How To Setup Outlook.Com Email With Mail App

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Finally, Microsoft has made Outlook.com available as a free email service to the users worldwide. Outlook, which is one of the most preferred email versions across the globe, comprises of several advanced and useful features. It is possible for the Outlook users to use any web browser to check mail in the email program. Similarly, the users can also use the Mac OSC Mail App or a standard POP3 client for the same purpose.

Many users face issues in setting up the Outlook.com email with Mail App in their devices. Although the users can refer the Microsoft support site to get more information on the configuration of Outlook, it is also easier to do the same all by yourself. For this purpose, you can use the following instructions provided by the Outlook tech support team.

Outlook Mail Servers:

Incoming Mail Server (POP3): pop3.live.com

Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): smtp.live.com

IMAP server: imap.live.com

For the outgoing server, use SSL, and port 25, 465, or 587.

Instructions:

  • At first, you need to open the Mail app and pull down the Mail menu in order to choose the Preferences option. Now, you can click on the Accounts tab followed by the + icon to add a new account.
  • In the next step, you need to type in your full name, which you’d like to get attached to the mail account, your complete email address and password. Once you have entered the credentials, click on Continue to start the automatic setup.

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  • In case of the incoming mail server, you need to select POP as account type and then set the incoming mail server to pop3.live.com.
  • Similarly, for the outgoing mail server, you need to use SMTP outgoing mail server smtp.live.com, and set to the default ports as mentioned above. At any point of time, you can also check the Microsoft support site to get more information on configuring Outlook.
  • In the next step, you need to create and send a new email message to check if everything works fine.
  • If you are looking to set up Outlook in iOS, you can use the same outbound and inbound mail servers.

By following these instructions, you can successfully configure and set up Outlook.com Email with Mail app. However, if you face any issues in this procedure, do not worry. You can call our technical support team to get more assistance on the same.

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What To Do When Vista Fails To Recognize USB Devices

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A major improvement you can notice in Windows Vista against its predecessor versions is its ability for Plug and Play installation of USB supported devices. It simplifies your work to a great extent. For instance, if you have to change your keyboard or mouse while working on your Vista machine, simply connect your USB supported device to the PC. It starts working right away because your Vista OS supports Plug And Play installation of USB devices.

Nevertheless, there are instances when Plug and Play installation wouldn’t work in Vista. When we contacted Microsoft support for Vista to find out what the cause of the issue is, we were informed that the issue occurs when Vista does not recognize generic USB drivers.

Solution

You can fix the error with Plug and Play installation of USB drives in Vista by going to Windows Explorer and then searching for the missing USB device. Make sure that the particular USB device that is not recognized by your Vista Machine is connected. Work out the following steps to fix the issue instantly.

Instructions

  • Switch on your PC. In order to troubleshoot the issue, you need to log in to the PC as administrator.
  • Navigate to the Start button and choose Explorer from the resulting menu. This will open up the Windows Explorer.
  • Now, go to the address bar which is located at the top of the screen and enter c:\Windows\inf. Proceed by hitting the Enter button on your keyboard.
  • Following that, select the Organize button which you can see at the top of the screen. Choose Folder and Search Options from the context menu.
  • Choose the tab labelled View from the resulting screen. In the View dialogue box, select the radio button before Show hidden files and folders. Make sure that the checkbox before Hide protected operating system files is ticked. Continue by selecting Apply followed by OK.
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  • Now, choose Administrators and select the checkbox before Full Control. Select Allow followed by OK.
  • Locate and right-click the file labelled INFCACHE.1 and rename it to Infcache.old.
  • Reconnect the USB device now. Your Windows Vista machine should be able to detect the device. If you are connected to the internet, Vista will automatically check for drivers for the device and download them if available online.

You have now addressed the issue with Plug and Play Installation of USB devices in Vista. If the issue persists, contact our Microsoft support for Vista team.

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What To Do If Windows Vista Is Not Detecting Xbox One Controller

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When you try to connect Xbox One controller with the Windows Vista OS, sometimes, your Windows Vista computer will not be able to detect the controller that you have connected. The main reason of this problem is due to the lack of Xbox 360 controller drivers in your computer. Therefore, according to Microsoft support for Vista web pages, the only way to solve this issue is by downloading and installing the Xbox 360 controller driver in your Vista computer from the official website of Microsoft.

Instructions

  • Start the troubleshooting steps by connecting your Xbox One controller to your Windows Vista computer. After that, open your web browser by double clicking its shortcut icon seen in the desktop and navigate to the Download web page called Microsoft Gaming Software. Wait until the Downloads page opens completely in your browser.
  • Now, you need to select the option called Controller when asked for the type of product and as the product, you need to select the option labeled Xbox 360 Controller for Windows. Next, when asked for your type of operating system, you need to select Windows Vista (32- or 64-bit) followed by selecting your language. Finally, click the button called Go.
  • To download the driver installation file, you need to follow the instructions that are seen in your screen. Now, Windows will ask you to choose a convenient location for the file that you are downloading and select the location according to your wish. After that, you need to double click the downloaded file and click the option called Install. Now, your Windows Vista computer will start the installation process and when the installation is completed, you need to restart your computer.

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  • Now, you need to test the controller that you have connected. To do this, you need to open the Windows Vista Start menu by clicking the button called Start and in the Start search box that is seen, you need to enter joy.cpl followed by pressing the key called Enter. Now, try all the functions on your controller by selecting the option called Xbox 360 Controller and then Properties.

These instructions from the Widows support team will help you to fix issues related to Windows Vista not detecting the Xbox One controller. For more Microsoft support for Vista, contact our Microsoft tech support team.

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Some Of The Advantageous Features Of Windows 7

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Windows 7 is currently considered the most popular Windows operating system from Microsoft. It claims about 51.05 percentage of the total Windows market share. According to a recent report, Windows 7 is the first preference for people when it comes to choosing a desktop operating system, although it has passed 4 years since its release. According to Microsoft, mainstream Windows support for the operating system will be over by end of 2015. Nevertheless, it shouldn’t be a reason for you to dislike it because Windows 7 is eligible for extended support until 2020.

Windows 7 features

Microsoft has integrated a number of features with Windows 7. It is an overhauled version of Windows Vista. Most of the traditional Windows features are retained in Windows 7.

If you are familiar with older Windows versions, say Windows XP or Windows Vista, Windows 7 shouldn’t confuse you. You will be familiar with the operating system instantly. The operating system runs quite smoothly.

System requirements for Windows 7

Microsoft has made a small change in the system requirements for Windows 7 from the previous versions. Feel free to visit Microsoft support page for accurate information about the system requirements. The increased system requirements for Windows 7 should assure you of improved performance while using it in your system.

Windows 7- The most trusted OS for personal computers

According to experts, Windows 7 is the most trusted operating system for personal computers. The operating system is compatible with a large number of older and almost all latest applications. If you are looking for a change of your present operating system, say Windows XP or Vista, because of the frequent issues of freezing, Windows 7 is the best alternative you can think of. Windows 7 does not cause frequent freezing issues. It runs all applications smoothly, no matter how big the application is.

Attractive and simple user interface

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Another advantageous feature that Windows 7 boasts is the attractive but simple user interface. All features, programs and settings are well organized in Windows 7. If you are a Windows Vista user, you must know how the cluttered appearance of the user interface could affect your tasks. But, Windows 7 does not cause such mess.

With about 51.05% market share, Windows 7 is certainly the most suitable Windows operating system for average PC users. On top of all, Windows 7 causes no system crashes. So, there is always peace of mind while using the operating system. In case of any mess, you can contact the Windows support centre for a fix.

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OmniTech Support Windows 7 Tips & Tricks: Remapping Keyboard keys & No Reboot Windows Update

Learn how to remap keyboard keys in your Windows 7 computer, without reboot update. Check out the video tutorial by Omni Tech support here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=in6RUDIky1Y&list=PL5BA47FC7F506553D&index=5

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