Thursday, February 28, 2013

How To Delete Icons From Windows Vista Taskbar?

Windows Vista is the Windows operating system developed and marketed by the Well known Microsoft Corporation. The Vista operating system comes with a different graphical user interface as compared to the previous versions of the Windows operating system.
When you install the Windows Vista operating system on your PC, by default, a set of applications and utility icons appear on the taskbar, in the lower-right corner of your display screen. These icons allow users to launch specific programs by simply double-licking on them, without the need to locate the application in the Programs menu. In Windows Vista, it is possible to customize these taskbar icons according to the users need. Sometimes, you may come across some error messages while trying to change these taskbar icons; then it’s advisable to contact the Microsoft Support teams to deal with these Vista problems.

How to remove Windows Vista Taskbar Icon?
Firstly, you have to access the Control Panel option. For this, click on the Start button situated in the lower left corner of your desktop screen, and from the Start menu thus revealed, select the Control panel option. This opens the Control Panel home Window.
Choose the Appearance and Personalization option from the Control Panel wizard. This opens up a new window, from which you have to select the Taskbar and Start Menu option.
From the newly displayed dialogue box, click on the Notification Area option.
Now click on the System Icons tab in the dialog box. This will display the entire notification icon assembly, such as Network, Volume etc. Consider an example: if you want to delete the volume icon, then put a check mark in the box next to the Volume option, and then hit Enter.
Now access the Customize tab. This displays the names of the applications on the taskbar.
Now locate the application that you wish to delete from the Taskbar in the displayed list.
Once you locate the application, click on the Show tab next to it, and from the resulting pull-down menu, choose the Hide option.
Now click on the OK tab to confirm the deletion process.
Finally, access the OK tab again, to bring about the changes that you just made in the Windows Vista configuration settings.
After going through these pointers, if you encounter any issues while trying this, please contact the Vista Support team to avail more information on Vista Problems.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Tutorial To Upgrade The Internet Explorer Browser

Using Internet Explorer might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but the program is certainly one of the most used Web browsers around the world. This is mainly because it is the default web browser in the Windows operating systems. One of the most impressive features of the Microsoft products is that, they bring along a regular stream of updates. In the case of the Internet Explorer too, Microsoft releases new versions regularly, and it is important that one keep up to date with the new releases. If you want to upgrade the Internet Explorer Web browser installed on your computer to the latest version, follow the guidelines given below, recommended by the ever reliable and helpful Microsoft support team.
Guidelines to upgrade Internet Explorer browser
Start off the procedure to upgrade the Internet Explorer by launching the Web browser in your computer. Type “” into the address bar of the browser window that you have launched in your computer, and then press the “Enter” key on your keyboard.
Locate the tab that is labeled as “Downloads and Trials”, and then click on it. You will be able to see a drop down menu displayed on the screen, and then choose the “Download Center” option from the drop down menu.
Go to the “Top Downloads” option, and then click on the “Windows Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP” button. After the page has been loaded on to the screen of your computer, choose the “Download” option displayed on the screen. If the version of the Windows operating system that you are using is incompatible with Windows XP, try to find the link for the appropriate version. To do that, click on the “Additional Information” option button, and then select the version of the Windows operating system that you are using, from the options displayed on the screen.
To upgrade the version of the Internet Explorer web browser installed in your computer, follow the instructions that are displayed on the screen.
Restart the computer after completing the upgrade of the Internet Explorer Web browser in the computer. After you restart the Internet Explorer, you will notice that the Internet Explorer browser has been upgraded to the latest version.
These are the instructions provided by the excellent Microsoft support team, which you should follow if you want to upgrade the Internet Explorer Web browser in your computer to the latest version.