Activating Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Run the command prompt in admin mode.

Run the command as shown in the image

blg

slmgr.vbs /ipk <your key>

Hope you got it solved.

 

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MFplaf.dll Missing Fix

If you have installed the Ultimate N versions of the windows 7 OS you are very likely to get this error and the solution to this is as follows

The error is due to the missing Media Foundation Platform which is a dll that does not come bundled with the Ultimate N versions . N versions of the OS are European versions that does not have the media player and related stuff bundled as a result of the European councils measure to do so .Microsoft has also paid around 50 M Euros as fine for the same says some sources.

So you can download and install these features from the link

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=16546

If you are installing the Microsoft Kinect SDK or the Intel Perceptual SDK you will find this Error .This is just a simple scenario that i have quoted.

Hope you solved your issue and enjoyed reading.

Finding SMTP Server

I wanted to setup an account in my Gmail and I was not sure what my SMTP server on yyy.com was so How to find it out .

Step 1 : Setup the Telnet Client

To do that go to control panel click on programs and then click on add or remove windows features

Make sure the Telnet client is checked 

telnet1

Now Open command prompt and type “ nslookup

Press Enter

Type in the following

set type=mx

which specifies mail server

set timeout=20

Then type in the server you want to ping here i use “gmail.com.”  .Use a “.” at the end.

nslook

 

Here it goes the mail Exchange servers Installed at gmail.com

alt1.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com

alt2.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com

alt3.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com

alt4.gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com

gmail-smtp-in.l.google.com

You can see a value called preference which specifies which server is favourable. Lower the value more favourable it is .

I can use the port 25 and TLS settings on my Gmail to setup a secure Network .

Hope You enjoyed Reading.

Password for a Word Documet

Almost Every one knows we can set passwords for a word document but some of us don’t use it frequently and we might have forgot the feature .This is a post on how to use the the feature in the latest version of Office

Consider I have a file that i have stored all my passwords and I don’t want any one to see the file , This is what I can do

passprotect

passwd1

Click on the File Menu . Click on the Info Tab in the Left .passwd2

You can see a button that says protect document followed by selecting the option Password  . Select the option Encrypt With password.Enter the old and new password.

passwd3

All done when you open the file as you can see below It asks for password simple but Useful.

passwd4

Hope you enjoyed reading.

Windows 8.1 Preview

A preview for the windows 8.1 a update for all windows 8 users is officially released from Microsoft

You can download it here

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/download-preview

It is a preview and install at your own risk Microsoft recommends to backup your windows 8 before you update so that you can rollback anytime.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/create-usb-recovery-drive

If you are running windows Enterprise http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/iso-preview its not available yet you will have to wait.

Wait for the final release if you cant wait to get your hands on what are you waiting for ??

Microsoft Writer To Write a Blog

I am writing this blog from Microsoft Writer.

writer 

 

Download the software from http://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=8621

Install and happy blogging connects to most of the well known blogs.

writer

Those who are frustrated about loggin In to the blog through browser and updating your blog here is all you need .

Features I found Interesting

 

1) saving is as good as in Microsoft work

2) Live preview on how your blog will look like

3) Add media from the app itself

4) Add tags , category , publish date from the application itself

Hope you enjoyed my blog and also enjoy blogging .

Searching In Any APP

This post shows hot to search any relevant info from the app say I am in the store and I want to search for a particular app say “To Do Today” which is one of the best apps in store and I am not able to find it. I will also not be able to find the search bar in windows 8 apps mostly .

search for apps

search for apps

Step 1 : I bring on the charms bar by pressing Windows key + c

Step 2: Click on search

Step 3: In search type To Do Today

Step 4: That brings you the results as below .Enjoy windows 8 apps.

 

 

search todotoday

search todotoday

Hope you Enjoyed Reading .