Thursday, April 24, 2014

Deleting Windows Live From Your Computer

The Windows Live suite of application usually comes pre-installed with many of the Windows operating systems. This application allows the Windows customers to chat with friends and families online. Moreover, it also enables the users to send emails. Windows Live suite usually comes with applications like Windows Live Messenger and Windows Live mail. However, you can delete the Windows live application that you do not need from the Windows Live suite easily. Well, given below are some easy instructions given by the Windows Live support team to successfully delete Windows Live from Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 computers.

From Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Move your mouse pointer towards the lower left corner of your screen and then, locate and click the button called Start. This will open the Start menu on your screen. 
  2. In the search box that is available, you need to enter programs and features followed by pressing the key called Enter using your keyboard. 
  3. Now, you need to highlight the Windows Live application and you need to select delete or uninstall by clicking it. 
  4. Next, you need to click the button called Uninstall. 
  5. If the system is prompted, you need to enter your system administrator password. 
  6. For uninstalling each of the Windows Live applications from your system, you need to follow the steps 3, 4 and 5. 
  7. When finished with the un-installation process, restart your machine. 
From Windows XP
  1. Navigate to the lower left corner of your Windows XP screen and click the button called Start followed by clicking the option called Run. 
  2. In the Run box that is opened, you need to enter appwiz.cpl and hit the key called Enter using your keyboard. 
  3. In the resulting window that appears on the screen, you need to click the name of the Windows Live application that you need to uninstall from your Windows XP machine. 
  4. Now, you need to click the button called Remove and if prompted, enter the administrator password for your Windows XP machine. 
  5. For each of the Windows Live applications installed on your system, you need to follow the steps 3 and 4. 
  6. Finally, shut down your Windows XP computer. 
The above-mentioned steps provided by the Windows Live support team will help you to successfully install Windows Live from Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 computers. To know more about the same, contact the Windows support team.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Guidelines For Google Toolbar Removal

The Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer have a browser add-on by the name Google toolbar. The toolbar is highly prolific as it enables users to use different Google services while browsing the web. Just by performing a single click on the toolbar you will be able to execute the language translation when you land in a page whose contents are in a language that is unknown to you. Sometimes you may not be very much spellbound or fascinated by the features of the Google toolbar and you may like to work with a different toolbar or have no toolbar at all.

You have to follow the below mentioned guidelines if you want to know how to remove Google toolbar.

Removal from Internet Explorer in Vista
  • For the successful removal of the toolbar first quit from the Internet Explorer, if it is already open.
  • Choose the Windows Start button that is available at the extreme left side of the taskbar. The Start menu will pop up on screen. Choose the Control Panel option from the menu.
  • Access Programs and Features from the Control Panel window. If the option is unavailable, choose the Classic View link that is present on the screen’s left section.
  • Execute a Right Click on Google Toolbar For Internet Explorer and select the Uninstall option. The successful removal of the toolbar will take place.
  • Access the Internet Explorer from its available location.
  • The Google toolbar will not be available anymore.
Removal from Mozilla Firefox in Vista
  • Access Mozilla Firefox.
  • Choose Tools menu from the menu bar when Firefox window appears.
  • Select Add-ons and choose Google Toolbar For Firefox. Select the uninstall option.
  • You may check mark a check box corresponding to the reason for the un-installation of the toolbar if you like. Then choose the Uninstall option.
  • Select the Close button upon completion of the un-installation.
  • Access Mozilla Firefox again and the removal process will be complete.
By following the above-mentioned guidelines, you can easily understand how to remove Google toolbar. There are certain other toolbars that are possible to download but users have to be aware that the functions and features provided by the toolbars may vary.

Users may download and use an effective toolbar remover tool if they do not feel like accessing the web browsers for the removal of Google toolbar.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Setup Secure Email In Outlook 2007

Microsoft Outlook is beyond doubts the most popular email-client across the globe. There are many features making it a wonderful personal information manager. It has undergone lot of changes over the years and Microsoft Outlook 2007 is far more advanced than its previous versions. In this Outlook email setup article, let us see how to set up Secure Email in Outlook 2007:

Outlook email setup instructions
  1. First, in Outlook, you need to go to “Tools” and then “Account Settings”.
  2. Then on the Email tab, click on “New”.
  3. After that, select the Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP radio button.
  4. Then click on the “Next” button.
  5. Then you can check the “Manually configure server settings or additional server types” checkbox.
  6. After that, click on the “Next” button.
  7. Then, in the “Choose E-mail Service” window, you need to select the Internet E-mail radio button.
  8. After that, you need to click on “Next”.
  9. You can type in the following account information:
  • Your Name: your name as you would like it to appear 
  • Email Address: your email address
  • Account Type: POP3
  • Incoming mail server: null
  • Outgoing mail server: mail server address
  • User Name: your SUNet ID
  • Password: (leave blank)
  • Uncheck “Remember password”
  • Uncheck Require Secure Password Authentication (SPA)
  1. Then you need to click on “More Settings”. The “Internet E-mail Settings” window opens.
  2.  In the “General” tab, enter a “Mail Account name” that you can easily identify, such as 'Stanford Secure Email'.
  3.  In the Outgoing Server tab, enter the following account information:
  • Check the “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” checkbox
  • After that, select the Log on using radio button
  • User Name: your SUNet ID
  • Password: (leave blank)
  • Uncheck “Remember password”
  • Uncheck the “Require Secure Password Authentication (SPA)” checkbox
  1. Then, in the “Advanced” tab:
  • Set “Outgoing server (SMTP)” to 465
  • Set Use the following type of encrypted connection to SSL
  1. Then, click on the “OK” button. The “Internet E-mail Settings” window closes.
  2. Click on “Next”. Click on “Finish”. Your new account is created.
  3. You can send secure email always or selectively.
 In the Account Settings window, you need to select the new account you just created and click Set as Default, then click “OK”. Then, you need to close “Outlook” and relaunch it.
  • If you want to selectively send mail through smtp-secure, click the “Accounts” drop-down menu when composing a message and select Stanford Secure Email to route the message through the smtp-secure server. 
  • Outlook automatically checks all accounts for new mail at specified intervals. You need to set Outlook to exclude your secure account; it cannot access the account anyway. In Outlook, you need to choose "Tools" and then click on “Send/Receive” and then “Send/Receive” Settings. Then define Send/Receive Groups.
  • After that, click “Edit”.
  • Then, select your secure account.
  • You need to uncheck the “Include the selected account in this group” checkbox.
  • Then click on the “OK” button.
  • Click “Close”
No, you can use your secure email in Outlook 2007. For any further help, contact our tech support desk.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Deleting Big Emails From Outlook Outbox

I am a business executive and I use a laptop running on Windows 7 operating system. For the purpose of business communication, I use Microsoft Outlook, since it is the best email program available. One day, I was not able to delete some emails from the Outlook Outbox. I tried to delete the emails in all possible ways but it did not work. However, with some proper instructions from the Microsoft support team online I was able to delete those big emails from the Outbox very easily. Here is how.

Deleting big emails from Outlook Outbox

The Windows OS-based email client that helps a user by collecting emails from different locations to one email client is MS Outlook. The version of Microsoft Outlook 2010 provides you many features and functions like sending, organizing and receiving of emails. Moreover, it also gives you the option to attach any content like images or files along with the email that you are sending. Attaching contents to an email will make an email bigger and you will be not able to delete it or send it in some cases. Given below are some easy instructions that will help you to delete email in Outlook Outbox.

  • Start the process by starting Outlook in the offline mode. To run Outlook in offline, you need to unplug your internet connection cable from the computer or from the system tray, you need to right click the icon for connection and select the option Disable. The Outlook application will stop trying to send messages, if your system is not online. It is because of this reason that you were not able to delete from outbox.
  • Click on the option called Delete by right clicking on the email. You can also delete it by just clicking and highlighting the email that you want to delete and pressing the key labeled Delete in your keyboard.
  • By reinserting the network cable, turn on the internet connection. You can also turn it on – if it is already plugged in - by right clicking on the icon for the connection and selecting the option labeled Enable.
The above instructions are easy to follow and can be completed within a few minutes. If you ever have problems in deleting big email in Outlook outbox, just follow these steps and delete it successfully from the Outlook outbox. If you have more doubts regarding this, contact the Outlook customer care center online.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Contact The Computer Tech Support Services Online

With the Microsoft support for Windows XP soon to run out, users would pretty much have to make use of some of the many different computer support services online. Ever since computer use became popular – with the proliferation in the use of personal computers -, there have been third party computer tech service providers offering both hardware and software services.

About the computer tech services available online

Normally, you would consider calling the PC manufacturer themselves to fix the issue. This should be the course of action, if you have signed up for a warranty scheme with the manufacturer. Most manufacturers provide a free one-year warranty for their product. However, not every component would be covered under such a scheme. You would have read the fine print carefully to find out about these details.

Also, there are different types of warranty schemes. For example, damage to the computer caused by an accident may not be covered under the normal warranty scheme. You would have to take the accidental damage cover for such repairs. If you do not have any valid warranty schemes for your computer, then you can take it to any computer service centre for repair. Otherwise, you would be rendering the warranty scheme void by taking it to a third party service provider.

A good place to start looking for a quality computer support centre is online. You would likely find one on a yellow pages website. If you are dealing with a serious problem that requires on-site support, then you need to narrow down your search to the tech support services in your geographical location.

Many tech service firms provide on-site service. This would be an ideal option, if you were dealing with say, a problem in the network in your organisation. However, they are likely to charge you more for the on-site service. Therefore, for minor repairs in your laptops and tablet computers, it would be better to take the device to the service centre for repairs.

Getting support online is yet another option available. Most software problems can be fixed by executing some troubleshooting steps. You can get in touch with tech support personnel online through chat and they would guide you through the solution.

These days almost all of the operating systems support the remote access function, which enables someone to gain access to your system through the internet and make changes to it. This makes online tech support easier. In short, online tech support is the cheapest and easiest option available for software problems.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Using The Windows Live Messenger Chat Network

The Windows operating system you are using would have a default chat application pre-installed in it. Microsoft adds the Windows Live Messenger as the default chat application in Windows as a way to get more users enrolled to their Windows Live chat network. If you do not find any chat application in your system, then visit the Windows online support website and download the Windows Live Messenger for free.

Creating an account in Windows Live Messenger

All Windows users can download and install the latest Windows Live Messenger application online. They can use any of their Windows online service IDs – for Hotmail, Windows Live, MSN, etc – to log in to the Windows Live Messenger chat network. If do not have a Windows online service ID, you can easily sign for a new one from the Windows Live Messenger.

Just launch the Windows Live Messenger application and click on the Sign Up link that you would find below the Username and Password text fields. Here you would be asked to enter your email address for the sign up process. If you do not have an email address, then create an email address for the Hotmail or Outlook webmail service.

You would be asked to create a password for the new Windows Live Messenger account. In the next page, you have to enter some personal details like name, country, gender, zip code, etc. After filling in all these details, you would be asked to enter the CAPTCHA shown on the screen. After this, the user licence agreement would be displayed.

Read it and press the I Agree button, if you agree to the terms and conditions of using the Windows Live chat network. This completes the registration for a Windows Live Messenger account. You can now log in to the Windows Live Messenger client using the new username and password.

If you fail to log in, go online and visit your email account inbox – the same email address you gave for the Windows Live Messenger registration. There, you would find an email from Windows online support waiting in the inbox. Open this mail message and confirm the Windows Live account registration by clicking on the link provided in the message. Once you have thus confirmed the account registration, go to the Windows Live Messenger and log in using the new ID and password.

Now, get in touch with all your friends and colleagues using the Windows Live chat network.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

How To Fix Errors With Windows Updates

A simple installation of an operating system on your computer will not ensure the smooth functioning of your computer. Microsoft releases updates for its operating systems so that it supports most of the applications, programs and becomes free from vulnerabilities.

Windows updates are important for the smooth functioning of your Windows operating system. However, sometimes, your operating system can encounter a few troubles after installing an update. So, how can you fix this trouble? According to Windows tech support, you can fix this trouble by removing the problematic updates from your computer. Let us find out the steps involved in this process.

Steps Involved
  • Open the Control Panel window from the Start menu.
  • Choose the option Add or remove programs if you are using a Windows XP computer.
  • The above step opens the window for Add or Remove Programs that contains the list of installed programs and applications in your computer. If you are using a Windows 7 or Windows Vista computer, select the option Uninstall found under Programs.
  • On top of the Add or Remove Programs window, you can find the option Show updates. Put a check mark for this option. If you are using a Windows 7 or Windows Vista computer, select the option View Installed Updates from the left pane of the Window. This step will add the list of Windows updates installed on your computer along with other programs. 
  • Locate the windows updates installed on the particular date after which your computer experienced troubles. 
  • Select the update and click the option Remove. Windows 7 and Windows Vista users may click the option Uninstall after choosing the update. 
  • Once you remove an update, restart your computer. If this did not help, choose the next update and click the option Remove. 
  • Repeat the above step until you find and remove the corrupted or problematic update. 
  • Keep in mind that some of the updates cannot be removed since they are critical updates necessary for your computer. Therefore, locate and remove other updates, as these critical updates may not be the culprits. If you wish to know more information on these updates, choose the option Click here for support information, and find details from Microsoft support. 
With the above steps, you can fix the errors associated with Windows updates. For additional information, you may contact Windows tech support or our technical support team.