The ability to import/export Windows Live Messenger icons is the difference between being able to use them across different computers and being able to use them on one. Emoticons help the users to express their emotions in emails, on messengers and chat rooms easily. As words alone are misunderstood easily, emoticons give you the advantage of being able to make your statement very clear and to the point. The Windows Live support tips shared below will help you to export emoticons in the Windows Live Messenger program.
Close the Windows Live Messenger program if it is open.
Click on the Start button, select Run and type in CMD.EXE in the Run window that opens. Press the Enter key on your keyboard to open the Command Prompt window.
Type in md \MessengerContent in the command prompt and hit the Enter key in your keyboard.
At the next command prompt, type in xcopy /s %userprofile%\Local Settings\Microsoft\Messenger\<Windows Live ID>\ObjectStore\*.* \MessengerContent. Replace Windows Live ID with your actual email address of Windows Live. After that, press the Enter key. Doing this will make a folder at C:\MessengerContent, which contains all your messenger icons.
You can then copy the folder C:\MessengerContent to a pen drive or a CD.
Turn on the computer to which you need to transfer the emoticons and exit Windows Live Messenger if it is open.
Click on the Start button, select Run and type in CMD.EXE in the open window. Click on the Browse button to open the command prompt window. Windows Help
Type in the drive that contains the Windows Live Messenger icons. For instance, if you have saved the folder to a CD, then the drive could be D:\. After typing the drive name, you can press the Enter key.
Type in xcopy /s *.* %userprofile%\Local Settings\Microsoft\Messenger\<Windows Live ID>\ObjectStore in the next command prompt that appears. Remember to replace the Windows Live ID with you actual email address of the Windows Live Messenger program. After doing these steps, hit the Enter key.
Open the Windows Live Messenger program and log in to see the emoticons that you have just imported to it.
These are the simple steps to import emoticons to the Windows Live Messenger program. If you have any more queries, you can contact the Windows Live support team. They will be able to help you with the steps.
This entry was posted in Windows live support and tagged Cmd.Exe, Windows Live Support on February 25, 2014 by Krysten Kolb.How To Change Account Status In Windows Live Messenger
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A good number of people use Windows Live Messenger for instant online communication. Being the default chat application on Windows operating systems, the Windows Live Messenger enjoys a few more benefits over the other third party chat applications and this includes the Windows Live Help and support. Windows Live Messenger is simple to install, launch and sign in. Moreover, the application has a very simple and user-friendly interface that most users find pleasant and easy to use.
The users of Windows Live Messenger are able to set different status messages such as busy, available, unavailable or away while using the application. Setting a status message helps people who want to communicate with you, know whether it is the right time to chat with you.
Setting the Busy Status
While working you might not be able to chat with someone online. Even if you are not into a serious work, you can set the Busy status in your Windows Live Messenger application to have some peaceful and uninterrupted time. In fact, setting Busy status in a chat application is the best way to communicate this in an acceptable manner. Busy status is indicated by a red indicator close to the email address in the application.
Away status comes with an orange indicator close to your email address. It simply means that you are not in front of your machine any more. If you do not use the application for a certain period, the application itself will turn the status to Away.
How to change Status in Windows Live Messenger?
Windows Live Messenger has simple settings. So, any user with minimal computer knowledge can make necessary changes in the application such as changing the Status, changing the theme or applying a new colour to the window and so forth. Here we discuss the steps involved in changing the Status message in Windows Live Messenger.
Launch you Windows Live Messenger application and locate the down arrow button lying close to the email address. You can find it at the top left end of the screen.
Click on the button and you would find a list of statuses (Available, Busy, Away and Appear Offline) in the dropdown menu. Choose the appropriate status you wish to display.
If you have any further concerns regarding this, get in touch with the Windows Live Help.
This entry was posted in windows support and tagged Third party chat applications, Windows Live Help on February 24, 2014 by Daniel Jones.Why Your Friend Is Absent In The MSN Contact List
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Windows Live Messenger is one of the chat tools used by millions of people all over the world to keep in touch with their loved ones. The earlier name of this program was MSN Messenger. This chat tool allows users to stay connected with their contacts using chats, video calls etc. You may add your friends who use the program to the contact lists. However, sometimes, you may not see your friends in the network. According to Windows Live chat support, there could be many reasons for this. Let us find out some of the most common reasons for this issue.
Absence of Windows Live profile
When you sign up to use the program, you will find options to create a Windows Live profile. This profile helps others to find out more about you. This Windows Live profile will include the list of friends you have in the contacts. Now, your friend who is not present in the contact list may not have created a profile for his Windows Live account. This is because the creation of Windows Live profile is not mandatory while signing up for the Windows Live account. Therefore, check with your contact, and find out whether he/she has created a Windows profile.
Failure to add contact to friends list
Sometimes, you might have initiated a chat session with your friend without adding him to your friends list. Therefore, when you try to chat with this person again, you will not find him in your network, as you have not added this person. Therefore, make sure that you add him to your friends list. The privacy settings of the other person might also be set in such a way that only the person’s friends can view his profile.
Windows Messenger Programs
Windows Live Messenger program allows you to customize your privacy settings in numerous ways. One of the methods allows you to choose particular friends in the contact list to view your profile. If the other person has not added your profile to this list, you cannot view his/her profile. Therefore, check with the other person whether you are present in this list or not.
We have discussed the common reasons why a friend’s profile is absent in the contact list. Find out which of the causes mentioned above is preventing you from seeing your friend in your contact list. For additional assistance, you may contact Windows Live chat support or our technical support team.
This entry was posted in windows live chat support and tagged Technical support, Windows Live chat support on February 19, 2014 by Peter Stowe.Get The Toolbar For Windows Live Installed
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If you are frequent user of internet, you would want to have shortcuts for your most frequently used applications or web pages on your desktop and this is a normal task. Creating such shortcuts on your desktop will help you to access the information more easily and thus you can save time to a great extent. Windows Live is widely used and the toolbar of the same can be used to access the most commonly used Windows Live websites.
If you wish to install the Windows Live toolbar, you may contact the Windows Live technical support for assistance. You may also follow the instructions given below for getting it done.
Turn on the computer that has either XP or Vista installed.
Now open the Internet Explorer so that you can download the toolbar.
Move to the webpage of Toolbar Live and in the Resources field, you will find the link to download the toolbar.
When you start the download process, you will receive a warning message about security on the screen. You need to select Run. Select a location and save WLToolbarSetup_en.exe. You need to note down the location and the file, which is saved needs to be executed, after the download.
The auto update box with the message Keep my computer up to date will be set to default. If you wish to update your computer, it is essential to keep the check mark for this. Then click Next.Get in touch with Windows Live technical support
In the panel that you find next, you will have the default set as Standard and USA. You can change these toolbar options and region, if you wish and then, click Next.
The progress bar with green color will be displayed during the installation and click Yes after the completion of the same. You need to select the Make Live.com My Home Page and Make Windows Live Search Bar My Default Search Engine options and select Finish.
If the process was completed successfully, the Installation succeeded message will be displayed on the screen.
To clear any of your doubts regarding these steps, you may contact the Windows Live technical support team for assistance.
This entry was posted in Windows Live technical support and tagged frequently used applications, Windows live technical support on February 18, 2014 by Krysten Kolb.Connecting Webcam In Windows Live Messenger
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I own a laptop installed with Windows 7 operating system and I have installed Windows Live messenger in it, to connect to my friends. One day, I had to do an urgent video call, and so I decided to connect a webcam to Windows Live messenger so that I can have a comfortable video call session.
However, I was failed and was in a situation where I did not know what to do. However, I was able to fix it somehow with the help of my friend and I was able to have an uninterrupted video call. Have you ever faced such an issue? If so, read on to know more on the same.
What Is Windows Live Messenger?
It is an instant messaging program that is owned and released by the tech giant Microsoft for the Windows users. By using the Windows Live Messenger, it is possible for a user to communicate with other people all over the globe. Moreover, it includes an additional feature where you will be able to send video messages and video chats with your friends, if you have an inbuilt webcam in your desktop or laptop. In addition, you can synchronize hotmail and Windows Live email accounts, so that you will be informed whenever a new email comes.
Follow the below listed instructions given by the Windows Live chat support team to successfully connect a webcam using Windows Live Messenger.
Switch on your computer and wait until it boots completely. Now you need to connect the webcam to the available USB ports, in case if your laptop or PC does not have an inbuilt webcam.
Now, you need to click the Start seen in the lower left corner of your Windows desktop screen and start the Windows Live Messenger application in your computer. Once the application is opened, login to it by using the Windows Live account.Connect Webcam Using Live Messenger
To reveal the Windows Live Messenger menu bar, press the Alt key on your keyboard. From the menu bar, click on Tools and select the option called Set up audio and video devices.
Once done, click the Next button and check whether the Webcam is connected properly or not.
If the webcam is properly connected, login to the Windows Live account and start making video calls with your family and friends.
The above mentioned points provided by the Windows live chat support team will help you to successfully connect a webcam in Windows live Messenger application.
This entry was posted in windows live chat support and tagged Windows 7 Operating System, Windows Live chat support on February 13, 2014 by Daniel Jones.Setting “Away” Messages In Windows Live Messenger
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Windows Live Messenger is a popular application from Microsoft, used as an instant messaging program. Usually, this application comes preinstalled with all the types of Windows operating systems. Moreover, other applications of Microsoft like Outlook are integrated with Live Messenger.
Using Windows Live Messenger, a user will be able to chat with their friends and families all over the world. Moreover, it also gives you an option to conduct video calls and video chats, which might be a useful feature for many users. For this, all you want is an active internet connection and a computer.
However, it may be extremely difficult for you to manage the chats while working on some other application in your computer. In this case, you can use the feature called My status to change your status to Away. This will notify your friends that you are busy or that you are not available for chat.
Given below are some easy instructions given by the Windows Live Chat support team that will help you to use Away messages in Windows Live Messenger.
Switch on your Windows computer and navigate to the Windows Start button seen on the lower left side of the Windows taskbar, and select the option called All programs from the Windows Start menu. From the window, you need to click Windows Live, followed by selecting the option labeled Windows Live Messenger. You can also access Windows Live Messenger by double clicking the short cut icon assigned for the same.
Correctly enter your Windows Live email address and password in to the appropriate fields and log in to the Windows Live account by clicking the button labeled Sign in. If a welcome pop up window appears on the screen, close it. Next, you need to click the menu option labeled File and select the option Status. Also, do not forget to select the option called Away and selecting this option will help to notify your contacts that you are offline, and is not available to chat.Live Support For Windows Live
In addition, you can select the option labeled Away, from the drop down menu, by clicking the Windows live name seen near to the icon of your picture. The field that is seen under the Windows live name should be clicked and can be used to enter an “away” status message of your own. Complete the setting of the Away message by hitting the Enter key. Use this option whenever you are not available to chat with others.
The above listed instructions given by the Windows Live Chat support team will help you use Away messages in Windows Live Messenger. To know more about the same, you may contact the Windows support team.
This entry was posted in windows live chat support and tagged Windows Live chat support, windows support on February 12, 2014 by Krysten Kolb.How To Set Secure SSL Connections For Outlook Express
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Having improved or security that is more reliable is always good for your Outlook Express program. Since many Outlook Express problems like security issues can incur, secure SSL connections can be used for the Microsoft Outlook Express. In order to enable secure SSL connections, the below given instructions have to be followed.
Steps To Follow
The Microsoft Outlook Express has to be accessed. To access it, launch the desktop shortcut icon or launch it from the default location in the hard disk.
When the Outlook Express window is seen, choose the Tools menu that is housed in the menu bar and select Accounts.
On screen, the Internet Accounts window can be seen.
The mail account should be highlighted and the Properties option should be clicked.
The Properties window will be displayed on screen.
The tab by the name Advanced should be chosen.
Two This Server Requires A Secure Connection (SSL) check boxes will be present and they have to be check marked.
465 should be set as the port number of the Outgoing mail (SMTP) and 995 should be set as the port number for the Incoming mail (POP3).
Exit from the Properties window by clicking the OK button and the window of the Internet Accounts should be terminated by clicking the Close button.
The secure SSL connection for the Outlook Express is done.
Non-functioning of the SSL connections while perfect working of the Outlook Express mails has been reported. This is mainly because of the Outlook Express suffering from niggles or issues with the Windows operating system. The SSL connections have to be disabled to see if the problem is solved. To do this,
The Advanced Settings option has to be accessed by launching the Outlook Express.Internet Accounts In Outlook Express
Two This Server Requires A Secure Connection (SSL) check boxes will be present and both of them should be unchecked.
587 should be set as the port number of the Outgoing mail (SMTP) and 110 should be set as the port number for the Incoming mail (POP3).
If the problem is solved now, the Windows OS or the Outlook Express on your system is suffering from issues. If further Outlook Express problems are faced, you may contact our customer support center. Our customer support center provides all kinds of solutions for relevant Outlook Express problems.
This entry was posted in Outlook Express Problems and tagged Outlook Express Problems, Security Issues on February 11, 2014 by Peter Stowe.Tips To Remove Windows Live Messenger
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With the instant messaging era flourishing, tons of messaging services are available that the users can choose from. One such messaging service that can be seen in your system is Windows live messenger. Issues with the live messenger may have hampered your messaging experience, or maybe you found something better and want to get rid of this. The un-installation of messenger is the easy way out.
For successful un-installation to take place, the below provided Windows live help guidelines have to be followed, and Live messenger will be out of your system in no time.
The taskbar houses the Windows Start button towards its extreme left. Click on it, and the Windows Start menu will pop up on the screen.
From among the different options available, Control Panel should be chosen. This can also be done from My Computer. To access My Computer, the icon has to be Double clicked.
The Control Panel window will be displayed on screen. Different options can be seen, and below Programs, the link for Uninstall A Program is present; this should be clicked.
A list of the programs currently installed in the system can be viewed. Search and locate the Windows live messenger. Since the list is in the alphabetical order, towards the bottom of the list, Windows Live messenger can be seen. The Live Messenger should be Right clicked; a menu will appear containing options like Change or Repair, Uninstall. The Uninstall option should be selected for the removal of the live messenger. Windows Control Panel
The message Are You Sure You Want To Uninstall Windows Live Messenger? Will be shown and the Yes button should be clicked. The instructions that appear on screen have to be followed for the smooth removal of the Windows live messenger.
The system has to be restarted. For this, the normal restart procedure has to be followed. After the system restarts, you can see that the Windows live messenger is no longer present.
By adhering to the above-mentioned Windows live help guidelines, Windows live messenger can be removed with ease. If any trouble is experienced with the Live Messenger removal process, our customer support center may be contacted for getting assistance. The required help and services may be availed by contacting the customer support center.
This entry was posted in Windows live support and tagged Tons of messaging services, Windows Live Help on February 7, 2014 by Krysten Kolb.Enjoy The Xbox Live Gaming On Your Windows 8 OS
Leave a reply About the Windows Xbox Live service
Xbox live is the online gaming service from Microsoft. Originally, it was launched as the gaming network for the Xbox gamers, which also offered them access to the Windows Live technical support services. However, soon this was extended to the other Windows users as well. This means both the Windows as well as the Xbox users can log in to this service and play multi-player games, share music, etc.
How to log in to the Xbox Live account on your Windows 8 system
As usual, the Windows users can access the Xbox live or the Windows Live technical support network using any of the Windows service username and password. You could log in using your Skype, Windows Live or the Hotmail ID. If you do not have a Microsoft ID, then you would have to sign up for a new Xbox Live ID.
On your Windows 8 OS Home Screen, you need to click on the Games app tile. This would launch the Xbox gaming app. You need to either log in using your current ID or click on the Sign up button to create a new one.
This would involve entering the details of your existing email account, your date of birth for confirming your age, etc. Read the User Agreement and press the I Accept button. You would be asked to enter a username and password for your new Xbox Live account.
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After you have finished creating your account, you can stay logged in and start using the Microsoft Xbox Live service. Subscribe to the many number of interesting games you find there. Though mainly an online gaming platform, the Xbox Live also functions as a social networking service. Also present is the Xbox music service which allows you to purchase and download music files online.
Explore the Xbox Games Store and the Xbox Video services to download any games or video files that you like. You can easily integrate your FaceBook or Twitter IDs to the Xbox Live gaming account, for keeping in touch with all your friends online.
You can choose to share your Game Scores and Gamer Tags with your friends online. Microsoft also provides excellent Windows Live technical support services for the Xbox Live gaming platform. You can log on your account online from any device.
Go online to the Microsoft Xbox Live website to find out more about this online gaming platform.
This entry was posted in Windows tech support and tagged Microsoft Xbox Live website, Windows live technical support on February 7, 2014 by Peter Stowe.What To Do When IE Encounters The Script Error Signature Problem
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Being the default web browser in the Windows OS platforms, Internet Explorer is familiar to most of us. However, it is not the only reason for the wide popularity of IE. As compared to its competitor web browsers such as Google Chrome, Opera and Mozilla Firefox, IE seems to go a step ahead in terms of offering modern computing experience. Uninterrupted and fast browsing are the two major features that differentiate IE from other browsers. According to a study conducted with about 5000 random web users across the globe, more than 60 percent of them preferred IE to the other web browsers.
IE, a web browser compatible with modern apps
If you have installed the latest version of IE in your computer, you would be able to run most of the online apps without any glitch. The users can customize the browser settings to make the browsing experience more convenient and friendly. Similarly, they can also contact the Windows support for steps to fix Microsoft errors on their IE browser.
Script error signature issue in Internet Explorer
Script error signature is a major issue with Internet Explorer that has affected many users. When this issue happens, the users will face interruption while browsing through their favourite websites. The following instructions discuss how to fix Microsoft errors in Internet Explorer.
According to Microsoft Expert, the script error signature problem occurs due to a faulty code with certain websites. In fact, this is not a problem with Internet Explorer but with the website. However, the users can make the necessary adjustments in their IE browser to fix this problem effectively.
Navigate to the Start menu and select IE from the context menu to open the program.
When the browser is launched, go to the tab titled Tools and choose Internet Options from the drop down menu.
After that, press the tab titled Advanced. This will display a list of checkboxes. Locate the checkbox titled Browsing and ensure that the sub checkbox labelled Disable Script debugging (Internet Explorer) is selected. Microsoft support to fix Windows problems
Also, ensure that the sub checkbox labelled Disable Script debugging (Other) is selected.
Next, locate the subheading labelled Security by scrolling down the list.
Ensure that the check marks close to Check for server certificate revocation and Check for publisher’s certificate revocation are unselected.
Press OK followed by Apply to save the changes you have made in the settings and proceed.
The steps above would help troubleshoot the Script error signature problem in your IE web browser. Feel free to contact Windows support to fix Microsoft errors.
This entry was posted in Fix Microsoft errors and tagged Fix Microsoft errors, Mozilla Firefox on February 6, 2014 by Krysten Kolb.Post navigation
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