Monday, August 19, 2013

Resetting The Task Scheduler In Microsoft Windows 7 OS

Are you in search of Microsoft Windows 7 OS Help topics for troubleshooting Microsoft Office 2013? You would have depended on resources available online such as FAQ sections, blogs and forums for technical support to solve this problem; if you are not satisfied with those steps, try this one. The requirements and specifications of your Windows 7 system have to be met adequately to approve the installation process. You might need to reset the task scheduler to complete Office installation successfully.

Let’s see what could be done about the installation of Office being blocked by other tasks set on your computer.

Guidelines from Windows help team to install Office 2013

For Windows 7 Operating system:
  • You have to start with the scheduler service first. This article would help you do this with the procedure detailed here.
  • Go to Start >> All Programs >> Accessories, you would get a Command prompt option, which you have to right click and select Run as administrator.
  • You would be displayed a command prompt in which you need to type the command as net start schedule and hit Enter key.
  • Now, continue to install Microsoft Office again and in case the installation process fails now as well, proceed to next step.
  • Click the Start button located towards the left hand side of the task bar and in the search box available, type in the text as Task Scheduler. Hit Enter to start searching.
  • Go to Task Scheduler Library >> Microsoft >> Office and click on the Office option listed now.
  • You would get a set of windows open now, in which the top-middle one would have a Name column in it with Office listed in it.
  • You have to now right click each of the Office tasks listed and click on the Delete option.
The steps would be similar in case of Windows 8 operating system as well, with the differences in terms and names for various options in the procedure.

When you are done with the steps as listed above, restart your system and try installing Microsoft Office 2013 again. This Windows help would surely work to steer you out of the worries regarding installation of Office on your system. Hope these instructions were useful to you and for further information on installation errors, contact the online technical support available 24 hours a day. 

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Tutorial To Stop Pop Up Messages In A Vista Computer

If you have problems with your Windows Vista computer showing pop up messages all the time, then there is an easy way to fix it. Most of the time, users complain about these pop up messages interrupting their work. Well, here in this post, I have come up with some simple instructions as suggested by our Windows Vista help team that will help you solve this problem. Let us see how.

Help Instructions

  • Firstly, go to the Windows Start menu that is located on the left side bottom corner of your computer screen. This will open up a list of options on your computer screen from which you need to click on the icon that is named as Control Panel. Doing so will open up the Control Panel window.
  • Next up, you need to double-click on the icon that is named as User Accounts in order to launch another window that is labeled as Make changes to your user account. After that, you need to click on the option that reads Turn user account control on or off. This will open up another window.
  • Once you do that, you need to hit the OK button in the new window and wait for the prompt that will request for your computer to restart. Hit the OK button again in order to reboot your PC. This will stop your computer system from launching pop-ups while you are working on your PC.
  • Following which you need to go to your Internet browser to input the command to stop pop-up ads. In the browser window, you need to click on the menu that is named as Tools if you are using Internet Explorer web browser. After that, click on the Pop-up Blocker button.
  • Then, you need to press the button that reads Turn on pop-up blocker in order to activate the pop-up blocker of your browser.
  • After that, you need to go back to the Tools menu again and click on the Pop-up Blocker button. Select the Pop-up Blocker Settings option and then click on the Medium pop-up blocker setting in order to start blocking pop-ups on your browser without preventing websites from uploading or displaying.
  • You can change the sound settings on your browser on the same window if you want it to play a sound whenever it blocks a pop-up.
  • Finally, hit the OK button to make your Internet browser save and apply all the changes that you made to your computer system.

Now, that was some information about stopping pop up messages in your Vista computer. For further information on this, please do get in touch with our Windows Vista help team.