Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Configuring Outlook 2007 In Your System

Many a times, we face issues regarding the configuring of Microsoft Outlook 2007 in your system. Although this is a relatively simple process, it may lead you to an irritating situation, if you do not know the procedure. The Outlook help teams provide ample assistance in fixing such issues related to the Outlook email setup, and can be contacted anytime.

However, you can also follow these instructions to configure Microsoft Outlook 2007 on your system before seeking assistance or technical support:

  • In the first step, enable the POP option in your email account. Make sure you click the Save Changes option when you are done.
  • Now, open the Outlook application in your system. Click on the Tools menu, and select Account Settings. Now, on the E-mail tab, click the New option.
  • However, if you are prompted to Choose E-mail Service, select any of the Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, and HTTP options, and select Next.
  • Now, you need to fill in all necessary fields:

Your Name: Here, enter your name, as you would like it to appear in the From: field of outgoing messages.
Email Address: Make sure you enter your full Gmail email address here.
Password: Here, enter your email password.

  • Now, select the Next option. If you are configuring Outlook 2007 automatically, you simply need to click Finish for the Outlook email setup. However, if you are configuring Outlook 2007 manually, select the Internet E-mail option, and click Next.
  • Now, verify your User Information, and enter the following additional information:

Server Information
Account Type: POP3
Incoming mail server: pop.gmail.com
Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.gmail.com
Logon Information
User Name: Enter your Gmail username.
Password: Enter your email password.
Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA): Make sure you leave this option unchecked.

  • Once you select the required information, go to the More Settings button, and select the Outgoing Server tab.
  • Now, check the box next to My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and select the Use same settings as my incoming mail server option.
  • Now, click on the Advanced tab, and check the box next to This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL), which you can find under the Incoming Server (POP3).
  • In the Outgoing server (SMTP) box, enter 587, and select TLS. Now, click OK.
  • Select the Test Account Settings. Once you receive the message: Congratulations! All tests completed successfully, click Close.
  • Now, click Next followed by Finish.

Hence, you can configure the Outlook 2007 application in your system by following these steps. For more information, feel free to contact our technical support.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Removing The Ask Jeeves Toolbar

The Ask Jeeves Toolbar is a very persistent toolbar, which is also a browser hijacker. It gets installed in Windows based computers as an add-on. This hijacker is able to hijack all the major browsers including the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Once this toolbar gets installed in your browser, it changes almost all of the settings in the browser and will always redirect you to the ask.com page. This toolbar presents itself as a legitimate toolbar and some of its features are even useful, but on a whole, it is a nuisance as it makes browsing very sluggish. This is the reason why all the users want to get rid of this toolbar.

Instructions On Manual Removal 

You will have to manually remove the Ask Jeeves toolbar if it is installed in your computer. Get rid of this infectious application from your computer immediately to avoid further damage. The steps on how to remove Ask toolbar are explained below. The manual removal process is complicated.

  • Get Into Safe Mode

The first step is to start the computer in safe mode. Restart the computer when it is running in normal mode. Tap the F8 key while the computer restarts. This will take you to the Advanced boot menu window. From this window, select Safe Mode from the list of options and press the Enter key to start your computer in Safe Mode.

  • Delete the Associated Processes

The next thing is to remove the processes related to the Ask Jeeves toolbar. These processes will be running in the background. To remove these processes, start the Task Manager, which can be accessed by pressing Ctrl, Alt and Delete keys together. Once the Task Manager opens, click on the Processes tab. This will give you a list of the currently running processes in your computer. Delete the %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe process from the list.

  • Delete The Files And Folders

The next task is to remove the files and folders associated to this browser hijacker. The suspicious files are given below.
%Desktopdir%\Ask Jeeves Toolbar .lnk
and %Programs%\Ask Jeeves Toolbar \Ask Jeeves Toolbar .lnk

Delete these files and the Ask Jeeves toolbar will get removed from your computer completely. These are the steps on how to remove Ask toolbar. If you still have any doubts regarding the steps, you can refer to the toolbar removal module in the Microsoft web site.

Monday, November 18, 2013

Steps To Change The Password Of An Email Account In Outlook 2003

Microsoft Outlook 2003 is an email manager program released by Microsoft for helping users to manage their emails securely and efficiently. Follow the simple instructions given below for changing the password of your email in Outlook 2003.


  • Open the Outlook program by double clicking on its shortcut icon present in the desktop. If you cannot find a shortcut icon of the Outlook program in the desktop, you can launch the program by clicking on its icon found in the Microsoft Office folder under the All Programs option in Start menu. 
  • When the application window opens, click on the Tools menu found in the menu bar located at the top of the application and then select the Email Accounts option from the drop down menu. 
  • Now click on the E-mail tab and then click on the button named View or change existing e-mail accounts for viewing email in Outlook. 
  • Now click on the Next button for continuing the process. 
  • Choose the email account with the password you would like to make visible by highlighting the email. Now look for the button named Change and then click on it when found. 
  • You will be able to see the password details for the present email account. Look for the Logon Information field and then look for the Password field found under the Logon Information field. 
  • For security reasons, the password will shown by an asterisk symbol in the textbox for displaying the password. If the passwords were displayed, then anyone passing near would be able to read it and could easily access your account. So the Outlook program displays passwords as asterisk symbols or in some program versions as bold dots. 
  • For changing the existing password, click on the text box, then enter a new password in that field, and then click on the Next button for saving the new password in Outlook. 
  • In the next page that appears on the screen, you would be able to see a button named Finish, click on it for completing the configuration setup.

If you follow the simple instructions given above, you will be able to change the password of your email account easily with the Outlook 2003 program. If you are not able to change the password, then feel free to contact the Outlook support team.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

How To Remove The Search Bar From Most Browsers

A search box can be defined as a software tool that is used in computer programs such as web browsers. The Search boxes on web pages are usually used to allow users to enter a query to be submitted to a Web search engine, where an index database is queried for entries that contain one or more of the user's keywords. Google and Yahoo! are some of the popular search bars. The main advantage of having a search bar is that once the user installs a search bar, he or she can search for content more easily, without navigating back to the search bar's home page. However, many search boxes present enable you to find the required results.

You can follow the below-mentioned instructions to remove toolbar from the browsers.

From Internet Explorer

  • In the first step, click the Windows Start button, followed by the Control Panel.
  • If you are using Windows Vista or 7, you can launch the installed programs window by clicking Programs, and then clicking Programs and Features. However, if you are using Windows XP, you can launch the same window by double-clicking Add or Remove Programs.
  • Once you launch the programs, simply scroll through the programs window, and click the search bar that you want to uninstall. For example, click Google or Yahoo! search bars.
  • In the next step, click the Remove/Uninstall option, followed by Yes or OK to confirm and launch the uninstall wizard. Now, follow the instructions to complete the uninstallation.
  • Once the process is finished, close and restarts your browser for the changes to take effect. You should no longer see the search bar on your Web browser.

From Firefox 

  • Here, in the first step, launch Mozilla Firefox application and click the Tools menu located on the top of your browser window. You would get a list of options to choose from in the drop down menu. Now, click Add-ons to launch the add-ons dialog box.
  • Click the Extensions tab. Here, you would see a list of the software installed in your Web browser. Scroll down the list and click the search bar that you want to remove. Search bars are also toolbars, so click a toolbar such as Google or Yahoo! Click Uninstall to remove toolbar.
  • Once the uninstallation of the search bar is finished, close and restart your browser for the changes to take effect.

Hence, after completing these steps you would no longer see the search bar on your Web browser window. For more information, contact Microsoft helpline.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Saving Passwords Using The Internet Explorer

When you have more than one email account or when you regularly surf the web and visit a number of sites, you are often prompted to enter a username and password. Well it is quite a difficult task to remember all the passwords and if you have entered a password wrong, you will not be able to visit that site or access that account. So the Internet Explorer comes to your rescue as the Internet Explorer has a feature to remember passwords so that you do not have to store countless number of passwords all by yourself. By following the below provided Windows online support guidelines, you can easily save passwords in Windows.


  • Switch on the system and wait for your system to load.
  • After the system loads, access the Internet Explorer either from the Start menu or by double clicking the Internet Explorer desktop shortcut icon or by accessing it from the location in the hard disk. The default location of the Internet Explorer in the hard disk is in the Program files folder contained inside the C drive.
  • After accessing the Internet Explorer, from the different menus that are present at the top, choose the Tools menu and then click on Internet Options. The tab titled Content will be present and you have to select it and below the Auto Complete setting, choose the Settings option.
  • The check boxes corresponding to Forms and User names and passwords on forms have to be check marked. Select the OK button and then click the OK button again.
  • Now navigate to a site that needs a username and password. Enter the username and password in the required fields and login. Now a message will appear asking you to save your password. Click on Yes and the password will be saved.

By making use of this feature in the Internet Explorer, you do not have to remember countless number of passwords and logging in will be a less hectic task. Also for safety reasons, it is better to make use of this feature only on your private computer rather than on a public computer.

By following these Windows online support tips, the passwords can be easily saved. If you have any doubts on the same, you may visit the Microsoft support website. The Microsoft support website provides the best and easiest help advice and solutions for all your Microsoft related issues.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Simple Steps To Remove Keybar1.8 Toolbar

Most toolbars for web browsers seem to or claim to be helpful for the users, but in reality, they are rather annoying than of any use. Once a toolbar is installed in your browser, it would eventually take control of your entire browsing process. You would start noticing strange things happening in your web browser such as changed homepage and altered default search engine.

You will be lead to an entirely different page when you type something in the address bar. One such annoying toolbar is KeyBar1.8 toolbar. Removing keybar1.8 toolbar is not an easy task, as you do not find it in the extension menu of your browser unlike in the case of other authentic toolbars.

Even if you have successfully removed it from Add/Remove Programs via Control Panel, it may stick around and cause more annoyance. In fact, Keybar1.8 toolbar does not have an uninstall file. If you think that, you do not see it important to remove it from the browser; you are on the wrong track. Not removing this toolbar is sure to slow down your browsing speed.

Some users think that navigating to search.conduit.com is the best option to get rid of keybar1.8. However, this will never be an end choice, as even this will not help you take control over your browser.

When Keybar1.8 toolbar is installed in the browser, some deep down changes take place in the computer. Even setting your computer to default system configuration does not help. Unsurprisingly, once this toolbar is installed, it makes your computer vulnerable to most search engine viruses.

Follow the below given instructions to learn how to remove KeyBar1.8 toolbar from the web browser. Alternatively, you can browse through OmniTech support reviews for effective troubleshooting steps.

Getting rid of Keybar1.8 toolbar effectively 
  • Navigate to Start menu and select Control Panel. 
  • Double-click on Add/Remove Programs icon. 
  • Scroll down to locate keybar1.8 toolbar and highlight it. 
  • Click Remove option. 
  • Click Yes if Windows prompt you to confirm the deletion. 
  • Now, open your browser and go to Tools menu. 
  • Choose Add-ons. 
  • Select Extensions and find keybar1.8 toolbar and select it. 
  • Press Uninstall. 
  • Once the toolbar is uninstalled from the browser, you will be notified. Click OK to continue. 
  • Restart your browser and you will no longer have keybar1.8 toolbar in it. 
With the above steps of instructions, you would be able remove keybar1.8 toolbar from your web browser. Run an antivirus scan for any malware threat that may have been left behind by the toolbar. For more troubleshooting instructions, browse through OmniTech support reviews.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Create System Repair Disc For Windows 7

Even though Windows 7 is a stable and secure operating system developed by Microsoft, at times the system may show some errors. You can easily fix these errors by running the System Repair process. Follow the simple instructions from Windows 7 help site to create a system repair disc in Windows 7 OS.

  • Go to the left bottom corner of your desktop screen and then click on the Start button to open the Start menu. 
  • In the search box found just above the Start menu button, enter the word backup and wait for some time. 
  • The system will show you programs and files with backup anywhere written in the file name above the search box. Select the option named Backup and Restore. 
  • The Backup and Restore window will open now. Look for an option named Create a System Repair Disc in the folder and click on it when found. 
  • Now a new dialog box with the name Create a System Repair Disc will appear. The system will prompt you to enter a CD or DVD disk to the drive. 
  • Take a blank disk and then insert it to the optical drive of the CPU. Press the Next button to continue with the process. 
  • Now when the process recognizes the disk as a blank disk, it will show you a prompt. Now click on the Create Disc button found at the bottom right corner of the dialog box. 
  • The Windows 7 operating system will now create a system repair disc for you to use when the system crashes. You may want to wait for several minutes for the process to complete. 
  • Click on the close button twice for closing the dialog box and exiting from the repair disc creation. 
  • Now eject the disc by pressing on the eject button present in the box of the optical drive if the system does not eject the disk automatically. 
  • Take the disc and place it in a safe place free from dirt and moisture. Remember to keep the disc somewhere where you can easily find the disk if you need to run a system repair process. 
If you follow the simple instructions given above, you can easily create a system repair disc for your Windows 7 computer. If you come across any problems while creating the repair disc, feel free to contact the Windows 7 help and support team.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

The Animation Feature In Microsoft PowerPoint

The Microsoft PowerPoint is a great tool that is used for creating slides that come in handy during presentations. Over the years, different editions of the PowerPoint program have been released and have won rave reviews and won critical acclaim. The PowerPoint is must have tool while creating presentations. A lot of animation effects like sound, special fonts and variety of slide designs are available in Microsoft PowerPoint.

Well, most people are not aware on how to make use of animation effects that can be applied to the slides. By following the below provided instructions, animations for PowerPoint can be implemented in a jiffy.


  • Launch Microsoft PowerPoint and access the slides. Now select the tab titled Animations. 
  • Below the Animations tab, a number of icons will be present that are represented by different arrows and designs. The different icons are the different transition options that are available in PowerPoint. 
  • Sounds can also be added. Adding sounds make the slides livelier. In order to apply sound, select the arrow next to Transition Sound and a drop down window will appear. 
  • To decrease and increase the speed with which the slides change, the Transition Speed option needs to be made use of. You can choose the speed that fits your choice. 
  • The animation effects are also applicable to the text in the slide. The different animation options can be used to beautify the appearance of the text and content on the slide. To add animation to the text, highlight the text and select the Add Effect button that is present below the Custom Animation tab. 
  • Once the animations are set, select the Start arrow. If you want the animation to start when you click the mouse, choose the Onclick option. To make the text transition to occur automatically when the slide changes, select the Previous option and to make the transition effect occur automatically after the previous transition has finished, make use of the After Previous option. According to your choice, the respective selection has to be made. 
By making use of these tips, you can have a fun outing with the Microsoft PowerPoint and animations for PowerPoint can be an easy task. If you have any doubts in following these steps or require additional help, you may contact the Microsoft support website.