Windows Live Mail
Users of the Hotmail email service from Microsoft know that the Post Office Protocol, generally used as POP, allows the users to download emails from the email server. After downloading these messages to your computer or mobile device, the user will be able to read them anytime. The email server will be owned by your Internet Service Provider or ISP. Users of the service also have the option to send and receive email messages making use of the Windows Live Mail or Hotmail accounts in KMail. This can be achieved by configuring the KMail service to use POP. The Windows Live help tips that are shared below will help you to configure KMail service in Hotmail.
Instructions To Receive Email Messages
Select the Settings button that is located at the top menu bar. Choose Configure KMail from the drop-down menu that appears to reach the Configure – Kmail dialog box.
Choose Accounts from the left pane and then click on the Receiving tab. You can then click on the Add button that is located on the right side.
Scroll down the list and then click on the POP3 Email Server to open Account Type: POP Account dialog box.
Select the General tab and then type in Hotmail or any other name that you wish to call your account in the Account Name box. Type in pop3.live.com in Incoming mail server tab and type in your Hotmail Username in the Username box. Now you will need to type in the password into the Password box. Windows Live Assistance
Select the box that is placed near to Enable interval mail checking if you wish the KMail program to check your otmail account auHoHotcvfgdfghrtrefgHotmail account for new email messages.
Select the Advanced tab and then scroll down to the Connection Settings area. Click on the button located near to SSL/TLS if you need Encryption. Make sure that the box near to Port is marked 995 and the one that is located near to Authentication is marked Clear Text. If you find that the values are different, add these values.
Click on the OK button and you will return to the Configure KMail dialog box.
These are the simple steps to configure Hotmail in KMail without any issues. If you would like to know more on the steps that are discussed above, you can contact the Windows Live help and support team.
This entry was posted in Windows Live Help and tagged Windows Live Help, Windows Live Mail on March 3, 2015 by Krysten Kolb.Disabling Firewall From Blocking Windows Live Messenger
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Windows Live Messenger is an instant messaging client from Microsoft. This program was compatible with Facebook messenger as well with the Yahoo messenger. There are chances for the firewall setting of Windows to block Windows Live Messenger. Here some Windows live help tips for you to avoid the firewall setting from blocking Windows Live Messenger.
By default Windows operating systems have an in-built firewall. To check the firewall settings, click on the Start button and click on Control Panel from the menu. Double click on Security Center. This is where you will be able to enable and disable the firewall settings. If you want to enable it, click on Recommendations and then click on Enable Now.
To Add An Exception to the firewall and be able to run the program smoothly, you need to know the Location of the messenger. Look for its location and have it noted somewhere. Make sure to copy the location as such with the name and file correct.
It is easy to know the location, click on the Start menu, All Programs and then look for Windows Messenger, Right Click on the same, and from the ensuing menu click on Properties. You will find the name of the file in the Target field, Right Click on it to highlight the same and then Copy it. This is what has to be pasted into the firewall program.
Now open the Program to make an exception to the Firewall settings. Click on the Start menu and select Run. In the dialogue box, type in Firewall.Cpl in the space provided and hit Enter. If you are using one of the most recent Windows operating systems, when you open the Control Panel, you will find Allow A Program Through Windows FirewallWindows Messenger Client
option, and you need to click on the same. Now click on Add Exception. Next click on the Add Program option, this is where you need to copy and paste the location of Windows Live Messenger. You might find the program listed already, it will be easy to make a selection. Check the box and then click on Ok.
In case you have another firewall program running, then you need to add an exception there as well.
When you are done with making exceptions with the firewall setting, launch the messenger. In case the program does not open, you need to re-install the same and follow the same Windows live help instructions to add exceptions to the firewall.
This entry was posted in Windows Live Help and tagged Firewall Settings, Windows Live Help on October 24, 2014 by Krysten Kolb.Updating Windows Live Messenger 2009
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Microsoft powered Window Live Messenger is among the first instant messaging client programs to be released online and has maintained popularity throughout the 15 years of its existence. First released as MSN messenger, Windows Live Messenger still continues to have over 30 million users, according to a recent survey. Relentless updates and new features and additions to Windows Live Messenger is what kept it going for so many years. Over the years, this chat client has added the ability to synchronize with Yahoo! Messenger and Facebook Messenger and has been compatible in a wide range of devices and platforms. To make use of these new features, you have to update your IM messenger regularly.
Windows Live Messenger comes bundled with the operating system on all Windows powered computers. If you own either Windows 7 or Vista, you can easily update Windows Live Messenger 2009 using the Windows Update utility. If your automatic update feature is on, Windows Update will automatically check for relevant updates and download the necessary updates. However, automatic updates go for important security fixes and bug fixes. Your Windows Live Messenger app will be listed as an optional update and ought to be manually updated.
To update Windows Live Messenger 2009, you can either contact our Windows Live Help or follow the below mentioned instructions:
Open the Start menu using the keyboard (By pressing the Start key) or by clicking on the Start icon normally located at the lower left corner of your screen.
Once the Start menu is opened, click on Control Panel and press the Windows Update icon.Using Windows Update To Install Latest Live Messenger
Once the Windows Update window opens up, press the Check for updates button, which is located on the left hand pane in the Window. Your Windows operating system will check for available Windows Update and then list them.
After checking for updates, a new button will flash that displays Important updates are available. Click on it to view the list of updates that you can install and run in your system.
From the list of updates, find Windows Live Messenger 2009 and press the check box next to it. You will find the Messenger update inside the Optional updates tab.
Click OK to commence installation and await further prompts.
If you have followed all the instructions to the word, you will be able to download the latest version of Windows Live Messenger without any hassles. However, if you get into any troubles updating or have any doubts or queries, you may contact our Windows Live Help team!
This entry was posted in Windows Live Help and tagged Facebook Messenger, Windows Live Help on August 6, 2014 by Daniel Jones.Sharing Folders In Windows Live Messenger
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The Windows Live Messenger is a tool designed for chatting with multiple partners. But it also has a feature wherein you can share files like pictures and other data. There are also inbuilt options which allow you to transfer data from your computer to other contacts in your list. This option can be used by enabling folders to be shared with contacts on the list. You can follow some simple steps, if you wish to share data with the contacts on your list through Windows live help options.
Windows Live help troubleshooting steps to share folders in the Messenger
The first step is to create a folder to share all the content that you require. This folder should be created in a place where you can have access to it very easily. A separate folder should be created for each and every contact on your list. This is essential, if you wish to share different files with different contacts on the list.
The next step is to add some data to the folder for sharing. You can choose the files that you wish to share and add them to the each folder. More data can be added later according to your wish.
Now you need to open the Windows live messenger application. Go to your contact list. Now right-click on the name of the contact that you wish to share your files with. From the drop-down menu, select the Create a Sharing Folder option.
Now locate the folder you created. Single-click on the folder and use the mouse to drag it to the shared folder window. Now theTransfer information, Contact list
data in this folder will be shared and available to your preferred contact. Close the window after you’re done with adding the folders to be shared.
If you wish to remove folders or data from the folders, then you need to right-click on the file or the folder in the sharing folder window. Now select the Delete option from the drop-down menu. This file will not be deleted from your computer but it will not be shared with your preferred contact.
You can always have a view of the data that you shared with your contact in Windows Live Messenger at any point of time. This can be done by right-clicking on the contact and selecting Open Your Sharing Folder.
Hope this article was informative!
This entry was posted in Windows Live Help and tagged tool designed for the purpose of chatting, Windows Live Help on December 17, 2012 by Peter Stowe.Tutorial to add music to an entire movie using Windows Live Movie Maker
Leave a replyWindows Live Movie Maker features
Here are some instructions recommended by the Windows Live help that you can follow if you want to add song to an entire movie in Windows Live Movie Maker.
Click on the “Start” button located in the lower left corner of the screen and then type in “Windows Live Movie Maker” to open the program.
Hit the “Ctrl” and “O” keys together to open the “Add Videos and Photos” window and then right click on a movie file to display a menu.
Click on the “Properties” button and then select the “Details” option to view the details about the movie.
Write down the duration of the movie, it is the value that is displayed next to the “Length” option.
Click on the “Ok” button to close the Properties window.
Click on the movie file so that it will be opened in a small video player on the left side of the user interface.
Follow the instructions given below in order to add music to the movie file.
Click on the “Add Music” button and then select “Add Music” option to open a pop-up window displaying the files and folders in your computer.
Go to the folder that contains music files and then choose a songWindows Live Movie Maker features
from the list that is long enough to play during the entire movie.
Right click on one of the music files and then select the “Properties” option from the menu to view the Properties window of the song.
Click on the “Details” option and then find the “Length” value. If that value is less than the duration of the movie, click on the “Ok” button to exit from the “Properties” window, and then check the length of another music file. Check all the songs until you find one with a length that is not less than the duration of the movie.
Select the song you wish to use to add it to the movie. Click on the “Play” button located below the video player to watch the movie and listen to the music.
These are the instructions from the Windows Live help that you should follow if you want to add song to a movie in Windows Live Movie Maker.
This entry was posted in Windows Live Help and tagged Windows Live Help, Windows Live Movie Maker on November 28, 2012 by Daniel Jones.Help to delete Windows Live Mail
Leave a replyTo delete Windows Live Mail
Windows Live Mail, previously called MSN is an email client offered by Microsoft in its Windows Update. Windows Live Mail will help users to manage their emails, send and receive mails, organize contacts, maintain contact lists, address book, etc. If you are a Windows Live Mail user, then you would want this program to be installed in your personal computer and make use of it frequently. However, if you do not have a Windows Live account and you usually use any other email client available out there, then Windows Live Mail installed on your computer is a complete waste.
There’s a fairly simple method to delete Windows Live Messenger from your system whether you installed this program on purpose, or accidently installed it via a Windows update. If you do not use this program, there is of course no meaning in keeping it and wasting that much hard drive space. Just some basic computer knowledge is all what you need to carry out the uninstalling or deleting process of Windows Live Messenger and you needn’t be an adroit.
Windows Live Help instructions to delete Windows Live Mail
With a user account that has administrator privileges, log in to your computer. To remove the software from your computer, you will need this administrator privilege. You may experience errors during the deletion process if you use a regular user account without administrator privileges or the process may not work at all.
Click on the “Start” button, from the bottom left hand corner of your system screen, select the “Control Panel” button, and then open either the “Add/Remove Programs” section or the “Programs and Features” section.To delete Windows Live Mail
Wait until the list of installed programs fully load in the window. From the list, Select the Windows Live Services icon once the loading process has completed, and either click on the “Remove” button or right-click on the icon and choose the “Remove or uninstall” button. The automated uninstalling process will be launched. Choose which Live applications you want to uninstall when the uninstalling program first starts up and then click the “Next” button.
According to the on-screen instructions, follow the rest of the uninstallation process and restart your computer.
Look at the list of installed programs on your computer to see if the program has been removed
That’s all with the Windows Live help instructions. Thank you!
This entry was posted in Windows Live Help and tagged Windows Live Help, Windows Live Mail on November 22, 2012 by Krysten Kolb.Signing in to MSN Messenger
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All the chatting client software out there has helped online communication all round the world. MSN Messenger is one of the first kind of chat/messaging platforms that came into existence. Being one of the pioneers in making chatting available to the general internet savvy populace, it has constantly enjoyed the status of numero uno over the years. But then several online chatting clients popped up and gave it a run for its money. Then came 2005 when the archaic MSN Messenger desperately needed a facelift. As a result the messaging client was revamped and reincarnated itself as Windows Live Messenger.
The new Windows Live Messenger allowed it’s users to not only transmit text messages but also allowed for the transmission of images as well certain animations via its chat window. It had the added advantage of making use of a webcam and a microphone to enhance the chatting experience. With the use of the microphone and the webcam, chatting was no longer the transferring of text messages. Above all that, it was a better alternative to the paid telephone calls. But to avail off all its features you need to create and establish a Windows Live Account. Here are a few steps from the Windows Live help team to help you in getting along with the new Window Live Messenger.
Click Start, and then click on All Programs.
Scroll down to Windows Live Messenger and click on it. Allow as much as a few minutes for the application to load.
Type your Live ID in the top text box. Your Live ID represents the email address you registered your Windows Live account under.
Type your password in the bottom text box. Youchose your password when you registered for a Live ID.Using the Windows Live Messenger
Click Sign in at the bottom of the window. Wait a few seconds for the Windows Live Messenger to load your credentials and verify them. The Windows Live Messenger program appears on the screen. If you are using an older computer, it could take a few minutes for the program to load.
Hope these instructions from the Windows Live help team have helped you in making the best of the Window Live Messenger chat client. Thank you for your time. Have a great day!
This entry was posted in Windows Live Help and tagged chatting, Windows Live Help on November 21, 2012 by Daniel Jones.Logitech webcam C600 issues
Leave a replyWebcam C600 issues
Logitech C600 webcam is super compatible with Windows, but it is reported that users occasionally experience issues with Windows Live, that includes Hotmail and Windows Live messenger. Users are blocked from properly using the webcam features, because of installation files and camera settings issues. A variety of solutions are these to resolve these issues, from which the user can select the appropriate one through experimentation.
Outmoded software issue
Communication failure between Hotmail and the C600 is caused due to outdated webcam drivers and Windows Live software. The webcam and Hotmail can’t function with the latest bug fixes and updates without the updated versions. In order to fix this issue, the first step suggested by the Windows Live help team is to update the C600 drivers and the Windows Live suite. On the camera”s product page, users can find the most recent drivers offered by Logitech. In order to update Windows Live, you need to click on the start button, select Windows update from the start menu, and click on the check for updates option.
Functionality problems with the C600 are caused by the corruption of software during the Logitech software or the Windows Live software installation process. Uninstall the Logitech software and drivers to solve the problem. Restart your computer, and from the Logitech website, reinstall the latest drivers and software. Try to uninstall and reinstall, if you have experienced any issue with other parts of Hotmail or Windows Live. Corrupt files are deleted and replaced by reinstalling the software.
For C600 to work with Hotmail, the Windows Live account must be configured. Incorrect Messenger settings can make the C600 stop
Webcam C600 issues
working with Hotmail as Hotmail works with Windows Live Messenger. Open Windows Live Messenger to change the settings and double-click on one of your online contacts. Select the arrow next to Video Call and select “Set up audio and video devices“. Ensure that the speaker you want to use is selected In the Custom tab. Choose the option marked with Logitech C600 in the Microphone field and select the “Next” button. Choose the “C600” and click the “Finish” button on the Webcam screen.
So, that’s some Windows live help details on Logitech webcam C600 issues. In case this hasn’t solved your issue, contact the tech support team. Thank you, take care!
This entry was posted in Windows Live Help and tagged webcam C600 issues, Windows Live Help on November 15, 2012 by Peter Stowe.Help for Sending a Message in an Office Network via IP
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Microsoft’s Windows operating systems comes with a built-in tool called Messenger that lets you send messages to other users, provided both are connected to the same network. The best thing about the Messenger service is that it happens to be real handy if you need to send short reminders, notices or updates about a certain topic. According to our Windows 7 support team, sending a message in an office network via IP is very simple and easy. So, here in this post, I have come up with some simple instruction that will help you do this for Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 OSs.
For Windows XP
Start out the process by clicking on the Windows “Start” button that is located on the left side bottom corner of your computer screen. When the Start menu opens up, you need to click on the icon that is labeled by “Run.”
Now, in the search field that opens up, you need to type in the text “cmd” and hit the “Enter” button on your keyboard in order to open the Windows Command Prompt.
Next up, enter the text “net send” followed by the name of the user to whom you”re sending a message. After you do that, you need to leave a space and type in your message and hit the “Enter” key.
For Windows Vista and 7 (Business, Ultimate, Enterprise and Professional editions)
Firstly, you need to go to the Windows “Start” menu located on the left side bottom corner of your computer screen. This will open the Start menu.
Now, in the “Search files” field, type in the text “cmd” and hit the “Enter” key on your keyboard or click the “OK”button. This will open the Windows Command Prompt.Sending Message Via IP
Once you do that, you need to type in “msg” command followed by the name of the user and your message. Hit the “Enter” key.
So, that was some information about sending a message in an office network through IP. For further assistance on this, please do get in touch with our Windows XP support or Windows 7 support.
Hope you found the above post help and informative. Thank you for your valuable time. Adios!
This entry was posted in Windows Live Help and tagged Windows 7 support, Windows XP on November 14, 2012 by Daniel Jones.All you need to do to Use Windows Calendar in Vista
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Now that you have the new Windows Vista, I am sure you are feeling quite keen to see all that it now provides. Windows Calendar is now provided with numerous capabilities which simplify your life. Carry on reading in order to make use of the calendar program in Microsoft Vista. This is meant to assist all of your appointments as well as obligations. Instructions devised by the Windows help team in order to use Windows Calendar in Vista are given below.
Start off with these instructions by recording the dates, times as well as places of your appointments as well as engagements. It is now possible for you to record regular information like time, date as well as place. In order to manage your schedule at a much better leave, Windows Calendar lets you set completion deadlines for various levels of projects along with their level of priority. This ensures that you do not forget anything. Set the calendar so as to remind you just when something in your schedule approaches.
Following which, you need to set up the appointments which recur. Enter the required information. Set the calendar so as to record the very same appointment repeatedly on the exact date and time. You will not have to enter the same thing more than once, thereby saving quite a lot of time.
It is then required that you write email if they are not sent. For instance, if you wish to send someone a reminder about yourWindows Help options
meeting which is about four weeks away, you may write the email now. Set the calendar so as to email it when you would like the recipient to get it. This will be done automatically.
Proceed to share your calendar with those who share the exact same computer, even if everyone is provided with a separate account along with Windows Calendar. Making use of this tool, you shall be able to see if appointments which you have made conflict with anything else which you have planned.
Finally, use iCalendar in order to publish your calendar to the Internet. Information may be exported to and from other applications. Using this feature, it is possible for you to view your calendar.
These instructions end here. Contact the Windows help center for more help.
This entry was posted in Windows Live Help and tagged Vista, windows help on November 2, 2012 by Peter Stowe.Post navigation
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