OmniTech Support How to make Windows 7 faster Part 2/3

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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Windows Phone 7 Mango Announced With Xbox Live Integration And More

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                  Windows Live Support Info

When the new update was revealed, the Xbox Live integration was supposed to be the most exciting feature of Windows Phone 7. However, the thing is, the connection between the two is not quite pleasing as expected. Fortunately, as per the popular Windows Phone news site WPSauce (Windows Phone Sauce), the new Windows Phone 7 Mango update revealed a couple of upgrades for Xbox Live support.

One of the features added involves the ability to invite friends to play games with you, which clearly hints at the real-time multiplayer support feature. Moreover, the two wonderful options – voice support and party chat capabilities – have also been surfaced.

Another great feature is the ability to access messages received via Xbox Live. This new option hidden within Windows Phone Mango provides the ability to share your Xbox Live profile via social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.

The good news

If you are familiar with Windows Phone 7, you will be aware of their one-of-a-kind Metro UI, which is designed using minimalistic tiles for quality information delivery. Mango improves this feature by incorporating more quality applications such as Twitter and LinkedIn to their already impressive collection, which allows you to access more updates without actually having to jump onto a single application.

Apart from that, Windows Phone 7 Mango also allows you to create contact groups. This way, you can easily view your friends’ Tweets, Facebook status updates, pictures, or text messages. Additionally, communication within groups is also available using chat client applications like Facebook Chat and Windows Live Messenger. When you are done with setting up your groups, you can easily add them to your home screen, giving you a convenient view of everyone’s activities.

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               Windows Live Support News

The new voice-to-text feature in Windows Phone 7 Mango provides you the wonderful ability to have your text messages read to you. This also allows you to reply and send a message without typing anything! As far as typing is concerned, even the virtual keyboard has undergone some great changes, and now, it has an advanced text prediction feature.

When it comes to web browsing, Internet Explorer 9 is being integrated in the Mango update and will provide the devices with HTML5 support. We hope that with amazing Windows Live support services, the update is something to watch out for. For more information on the Windows Phone 7 Mango update, contact Windows Live support team right away.

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How To Play Windows Media Player Files

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Windows Live Help Instructions

It is possible for you to copy the CDs in MP3 format with the help of Windows media player. However, every time you may require notifying that you need not use the WMA format.

This is how you copy the CD as per the Windows live help instructions. Follow the instructions carefully to get it done successfully.


  • Navigate to the bottom left hand side corner and tap the Start button. Type Windows Media player within the search field. A list of results will be displayed in a while above the search box.
  • Now, you need to select Windows media Player from the list displayed. Windows Media player opens and then insert the audio CD that is required to be copied into the CD or DVD drive of your computer system.
  • Once you have inserted the CD, Windows Media Player identifies the disc being inserted and checks the track information. You will get the track information displayed on the main screen. Meanwhile, the CD starts playing.
  • You need to choose Rip settings and then Format MP3. The MP3 option is verified and the CDs will be copied in the MP3 format.
  • Now you need to choose the Rip CD option in the menu bar just above the track listing.  Within minutes, the CD will be copied down. The songs will be saved to your music folder by default.

If you prefer to avoid repeatedly choosing the MP3 option every now and again, you can apply the Rip option by the following steps.

  • Select Organize options.

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    Solutions From Windows Live Help

  • An options dialog box will get displayed. From the options dialog box, select the Rip Music tab option. Go to the format section and choose MP3 from the dropdown list. Again, select OK.

If your computer system is inundated with the bulk of WMA files, you can convert them in to MP3 format or AAC with any software support available in the market. You can even try the latest version from iTunes.  The WMA file does not have any digital rights management restrictions.

Windows live help gives you some advice on the best practices while copying CDs. You need to make sure that the CD is neither scratched nor dusty. You could use the scratch removers for getting rid of minor scratches. However, deeper scratches might not be eliminated with the scratch removers. If you start good, you will get fine results.

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Updating Windows Live Messenger 2009

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Updating Windows Live Messenger

Microsoft powered Window Live Messenger is among the first instant messaging client programs to be released online and has maintained popularity throughout the 15 years of its existence. First released as MSN messenger, Windows Live Messenger still continues to have over 30 million users, according to a recent survey. Relentless updates and new features and additions to Windows Live Messenger is what kept it going for so many years. Over the years, this chat client has added the ability to synchronize with Yahoo! Messenger and Facebook Messenger and has been compatible in a wide range of devices and platforms. To make use of these new features, you have to update your IM messenger regularly.

Windows Live Messenger comes bundled with the operating system on all Windows powered computers. If you own either Windows 7 or Vista, you can easily update Windows Live Messenger 2009 using the Windows Update utility. If your automatic update feature is on, Windows Update will automatically check for relevant updates and download the necessary updates. However, automatic updates go for important security fixes and bug fixes. Your Windows Live Messenger app will be listed as an optional update and ought to be manually updated.

To update Windows Live Messenger 2009, you can either contact our Windows Live Help or follow the below mentioned instructions:

  • Open the Start menu using the keyboard (By pressing the Start key) or by clicking on the Start icon normally located at the lower left corner of your screen.
  • Once the Start menu is opened, click on Control Panel and press the Windows Update icon.

    Facebook Messenger

    Using Windows Update To Install Latest Live Messenger

  • Once the Windows Update window opens up, press the Check for updates button, which is located on the left hand pane in the Window. Your Windows operating system will check for available Windows Update and then list them.
  • After checking for updates, a new button will flash that displays Important updates are available. Click on it to view the list of updates that you can install and run in your system.
  • From the list of updates, find Windows Live Messenger 2009 and press the check box next to it. You will find the Messenger update inside the Optional updates tab.
  • Click OK to commence installation and await further prompts.

If you have followed all the instructions to the word, you will be able to download the latest version of Windows Live Messenger without any hassles. However, if you get into any troubles updating or have any doubts or queries, you may contact our Windows Live Help team!

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Increase Your Browsing Speed By Removing AVG Toolbar

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               Uninstall AVG Toolbar

If you are using AVG antivirus program, you would most probably have AVG toolbar installed on your browsers. AVG toolbar is installed in browsers along with the installation of AVG antivirus. Many people fail to find the option that asks your permission to install the toolbar. Some people install this toolbar purposely for a safer browsing experience.

AVG toolbar helps you to verify the website certificates and notifies you if the website has an expired certificate, as visiting such websites could be dangerous. Even though the toolbar comes with many advantages, there are a few disadvantages associated with it. One such advantage is that it makes your browser run slower than before. With AVG toolbar installed in the browser, it starts to load the web pages much slower. This could annoy you a lot. So, how can you make the browser run faster? According to the experts, removing the toolbar is the only solution in such cases. Therefore, in this post, we will find out how to remove AVG toolbar from the computer.

Steps Involved

In order to remove AVG toolbar, follow the simple steps mentioned below.

  • Open the Start menu and click Control Panel in it.
  • Locate the icon Add or remove programs and right click it. Choose the option Open.
  • In the Add or Remove programs window, you will find the list of programs installed in the computer and this will include AVG Toolbar. Locate this program from the list and click it.
  • Select the Remove icon that shows up next to it.
  • Follow the on-screen commands and uninstall the toolbar.
  • Restart the computer.

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                     Disable AVG Toolbar

If the above steps fail to uninstall the toolbar, you can try removing the toolbar using any of the toolbar removing programs. There are many programs in the market like Toolbar Remover, Smart Toolbar Remover etc. which are specifically designed to remove toolbars from the browsers. However, before choosing the toolbar remover, make sure to go through the reviews on the toolbar. This will help you to choose the best remover program. Once you find the best program, go to the official website of the developer and download it. Follow the on-screen instructions to install it on the computer. Most programs would list you the toolbars installed in different browsers. Select AVG Toolbar from the list and remove it.

With the above steps, you can easily remove AVG toolbar from your computer. For further assistance on this issue, you may contact our technical support team.

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