Microsoft PowerPoint is an application released by Microsoft for creating slide show presentations and comes embedded with Microsoft Office Suite of programs. Installing Microsoft PowerPoint on your Windows computer is easy. All you have to do is to follow the easy and simple instructions given by the Microsoft support page. Well, given below are the instructions that will help you to install Microsoft PowerPoint.
Before installing Microsoft PowerPoint, it is better to check whether your system meets the requirements needed to run Microsoft PowerPoint. If not, you will not be able to use PowerPoint efficiently.
These instructions given in the Microsoft support page will help you to successfully install Microsoft PowerPoint on your Windows computer. If you have more doubts regarding this, contact the Windows tech support team.
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According to the new reports from sources close to Microsoft, the software giant is currently in the process of developing a new user interface for its Windows Phones. The new display would have features similar to the Kinect user interface. This means, you will no longer have to tap or touch the screen of your Smartphone.
The new technology is named as 3D Touch. It is believed that the new technology would be first introduced in the new Smartphone from Nokia, which is also under development. This Smartphone is codenamed McLaren according to ‘The Verger’. We had heard of this phone earlier when Evleaks reported about its development. The new reports suggest that with the new display technology, users can work with their Smartphones with a few gestures and avoid touching the display.
The reports from Verge say that the new technology would be restricted initially to Nokia Smartphones and will not be a part of Samsung or HTC Smartphones. This was expected as Microsoft had taken over Nokia last year. Microsoft wants a big break in the market, as their Windows Phone operating system has not been a big hit in the market and its market share is much less when compared to Android devices or iPhones.
Some of the features expected with the new technology are hanging up the call when you place the Smartphone in your pocket, answering a call when the Smartphone is placed next to the ears, enabling speakerphone when the phone is placed on a table etc. Other features include ability to dismiss alerts when you move the hands over the display of the phone, enabling mute functions when the phone is held to the chest or covered using your hands.
Microsoft support site says that the buttons of your Smartphones are not built to last for many years and they could get damaged after a few months of use. The power buttons of many phones is a simple example. Many users have reported damage to this button due to its extensive use. With the new technology, power buttons could soon become outdated and a simple grab of the phone could wake it. The new technology will also help you to zoom in with simple hand gestures when you are working with the camera.
According to Microsoft support site, we might see the release of the new phone with the 3D touch technology in a few months time.
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Games on Windows Live has been in a suspended state for quite few days for now. One could say that Microsoft has been providing a service that can be compared to Schrodinger’s style, if you ask whether the service is there, yes it is there, while it is non functional. Most of the games for Windows Live have moved on to some sort of Steamworks alternative. Call Microsoft support and they’d tell you that the games on Windows Live are still what they used to be, but that’s open to interpretation.
It all started when an update of the Age of Empires Online support was deleted right after its release, saying they’d reinstate support this July. Lack of a follow up statement to this from Microsoft, indicates that the company had no acknowledgement about the presence of games for Windows Live or for the PC as a whole. However with less than a week for the end of support, the company has came up with a statement stating that they would be continuing to provide Microsoft support to Games for Windows Live service.
The full statement that we were able to procure is give here, “We are continuing to support the Games for Windows Live service. As previously announced, as part of the retirement of Microsoft Points the Xbox.com PC marketplace was closed. Although customers are unable to purchase new games from the marketplace or receive title updates, they can continue to enjoy previously purchased content by downloading them through the Games for Windows Live client as usual. We remain committed to investing in PC gaming in the years ahead, and look forward to sharing more in the future.”
Even though it is sort of late, this new gesture from the Redmond based company is welcomed by all in the gaming community. The decision of Microsoft to support the games for Windows Live will sure rejuvenate the gamers that use their personal computer for gaming.
Even though the company has made it clear that they will be providing support for PC games, it’s been heard that they’re planning suspending the support service, as we know it. Our sources in Microsoft confirm that the company is going to develop an integrated cross platform solution for supporting gamers in Xbox and Windows Live alike.
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Microsoft is one of the biggest software development firms in the world. Its flagship software product is Windows operating system. Over the years, it has released several versions and editions of Windows operating systems such as Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and the recently released Windows 8.1. The company also develops a few applications for its Windows operating systems, for instance Microsoft Office Suite. Like its Windows versions, Microsoft has released several versions of Office Suite.
In addition to the Windows operating systems and the compatible applications for them, Microsoft also offers a webmail service. It ventured into webmail servicing with Hotmail, which has been replaced recently by Outlook.com. Microsoft has made successful entries into the making of gaming consoles (Xbox 360 and Xbox One), and cloud computing (SkyDrive). Its recent venture into the development of Windows based mobile operating system was widely recognized. Reports indicate that Windows Phone 8.1 can potentially compete with Android and iOS within a short time.
Since its inception, Microsoft has been offering round the clock customer service and technical support to all of its genuine users. Users can contact Microsoft helpdesk for all their issues related to Microsoft products and services and get their issues fixed immediately.
How to contact Microsoft helpdesk and get Windows related issues fixed?
Microsoft has launched separate departments of help desk for each of its operating systems such as Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Windows XP, the 13 year old but still popular operating system stopped receiving support a few months ago, on 8th of April. In fact, Microsoft ended supporting XP citing Windows support policy criteria. As per Microsoft support policy, an operating system will receive five years of mainstream support from the date of its release. Once the mainstream support is over, an additional five years of extended support will be granted.
Users who have valid product keys of their Windows operating system can contact Microsoft helpdesk and raise their concerns regarding their Microsoft products or services.
Microsoft help forum
Microsoft help forums are online platforms where users of Microsoft products and services can come together and discuss any problem they are currently facing. It is a lively platform that has helped hundreds of users to address their technical issues.
Microsoft is ready to address any of the technical issues with your Windows operating system and other Microsoft products. Communicate with them for the right troubleshooting steps.
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Microsoft is planning to add motion tracking and 3D gestures to its smartphones, which mimics some of the functionality of its Kinect devices that are used for the Xbox platform. This is as per a report from The Verge. The report, citing unnamed sources, said that the technology is being dubbed internally as 3D Touch or Real Motion. At least one device featuring the technology will be released later this year by a host of US carriers. This technology is codenamed McLaren and the report also said that broadly the technology will allow the users hover their fingers over the screen to interact with applications and games without the need to touch the display.
As per the report, 3D Touch is something that Nokia has developed over many years and it will not be initially available on the Windows Phones from HTC, Samsung Electronics and others. Microsoft has completed the $7.5 billion purchase of Nokia’s devices and services at the end of April. The report also added that the technology would let the users perform commands like answering calls by holding the handset to their ears, as well as the ability to keep the phone down to enable the speakerphone. This was confirmed after contacting the Microsoft support services.
The sensors of the phone will also let users interact with a new user interface that will let them hover over a Live Tile in Windows Phone UI and tap through the air to get smaller Tiles that are associated with that app like messages inside the Facebook app. Other companies are also reportedly working on the 3D gestures. Air Gesture from Samsung already lets the users of the Galaxy line of devices change music tracks, scroll through websites, and accept incoming phone calls. Furthermore, the rumored smartphone from Amazon that the retailing giant will likely introduce on June 18 will make use of Omron’s Okao Vision face sensing technology for its 3 Dimensional UI.
This technology will let the users tilt the smartphone on their head left or right to access hidden side panels. However, it is still unclear if any of these technologies will actually matter to the users or if they will come across as gimmicks. If you wish to know more about the Kinect-like 3D gestures for the Windows phones, you can contact the Microsoft support services. They will be able to provide you more information on the news.
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