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How to Stop Applications from Running on Windows 10

April 19, 2021 — HelpCloud Internal Solution Method 1: Group PolicyStep 1: Use the Win+R shortcut to launch the ”Run” box. Step 2: In the run box type ”gpedit.msc”, you will get a UAC prompt, select the ”Yes” option. Step 3: Expand the line named ”User Configuration” then perform the same action to …

How to Back Up and Restore Your Computer

March 29, 2021 — HelpCloud Resolution Table of Contents: How to Get StartedHow to Back Up to External Hard DriveHow to Back Up to Microsoft OneDriveHow to Restore from External Hard DriveHow to Restore from Microsoft One Drive Having computers is great; in fact, most people would agree that …

Windows Timeline: What It Is and How to Use It (and How to Disable It, as Well)

March 15, 2021 — HelpCloud Resolution For many of us, multi-tasking has become one of those things that we say we aren’t good at and yet we find ourselves doing it pretty much all the time. It’s almost as if it has become second nature. We are busy doing one thing, then find ourselves jumping …

Mac Software Updates: What They Are, Why They Matter, and How to Make Them Happen

October 5, 2020 — HelpCloud Resolution Table of Contents: What are macOS Updates?Why macOS Updates MatterHow to Make macOS Updates HappenThe times are a-changin’ and chances are before too long your Mac software will need to as well. Even a computer bought mere months ago needs to be checked …

macOS Parental Controls Explained and How-to Set Them Up

August 11, 2020 — HelpCloud Resolution Table of Contents: (click to jump to section) Parental Controls ExplainedBecoming an Administrator and Adding UsersSetting Up Parental ControlsChanging Parental Controls RemotelyEverywhere we turn these days we see technological advancements in all areas …

How to Best Take Full Advantage of Windows 10 Backup and Recovery Tools

May 26, 2020 — HelpCloud Resolution Table of Contents: Hardware Backups for Windows 10Native Windows 10 Backup OptionsRecovery DrivesAlmost everyone who’s ever used a computer has seen it happen … Maybe a drive failed. Maybe someone permanently deleted a file they shouldn’t have. Or maybe …

Windows 7 End of Life Info: Microsoft will no Longer Support It; Here’s What to Expect

January 27, 2020 — HelpCloud Resolution In 2015, Windows 10 was released. The update was new, exciting and somewhat fancier than previous versions. For one reason or another, many Windows users who were using a previous version of the system didn’t upgrade when 10 was released. In fact, at the …

4 Simple (and Effective) Ways to Back Up Your Mac

January 10, 2020 — HelpCloud Resolution Nearly every computer user has experienced the trauma associated with losing an important document, photo or another item when his or her computer fails. Whether a hard drive crash, malware attack or another event is to blame, losing your important data …

How to Delete or Recover Deleted Files On Windows 10

December 26, 2019 — HelpCloud Resolution Chances are you’ve deleted files from your computer before. With lots of information and limited space, it’s important to keep unneeded files and info off your computer so it can run as smoothly as possible.  When you delete a file, whether on purpose or …

How to Switch a Microsoft Account to a Local Account on Windows 10

December 11, 2019 — HelpCloud Internal Solution On a Windows 10, you might notice a big push for you to set up a new Microsoft Account to sign in. When you do this, you’re also creating an email account with Microsoft that you have to use in order to login to your PC. The problem with creating a new …