Are you getting Failed Updates for Windows 10? For me on a number of machines, I was getting error code 80240020. The problem is due to a previously corrupt download. To fix this and re-download Windows 10 update, do the following:
Nokia has changed their social profile images to the color green. That must mean Android right? Not so fast.
Your profile picture is used everywhere you are logged in with your Microsoft Account, but it doesn’t always look good in every app. Here is why and how to fix it.
After the Surface snafu last November, Oprah Winfrey has finally made good with her “Best List” by using the Surface Pro during her new “Lifeclass” episode, aired this past Sunday. I happened to flip through the channels and caught a glimpse of her using the Surface Pro with a pen in hand, in a preview commercial. I posted the video on YouTube.com last week with doubts from the community that it was actually a Surface, let alone a Surface Pro that wasn’t even available to the public. Today I watched a recording of the show and can confirm that she is Continue reading
Just a back story: I did attempt to move my custom domain to Microsoft’s service awhile back and it was not friendly nor did it look like it was actively supported at the time, so I decided to stick with Google until now. Microsoft uses a service called domains.live.com to handle custom domains routed to live services, such as Hotmail.com(outlook.com), profiles, calendars, etc. Instead of using a live.com or hotmail.com or outlook.com, msn.com or passport email address, you can use your own purchased domain to utilize their services. Since I am using all MS products now (laptop, phone, surface and xbox), Continue reading
Apparently there is no way to add or link an account to Skype while the application is running. I always ‘Auto Sign-on’ with Skype. So, I had to log off Skype, then choose ‘Login with Microsoft Account’ option, then it will present you with the option to merge accounts. Then, you will see this under your profile: https://secure.skype.com/portal/profile You will need the new Skype beta 5.11 to enable Microsoft account linking. http://blogs.skype.com/garage/2012/09/skype_511_for_windows_-_beta.html