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About Sylvia the IT Lady

About Sylvia the IT Lady Sylvia has been working in the IT industry for 25 years. Provided support for users at the Calgary Airport, Calgary City Hall, Nortel, Law firm in Calgary, Law firm in Toronto, Software start-up company and a Bottling company. She began her career after the kids went to school working for an Electrical Contracting firm in Calgary, started on the reception desk ending up as HR manager. Times were changing so she decided to change careers to IT. Received her MSCE from a small technical college in Calgary, and the rest is history. As well as my MSCE she has earned CompTIA Server+, iNet+, Network+ and ITIL.v3. certifications. When she is not supporting companies and user, she can be found in the kitchen canning pickles to enter into local agricultural fairs, (winning several ribbons) preparing pies and quiches for the freezer, hiking in the summer, snowshoeing in the winter and making wine. Learning to play the piano as well. https://www.linkedin.com/in/sylviajandrews

More Issues with Windows 10 May 2020 v2004 Update!

Windows 10 ‘Game Mode’ Problems Impact Call of Duty: Warzone, Destiny 2, League of Legends, and more. If you’ve been noticing hiccups in your games, despite having a capable system, Windows 10’s Game Mode might be to blame. A number … Continue reading

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Windows 10 May 2020 Update Could Create Trouble for You

Known Issues in Windows 10 May 2020 Update (version 2004) As of May 27, 2020, Microsoft is aware of at least ten known issues in Windows 10 version 2004. The company acknowledged the known issues with the feature update in … Continue reading

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Useful Windows 10 Command Prompt Shortcuts

Windows 10 Command Prompt Shortcuts Windows 10 introduced some useful keyboard shortcuts regarding copying and pasting. You can now use Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V in the Command Prompt, which is something you definitely cannot do in previous … Continue reading

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Useful Windows 10 File Explorer shortcuts

File Explorer includes a lot of keyboard shortcuts to help complete tasks a little quicker. Here’s a list with the most useful shortcuts for File Explorer. Keyboard shortcut                                                 Action Windows key + E                                                            Open File Explorer. Alt + … Continue reading

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Essential Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

I will show you the essential shortcuts that every Windows 10 users should know. If the mouse is slowing you down these keyboard shortcuts will perform tasks a little faster. Keyboard shortcut                                                 Action Ctrl + A                                                                      Select all content. … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Tips – Just 1 Today

How to Use Windows 10 Sticky Notes There’s a little app built into Windows 10 that you might not know is there, or have just skipped over without more than a passing glance: Sticky Notes. But this simple app can … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Tips – Again Just 2

Windows 10 Can’t Install Windows Updates The problem occurs because Windows Update files get corrupted.  Removing the corrupted files solves the issue, which can be done easily by following these steps: Press Win+R keys to open the Run dialog Type … Continue reading

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WHAT‘S COMING IN THE WINDOWS 10 UPDATE APRIL 2020

Windows 10 is set to receive a new major update in April. officially started. Named 20H1 or version 2004, this is supposed to be a more significant upgrade than last year’s November update (19H2). It’s best that you wait for … Continue reading

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Help My Windows 7 Computer Was Upgraded to Windows 10!!

Now you have a blank blue screen with nothing that you recognize. Where is My Computer and My Files? My Computer has been renamed to This PC. You can put a shortcut on your desktop, pin it to the taskbar, … Continue reading

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WINDOWS 10 UPDATE- UGH!!!!!

Then choose, Ease of Access On Display, move the Make Text Bigger slider to the left to make the text and icons smaller. Along with changing the size of the icons and text, all my PDF documents were associated with … Continue reading

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