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Essential WordPress Maintenance Tips

With all things there are some essential things you should do with websites in case of the dreaded hosting crash, loss of data or corruption. These mainly apply to self-hosting setups but its a good practice to get into. Database Backup. This is the most essential thing you should get into the habit of doing […]

Useful Windows Shortcuts

In a previous post, located here I outlined some of the most useful shortcut keys for Intemet Explorer 9. I thought it would be good to replicate this type of post and outline some of the most widely used shortcuts for Windows. There are a great number of shortcuts other than the ones that I have […]

Useful Windows Hints and Tips – Part 1

In today’s world we are all looking to do things quicker and get frustrated when items take an eternity to do certain tasks. I have decided to write a couple of hints and tips that could speed up the use of your PC. Firstly for all those of you who have dual or quad core […]

GSPOT – Handy utility for finding video or audio codecs.

Have you ever tried to play a video or audio file and you don’t seem to get any output. Well 95% of the time this is due to not running the correct codec to play these streams correctly. There are a few handy programs that you can check which codecs you need to download to […]

How to restore your Outlook Back up

The last post was related to how to back up your Outlook contacts and emails. This is a great simple thing I would recommend to do on a weekly basis as you never know when disaster may strike. This post is aimed at restoring that back up in case you buying a new computer or […]

Backing up your mail and contacts in Outlook

Doing regular backups on your PC is an important way of keeping your data in case of that unfortunate event when either your PC fails or windows decides not to load. Thankfully alot of programs include back up routines in the software and Microsoft Outlook is one of them. The backup tool will back up […]

How to add space around images in WordPress

I dont claim to be a guru at technology related items, but do have a reasonable amount of knowledge on certain aspects. Over the last few weeks I have had 4 or 5 emails from visitors to Bestbitsandbobs.co.uk asking how I create space around images when they are surrounded by text. There are two ways […]

MS Removal Tool (Malware) – Registry removal method.

A number of weeks ago I created an article of how to remove the MS Removal Tool using a combination of safe mode and MalwareBytes anti malware program. Since then I have had a couple of requests asking for the registry entry removal method. Firstly a word of warning, editing the registry of your computer […]

Improve the Speed of Windows 7

Windows 7 is the latest variant of MicrosoftsOperating System but it does have its downsides. One of them is some users may find that it is very slow once installed. One of the reasons for this could be that as the visual effects puts a large strain on your system resources i.e Graphics card and system memory […]

Installing new Fonts in Windows.

Web designers , artists and graphic designers like to have new stylish fonts to set their work apart from the norm so I thought I would show you a quick way to install a new font. There are plenty of websites on the Internet offering free downloads for 1000’s of new fonts styles. One such […]

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