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Fix Windows Live Messenger Errors with ZapMessenger

What do you do when you find that your Windows Live Messenger is giving out errors and you are at your wits end to resolve them. The simplest solution is to uninstall and re-install it. But if you still continue […]

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What is Microsoft Choice Guard and how to uninstall it

When you install certain Microsoft software like say Windows Live Essentials, a piece of code called Microsoft Choice Guard, a part of the Search Enhancement Pack, is also installed. It could even have been installed via Windows Update. Many users […]

Force Windows Live Messenger 2009 Hotmail button to use IE

In the earlier versions of Windows Live Messenger, when you clicked on the Mail icon or button, Internet Explorer would automatically open up and log you into Hotmail, irrespective of your default browser. However, beginning with Windows Live Messenger 2009, […]

Get Twitter style custom personal URL for Facebook

Starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on Saturday, June 13, you’ll be able to choose a username on a first-come, first-serve basis for your profile and the Facebook Pages that you administer.  You’ll also see a notice on your home page […]

The Blind Search Engine Test – Google vs Bing vs Yahoo

What happens when you do a search that doesn’t have branding. Are you swayed by the branding of your favourite search engines? Take the Blind Search Engine Test. Google vs Bing vs Yahoo To figure it out, Michael Kordahi has […]

Microsoft Research Singularity

Microsoft Research Singularity – A Non-Windows OS

Singularity is a Microsoft Research project to build a highly-dependable microkernel operating system in which the kernel, device drivers, and applications are all written in managed code. More than 90% of the OS kernel is written in Sing#, an extension […]

Microsoft Clog : 1.0 Humor For A 2.0 Web!

Bet you’ve never seen an MSDN blog like this one !  Office OFFline is a comic/blog (“clog?”) about technology and personal computers. The comic strips are created with Microsoft Office Visio 2007 and regularly features wry observations about Microsoft products. […]

How to Backup Windows Live Mail Settings

Wouldn’t it be convenient if you could backup your Mail client settings in Windows? If you had to reinstall Windows or if you maybe lost the settings and customization due to some reason, you have to go and do it […]

Add Microsoft TechNet Widget to your blog

Microsoft’s Technet Team has released a new ‘Technet Widget’. The widget will provide the latest content from TechNet on your blogs. Microsoft TechNet Widget The Widget has integration built into Social networking sites Facebook, Twitter, Stumble Upon, etc and pulls […]

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Problem Reports and Solutions Center in Windows Vista

Windows Vista contains a nice new feature Problem Reports and Solutions Center. This feature is used not just for reporting problems to Microsoft but to find solutions for your Vista problems. Problem Reports and Solutions Center To access the Problem Reports […]

How to integrate Windows Live Web Toolbar into your website

A few months ago the Windows Live Team launched a number of exciting new additions under the Windows Live Web Toolkit. One of which was the Windows Live Web Toolbar. This toolbar allows you include presence information into your site […]

Windows 7 Client Software Logo Program

The Windows platform has a broad ecosystem of products and partners that supports the platform. Displaying the Windows logo on products represents a relationship and a shared commitment to quality between Microsoft and your company. Windows 7 Client Software Logo […]

Send instant messages from Hotmail

Instant messaging from the web is here! Now you can send instant messages from the Windows Live Hotmail and People pages! This means that, even if you’re on a public computer where Windows Live Messenger isn’t installed, you can still […]

Welcome to The Windows Club!

Hi! And welcome to The Windows Club! If you’ve been a regular WinVistaClub visitor, then you will know what to expect from this site. All that WinVistaClub was … and more ! The site, is primarily targeted at the Windows […]

Using Stationery in Windows Live Mail

Windows Live Mail is a popular web mail client. You can if you wish, you can customize your mail, which you send out. To pep up your mail, you can, if you wish, you can have a background image, as […]

Location of Windows Live Mail Store Folder

Windows Live Mail  downloads and stores the mail on your disk. While you can always access your emails, email ID’s, etc from the Windows Live Mail, you may want to know the location of the folder where they are stored. […]

Send Receive button missing in Windows Live Mail

If you’ve installed one of the latter versions of Windows Live Mail, you will notice that there is no Send / Receive button on the menu bar. It will not be available even from the Customize Toolbar options. Send Receive […]