Thursday, December 20, 2012

How To Setup Outlook In A Blackberry Device

People that have used the Outlook email program once will be reluctant to part with this amazing program developed by the tech giant, Microsoft. This program allows a user to send and receive emails from any device. Same is the case with the BlackBerry phones too; there are people that prefer using a BlackBerry device rather that going for other devices currently available in the tech souk right now. The Outlook email setup can be done in the Blackberry devices with the aid of the PDA feature programmed in these devices. The PDA feature will allows a user to synchronize the Microsoft Outlook with their blackberry device. Enabling this feature will let people access emails from the blackberry device. Facilitating this feature on to your mobile device will also allow you to both send and receive emails.tag along the following instructions to successfully establish the Outlook email setup in your blackberry device.
Configure Outlook with BlackBerry
Trigger the "Menu" that lies to the left or right side of your BlackBerry device.
Go to the "Settings" button among the enlisted options and click on it to open.
Go to the "Manage Internet E-mail" button and click on it to open it up.
Go to the "Email Accounts" selection.
In the email accounts window, go to the "Add an Email Account" button and select it.
Now enter your current Outlook email address.
In the password entry box. Enter your Outlook account credentials to get in to your mail account.
Track along by engaging the "Next" tab and specify your account.
Navigate to the "Outlook Web Access URL" menu and type in the address of the particular website to access your Outlook account after getting the website address from your mail service provider.
Now go to the "Account Name" and type in your Outlook email address.
Now roll down to the "Use SSL" button to tick on the check box if your Outlook account is using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption.
Spool down to the "Next" tab and hang around until the blackberry wizard popes up with a confirmation message.
Trigger the "Ok" tab to wind up the Outlook email setup.
Blackberry devices are preferred by the corporate users more than anyone else as this gadget offers much more to this section of the population. Moreover, the outlook Express is also used by corporate heads for official communications.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Resolving USB drive problems in Windows Vista

USB, Universal Serial Bus, is the standard in data transfer and connections. Before USB, bus connections were made by using the parallel or serial connectors. After the invention of the USB, by a group of 7 companies including Microsoft, Intel and IBM, the other connections lost importance. Now USB type connections are used in almost all types of electronic devices.
There are different types of storage devices and, USB drives or flash drives are one among them that utilizes USB connection for communication with the computer. All the platforms after Windows Me utilize USB connections and have support for it. Windows Vista also supports USB drives and has internal drivers. Microsoft tech support websites have a list of the USB devices and drives that are supported by Windows Vista.
Like every devices used in computers, USB storage devices also face issues in Windows Vista. Some problems are caused due to the problems with the hardware whereas others are caused due to the driver issues or issues with the Windows Vista platform. Some of the commonly faced problems with USB drives in Windows Vista and their solutions are given here.

Connection Problems
Some USB drives face issues when connecting to the platform. Some devices are not connected and installed by the Windows Vista platform. This happens in most cases due to the absence of proper compatible drivers or due to malfunctioning of the USB port. In the case of driver problems, connect your computer to internet and then connect the device. Windows Vista will install the device by downloading latest compatible drivers from the internet. In most cases this will solve the problem.
If Windows Vista is not recognizing the device, there must be a problem with the USB port. Change the port and try connecting the USB drive. If it’s working fine, it means the problem is with the USB port. If it’s a glitch, reconnecting in the same port will solve the problem. If it’s not working replacing the USB port will be a good idea.

Hardware problems
In most cases, the problem with USB drives in Windows Vista is due to the problems with the USB drive hardware. USB drives are so fragile and get easily damaged. If the device is not recognized by the Windows Vista platform, the drive might be damaged or the USB connector might be damaged. This problem can be solved by repairing the device.
In case of any platform issues or boot issues due to USB drive, contact Microsoft tech support to solve the issue.