Simple Steps To Uninstall Yahoo Toolbar From Your Computer

How To Remove Yahoo Toolbar

Uninstall Yahoo Toolbar

Most of you might have used Yahoo toolbar. One of the features of this toolbar is that it will take you directly to your email with the simple click of a button. In addition, you can easily search the web from the toolbar.

Even though this toolbar is of great help, it can annoy you at times since it can make your internet browser run slow. In this condition, the only remedy is to uninstall the toolbar. In this post, we will find out how to remove Yahoo toolbar from the computer. As Yahoo toolbar removal varies from one operating system to another, we will take you through the steps in detail below.

For Windows XP

If you are using Windows XP operating system, follow the steps below to uninstall Yahoo toolbar.

  • Press the Windows keys and open the Start menu. In the Start menu, select Control Panel.
  • In the Control Panel window, double click and open the window, Add or Remove Programs. This window contains the list of all programs installed in the computer.
  • There is another shortcut method to access the Add or remove programs window. For this, enter appwiz.cpl in the Run window and click the OK button.
  • In the Add or Remove Programs window, locate Yahoo toolbar. Keep in mind that the programs are arranged by name in this window and therefore, you will find Yahoo toolbar at the bottom of the list. Select it.
  • Click the button Remove.
  • Follow the on-screen commands to uninstall the toolbar.
  • Restart the computer.

For Windows 7 and Windows Vista

Yahoo Toolbar Removal

Disable Yahoo Toolbar

You can follow the same procedure to remove Yahoo toolbar in Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems. Let us find out the steps involved below.

  • Open the Start menu and choose the button Control Panel found in the right pane of the window.
  • In the Control Panel window, locate the option Programs.
  • Click the link Uninstall a program, which you will find just below the option for Programs.
  • The above step will take you to the window for installed programs in the computer.
  • Choose Yahoo toolbar from the list and select the button Uninstall.
  • Follow the instructions to remove the toolbar.
  • Restart the computer.

We hope that the above steps have helped you to find out how to remove Yahoo toolbar from the computer. For further assistance, you may contact our technical support team.

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Many Users Continue Using The Windows XP OS

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More than sixteen percent of the personal computer users who agreed to provide information to the distributed global Kaspersky Security Network were still working on the computers that were running Windows XP operating system in June 2014. This fact carries many potential implications for information security, as per the findings from the Windows usage and vulnerabilities research that was carried out by Kaspersky lab experts in the summer of 2014. Those users whose computers run under a rated operating system or have out of date versions of the installed software risk coming under attacks from the malware programs that exploit vulnerabilities.

This study also looked at the individual countries to know and assess the proportion of the Windows XP users among all the users of Kaspersky Lab’s Windows based products in different countries. Vietnam was leading with 38.79% of the users still using the Windows XP operating system. Next was China, with 27.35%, India with 26.88% and Algeria with a quarter (24.25%) of the users still using the legendary operating system from Microsoft. Roughly, one in five computers that are protected by Kaspersky Lab products is still running Windows XP in Italy (20.31%) and Spain. A small portion of the computer users, 4.52% continue to use the Windows XP operating system in USA.

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Windows Assistance

Even though the tech support for the Windows XP users was discontinued on April 2014, the sales of this OS were stopped long back. This was confirmed after contacting the Windows tech support team. This however, does not affect the popularity of this operating system. This was confirmed from a Kaspersky Lab data report in June 2011, a year after the sale of the operating system ended. 48.86% of the users were still using the Windows XP operating system. After another year, in the month of June 2012, there were 35.64% Windows XP users and in June 2013, 25.42% were using the OS. This data was confirmed after contacting the Windows tech support team.

If you wish to know more on the popularity and the usage trends of the Windows XP operating system, you can contact our Windows support team. They will be able to let you know more on the usage trends of this old operating system. You can also refer to the Windows help modules that are posted in the official Microsoft website to know more on this.

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Online Store Of Microsoft Gets A New Look

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Windows Help Line

Microsoft recently introduced a redesigned look for their online Microsoft Store. Now the store features a much better way to shop for the products and services from Microsoft. The new design also allows the users to easily browse and buy products, find help, and search for the nearest online store location. ExpertZone of Microsoft also received a big refresh. This is where Microsoft connects with the millions of retail professionals who are selling Windows, Windows Phone, Office, Xbox, and all other products from Microsoft. It is on this website that the retail pros can join a community of like-minded individuals to learn about all the things that Microsoft offers and earn reward points to do so.

The new design of the Microsoft Store also displays the top product categories, as well as new products and the popular touch screen computers like the Surface Pro right on the front page of the online store. The latest design also highlights the everyday shipping feature of the online store, as well as support for downloading and installing any software product that is purchased from the store, and help from handpicked experts. Microsoft also confirmed that the Surface RT and Surface Pro would be updated, probably alongside the release of Xbox One and Windows 8.1. This was confirmed after contacting the Microsoft help line number.

Online Microsoft Store

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For instance, while searching for the Surface Pro in the new Microsoftstore.com website, the users will not only see the devices, prices, and categories, but also what is new about the device. Microsoft also highlights accessories that are available for the device as well as details on what makes the device great for use. The bottom line is that this new design offers more data in an organized and modern way that the users will surely like. This move from Microsoft to redesign the online store seems to be attracting more and more users to the online store. If you would like to see the changes for yourself, you can visit the Microsoft online store.

The changes in the website has made the site more professional, easy to navigate and interesting. If you wish to know more on this news, you can contact the Microsoft help line number. The helpline technicians will be able to tell you more on the news and the latest additions to the online Microsoft Store. You can also visit the Microsoft support forums to know more on the news.

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Microsoft Games Online

Xbox One was rolled out recently in the year 2013, which is the third console to be born in the Xbox family and a successor to Xbox 360. Recently, in one of the updates from Xbox One, there was a fix included for an issue with Xbox One updates earlier. Microsoft acknowledged the same and had a fix rolled out to rectify this issue to the masses recently. Most of the users came to know about the issues through the Microsoft Help Line.

The Gadget Helpline came to know about this issue via many hardcore Xbox One gamers. They studied that the issue with the 6.2.11393.0 version update had an adverse effect on the console. They were affecting the optical drive of the console. Thus preventing all the games from being acknowledged as Xbox One compatible.

When the issue arises, users received the message with another message code, however, Blu Ray and DVD discs seemed to be unaffected. In case you have received this error code anytime in the recent times, Microsoft says that it is likely to be related to the firmware covered in one of the articles related to the Xbox One issue. This is for sure to bring about improvements along with mobile purchasing and 3D Blu Ray playback.

Xbox One Gamers

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It is supposedly said that Microsoft is working on a fix for the issue. It is important that people wait with utmost patience, as the fix that Microsoft brings about is worthwhile. While the issues with the disk are worked upon, Xbox Gold members can take some time off to check some of the free games online. These are available in the Xbox market place. Microsoft also promised to have Xbox One gamers informed on the latest updates and would most likely bring the situation in control.

They might have to look for a solution very quick, be it with the hardware or the software. Returning the Xbox controllers back to the manufacturers is not the right solution in case if it is the issue with the software, since any console that is used will be getting updates in the coming weeks.

The best thing would be to release a software patch at the earliest to resolve the issues. Hence, Microsoft asks the customers to keep in touch so that they are informed on the advancements happening. Keep in touch with the Microsoft Help Line to receive updates every now and then.

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Steps To Unlock And Activate Word

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Microsoft Help

When the users download a free trial version of Microsoft Office that includes Word, the users typically have a period during which they can try the program for free. After the expiry of the free trial, the Word program partially locks the program, reducing the functionality by restricting the user from editing or making documents. If you have purchased Microsoft Word, you will have thirty days to activate the program before the program locks itself down. You may then buy a product key to unlock and register the Word program. Users have the option to activate the program over the Internet or if they are not using a subscription or trial version of Word, they can call the Activation Center.

The Microsoft help line tips that are shared below will help you to activate the Word program. You can follow these steps carefully to activate the program without encountering any errors.

Activate Online

  • Turn on the PC in which you need to activate the Word program and then connect to the Internet. After that, open the Microsoft Word program.
  • Select File and then choose Help. To start the Activation Wizard, choose Activation Product Key.
  • You can follow the directions that are provided in the wizard that will prompt you to type in your product key and then register the product online.
  • Close Word and then reopen it after the Product Wizard is complete. You can confirm that you have activated and unlocked the Word program by clicking on File and then selecting Help. If the Activate Product Key option that you chose earlier is no longer visible, you have activated the Word program successfully.

Activate Over Telephone

  • Open the Word program, select File, and then choose Help. Choose Activate Product Key to initiate the Activation Wizard.
  • Type in your product key and country/region when asked to do so by the wizard. The wizard will provide an installation ID and the phone number to use to activate over telephone.

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    Microsoft Support

  • Call the Activation Center. The rep will ask you for the installation ID number and will then provide you with a confirmation ID.
  • Type in the confirmation ID and then press Enter.
  • Close Word and open it, confirm activation by clicking on File and choosing Help. The Activate Product Key option will not be visible.

These are the two methods to activate Microsoft Word. For further assistance, contact the Microsoft help line number.

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