China Demands For More Windows XP Support

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The most popular operating system that Microsoft has ever produced is Windows XP. It is embedded with some outstanding features and functions making it suitable for both businesses as well as for personal purposes. The release of other versions of operating system does not affect the popularity of Windows XP and it still has a high share in the computer market. However, even with this demand, the tech giant came up with a shocking decision to discontinue the Windows live support given to this operating system. In fact, this is a very bad news for the Windows XP users, especially the users in China where 54 percent of the population still use this age old operating system.

Besides this, the Redmond based company has also decided to stop the sales of the basic versions of the Windows 7 operating system. This is the second most popular operating system in China behind Windows XP and has a 28 percent computer market share in the country. According to the Techweb, the tech giant Microsoft is putting the Windows users to many security threats, says the State Copyright Bureau of China’s government in response to this Microsoft’s decision.

Moreover, the State Copyright Bureau of China’s government is demanding for more Windows XP support and at the same time, they want Microsoft to rethink their decision to stop the sales of Windows 7 operating system. Any upgrade of the system to Windows 8 will demand more costs for the software and the OS, according to the Bureau representative. Windows 8 has a very less percentage of market shares and it constitutes only three percent.

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          Windows support for XP

With the end of Windows XP support, the Windows XP machines will no longer receive any updates that are required and as a result, your Windows XP machine will become more susceptible to viruses and attacks and will finally affect the efficiency of your system. In China, apart from the home uses, Windows is the main operating system employed in many government departments. The government argues that they took the software by paying huge amount of money. Therefore, it is the duty of Microsoft to keep the OS safe and updated. To verify whether the departments are using the genuine Microsoft software, several government departments have sent their inspection teams. This is to avoid the pirated versions of the OS.

The main reason behind this decision by Microsoft is to attract more users to the Windows 8 operating system. Microsoft wants the Windows XP users to upgrade their systems to the latest OSs like Windows 7 or Windows 8. To know more regarding upgrading to Windows 8, contact the Windows live support center.

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Deleting The Windows Mail History

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Windows Live Mail program, often referred to as Windows Mail, offers the users a number of features like offline access, email account consolidation, and calendar sharing. Windows Mail is the default email client program that is included with the Microsoft Windows Vista operating system. Like the Outlook Express program, Windows Live is integrated into the system and Microsoft makes it almost impossible to completely uninstall the Windows Live Mail application from the Windows Vista operating system.

The Windows Mail saves all the sent mails, received and drafts email messages and even holds on to the spam and deleted email messages for some period of time. Saving the messages will be very much helpful if you wish to recall some important piece of information. But, at times, it can lead to an unnecessary clutter in your mailbox and may lead to wastage of storage space. Deleting the unwanted or unimportant messages from the Windows Mail history regularly will help the user keep things neatly organized. The Windows Live help tips that are shared below will help you delete the Windows Mail history regularly.


  • Turn on your computer and click on the Start button that is located at the lower left hand corner of the screen.
  • From the Start menu, select All Programs and then select Windows Mail.
  • In the Windows Mail program, select all the messages that you need to delete from the message list. You can click on the message once to select it. If you wish to select more than one email messages, you can hold down the Ctrl key on your keyboard, and then click on the messages that you want to delete.

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  • After selecting all those email messages that you need to delete, click on the Delete option located in the toolbar to remove the selected messages completely. This will delete the messages forever.

These are the simple steps to delete the unwanted and unnecessary email messages in the Windows Live program. You may follow these steps carefully to get rid of the unnecessary email messages, without encountering any Outlook errors. If you have any doubts in any of the steps that are discussed above, you can always contact our tech support team. They will help you to delete the history of the Windows Mail program successfully. You may also contact Windows Live help team for further assistance on the steps.

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Disabling Windows Live Toolbar From Your Browser

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Toolbars comprise of many advanced features that are intended to provide a comfortable browsing experience to users. Most toolbars represent search engines, and each of them serves a related functionality. While browsing, if you click on toolbars that correspond to search engines, you would be directed to the website and would be provided with the search results on the topics you were looking for. But according to the Windows Live support technicians, most users think about removing such toolbars from their systems. This is because the toolbars may try to replace your browser’s default home page to their website.

Windows Live toolbar is one such toolbar that allows you to search for content using the MSN search engine. Sometimes, these can cause browser errors and may force you to delete them. Windows Live toolbar is an Internet Explorer add-on and can be removed by checking your browser’s built-in management tool. You can follow these instructions provided by Windows Live support to uninstall the Windows Live toolbar.

  • First, you need to click the on the Windows Start menu and then launch Internet Explorer browser in your system.
  • Now, you can click on the Tools menu followed by the Manage Add-ons option to open the add-on utility. Under Show, you would require clicking on the All Add-ons option. This would give you a list of the add-ons in the system.
  • Search and click on the Windows Live Toolbar and then on Disable. Now, restart your browser.

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  • For removing the Windows Live toolbar completely from your system, you need to click on the Windows Start menu, followed by the Control Panel option. If you are using Windows XP OS in your system, you can click on Run. But if you are using a Windows 7 or Vista PC, you need to click on the Start Search option.
  • Now, enter appwiz.cpl in the open box and press Enter to launch the programs window.
  • In the next step, you can click on the Windows Live Toolbar in the programs window, and then click on Remove or Uninstall option. This would launch the uninstall wizard and help you in completing the uninstallation.

By following these steps, you would be able to disable the Windows Live toolbar from your browser. For more assistance regarding the removal of this toolbar, please contact our 24/7 technical support team.

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About The New WP 8 Preview Program Alert App For Developers

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Updates and new apps keeps getting added to new Windows OS platforms and you can expect more of them from Microsoft. The competitors are adding new facilities to their products and hence Microsoft is focusing on making improvements to their platforms. One such change has been noticed recently is the launch of Windows Phone Preview Program that is released specially for developers. They get the recent OS updates well in advance before they reach the public.

How can such updates help the developers? Well, the developers could implement new changes to certain applications based on the update and thus they could reduce any troubles due to any software incompatibilities that the user may encounter after downloading the updates. This new program released is now available as an app and the name given for the app is WP8 Preview Program Alerts app. This app is mainly meant for the Windows Phone 8 app developers.

The app description says that “Helps keep you alerted to new releases in the Windows Phone 8 Preview Program. Get news and information about recent releases, and push notifications when new builds go live”.  The app version number got changed, when this update was released and the new version number is The new app offers support for large screen phablet devices from Nokia too.

One of the Windows phone developers developed this unique app and if you were a developer, you would be keen on knowing about the recent updates and developments, which would help you with app development. If you start using this app, you will start get OS news updates and the OS updates themselves before its launch!

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There are three conditions that you need satisfy for taking part in the Preview program and one is that your phone need to be developer unlocked. The second requirement is that you should be a registered Windows Phone Store developer and the third criterion is that you should be a registered Windows Phone App Studio developer.

If all or one of the above conditions is satisfied, you could easily get the new Preview App. Many developers have been contacting the Windows Live technical support to know more about the same. The Windows Live technical support team would provide you the links for getting the WP8 Preview Program Alerts app.

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Procedure To Uninstall Windows Live OneCare Family Safety

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Windows Live One Care is actually a security tool developed specifically for Windows operating systems. Once installed, it monitors your computer while running in the background and also protects it from harmful and malicious threats including malwares like viruses, spyware and hackers. But, if you are not planning on using Windows Live One Care or you prefer to install and use another security tool, you can easily remove this application from your computer. Here are the Windows live help steps.

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  • You need to click the Windows Start orb and click the Control Panel.
  • After that, click on the Program and Features and click on Windows Live One Care in the Currently installed programs list.
  • After that, click the Uninstall button found on the top. If prompted, you need to type your administrator password and click on OK to launch the uninstall wizard. Select the Uninstall option in the wizard. The uninstall wizard will automatically delete Windows Live OneCare and its setup folders. When the deletion or removal process completes, you can restart your computer when you see the uninstall confirmation.
  • You need to download and run the Windows Live OneCare cleanup utility if you are having a hard time uninstalling the program using the Windows uninstall utility. For downloading the cleanup utility, you need to go to the Windows Live OneCare cleanup utility page. You will see a dialog box launching automatically. After that, click on Save to launch the file-saving dialog box. Then, select the Desktop in the Save in box and click on Save to download the cleanup utility to your desktop.

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  • You need to right-click the Windows Live OneCare on the desktop and then click Run as administrator. The cleanup utility then launches. You can click on Continue and then click on I accept the terms of the End–User Licensing Agreement after reading and accepting the licensing agreement. Click Continue again and then click Clean. The cleanup tool removes Windows Live OneCare, its setup files and registry entries. You need to click Restart Now when the cleanup tool finishes.

So, you have successfully uninstalled Windows Live One care using Windows Live OneCare cleanup.

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