Laptops are susceptible to threats if proper security protection is not present. Malwares, spywares and viruses can have an adverse effect on the laptop. Other issues like hard drive issues and related problems can cause the laptop to go haywire and this causes the users to become frustrated. When such situations occur, a Recovery Disc can come to your rescue. Recovery discs are generally provided by the manufacturer and Sony laptops with Windows Vista on board have a Recovery Disc Creation utility, such that you can create a recovery disk by making use of it. In order to create a recovery disc, the below provided Sony laptop support guidelines have to be followed.
By following the above-mentioned Sony laptop support guidelines, a recovery disc can be easily created. If you have any doubts in following the Sony laptop support guidelines or require any additional help, you may contact our customer support center.
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Xbox, developed by Microsoft, is one of the leading names in the arena of gaming consoles. It offers online gaming facilities to the users as well as provides other options of entertainment. For example, Xbox One comprises of the Upload Studio, which is designed to help the users share the most exciting gameplay clips with friends.
The gamers can contact the Microsoft live chat support to avail this feature. This facility would be a major advantage for the users as now they would be able to share the gaming content with others. However, according to some early console owners, usage of profanity during those recordings can have consequences. Hence, this could be a decisive factor on the fate of the Xbox One console.
According to Microsoft, it is handing out temporary Xbox Live bans for select gamers who were found to be using excessive foul language in content created with Upload Studio. Hence, as a result, most users would not be prevented from playing online games, but instead would be barred from attaching Kinect camera recordings to their gameplay clips. In some rare cases, the users would even be temporarily blocked from using Upload Studio altogether. Microsoft has taken such a strict decision because Xbox has been enjoying the unanimous position in the field of gaming consoles and such issues could definitely hamper its reputation.
This has triggered issues for numerous users as they have taken to Reddit and other sites to complain about the punishment, pointing out the fact that Upload Studio usage rules are not explicitly mentioned anywhere in the Xbox Live Code of Conduct. Ironically, these reports have also led to some confusion in some customers as to whether Microsoft monitors private Skype conversations for profanity. However, according to the technicians at the Microsoft live chat, “We take Code of Conduct moderation via Upload Studio very seriously. We want a clean, safe, and fun environment for all users. Excessive profanity as well as other Code of Conduct violations will be enforced upon and result in suspension of some or all privileges on Xbox Live.”
According to Microsoft, they are taking such measures to ensure a safe, secure and enjoyable gaming experience for the users. The Upload Studio feature in Xbox One allows the users to save clips recorded with Xbox One’s Game DVR to their personal SkyDrive account. However, it is certain that if Microsoft does not take necessary measures to counter this issue, Xbox is going to lose some customers as well as the reputation of being the best gaming console.
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Are you trying to log into your Facebook account via Windows Phones but are constantly experiencing problems? Do not worry, as you are not the only one having these issues. Microsoft acknowledged that there is a problem with the built-in Facebook integration on the Windows Phones. They are currently working on a fix to remove these issues as soon as possible.
The issue reported by The Verge, which claimed a large number of issues cropped up when users tried to access Facebook using their Windows Phones. When attempting to sync their Facebook accounts via Windows Phones the 83CF1104 error kept popping up. Joe Belifore, leader of Windows Phones commented on social media twitter, that Microsoft is aware of the issues with Facebook integration and they are currently busy developing a fix for the problems.
While most users complained about their struggles with synchronizing Facebook, many others reported that the status updates and some of the news portions of the integration are working fine on their Windows Phones. The number is not very high however, so seems like there is some genuine problems with the Facebook Integration. Apparently, the Facebook chat and any contact images synced with Facebook are having the most issues with some users reporting these behaving as very haphazardly. However, the cause of all these issues is still very unclear and Microsoft has so far not commented on the matter. They have only confirmed of the issue and announced that they are working tirelessly towards developing a fix for the Facebook integration on Windows Phones. This issue has affected users who rely heavily on the Facebook contacts on Windows Phones the worst, as they are completely incapable of connecting to the social media. Nevertheless a fix is sure to arrive soon, to resolve these issues.
What is worrying about this issue is that it was just a mere two weeks ago that Windows phones for facing issues with their Twitter integration. This feature apparently drained most Windows Phone devices of their data usage. A change in the Twitter back-end was the main culprit behind the issue. Ultimately, these issues caused Windows Phones to keep downloading profile images of the Twitter contacts. As this occurrence was rampant, the data usage would increase substantially, especially if you are very active on Twitter.
Consumers are already flooding Microsoft chat support and other support forums and complaining incessantly. All we can hope is that another issue does no crop up once this Facebook integration issue has been resolved. For those of you experiencing trouble contact Microsoft chat support or check up on Microsoft support site.
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Aspire One series netbooks from Acer come pre-installed with either the Windows XP or Windows 7 platform. Both these operating systems have their own qualities that you can benefit from, and interestingly, Acer Aspire One allows you to perform a dual-boot on the system and work with both the platforms alternatively. If you own an Aspire One netbook running on Windows XP, you can easily create a new partition on the hard drive and install Windows 7 on the segment. The below given set of instructions as drafted by the Windows 7 help center will guide you how.
Steps to follow
When you are done with the installation, your device will start with the option to boot from either Windows XP or Windows 7. For further help on the steps mentioned above, contact Windows 7 help center.
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Traditional communicating trends have been rejuvenated significantly with the introduction of chat softwares and instant messenger applications. Many of the chat programs include voice and video calling features to help users enjoy better real time communication with their contacts. Even some of the social networking sites incorporate instant messaging and video calling plug-ins in their interface to keep users attached to the program.
Skype is one of the most famous video calling software that allows users to connect to their contacts across the globe easily. Recently, Microsoft took over Skype, purchasing the program for around $8.6 billion. Microsoft already has its own Windows Live or MSN messenger application for online communication and real time interactions. Thus, the plans of the tech giant are evident with the purchase of Skype, the most trending video calling application- it wants to make a strong hold in the video chat arena as well.
Reports say that Microsoft is looking forward to incorporate the Skype voice and video communications across all of its products and services. Apart from Microsoft Live chat program, experts assume that Skype utility is likely to be added in the desktop applications by the tech giant. As per inside reports by technicians, Microsoft is planning to substitute its owned voice chat utility in all of its products with Skype, including Xbox 720, Surface tablets and Windows 8 computers.
However, technical experts feel that if Microsoft becomes extra dependant on Skype for voice and video interactions across all of its products, it will put excessive stress on the program. The integration of Skype into Xbox gaming consoles alone is a heavy demanding job for the utility. Sources further highlight the matter saying that, “You might jump to the conclusion that we will see asynchronous voice and video messages in next-gen Xbox Live.”
Microsoft Live chat and the voice and video communication integration with its products and services has been working fine until now. Xbox 360 users have barely encountered any issues while interacting with other players during a game play. Consequently, experts doubt that introducing a program like Skype in the next generation gaming consoles would prove to be efficient enough to keep up with the required standards.
However, Microsoft developers assure that Skype offers superior quality voice and video interactions, and Xbox users will love the integrations. Let us hope that Skype manages to work well under the immense pressure it is about to witness, and bear some good fruit for Microsoft.
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