Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Repairing The POP Email Error In Outlook

Outlook Express is one of the most popular email clients from the family of Microsoft. This application is utilized by a large number of users worldwide for home and work email purposes. There are many features and advanced options included in this application. One of the key features includes a standard software installation, with legacy versions of IE. Like any other software application, Outlook encounters errors and issues at certain times. This mostly happens during the sending or receiving of emails. Among the various issues, the POP error is the most troublesome one. But it can be solved easily with the instructions given below.

Instructions to fix Outlook Express

• To start with, you need to turn on the computer. To do this, select the button at the bottom portion of the CPU.
• When the computer is turned on, wait patiently for the active desktop window to be displayed. You need to make certain that the computer is connected to the Internet.
• To do this, you need to visit the Internet browser on your computer. Now open the browser and navigate to a website of your choice.
• If you can navigate to a website, you can confirm that the connection is active. If you are unable to connect to the Internet, you need to immediately restart your computer. To advance to the next step, you need to reset the Internet connection.
• To fix Outlook Express, you need to open the Outlook Express application. You need to select the option labeled Tools. This will display a list of options. Select the option labeled Accounts from this list.
• To advance to the next step, you need to select the tab labeled Mail. At the subsequent step, you need to double click on the email account from the list.
• If you can see multiple accounts on the list, you need to choose the one that is causing the POP Email Error.
• Select the button labeled Properties from the menu box. You need to check the POP3 server address, SMTP port number, SMTP server address and POP3 port number, to make certain that everything is correctly set.
• To resolve the Outlook Express problems, you need to correct the entries that are wrong, and click on the Apply button.

To save the changes simply restart the system. This should’ve helped you solve the Outlook Express issues plaguing you.

Steps To Install Service Pack 1

“Why should I install the service pack 1?” I was bit skeptical about the service pack version 1. I managed to reach the help centre via the Windows support number and enquired about the Windows Service Pack 1. The guy helped me with the answer that the Windows Service Pack 1 was designed to enhance and boost the system performance as well as to make it run more securely. He asked me to follow the under mentioned steps to install the Service Pack 1.


• Check the internet connectivity status. Make sure that your computer is connected to the internet while trying to install the internet service pack 1. Only if you have an active internet connection, you will be able to hook your computer with the internet. So, make sure that you have an active wireless or wired Internet connection, while downloading the Service Pack version 1.
• Launch the Start menu by clicking the Start orb placed on the bottom left corner of the home screen. Instead, you may launch the Start menu by pressing the key imprinted with the Windows logo. From the Start pop up, select the label that reads All Programs. The All Programs list will brief you the names of the programs installed in the computer.
• From the All Programs list, select the label that reads Windows Update.
• Now search for the link that reads Check for Updates. Click on the link that reads View Available Updates. From the dropdown, select the label that reads Service Pack for Microsoft Windows. Hit the Install option to install the update. If you are not signed in to your admin account, you will be prompted to enter your admin account password.
• Follow the instructions prompted by the installation wizard to install the software with ease. This will mostly consist of needing to select Next on a number of screens. The computer may restart a couple of times in between the installation process. This is normal and you need not get worried seeing this.
• Next, login to your admin account after the Setup has finished installing the update. You might receive the notification; update was successful, when you log back in. The process is now complete.
Follow the instructions briefed above to troubleshoot the issues that pop-up while installing the Service pack 1. For any further clarification on the same, visit our Windows help centre or call us on our toll free 24/7 Windows support number.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Steps To Set Up A Voice Chat

Setting up a voice chat is quite simple. Almost all the social networking sites, including Gmail and Yahoo Messenger supports voice as well video chat. Follow the instructions outlined below to set up voice chat on your social app.

Microsoft chat support instructions to install voice chat

Create a Gmail account if you do not already have one. For this, first launch the browser by clicking the desktop shortcut label or by double clicking the taskbar plug-in. Log in to your account. Place the mouse pointer in the text box next to the label that reads Username. Press the tab key to place the mouse pointer in the text box next to the label that reads Password. Hit the Enter key. Click on the label that reads Options in the middle of the left sidebar.
Select the label that reads Add voice and video and follow the on-screen prompts to install the necessary plug-in. Your plug-in will be installed within a couple of minutes. Restart your browser after you finish installing the browser.
Select your settings and hit the Save Changes option.
To indicate your availability for chat and for other social networking options, click on the left sidebar. The left sidebar will help you set your chat status.
Hover your mouse over your contacts and select the link that reads Invite to Chat. Now select the contacts that you wish to invite for chatting. Select the Send Invites option to send invitation to the contacts with which you intend to chat.
Wait to receive confirmation that your invitation was accepted.
How to set up set up a voice chat with Yahoo messenger
Launch the browser by clicking the desktop label or by clicking the shortcut plug-in on the quick access launch bar. Now, place the mouse pointer on the address bar. Enter the Yahoo Messenger address into the search bar and hit the Enter key.
Wait for the page to load. Download and install Yahoo Messenger on your system. This may take some time. Activate your account.
Now to Start voice chat, select a contact from the contact list. Hit the Call option to start Yahoo call.
Make sure your speakers are turned ON and you are able to speak clearly through your microphone.
Leave a voicemail for your contact if he/she is not available.
The Microsoft chat support instructions briefed above will help you set up voice chat on your social networking web page. For any further clarifications on the same, feel free to reach us on our 24/7 helpline number.

Steps To Use Windows XP Live To Fix A System Configuration Error

Microsoft Windows XP regarded as the most stable operating system, designed and developed by the Microsoft comes loaded with many features that help the user to restore their computers to safety with ease. The Windows XP Live CD that helps you fix the bugs and issues on your system contains all the features of the full Windows XP operating system, which is bootable. This helps you use the same without even having the full OS installed on your system in advance. The disk can help your system recover from the system configuration errors or other damages. Follow the instructions outlined below to fix the issues related with Windows XP and system configuration errors.

Microsoft support instructions

Turn ON the device.
Click on the Start orb placed on the bottom left corner of the home screen. You can also launch the Start menu, using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Esc. Instead, you may launch the same by pressing the key imprinted with the Windows logo. From the Start menu, select the label that reads My Computer/ Computer or File Explorer.
Click on the icon labeled CD/DVD in the File Explorer menu. This will make the CD/DVD drive to eject. Place the disc into your system’s optical drive.
Once again, launch the Start menu using either of the methods mentioned in the first step. Click on the label that reads Turn Off Computer. This will make the Windows XP shutdown menu appear. Click the icon labeled Restart in the Shutdown menu.
Press any key when prompted to make your computer boot from the CD inserted in your computer’s optical drive.
Launch the Start menu by clicking the Start orb placed on the bottom left corner of the system. Click on the label that reads All Programs. From the All Programs list, select the label that reads Accessories. From the System Tools, select the label that reads System Restore.
Now select the label that reads Restore my computer. Now, select a restore point prior to the time your computer became unbootable.
Hit the Next button to restore the computer. This may take some time and will depend on many factors.
Follow the steps briefed above to troubleshoot system configuration error. For more assistance and help on the same, feel free to contact our Microsoft support centre. For any further clarifications, reach us on our toll free 24/7 help line number.

Monday, July 1, 2013

Tutorial To Delete Installed Microsoft Windows Updates

Microsoft Windows operating system is designed by default to update itself automatically when the computer is connected to the Internet. Windows Automatic Update Service is a program that is always checking the official website of Microsoft for updates and then downloading update installation files to your computer.
The Microsoft update files are downloaded on to the system of the user and then it is installed in the computer. In some cases, these installed Windows updates can cause problems in the installed computer as these files cause conflicts with the other installed software in the computer. Therefore to resolve such issues, you will be required to remove the Microsoft updates that is causing problems on your computer. 
Instructions from Microsoft help
  • Start off the process to delete the Microsoft updates by clicking on the Windows Start button displayed in the lower left corner of the Windows desktop screen. Clicking on this icon will open the Windows Start menu, which is the hub for most of the Windows related settings.
  • Click on the All Programs displayed in the Windows Start Menu to display the list of programs that have been installed onto the Windows system.
  • Click on the Windows Update option from the list of programs that are displayed on the screen of your Windows computer.
  • Click on the View Update History button in order to view the recent updates that you have carried out in your Windows computer.
  • Click on the Installed Updates button in order to see the list of Microsoft updates that you have installed on your Windows computer.
  • Click the update to be uninstalled in order to select it.
  • Click on the Uninstall button to start the uninstallation process of the Microsoft update. Depending on the nature of the update, you may need to restart Windows after the update is removed. That is, you might be required to restart your Windows computer for the changes to take effect.
These are some simple and easy instructions that will help you in uninstalling or removing the Microsoft updates that have been installed on your Windows computer. The Microsoft help and support team has provided the simple guidelines that will help you in removing the Microsoft updates. Make sure that you follow them without mistake, so that you’ll be ensure speedy deletion of the updates installed on your computer.