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An IT Engineer with a love for all things IT including (but not limited to), Microsoft Azure, Automation and Service Management!


  1. How to re enable gadgets in Windows 7

    Click Start Click Control Panel Click Program and Features Click Uninstall a Program This will now launch the installed programs list Click “Turn Windows Features On and Off” on the left hand menu Check Windows Gadget Platform Press Ok Your PC will restart and gadgets will be re-enabled. Note: Although originally enabled in Windows 7 – Microsoft had deactivated the gadgets due to unstable/malicious code that allowed unsavoury individuals remote access to the PC. If...…


  2. How to make iOS 7 easier to read

    Open Settings Select General Select **Accessibility Swipe to Enable Bold Text Select and swipe the Larger Type option to adjust text size. 7 . Select and swipe the Increase Contrast option to make the text easier to read. …


  3. How to delete Autocomplete entries in Chrome

    Deleting the Auto Complete entries in Google Chrome is very useful – especially if you are like me and wasn’t paying attention and misspelt a username that would have forever been popping up in the login field. Open Chrome Navigate to the login webpage of the autocomplete details you would like to remove. Start typing to bring up the name you want to remove Using the Arrow keys navigate to select the entry you would...…


  4. OneNote 2013 – Convert Handwriting to Text

    Click on Draw Click on Type Drag over your handwritten notes and click Ink to Text (you can also right your click your selection and choose Ink to Text) It will then convert your selection to Text Note if your handwriting doesn’t convert you can follow the guide below: Click on Draw Click on Lasso tool Select your handwritten text Right click Select Treat Select Ink As Click Handwriting Attempt the Ink to Text again....…


  5. Guide to using Hyper-V

    Introduction to Hyper-V   Hyper-V is an emulation/hyper-visor Microsoft developed technology – similar to VMWare Workstation or ESXI that allows you to run Virtual Machines and different workloads simultaneously. Hyper-V is currently available in Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8.1 & Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2. The Hyper-V hypervisor allows multiple workloads to run on the same physical hardware that in the past would have otherwise only been...…