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Welcome to the Support PCs web site. It doesn't matter if you're new to computers or an old hand looking for new tips and tricks, we've got something for you. Support PCs is all about giving you practical, useful information that will help you get more from the PC you own, where possible without spending any extra money. It's packed with useful information aimed at all levels of user, and will help you fix large (and small) problems, improve your PC's performance and generally making using your computer that little bit easier.

All of the information on this site is written by Joe Cassels and Nick Peers, experienced PC journalists with over 20 years writing experience between them. Much of the site content has been previously published in print and online magazines worldwide, including Microsoft's official Windows XP and Windows Vista magazines, PC Answers, Computeractive and more.

Everything is completely free for you to browse and use. The site is broadly split into four sections: features, tutorials, tips and Q&A. At the moment we're busily transferring content from the old site to this one, and uploading new and exclusive material too. Keep up to date with what's going on by reading our Blog.


Joe has written for PC magazines for eight years having previously been employed as an IT teacher and network manager. He regularly provides features and tutorials for PC Answers, PC Plus, PCW, Computeractive and Web User. He's also written for Windows XP, the Official Magazine, both UK and Australian versions and numerous other tech magazines in the UK and Australia. His work has been extensively exported and translated.

Joe has also produced material for company websites, mail shots and newsletters. He provided the Onetel Internet Guide, plus has undertaken some promotional work for Dell and several smaller companies. Click here to visit his web site.


Nick has 15 years experience in magazine publishing. He spent eight years at Future Publishing working his way up from disk editor on ST Format, culminating in two highly successful years editing PC Answers.

Nick has served as editor, production editor and contributing editor on a number of titles, and has written for over 35 magazines during his career so far. Today he continues to write regularly for a diverse array of publications, including PC Answers, Microsoft Windows Magazine, Computeractive, Your Family Tree, BBC Who Do You Think You Are? and BBC Countryfile. He has also written promotional pieces for companies including PC World and Dell Outlet. Click here to visit his web site.


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Disclaimer: the advice provided on this site is given in good faith. However, we can accept no responsibility for any damage you cause your PC or your data by following it. We strongly advise backing up all your data before making any changes to your computer. We regret that we cannot provide personal PC support. However we refer anyone with specific computer queries to our forum. Full Disclaimer.