How To:

How do I enable/disable windows firewall?

  1. Click ‘Start’
  2. Click ‘Control Panel’
  3. Click ‘Network Connections’
  4. Right click ‘Local Area Connection’ and choose ‘Properties’
  5. Click ‘Settings’ on the ‘Advanced’ tab
  6. On ‘General’ tab choose On or Off (recommended), Click ‘OK’ and you’re done.

How do I use ‘Windows Update’?

  1. Go to http://update.microsoft.com and follow on screen instructions.

Or you can use the Automatic Update Feature by doing the following.
(If you experience any problems with windows update click here)

  1. Click ‘Start’
  2. Click ‘Control Panel’
  3. Open or double click ‘System’
  4. Click ‘Automatic Updates’ tab
  5. Choose your settings and then click ‘ok’ and you’re done.

How do I remove a program from windows?

  1. Click ‘Start’
  2. Click ‘Run’
  3. Type ‘appwiz.cpl’
  4. Find the program you wish to remove
  5. Click ‘Remove’ button on right hand side
  6. When uninstall window pops up follow on screen instructions.

How do I defragment my hard drive?

  1. Open ‘My Computer’
  2. Right-click the hard drive that you want to defragment, and then click ‘Properties’
  3. On the ‘Tools’ tab, click ‘Defragment Now…’
  4. Click ‘Defragment’