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Registering with and Using Mail App in Windows 8

Registering with and Using Mail App in Windows 8
What Is Mail App? Mail app is a built-in program in Windows 8 that allows users to access their email inboxes without installing any other email client application. Mail app has an easy to use interface that users can configure for easy mail communication. Registering with Mail App To register with Windows 8 built-in Mail app, users must have a Microsoft account. As soon as users click Mail tile from the Start screen, the app displays a box in which...
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Working with SkyDrive in Windows 8

Working with SkyDrive in Windows 8
What Is SkyDrive? SkyDrive is a cloud service hosted by Microsoft that can be accessed by using built-in SkyDrive app in Windows 8. When users create a Microsoft account, they are provided with 7 GB of free online storage on the SkyDrive, which they can use to store their data. Data that is stored on the SkyDrive from one computer can be accessed from any other computer in the world, as long as it has active Internet connection and SkyDrive app installed...
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Customize Keyboard for Physically Disabled Windows 8 Users

Customize Keyboard for Physically Disabled Windows 8 Users
What Is Keyboard Customization? Keyboard customization is a process in which default keyboard settings are modified according to users’ personal preferences. In most cases, default keyboard settings are quite adequate for normal people. However the settings are modified so that physically challenged people can use the computer with ease. Settings to be Customized To customize a keyboard for physically challenged people, all or some of the following...
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Knowing Windows Store and Installing Apps on Windows 8

Knowing Windows Store and Installing Apps on Windows 8
Microsoft Windows Store Windows Store is an online store from where Windows 8 users can download various free or paid apps. In order to install apps from Windows Store, users must log on to the Windows 8 computer with Microsoft account. Microsoft account must be used in order to install a free or paid app from Windows Store. When Microsoft account is used to log on to a Windows 8 computer for the very first time, users must register their Microsoft...
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Create Local Account in Microsoft Windows 8

Create Local Account in Microsoft Windows 8
About User Accounts Windows 8 supports two types of user accounts that users can use to log on to the computer. The two types of user accounts that Windows 8 supports are: Microsoft Account – Microsoft account is an account that can be created either on Hotmail.com or live.com. Since the accounts on these sites can be accessed from anywhere in the world, users can use the same account credentials to log on to any Windows 8 computer that is connected...
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Create a Microsoft Account in Windows 8

Create a Microsoft Account in Windows 8
About Microsoft Account Microsoft account is a user ID created on either Hotmail.com or live.com. As soon as a user account is created on any of these websites, the credentials can be used on any Microsoft website such as TechNet.com, etc. Apart from creating a Microsoft account on Hotmail.com or live.com websites, Windows 8 also allows users to create Microsoft account from right within its interface. Since the user accounts created on these sites...
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Adding Host (A) DNS Records in Windows Server 2008 R2

Adding Host (A) DNS Records in Windows Server 2008 R2
About DNS Records Since DNS server plays an important role when it comes to keeping the network up and accessible, it becomes important for the administrators to keep a close eye on the DNS records, and verify their validity on a regular basis. DNS records are the entries of the computer names along with their corresponding IP addresses in the DNS server database. Although there can be several DNS record types that a DNS server database can have,...
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Adding Alternate UPN Suffix to Active Directory Domain

Adding Alternate UPN Suffix to Active Directory Domain
About Adding an Alternate UPN Suffix to a Domain UPN suffix is the name of the domain that is added after the ‘@’ sign when a domain user account is created. An example of a UPN suffix can be ‘mydomain.com’. When a domain user account is created, the complete domain account comprises of a user logon name followed by @ and the name of the domain. For example, a complete domain user account named ‘user01’ in the domain ‘mydomain.com’...
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Creating CNAME Records in Windows 2008 R2 DNS Server

Creating CNAME Records in Windows 2008 R2 DNS Server
About CNAME Records (Alias Names) CNAMEs or Canonical Names a.k.a. Alias Names are the user friendly names of the computers with complex hostnames. Alias names are created in order to make it easier for the users in the network to access a specific computer, without memorizing its complex name that is specified by the systems administrators in order to follow a consistent server naming convention. Scenarios Where CNAMEs Are Required In a typical production...
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Installing DHCP Server on Windows Server 2008 R2

Installing DHCP Server on Windows Server 2008 R2
About Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Server A Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server is a computer that has Windows Server 2008 R2 installed on it, and is responsible for assigning IP addresses to the computers automatically. IP addresses assigned to the computers by DHCP server are known as dynamic IP addresses, and the computers that are configured to obtain the IP addresses automatically from the DHCP server are called DHCP...
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