when Windows OS generates an error stating a “file is not found” when something was recently installed. The solution we’ve found is performing an SFC /Scannow command. Steps to performing an SFC /scannow: Click the search icon …

Windows Update Configured to Never Install Drivers

November 18, 2021 — HelpCloud Internal Solution The error is an indicator that your Device Driver searching has been turned off. To fix, follow these steps: Step 1: Use Win+R to open the Run box Step 2: In the dialog box provided type ”gpedit.msc” Step 3: Follow the following path Local Computer Policy …

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 …