Thursday, April 18, 2013

Tutorial To Run MS Outlook As Administrator

You may have experienced some problems with an old program while trying to run it on a new computer. Most of the problems can be resolved by running the program in the administrator mode. This troubleshooting method is especially valid in the case of MS Outlook program. Running an old version of the MS Outlook program in administrator mode, will resolve the problems experienced by the user while trying to run it on a Windows 7 computer.

Follow this set of guidelines provided by the excellent Windows 7 support team, in order to run the MS Outlook program as an administrator on a Windows computer.

Instructions to run Outlook as administrator in a Windows 7 system

  • First of all, click on the “Start” button located in the bottom left corner of your Windows desktop screen, to open the Windows Start Menu. Click on the “All Programs” option to list all the programs that are installed on your system. Locate the MS Outlook program in the displayed list of installed programs.
  • Place the pointer of your mouse on the MS Outlook program icon and then right click on it. Select the “Properties” option from the menu displayed on the screen, in order to display the properties of the program.
  • Click on the “Compatibility” button displayed on the Properties menu.
  • Click on the check box located next to the “Run This Program as an Administrator” option so as to put a check mark in it. Click on the “ok” button after putting a check mark in the check box. If the computer is used by only a single user, then this step will complete the procedure. However, if the computer in which you are doing the configuration is used by multiple users, you will be required to click on the "Change Settings For All Users" option. Once you click on this option, a new Properties dialog box will be displayed on the screen of your computer. Click on the check box located next to the “Run This Program as an Administrator” check box, to put a check mark in it. Once you finish putting the check mark, click on the “ok” button, two times in immediate succession.

These are some simple instructions recommended by the ever reliable and efficient Windows 7 support team. These guidelines are easy to follow and you will be able to finish off your procedure within minutes.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Support To Setup Remote Desktop In Windows XP

Microsoft’s Windows XP operating system is well equipped with a Remote Desktop feature, which allows users to access the systems all the way across the internet. This is a pretty useful feature to business individuals, for viewing the files and data on their Office system from the Home computer, for example. Besides, you can also avail the services of the Microsoft Support center using Remote Access, while attempting to resolve Windows XP Problems.

How to configure Remote Desktop on the Host system?

First of all, turn on the Windows XP computer and then login to the administrative account.

  • Go to the Windows Start button, and from the popped-up Start menu, access the option marked Control Panel, to view the Control Panel Home Window.
  • Now you need to access the option that reads Performance and Maintenances
  • Now from the newly displayed widow, select the System tab, followed by hitting the Remote tab.
  • Now place a tick mark in the field corresponding to the following option: Allow users to connect remotely to this computer. When finished, click OK to save the settings.

Enable Remote Desktop feature

  • Go back to the Control Panel Home Window, and choose the option marked Security Center from it.
  • Now click on the Windows firewall tab, to view the firewall settings of your system. If the firewall is already turned on, uncheck the box next to the Don't Allow Exceptions option.
  • Now click Exception tab, and place a check mark in the field corresponding to Remote Desktop.

Actions to be performed on the Remote System

  • Click on the Start button that appears on the left-hand side of the Windows taskbar, and from the popped-up start menu, choose the option marked Programs.
  • Now you will be able to see the list of entire programs that you are having with your system. Now locate the Accessories folder in the generated list, and select Communications.
  • Now click on the Remote Desktop Connections tab. Here you have to provide the name of the host system. When done, access the Connect tab. 
  • Log on to windows by providing the host system’s user name and password in the boxes provided. Now the remote system has access to the host system’s files.

Even after enabling the Remote Assistance feature, if you still encounter errors while you try to access the host systems’ file, it’s best to contact the Microsoft Support center.