Deleting Windows Update Icon From The Desktop

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Windows Update is a utility that helps you to check and install the available Windows Updates, which are provided by Microsoft. Whenever there are updates available, the Windows Update icon appears in the system tray located to the lower left corner of the desktop. With the help of the Windows Update utility, you will be able to install the latest updates, system components along with the service pack. The moment Windows is up to date, this icon disappears from the system tray. Usually the system receives Windows Updates through an internet connection.

In case you have been wondering how to get rid of Windows Update icon from the desktop, follow these Windows support instructions.

Instructions

  • To remove Windows Update icon from the desktop, Install all the available Windows Updates. Only when there are new updates available will the Windows Update icon appear in the system tray.
  • Click on the Start button to the lower left corner of the desktop; from the Start menu, choose All Programs and from the resultant menu, click on the Windows Update option, to open the Windows Update tool. This will check if there are any updates available and install them as per availability.
  • From the Windows Update window, click on the option Check For Updates, which is located to the left hand pane. The moment you click to check updates, the utility will initiate a search for Windows Updates. You will be able to see the available updates at the end of the process.
  • In order to install the updates, click on Install Updates. In case Windows prompts, type in the Administrator Password and click on Ok.Windows Update Utility
  • In case you prefer to install only specific updates, you can click on View Available Updates. From the list of updates, you can select and install only the ones you prefer. Click on Install once you have chosen the required updates.
  • After typing the Administrator Password when prompted, click on Ok. In case Windows prompts for a Restart, do it accordingly. When the computer boots back, you will not see the Windows Update icon anymore.

Windows Updates can also be replaced by Microsoft updates. When it comes to Microsoft update, you will be able to receive all types of updates for all Microsoft products such as Microsoft Office, Windows Live Essentials and many more. To know more on Windows Update, visit the Windows support page in our website.

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Mainstream Support For Windows 7 Pro To Be Until 2015

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Microsoft is all set to terminate the mainstream support for Windows 7 in January, 2015. The announcement has caused quite a stir among the existing Windows 7 users. A large number of them even called up the Windows support to know about the authenticity of the news and whether they would be getting the support after the deadline.

Well, the latest news from the software giant has got something to cheer about for the Windows 7 Pro users. The company has announced about an option where the users can get the extended mainstream support for their Windows 7 Pro versions instead of depending on the extended support. On October 31, 2014, Microsoft ended the provision of copies of Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium and Ultimate versions to its PC partners or builders. The company has thus excluded the Windows 7 Pro version from this and has decided to extend the mainstream support for one more year. Also, the company didn’t provide such a notice for Windows 7 Pro, which clearly means that the OEM sales of the computers running on this operating system will continue until next year.

However, this is just the case of Windows 7 Pro version. Other versions of the operating system will definitely not get the mainstream support after January 13, 2015. Clearly, the sudden increase in the user share of Windows 7 has forced Microsoft to take such a decision. The company wanted to propel the sales of its latest touch-centric OS versions like Windows 8 and 8.1 after the termination of support for Windows XP. However, things turned dramatically as more users preferred choosing Windows 7 over the latest OS versions.

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According to the Windows support team, the extended support for Windows 7 will end on January 14, 2020 i.e. exactly five years after the termination of the mainstream support. The company has been warning the users to move to the latest OS versions. This is because once Microsoft ends the support for the OS, Windows 7 would be vulnerable to security issues and will become an easy target for hackers and spammers worldwide.

Since extended support for Windows 7 will end only in 2020, many users might feel there is ample time to migrate to the latest versions. However, Microsoft would want all its users to upgrade their Windows 7 systems at the earliest. This is because the company is all set to launch Windows 10 next year. So, by the time the new OS version hits the market, the software giant would want all the users to adapt to the touch-sensitive features.

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New Microsoft Office Apps For iOS Released, Android On The Way

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New Ventures By Microsoft

Ever since Satya Nadella has come into the picture, there have been many talks about increasing the presence of Microsoft in every device and department. It seems Microsoft is acting on its promises and has recently released its popular Office Suite for Apple iOS users.

Microsoft Office is one of the most popular application software released by Microsoft. It finds application for both enterprises as well as individual users and has been dominating the market of Office suit ever since its release. Hence, it comes as no surprise when Microsoft revealed its plan to release the crowd favorite for Apple users. Microsoft announced that the test version period for Office for iPad is now over and is available for download. Contact our Microsoft support department to know the latest set of tactics put in place by Microsoft.

The number of free features for Office for iPad is extremely high and the company is also releasing a test version for Google Android operating systems. John Case, the corporate vice president for Office marketing in Microsoft revealed that Microsoft is now focused upon releasing its application as a “go-to productivity app” that is available in “all platforms, devices and properties.”

The all new outlook of Microsoft has been revealed as the master plan of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella who hopes to bring back the company into the present era. The company was delving in the past and had false notions about its popularity, which has now been completely destroyed by the reduced popularity of Microsoft in almost every sector. Microsoft Office is one of the biggest parts of the strategy, since the Office for iPad was released shortly after Nadella took charge. Other evidences that prove the shift in strategy include a deal with Dropbox to store files for Office 365 subscription service by making use of Microsoft account.

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Microsoft Releases iOS Apps

The iOS has already become extremely popular, evident from the 40 million downloads since its release, a new record considering the extremely short duration. Earlier, Microsoft limited the free use of Word, PowerPoint and Excel apps for iOS, which only let users read files. However, now, users can create and edit documents without paying for the entire Microsoft 365 subscription. Instead, the user only needs to sign in using their Microsoft account. However, if you require advanced features, like complicated data analysis tools in Microsoft Excel, you will have to purchase and pay for the subscription services.

Microsoft has brought in these changes in hopes of improving the popularity of Microsoft’s services and encouraging users into trying out the new Apps. If you want to know more about the same, you may contact our Microsoft Support department.

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Dealing With Messaging Interface Errors In MS Outlook

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Outlook PST File Errors

Often, the Outlook users are confused by the complicated error messages they get when using the email client. For example, the Messaging Interface Error you sometimes get when you open the mail client has nothing to do with the Outlook setting. Such errors are caused by corruption problems in the PST files.

This error message normally appears when you are opening a received message or when sending a message in Outlook. The reason for this error is the corrupt PST file. All your Outlook data is stored in the PST files. A file corruption in this data will make it un-readable resulting in different types of Outlook errors including the Message Interfacing error mentioned here.

Fixing the Messaging Interface error in Outlook

For fixing this Outlook error, you need to get rid of the file corruption for the PST files. This can be easily done by following these instructions. You need to first close the Outlook application and go to the system Control Panel. There you will see the Mail icon. Click on it to see the Mail Setup wizard.

In the Mail Setup wizard, click on the Data Files option. This will open a separate window, where the path location for the Outlook PST file will be mentioned. Copy this PST file location and save it in a Notepad file. You will need it later.

Now, go to the Windows Explorer main window and use the Search function to look for the Scanpst.exe file in the C Drive. This is an in-built Outlook repair tool stored in the system. Once you have detected the location of this tool, just click on it to launch it. Here, you will see a text field for entering the file location of the Outlook PST file. Copy-paste the PST file location you have already saved in the Notepad file and click on Start.

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The Outlook repair tool will scan the PST file, detect the file corruption errors and repair them. Run the tool like this a couple of more times to make sure that all the file corruption errors are detected and rectified. Exit from the Scanpst tool by clicking on the

OK button.

Now, go back to the Outlook application and perform the same operation that resulted in the Outlook error. You are not likely to get an error message this time around.

For any other Outlook setting issues or problems, you may contact our tech support personnel online.

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Procedure To Access Yahoo Mail Account In Microsoft Outlook

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Outlook Setting Instructions

Microsoft Outlook is by far the most popular email management software in the world. The main reason for this is the fact that Microsoft Outlook offers a variety of features to make the emailing experience easy, convenient, and comfortable.

The best feature of Outlook is that it allows to maintain multiple webmail accounts collectively. This feature is simply awesome, because you can access all your important emails in different accounts all in one place. For accessing a webmail account in Outlook, you need to alter the required Outlook setting. If you do not know how to do that, the following instructions will guide you through the process. Here we will take an example of configuring Yahoo Mail in Outlook.

Steps to follow

  • Launch Microsoft Outlook, and click on the Tools tab on top. Select Account Settings from the dropdown list, and go to the E-mail tab.
  • Click New in the pop-up box. Select the desired option from Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP option is in the Choose E-mail Services section. Click on the Next button to continue.
  • Fill in the information such as your name, email address, and Password in the Account Setup window. Thereafter, click on the checkbox against Manually configuring server settings or additional server types, and hit the Next button.
  • After that, select the Internet E-mail option and click on Next. Type in your email account info in the Internet E-mail Settings, and provide the incoming and outgoing server information in the required area.
  • For Yahoo Mail, the incoming server address will be pop.mail.yahoo.com and the outgoing mail server address is smtp.mail.yahoo.com. Note that, your username and email address are the same. The password you enter will be one for your Yahoo mail account.
  • When you are done with the above Outlook setting, click on the More Settings button followed by Next.
  • After that, click on the Advanced tab, enter 995 for Incoming server and check the box below saying This server
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    Outlook Setting Information

    requires an encrypted connection (SSL).

  • Enter 465 in the Outgoing server box, and choose SSL from the dropdown box next to Use the following type of encrypted connection. Place a tick mark in the box next to Leave a copy of messages on the server.
  • Select My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication, and click on the box against Use same settings as my incoming mail server. Click OK and exit.

Restart the program, and start accessing Yahoo Mail in Outlook right away. If you need awa.y any further help, contact our tech support team over the toll-free number right

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