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How to Create a Second User Account in W...

How to Create a Second User Account in Windows 10

A user account allows you to sign in to your computer and a computer already has one user account which was created when you set up your computer . If you plan to share a computer a separate account for each user can be created. Types of user accounts Administrator – makes changes to the system and manages other […]

How to change default applications in Wi...

How to change default applications in Windows 10

Windows keeps a list of apps that it always uses to open certain types of media or links. These are called default programs. To see a list of default applications so the following. You may want to use third party applications and if these are installed on your computer they will fount in the list […]

How To: Setup Gmail in Outlook 365

How To: Setup Gmail in Outlook 365

Gmail is popular. Gmail is convenient. Gmail is free. But what happens if you either do not like the Gmail interface or you want to be able to manage all your accounts in one place? You add it to your Outlook! The process has been simplified in recent years, however it can still be a […]

How to: Setup POP Mail in Outlook 2013

How to: Setup POP Mail in Outlook 2013

We all have email and sometimes it’s hard to know how to set it up. What follows is a basic tutorial on how to setup your email using Post Office Protocol 3 (POP) on Outlook 2013. POP is useful for its simplicity. Mail is downloaded from the server onto your device and deleted off the […]

How To: Setup IMAP email in Outlook 2013

How To: Setup IMAP email in Outlook 2013

We all have email and sometimes it’s hard to know how to set it up. What follows is a basic tutorial on how to setup your email using Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) on Outlook 2013. IMAP has some distinct advantages over POP mail, the most significant being where your mail is stored. With POP […]

How to setup Squid as a Transparent SSL ...

How to setup Squid as a Transparent SSL Proxy with Site Filtering

I’ve been meaning to do this how-to since 2017 – but other things came up. I always seemed to have either the time or the motivation – but never both at the same time. With COVID-19 in full swing and me in lockdown (along with the rest of the country), I’ve finally managed to find […]

How To: Install Teamviewer

How To: Install Teamviewer

TeamViewer is a great program receiving remote assistance when you are out of your depth and need a helping hand. It allows another party to access your desktop as if they were sitting in front of it. This mean that so long as you have an internet connection you can get assistance (if you have […]

How To: Install OpenVPN

How To: Install OpenVPN

Download & Install the client Go to the OpenVPN’s Community Downloads page, and download the version appropriate to your version of Windows. Once downloaded, install the OpenVPN Client.  Confirm any User Account Control prompts you receive. Double click the OpenVPN installer. You will be presented with the Welcome to OpenVPN Setup Wizard welcome screen. Click […]

How To: Configure an OpenVPN Client

How To: Configure an OpenVPN Client

Configure the OpenVPN Client and Connect to your OpenVPN Server Once the client is installed, navigate to c:\Program Files\OpenVPN\Config. Your OpenVPN server administrator should have provided you with the required certificates and config file to connect to the OpenVPN server, they should include files like the ones in the screenshot below. The .ovpn file is […]

How To: Setup a L2TP Virtual Private Net...

How To: Setup a L2TP Virtual Private Network on Windows 10

Important: You need to have a server that is already configured to accept L2TP connections and have a suitable active profile. Virtual Private Networks (VPN) allow you to connect securely to a server for either private or business usage allowing you to connect to resources such as mail or internet securely when you are in […]