“Let’s finish setting up your device”

If you have a Windows 10 or 11 computer then this unwanted interruption has probably hassled you several times in recent months Microsoft’s screen that sometimes pops up with the exhortation “let’s finish setting up your device” is un-necessary and somewhat misleading. Maybe I am naive for thinking that no company with whom we deal …
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Predictive typing in Word and Windows (10 & 11)

The spirit of Clippy is back Do you remember the good old days of the Microsoft “Clippy” character in Microsoft Word? If you started to create a document that looked anything like a letter then it popped up a totally useless box with a totally fatuous and infantile piece of clipart, and a caption saying …
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Pinning Documents to Start Menus

Although it’s not obvious how to do it, pinning documents to Windows Start Menus is possible This blog post was written for Windows 10 (as reflected in the illustrations below). However, it also works for pinning documents to the Windows 11 Start Menu (post updated 09/11/2023 and 21/03/2024) If you have documents that you need …
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