Have you noticed any odd behaviour in your web browser recently? It would probably be a silly toolbar which is causing your web browser behave oddly. You can improve the functions of your web browser by downloading and installing free toolbars from online. However, at times, some of these toolbars could do more harm than any good. The only possible solution is to uninstall the toolbar.
How do toolbars cause menace?
When you install a toolbar on your web browser, you grant it permission to make certain changes, for instance replacing the default home page or search engine in your web browser. With good toolbars, you are allowed to restrict the permission level of the same. For instance, if you install Bing toolbar in your web browser, you are free to decide which home page and search engine has to be set as default.
On the other hand, certain toolbars like WhiteSmoke toolbar or Babylon toolbar are classified as bad. They make changes to the web browser settings without the consent of users. Most often, these toolbars get installed automatically when users download and install any other programs online. If you suspect that your web browser is infected by any of these toolbars, work out the following steps to get rid of it. The following steps are meant for WhiteSmoke toolbar removal. However, you can use these steps for the removal of any other such toolbars.
The above steps should have helped you in executing WhiteSmoke toolbar removal effectively. Avoid downloading and installing any programs from unknown sources to avoid automatic installation of unwanted toolbars in future.Read more »
Microsoft Outlook is an extremely popular email client that finds application in most work places. If you have to handle scores of emails, it will be easier for you to manage using an email client more than any webmail service. Outlook uses the Microsoft Exchange server and brings down any emails that have listed you as the recipient. When you push the Send/Receive button, any messages that you have typed out will be sent out and any messages intended to you will be made available.
As we all know, protocols are sets of rules that have to be followed every time you perform a specific task. Email protocols are exactly the same. There are several popular mail protocols, latest of which is IMAP. Using these protocols, your emails make their way to the mail server and replicate a copy of the email inside an email client such as Outlook. It is a more advanced version of POP (post office protocol) and features several different upgrades.
Here’s how you tweak the Outlook setting to setup your account using IMAP protocol:
As you can see, you can create your email account by making changes to the Outlook setting as shown above. For further assistance, you may get in touch with our technical support team.Read more »
Subscribing to Optimum Online broadband Internet gets you a free email address along with the plan that you pay for. The account would have an address ending in @optonline.net or @optimum.net. This can be configured on Outlook so that you can access it in the application alongside the rest of your email accounts. So, your email can be retrieved from Optimum Online, but you’ll need a slight change in Outlook setting, from the kind you’re used to configuring.
Setting up in Outlook 2013
Now, there are two types of account provided alongside Optimum Online broadband internet, the visible difference being the domain name or the part, which comes after the @ symbol.
Server information for @optonline.net accounts
Server information for @optimum.net accounts
After making the required Outlook setting changes, you’ll be able to access and manage your Optimum email in Outlook 2013. Set it up just the way it’s explained here, and you’ll have no problems after that.Read more »
Microsoft Outlook is an email client application that comes as a part of the Microsoft Office suite. It finds application in home and in workplaces because it helps you deal with a large flow of emails from several different accounts at the same time. Outlook boasts a wide list of features to help you manage your busy schedule. Using the Contacts feature, you can manage all the contacts with whom you have frequent communication. The Calendar feature doubles up as a task manager. You can schedule tasks and create lists with the same.
Another reason why Microsoft Outlook is extremely useful is that it can be synchronized with a long list of software and devices to help you make the best out of the software. It can even be synchronized with iTunes, the default media player used to establish communication with devices designed by Apple. Once synchronized, you will be able to create a task in your Apple device and automatically synchronize it with the Outlook application. However, at times, due to certain Outlook problems, the synchronization may not work well.
There are several third-party applications that can cause the synchronization issue. However, you can troubleshoot the iTunes program in order to bring back correct synchronization. The synchronization history reset feature comes in handy, synchronizing settings from your Apple devices. This corrects most of the sync issues.
Here’s what you have to do to properly sync the files and folders:
If you have followed all the procedure mentioned above, you will see that the Apple device will list out all the events in your Calendar. As you can see, this is not one of the Outlook problems but rather an issue with the iTunes software, a common misconception why this issue is rarely resolved.Read more »
Microsoft Outlook, is the premier email management software developed by the software giant, Microsoft Corporation. Under normal cases, the software functions properly. However, like all software products, even Outlook is not immune to abnormalities and corruptions. There are some common issues with Outlook. One of the usual Outlook problems is the issue with email sending.
For fixing this, you need to launch Outlook and the go to Tools tab and then Account Settings. In the Account Settings window, look at the email profile under Email tab. After clicking on your profile, you need to hit the Change button. In the Change E-mail Account window, you need to click on the More Settings button. You need to highlight the Advanced tab. You need to check the server port numbers for incoming and outgoing mail server. Check the box next to This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) below the Incoming server (POP3).
Next, click on Auto, which can be selected from the drop-down arrow next to Use the following type of encrypted connection below the Outgoing Server (SMTP) box. After that, you need to verify the rest of the settings, in case it is necessary. Click on OK, Next and then Finish.
This should work. If it does not, you need to click on the Tools tab and select Options. When in Options, you need to click on the Mail Setup tab and then click on the Send/Receive button. Then, click the Edit button. Click the Account Properties button afterwards. In the Properties window, click on the Outgoing Server tab. After that, you need to select the button located beside Log onto incoming mail server before sending mail. Click on the OK button and then save the changes by clicking on Ok and the close buttons. After that, you need to create and send a test mail. This should work.
Another thing, you need to turn off Windows Firewall, as it may one of the possible culprits for preventing Outlook from sending / receiving email messages. You will be able to do it in the Control panel.Read more »