Omni Tech Support guides you how to make a Windows 7 computer run faster. Check out how to do that here:
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Around fifty percent of computer users around the world run their computers using Windows 7 operating system. With this, developers cannot avoid this operating system and each application developed should be capable of running in Windows 7 for its success. One of the applications, which is fast becoming popular among the users worldwide is the SkyDrive. This online storage service from Microsoft allows you to upload files from the computer to your account. SkyDrive allows you to upload files up to a size limit of 25 GB free. You can choose from a range of paid services if you require additional storage space. By logging into the online account, you can access the stored files from any location in the world. In this post, we will find out how to access these uploaded files from Windows 7 Explorer.
In this technique, you need to mount the SkyDrive as a network drive and then obtain the specific URL. You may choose a SkyDrive alternative, which will easily integrate with Explorer. However, if you use Microsoft’s service, you can integrate to the Windows Live account. Let us first find out the requirements for this process. According to Windows tech support, the essential requirements include a PC that has Windows 7 installed in it, an active internet connection, a Windows Live account, SkyDrive Simple Viewer for WebDav.
Once you are ready with the above requirements, follow the steps below.
With the above steps, you can find the SkyDrive folder in the Windows 7 Explorer. You may use this drive just like other directories. For further help on this issue, you may contact Windows tech support or our technical support team for assistance.
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Recently, many Windows users have been receiving calls from some scam artists claiming to be calling from the Windows tech support center. The scam artists call unsuspecting Windows users and tell them that their computer running on Windows operating system is suffering from virus attacks. The bewildered customer will now ask how they can fix the issues. The so-called support executives will now ask you to grant them access to your system so that they may get information stored in the system. Their main motive is phishing; they are trying to use your naivety to get access to your system, and then your credit card information through it.
There are many types of these scams and one of the common ways in which they try to fool you is by calling you and saying that they get notification about the issues with your system and Microsoft has asked their firms to fix the issue. The scam agents are well trained and target the not so tech savvy users. They might show some minor issues with your system and may even talk about some non-harmful files in your system folder. If these files are shown to a non-tech savvy user, they usually fall in the trap.
After showing the error to the users, the scam agents will now ask the users to grant them remote access. On getting remote access, the agents would now ask your permission to install some standard repair program and would ask you if you would like to proceed with the repair that they could finish it for you. However, at the last moment, they will shift to a sales person and would say that you would require paying for the services they have offered.
The problem with giving them remote access is that they could easily take a copy of the data stored in the system. The scammers could easily take away all your valuable data. This data may sometimes include your credit card information too. The best thing to do when you get such a call is to tell them that you are not interested in their services. As of now, Microsoft is not providing support to their customers unless asked for, so beware of the scam calls you receive.
Even if the scammers claim that they are from Windows tech support, never give them remote access or your personal details, as these could lead to loss of data and money.
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Despite the launch of Xbox One, Xbox 360 is still used by a large number of users across the world. Obviously, you can’t compare Xbox 360 with the latest Xbox One because the former came almost 9 years ago. If you think that your Xbox 360 console lacks features, there is an effective way to improve some of its features. Network your console with your PC. Windows Vista is the ideal operating system to network your Xbox 360 console with because both came almost at the same time.
According to Windows Vista help centre, networking an Xbox 360 console with a Vista PC increases the use of the console. Once they are networked together, it is possible for you to stream media from your PC to the Windows Media Centre on the console. Resultantly, you can watch ripped DVD collections from the PC, internet TV stations and the sorts on the bigger LED television screen you have at home. The instructions on how to network your Xbox 360 console with Windows Vista are given below. If necessary, you can contact the Windows Vista help centre for the same.
You must have successfully networked your Windows Vista PC with Xbox 360 console. You can contact Windows Vista help centre in case of any unexpected errors during the setup process.
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The Sleep Mode is a low power mode that you can set your computer to when you are not using it and it would resume you back to work later. When Windows XP is in hibernation, the battery usage is very low. This lets you conserve energy by saving power. However, there are certain issues with the Windows XP sleep mode for which you might need to avail Windows tech support.
There are a number of issues with the sleep mode. Even when you press the keys on the keyboard or move the mouse, you would not find any response. You might find the computer not waking up from the sleep mode, which is evident that there are some issues with the Sleep mode. Here are some instructions with which you can troubleshoot the issue.
These are the basic Windows tech support guidelines to fix the sleep mode issues in Windows XP.
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