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Windows 7 Help & Advice - - SUPPORT -

Is there a way I can redact parts of a PDF doc­u­ment for free be­fore send­ing it on? Paula Quin­tock

Foxit Reader from www. fox­it­soft­ware.com/pdf-reader/ has a stamp tool – you can find it un­der the Com­ment tab of the pro­gram’s Rib­bon – that you can click and drag into place, then re­size to cover the parts of the doc­u­ment that you wish to hide from view.

How can I stop File His­tory from hog­ging all the avail­able space on my backup drive in Win­dows 10? Nigel Allen

Go to Start > Set­tings > Backup and click ‘More op­tions’ un­der ‘Back up us­ing File His­tory’. Re­duce the fre­quency that back­ups are taken un­der ‘Back up my files’ and also change the time back­ups are kept for – one year should be suf­fi­cient, or less if you’re happy to keep fewer back­ups.

How do I stop an ‘Up­load failed’ mes­sages in Of­fice 365? June Higgins

Right-click the OneDrive icon in the Taskbar and choose the Set­tings > Of­fice tab. Untick ‘Use Of­fice to sync Of­fice files’ (and ‘Use Of­fice 2016 to sync Of­fice files that I open’ if it’s ticked). Click OK and that should solve the prob­lem.

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