Deleting ReadyBoost From A Flash Or USB Drive

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A feature that is mostly used along with Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems is termed as ReadyBoost. If this feature is enabled, it will allow users to use the flash drive memory (minimum 1GB) to be used for faster processing of the computer. However, many a times, the boost in speed and performance is so low that it may not be observable.

The difference in speed will be mainly observed depending upon the user’s setup or sometimes the change will be minimal such that not much difference in speed is noted. To regain the space taken up on the flash drives, users can easily disable the ReadyBoost feature. Well, given below are some easy instructions from the Windows 7 help team that will help you to delete ReadyBoost from a USB or Flash drive.


  • Start the process of deleting ReadyBoost from a USB or Flash drive by inserting the USB drive, which has a copy of ReadyBoost that you want to delete from the computer’s USB slot.
  • Next, move your mouse pointer towards the lower left corner of your Windows desktop screen and locate the button called Start. After locating it, you need to click it. Clicking the Start button will pop up a Windows Start menu and from here, you need to click the option called My Computer. You can also open My Computer by just double clicking the shortcut icon found for My Computer in the Windows desktop screen.
  • Now you need to scroll to the section named Device with removable storage and find out the USB drive, which contains the copy of ReadyBoost installed.

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  • Right click the specific USB drive and from the drop down menu that is available, you need to choose the option labeled Properties.
  • Next, you need to click the tab called ReadyBoost.
  • From the resulting window, you need to choose the option labeled Do not use this device. Click the button called Apply followed by OK button once you are done. Now, the ReadyBoost file will be deleted from your USB or Flash drive and there will be enough space for you to store additional data.

These instructions from the Windows 7 help team will help you to delete ReadyBoost from a Flash drive or USB drive. If you have further doubts or issues, it is better to call our Microsoft support team. The Microsoft support team will be able to help you in solving all your doubts and issues regarding this.

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Renewing The IP Address In Windows 7

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You will not have an immediate internet connection as soon as you connect your new computer to the existing modem. This is mainly because the IP address needs to be renewed. In many cases, the IP address will automatically renew when you disconnect your modem and restart your computer. If you are still experiencing problems, then you need to follow the below given set of instructions from the Windows support team.


  • Start the process of renewing the IP address by connecting your computer to the internet modem. After connecting, switch on your Windows 7 computer and wait until it boots completely. When it starts, you need to navigate to the desktop of your Windows 7 computer.
  • Next, move your mouse pointer to the left side of the Windows 7 desktop and click the button called Start. From the Windows 7 Start menu, click the option called Control Panel, then Network and Internet and finally Network and Sharing Center. Now, the Network and Sharing Center dialog box will be open in your screen.
  • Next, at the top left side of the dialog box, you will see an option called Change adapter settings, click it. Now an icon named Local Area Connection will appear on your screen. Right click it and from the options available, click the one that is labeled Disable. Now, your Local Area Connection will be disabled and it will also release your computer IP address. Now the word called Disabled will appear below the LAN icon.
  • Now, you need to unplug the modem that is connected to the computer. After unplugging the modem, if the indicator lights are still on, then it is necessary for you to remove its battery. All the indicator lights that are seen in your modem should be off and then only we can say that your modem has released the IP address fully.

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  • After 10 to 20 seconds, you need to plug your modem back to the computer. After that, allow it to reset fully and this could take some time. When the modem is fully reset, a flashing of the indicator lights will be seen.
  • Right click the icon for Local Area Connection and from the available options, choose Enable. Now, your IP address will be completely restored.

These instructions from the Windows support team will help you to renew an IP address in the Windows 7 computer. For more assistance, contact our Microsoft tech support team.

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Instructions For Manually Running Windows Update In Windows 7

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Have you ever wondered what makes an operating system safe from latest security threats and spywares? Most of us have the idea that installing an antivirus program is all. But, if you don’t apply the latest Windows Updates from Microsoft, whatever extra measures you take to improve your PC security become useless. Windows update is the foundation of an operating system’s security.

Windows Update for Windows 7

Microsoft rolls out free Windows Update to all operating systems that are eligible for support. As per Microsoft’s support policy, an operating system will receive five years of mainstream support and another five years of extended support. Windows Updates are rolled out for free during the extended support period too. According to Windows 7 help desk, Windows 7 OS will receive mainstream support until 2015 and extended support until 2020. It means free Windows Update will be rolled out for Windows 7 until 2020.

Windows Update options

Although Microsoft mandates that users should download and install Windows updates, it gives users the freedom to choose among multiple Windows Update options. Users are free to decide when they should download Windows updates. They can even choose not to install Windows Updates at all. If you have a faster internet connection with an unlimited data package, it is advisable to enable Automatic Windows update. Doing so, you don’t have to worry about Windows update at all. The following steps explain how to check for Windows update manually. After discovering necessary updates, you can download and install them as you wish.


  • Go to the Start button and choose All Programs from the dropdown menu.
  • Select Windows Update from the All Programs list.
  • In the Windows Update window, select the link that says Check for Updates. You can spot the link on the left side of the screen.
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  • Windows will be initiated now to search for available updates. After locating necessary updates, Windows will list them down under two different categories- Optional and Important.
  • Click the link next to the Important updates you want to apply and select Apply.
  • Once you are done with the selection, select OK followed by Install updates.
  • Follow the on-screen prompts.

Upon the completion of the installation of the updates, you may be required to restart your PC. Make sure that the PC is restarted. This is important to let the changes you have made in your PC to take effect. If you still have any concerns left with regard to Windows Update in Windows 7, get in touch with our Windows 7 help desk.

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A Few Simple Steps To Add Email In Outlook

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There are many email programs in the world and Outlook is one of them. This email client has a simple configuration method and therefore, you can add an email account in the program with a few simple steps. In this post, we will find out how to configure Outlook setting in a few steps.

Steps Involved

  • Launch Microsoft Outlook and choose File. Select the option Account Settings under the option File menu. Keep in mind that in some versions of the program, you will find this option under Tools.
  • Click New under the tab E-mail and this will launch a new window with the title Choose E-mail Service. Click Next in the first window after choosing the option Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP or HTTP.
  • If you have an email account with any of the major service providers like Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail etc. you may simply enter your name, email address and password for the email in its corresponding fields and click Next. Outlook will automatically configure your email account.
  • If you wish to personalize Outlook setting or if you are configuring any of the email clients related to your work, then mark the box next to the option Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next.
  • Choose Internet E-mail in the next window and select the button Next.
  • Enter details related to your email account like incoming server, outgoing mail server, user name etc. in the respective fields. Remember that in order to configure the account manually, you need all these information handy. You will receive these details from your email service provider.
  • Once you finish entering these settings, select the button More Settings.

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  • Select the tab Advanced and enter the port numbers as given by the service provider in the fields for Incoming server and Outgoing server.
  • Mark the box for This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL). In addition, choose SSL from the drop down box for Use the following type of encrypted connection.
  • Check the option for Leave a copy of messages on the server.
  • Select the tab Outgoing server and check the box for My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication. Select the button OK.
  • Choose Next and then Finish.

With the above steps, you can configure Outlook with your email account and start downloading emails to the program.

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