Monday, February 24, 2014

Features Of The Mozilla Firefox Web Browser

With the advent of latest technologies in the field of internet, it is true that we prefer a fast and secure way for browsing the internet always. There is a plethora of web browsers in the internet that allow the users to browse internet fast and in a secure way. Firefox is one of the popular web browsers available in the market that provides both security and a swift browsing experience. Firefox is an open source web browser and can be downloaded for free. The web browser is made by the Mozilla Corporation and almost all operating systems support the Mozilla Firefox browser.

One of the important features of the web browser is that you can run the browser on your Android mobile as it has a mobile version. Here we discuss some of the common advantages and features of the web browser as listed in the Mozilla support site. The best feature of the Firefox web browser is that it has a much user-friendly interface when compared to its competitors. It is rather easy to work on the Firefox web browser when compared with other web browsers.

It is the fastest in case of opening a web page and even a novice user will feel at home while using the browser. The Firefox web browser is a complete package with included extra options like pop up blocking, secure search and multi tab browsing. Since Firefox is a streamlined web browser, Mozilla support claims that it displays more content in a single page when compared to any other web browser. The web browser also provides users an option to browse privately by using the private browsing feature present in the browser. When you are in private browsing, no history or cookies are stored regarding the browsing session.

The web browser can be customized according to the needs of the customers and has the best cross platform support. With the presence of the new API manager, the users will be able to integrate their browser to social networking sites. One of the major features of the web browser is that it has an inbuilt PDF reader so that you will be able to read PDF files easily within the web browser. You can also set parental controls in the browser for your kids by using the parental control feature.

With better security, a download manager that helps to resume downloads and a PDF reader, Mozilla Firefox is the best web browser available now.

Microsoft Creates Alliance With PwC

In a recent summit, the software giant Microsoft and PwC have decided to form an alliance in global basis so as to support and promote business transformation projects using Microsoft Business Solutions. As a byproduct of this alliance, PwC will become the first ever professional services network to build business transformation features on Microsoft Dynamics. With this new pact in place, PwC will be providing  support for Microsoft Dynamics customers who also happen to have other Microsoft services like Microsoft Dynamics enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management and business intelligence  solutions as an integral part of the business project they are undertaking.

The sales segment manager of Microsoft Kevin Schembri stated about the recent agreement with PwC as follows in the Microsoft support web site, “This is an unprecedented move to help private and public sector organizations and Microsoft Corp is proud to be taking this initiative also in Malta with a global business player such as PwC.” It is true that with the latest pact in place both customers of Microsoft and PwC will benefit greatly from the deal. Customers of both the companies will be able to get extensive industry data and process knowledge with the alliance of both companies.

In fact, PwC Malta senior partner Kevin Valenzia stated about the new deal between Microsoft and his company saying, “Companies implementing ERP and other enterprise solutions want to be sure they deliver value and sustainable change to their organizations. Our business transformation skills, industry sector insights and knowledge of technology platforms and applications like Microsoft’s suite of solutions, help companies maximize the return on their investment. It is this combination that enables us to add value to clients as business integrators, to unlock the business benefits of technology.”

According to the latest news we get from Microsoft support center, with the new alliance with PwC companies providing ERP and other enterprise related solutions, Microsoft will be able to provide more with the support and industry exposure that they get from the deal with PwC. With the support they will be getting from PwC, companies will be able to maximize the returns of their investments.

With advanced support from PwC, users will be able to get advanced business benefits by utilizing the technology to high extends and by adding value to clients as business integrators. More information on the alliance between Microsoft and PwC can be got from the official blog posts of Microsoft.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Steps To Share Folders On A Network With Vista And Windows 7

Windows 7and Vista are two of the widely used versions of the Windows operating system. According to the technicians at the Windows 7 help, each computer running either OS reads and writes files on folders that are stored on devices directly attached to it. But users can also access files on other computer drives with the help of the advanced options in the Windows network file system. Such shared network folders enable multiple users to work together on a body of information and access the resources.

You can try the following instructions to share folders on a network with Windows Vista and Windows 7 computers.

For Windows Vista
  • In the first step, you need to log in as Administrator and click on Start. Now, right-click on the Network option, followed by Properties. You would see the Networks and Sharing Center window popping up.
  • Now, if your current network type is Public, you need to click on the Customize option, and then go to Private under Set network location. Now, click on Next, and then on Close.
  • In the next step, you need to click on the down arrow present at the right of Public folder sharing, followed by Apply, Start, and then Computer. Here, you would see a Windows Explorer window coming up, which you can use to navigate to the specific folder you want to share.
  • Now, right-click on the folder and select Share. You need to click on Everyone, then Share, and then Done.
For Windows 7
  • After logging in as Administrator, click on the Start option, followed by Computer. You can use the Windows Explorer window that comes up, to search for the folder. Now, right-click on specific folder you want to share, and click on Share with.
  • In the next step, choose the Homegroup option to share the folder with other computers in your home group. Now, select the Specific people option.
  • According to the Windows 7 help, if you want to have control over the permissions, then you need to select the people with whom you want to share the folder. After selecting the contacts, click on Share. Here, the folder that you have selected would have been shared with other selected computers.
These steps would help you to successfully share folders on a network with Windows Vista and Windows 7. To get more assistance, please contact our technical support team.

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Microsoft Adds IMAP Support To Outlook.Com

There’s a great piece of news for users. Microsoft has finally added IMAP protocol support for the email service. In a blog in Outlook Blog Microsoft officials stated that "already supports the industry's best e-mail conductivity with Exchange ActiveSync (EAS)." EAS is a utility that is used on Windows Phones, iOS, as well as Android devices, and also in the Windows 8 mail app. Microsoft’s decision to support IMAP even though the EAS protocol is more robust for email with near real-time syncing whilst providing better network efficiency and superior battery life.

Another added bonus for users is that new updates were issues for apps like TripIt, Sift, Slice, OtherInbox, and Context.IO. TripIt, which is the popular travel planner, is now equipped to detect email confirmations which it then downloads to the TripIt itinerary. Sift is also a popular app, which helps users find products. This gives users the added advantage while looking for shopping content using their account, which enhances a personalized shopping experience.

The Slice app helps users monitor all the items the user bought online, and also includes emails about tracking the current status of your package and shipments, which can be imported into a personal catalog. is an app that provides users an easier way to unsubscribe from email subscriptions in a hassle free manner. Tools in OtherInbox help keep the Outlook inbox in an organized and neat fashion, while Context.IO is an email API which can be used to build apps that help data integration from your email.

The advantage of IMAP support is that users can access messages stored in remote servers, which allows instantaneous updates to appear in the inbox across multiple platforms. The earlier editions of used Post Office Protocol, which required users to download messages before they could be managed.

However, the EAS protocol is one of the best email technologies, which enables easier syncing of email, contacts, calendars, notes and tasks from the server onto the device. However the EAS protocol is not restricted to usability on Windows Phones and the Mail app in Windows 8. It is also used on Blackberry 10 smartphones, Apple’s iPhone and iPad, as well as a wide range of Android tablets and smartphones.

In addition to IMAP support, Microsoft claimed that will also be supporting OAuth, an authentication standard which allows users to have secure interactions with third party software. All these updates make Microsoft a definite competitor against the email giant Google. Moreover, also gets additional Skype support, enhanced calendars and two-factor authentication. For issues you can check up on Outlook help or contact Outlook help desk.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Steps To Get A Toolbar Back On Firefox

Sometimes, we might accidentally delete the toolbars that appear on our browsers. These toolbars can prove to be beneficial, because they might act as shortcuts to a website or an application. The technicians at the Mozilla support can be contacted anytime to get the toolbar back if you are using Firefox as your search engine.

However, you can also try the following instructions to retrieve the toolbar to Firefox, before contacting the technical support:
  • In the first step, open Firefox and click on the Tools menu. Now, select Options and click on the General icon. Here, you would be able to manage options for Startup, Downloads and Add-ons.
  • Select it as your home page and set how downloads from the Internet are handled, to make Firefox your default browser.
  • Now, click on the Tabs icon wherein you would get an option to modify the way Firefox handles the option of opening new Windows, from links within an already displayed page.
  • Next, click on the Content icon to set the different ways the content is displayed and utilized within a Firefox page. Here, you can set options such as block pop-up windows, add exceptions to the pop-up blocker, and also enable JavaScript.
  • Now, click on the option Applications icon. This would enable Firefox to set the action while encountering a particular file format.
  • In the next step, you need to click on the Privacy icon to indicate how Firefox stores information about you, and outside websites.
  • Now, click on the Security icon and this would allow you to inspect the list of blocked sites. Here, you can also set the option to have Firefox remember passwords and password options. At any point of time, you can also contact Mozilla support to get more information on fixing this issue.
  • In the next step, you need to click on the Sync icon to manage a Firefox Sync account that would help you to synchronize your bookmarks, history, open tabs and passwords with another copy of Firefox.
  • Now, click on the Advanced icon, and this option would let you to choose the language, connection and spelling settings in Firefox.
These instructions would help you to successfully retrieve a toolbar on Mozilla Firefox. However, if you have more queries regarding the reinstallation of toolbar in your computer, feel free to contact our 24x7 technical support team.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Tips For Removing The Windows XP Service Pack Uninstall Files

Windows XP is the operating system released by Microsoft after Windows 2000. This particular operating system has bought a revolution in the world of PCs. It has many user-friendly features that will help you to do your tasks easily. You need to install the Service Packs for getting the latest features and security updates that are provided directly by the Microsoft.

When the Service Pack is installed, your windows will create a folder containing service pack uninstall files. These folders can be identified by seeing the name as it starts and ends with $. If you need to delete this folder containing service pack uninstall files, it is easy. All you have to do is follow these easy instructions from the Windows tech support team.

  • Navigate to the Windows Start button seen on the lower left corner of your Windows XP screen and from the Start menu, click on the icon named My Computer or you can directly double click the My computer icon seen on the desktop to open it.
  • If the details that is in the right side of the desktop pane displays a blue pane showing the title named These files are hidden, then you need to click the option named Show the contents of this folder.
  • In the address bar of the My Computer Window, you need to type c:\windows followed by pressing the key called Enter using your keyboard. Now, a Windows folder will be opened on the screen.
  • From the My Computer menu bar, you need to click on the link called View and from the resulting drop down menu, select the option called Details. In order to sort the file list by date, you need to click on the column header named Date Modified.
  • Check for the particular service pack update by looking at the date when you have installed it and select the specific Service pack uninstall folder that you want to delete. For e.g. If you have added a Service Pack in a specific year say 2006, then you need to select the Service Pack files of that particular date to delete it. 
  • Delete the selected Service Pack folder by pressing the Delete button seen in the keyboard. Wait until all the files in the folder are deleted. 
  • Once finished, exit the process by closing all the opened windows. 
The above instructions given by the Windows tech support team will help you in deleting the folder containing the Windows XP Service Pack Uninstall files.