How To Check If Someone Else Is Accessing Your Facebook Account

Facebook has always been the center of controversy regarding the amount of access its applications can get for a user account. Many Facebook users immediately grant permissions to any application that they add, without considering the fact that it might obtain more than expected access to their profiles and contact list. Lately I have been receiving a lot of spam on my Windows Live account from my legitimate email accounts Continue Reading →

Bypass Microsoft Smart Screen Filter In Chrome With Microsoft SmartScreen Bypass

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Microsoft Smart Screen Filter is a feature present in Internet Explorer and other Microsoft products such as the Windows Live Messenger. It is a meant to protect users against web and social engineering threats. This Filter scans links that are accessed in a Windows Live application and opens them in the default browser. One reason that this warning pops up so frequently is because Microsoft reminds its users to protect Continue Reading →

How To Change Profile Picture in Outlook.com Or New Hotmail UI

Now that Microsoft has imposed the Outlook.com interface to Hotmail, there is no going back. Previously, I covered the process which allowed users to revert back to old Hotmail interface, however it appears that the option has now been removed. Whether you like the new look or hate the Outlook.com interface (like me), you might be interested in changing your profile picture. Since this image will be going with your Continue Reading →

How To Activate Microsoft Office 2013

Due to the various changes made to the latest MS Office 2013 suite, the activation method has also been slightly altered, as users can now activate their copy of Office 2013 by not only entering a product key but also by logging in with a Microsoft or Organizational account. In a previous post I showed you “How To Get MS 2013 Trial Product Key”, in this post I will show Continue Reading →

Switch To Microsoft Account And Access SkyDrive App In Windows 8

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One of the most significant cloud based features of Windows 8 is the Microsoft SkyDrive integration, which enables users to instantly backup their pictures, documents and public folders to their Microsoft SkyDrive account. However, when you click on this app for the first time an error may pop-up asking you to switch to a Microsoft account to proceed further. This may not be required if you already have a Microsoft Continue Reading →

Get Hotmail App For Amazon Kindle Fire

A while back I reviewed the official Hotmail app for Android. Now, the free Hotmail app for Android has also become available for Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets. Microsoft seems to be making sure that Hotmail can be easily accessed from any device. Therefore,  other than Windows and iOS,  Hotmail can now be conveniently used on all kinds platforms, including Android forks like the Kindle Fire operating system. See more details Continue Reading →

How To Create Windows 8 User Account (Local User & Windows Live User)

Creating users in Windows 8 from the Metro user interface is a bit different from previous Windows operating systems. This is not only because of the location of user creation options and its procedure, but also because one can create both a local or Windows Live user to log into Windows 8. In this post I will provide you with a complete walk through regarding the creation of user accounts Continue Reading →