Thursday, November 7, 2013

Cheap Domain Name Registration

If you have decided to launch a new website for your product or service, you need to think about domain name registration. Without a domain name, a website cannot be launched on the World Wide Web. You need to register the domain name on the internet.

When we consider introducing a website, there are several costs associated with its launch. Starting from the designing of a website, you might have spent enough to get it started. But you can definitely save money if you are successful in selecting the appropriate place to register your domain name.

There are several websites on the internet that offer services at very low prices. It would cost you only a few dollars to get a wonderful domain name. $15 can be considered as the cheapest domain registration rate. If you try, you can find even cheaper rates without compromising much on the domain name. Let us check the different ways to obtain cheap domain registration name.

  • Try to register more than one domain so that you can save your money in a better way. If you are introducing more than one website on the internet, you would definitely require more than one domain name. If you are registering multiple domain names, you can definitely save money on domain registration.
  • After registering domain names, you can keep them registered for a long time. Normally, when you try to register a domain name, the duration would be for a year. But you have the option of selecting more than two years. This would help you avail cheap domain registration, since you have increased the duration of the subscription.
  • Even if you are trying to attain the cheapest among the different domain registrations, you need to verify the other benefits that you can get from them. Since you have paid money, you ought to get the benefits from the registration even if it is cheap. To get the most appropriate deal, before making any payments, compare the prices offered by different websites for the cheapest domain registration. If you compare all the factors and benefits, you can easily decide the most suitable one among them. This will help you save money to an extent.
If you follow the above tips, you can definitely save money and get a suitable domain name at a cheap price. 

Steps To Create Service Desk Tickets From Outlook

You can use a Service Desk Ticket, commonly known as Autotask entity, to track the status of a complaint lodged by the customer in reference to some internal issue. Follow the simple instructions given below for creating an Autotask Ticket using the Outlook client.

Instructions For Creating New Ticket In Outlook
  • Open the Outlook application by double clicking on its icon present in the desktop and then click on the Add to Autotask... > Ticket from the Auto Task toolbar or menu.
  • Now you will be able to see a new window by the name New Ticket. Fill in the details about the ticket you wish to create in the respective fields in the window.
Converting Email To A Ticket

You can also convert an email received in your Outlook inbox to an Autotask Ticket by following the simple instructions from Outlook help desk given below.
  • Browse through the email folder and then find the email that you would like to change to a service desk ticket and then select it by clicking on the small checkbox found on the left side of the email. 
  • Go to the Autotask Toolbar and then click on the option named Ticket from E-Mail or Create from Email... > Ticket for converting the mail to a ticket. 
  • You have the option to transfer the attachments in the email that you are converting to the ticket to the Autotask ticket if the email has any attachments. However, this is an additional option and is not mandatory to follow. 
  • Now you can see the New Service Desk Ticket window in the screen. The Source field will be automatically set to Email, the email body will be moved to the Description field of the Autotask and the subject of the email will be moved to the title of the ticket. 
  • If you would like to add some additional details in the Autotask ticket, you can enter them in the other fields present in the window. 
  • When you are done configuring the Autotask ticket, click on the Save button for saving the new ticket.
If you follow the simple instructions given above, you will be able to create a new service desk ticket in the Outlook program. If you are not able to create a ticket in the Outlook application, feel free to contact the Outlook help desk. 

Setting Up Yahoo! Xtra Mail In Outlook

Yahoo Xtra mail is a New Zealand web portal that is a joint venture of the Telecom New Zealand and Yahoo. It was specifically developed for use of Telecom New Zealand customers. Follow the simple Outlook email setup instructions for configuring the Yahoo! Xtra mail in the Outlook application.

  • Launch the Microsoft Outlook program by clicking on its icon in the desktop or quick launch bar. 
  • If you see the Outlook Startup wizard when the program starts, click on the Next button in the first page and again click on the Next button to start setting up a new email account. 
  • If you do not see the startup wizard, then click on the Add Account option, found under the File menu in the Outlook application. 
  • When the Auto account setup opens, select the option named Manual Setup or Additional server types found at the bottom of the setup box and then click on the Next button. 
  • Now choose the email type as POP or IMAP and then click on the Next button. 
  • Now under the User Information field, enter your name, email address, and select the account type as POP3. 
  • Set the Incoming mail server as and the Outgoing mail server as 
  • Enter your username without its tail end and the password in the respective fields. 
  • Now select the Remember Password option in the window for saving the login credentials. 
  • Click on the Outgoing Server tab found under the More Settings option and then click on the option labeled My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication. 
  • Also, select the option labeled Use same settings as my incoming mail server. 
  • Enter the value 995 for Incoming mail server (POP3) and select the option This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL). 
  • Also, enter the Outgoing mail server as 465. 
  • Now click on the option named Leave a copy of messages on the server under Delivery for storing a copy of the messages sent from Outlook in the server. 
  • Click on the Finish button for completing the process of configuring Yahoo! Xtra mail.
If you follow the simple instructions given above, you can successfully configure Yahoo Xtra mail in your Outlook client. If you experience any troubles while following the instructions, then feel free to contact the Outlook email setup help and support team.

Changing The Windows Live ID Password

Windows Live ID is a program provided by Microsoft that requires only a single sign-on to access various web sites. Hotmail, MSNBC, Xbox 360’s Live, Zune and Net Messenger Service are some of the services that make use of this feature. Any program that was previously associated with the Microsoft Passport or Wallet now makes use of the Live ID as the user platform. Changing the password for the Live ID program is a very simple process if you know the steps to be performed. You must know your Live ID to change the password and create a new one. The Windows Live help tips shared here will help you to change the password of Live ID without any troubles.

  • Turn on the computer and open the Live ID page in the web browser. 
  • Click on the Forgot your password link to reset the password of the Live ID program. 
  • Type in your Live ID username in the first text box. The Live ID will be an email address, for example 
  • Press the Tab key to move down to the next text box. This security application is aimed at preventing the automated programs from accessing your account. This is called the CAPTCHA verification. Enter the text as it appears in the picture. If the image is not clear, you can choose another CAPTCHA by clicking the arrow icon near the image. 
  • Click on the Continue button. 
  • Follow the instructions that are provided in the Reset your password page. This will include a security question that you need to answer correctly or some other method to verify your identity. 
  • Type in the new password and verify it. Click on the Continue button again. The process will finish when the message saying You’ve changed your password is displayed on the computer screen.
By following these Windows Live help tips, you can reset the password of the Live ID program. If you are unable to follow any of the steps discussed above, you may contact the Windows tech support team for further assistance. The technical support agent will help you to complete the process successfully. The agent may take the remote access of your computer to do the steps for you. You can also make use of our tech support feature.

Clean Installation Of Windows 8

Clean installation means starting the installation from scratch. Performing a clean installation of the Windows 8 OS means formatting of the hard drive before starting the installation of the operating system. You can use the Windows 8 Setup program to reformat the hard drive. To do this, you also need a previous version of the Windows operating system running on the computer. This means that you will not be able to install the Windows 8 on a bare drive by following these steps. The Windows 8 installation steps are explained below.


If you bought the Windows 8 OS as a DVD or created the DVD or flash drive when you downloaded the Windows 8 OS, you can follow the below steps to perform a clean installation.

  • Turn on the computer so that the Windows operating system loads normally and put the Windows 8 DVD in the CD drive or plug in the USB flash drive to an open USB port. After that, turn off the computer.
  • Restart the computer. If the current version of the Windows operating system loads again while you restart the computer, you may have to change the boot preferences of your computer. You can do this after checking the documentation that came with your computer or by visiting the manufacturer’s web site.
  • To change the boot order, you will have to press a combination of keys immediately after restarting the computer. If the current version of the Windows OS still loads, try again after restarting the computer.
  • When the Install Windows page appears, select your language and other preferences and then select the Next button to continue with the installation process.
  • Accept the terms and licenses given in the Please read the license terms page and then click the Next button.
  • Select the Custom installation option in the Which type of installation do you want page.
  • Select the Drive options in Where do you want to install Windows page.
  • Select the partition that you want to change, select the formatting option that you need to perform and then follow the instructions.
  • When you are done with the formatting, click on the Next button.
  • Follow the instructions provided on the screen to complete the installation of Windows 8 OS successfully.

These are the Windows 8 installation steps. You can follow these simple steps to perform a clean install of Windows 8 after formatting the hard drive. 

Resetting The Windows Log On Password

It is a good practice to change passwords in your computer often. This will allow you to keep the data safe and inaccessible to unauthorized users. Resetting the password of a Windows computer can be tricky, especially when you have changed to another version of the Windows OS. Resetting the password is a quick process if you know what the steps to be done are. The steps to be done are different for different versions of the Windows operating system. The Windows support tips shared below can help you to change the log on password very easily. You can also refer to the Windows help modules in the official Microsoft web site to know more on how to change the Windows log on password.

Changing The Password In Windows XP
  • Turn on the computer and click on the Start button, which is located on the bottom left hand corner of the screen. This will open the Start menu.
  • From the Start menu, go to Control Panel and choose User Accounts from the Control Panel window.
  • Select the account for which you would like to change the log on password.
  • Click on the Change Password link. This will take you to a new window.
Type in your current password once and the desired password two times. Take care to type in the passwords in their respective boxes. After entering the passwords, click on the OK button. This will change your Windows log on password for the user that you have selected.

Changing The Password In Windows 7 or Vista
  • Press the Ctrl, Alt and the Del keys simultaneously.
  • Select the Change Password tab.
  • This will open a new window with a single blank box for your current password and two blank boxes for your desired password. Fill them with the correct passwords and hit the Enter key or click on the arrow. This will make sure that your log on password is reset.
These are the simple steps to change the log on password in Windows XP and Windows Vista. If you are not okay with any of the steps explained above, you may contact the Windows support number to get further assistance. The tech support executive can take the remote access of your computer and perform the steps for you.