How-to get your webcam working again in Messenger

You have a webcam, connect it to your computer, but Messenger doesn’t recognize it? There are several tips you might try out. Restart Messenger. The camera might appear now. Doesn’t work? Restart Windows, having the webcam plugged in (if external). Is the cable connected correctly? Look in “My Computer” (Windows

Internet Explorer 8 released

After some two years of development, Microsoft has released Internet Explorer 8 Final, wanting to get their hands back on the market percents lost to other browsers in the recent years. The strategy is adding some new functions and reinventing the existing IE functionality. Internet Explorer 8 has been released

Windows XP geht in Erweiterte Supportphase über

Ab 14. April 2009 wird der Mainstream-Support für Windows XP, inklusive aller Editionen, von Microsoft eingestellt. Danach werden nur noch kritische Fehler in Windows XP behoben. Viele Privatanwender als auch Firmen lieben Windows XP so sehr, dass sie noch nicht einmal darüber nachdenken, auf Windows Vista umzusteigen. Jedoch wird der

Windows XP enters Extended Support Period

From April 14, 2009, onwards, Microsoft is retiring the Mainstream Support for Windows XP, covering all editions. Afterward, only critical bugs in Windows XP will be fixed. Many private people as well as companies love Windows XP so much that they don’t even think about changing to Windows Vista. However,

How-to: Exit Explorer safely in Vista and XP

Your desktop hangs, or you want to apply a trick which requires Explorer to be restarted? No, you don’t need to log off and back on, neither to reboot. Exiting Windows Explorer and restarting it will be sufficient. Here is how you do it safely, without killing the process. Vista-rians