Loading Emails Faster In Outlook

Email In Outlook

Microsoft Outlook Express

Outlook is an email client that is very popular among users, as the program offers various tools and features that are not offered by most email clients. It is very easy to manage your inbox with all the features available in Outlook. There are times when it takes ages for Outlook to load all the emails. This would be a rather frustrating process because this might happen when you are in a hurry to start the day’s work, making you lag behind. However, there are few things you can do to make email in Outlook load faster.

Some of the ways to speed up Outlook are closing down all other programs, clearing cookies and cache, clearing all unwanted emails in the inbox and finally installing CCleaner, a registry cleaner.

To start with, close down all the other processes running along with Outlook. To do this, press the combination of the keys Ctrl+Alt+Del to open the Task Manager. From the window that is open, click on the tab labeled Process. Stop all the other unwanted processes other than Outlook.exe. This would make a difference with the processing speed of Outlook.

A major problem with email loading in Outlook is due to the number of unwanted emails in the inbox. If you delete all the emails, which are outdated and unwanted, it would speed up Outlook to a considerable rate. Nevertheless, you will have to wait until the program loads with all the email messages.

When all the email messages load, skim through the inbox and look for email messages that are unnecessary, and delete all the notifications and messages that you get from social networking websites and online shopping stores. Delete the messages lying in archive folders if they are older than six months.


Microsoft Outlook 2013

Another method to increase the speed of Outlook is by installing a third party software called the CCleaner, a registry cleaver. This is the best tool to speed up the processes of not only Outlook but also other programs installed in the computer. The fundamental function of this software is to check with all the settings and properties of different programs and fix the ones that have issues.

The registry cleaner is available for download over the internet, you just need to find the right one and download. This will do a periodic scan and fix all the issues with the computer. This would show up the number of errors encountered with Outlook and fix them all by considerably increasing the speed of receiving email in Outlook.

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Removing Unwanted Toolbars Permanently From Your System

How To Remove A Toolbar

Remove A Toolbar

A toolbar is a browser add-on that is developed with the sole aim of aiding the users for safe and convenient browsing. Usually it is located at the top part of the web browser just below the navigation bar. Installing toolbars on your system will make it run slow, so you may want to remove it from the browser. Here we discuss tips on how to remove a toolbar from your PC.

Instructions To Remove From IE

  • Move the mouse pointer to the bottom left corner of the desktop and then click on the Start menu button found there to open the Start menu and click on the Control Panel icon to open the Control Panel window.
  • When the window appears on the screen, click on the Link labeled as Uninstall a Program found under the Programs tab.
  • The system will show you all the programs and add-ons installed on your computer. Select the toolbar that you wish to remove from your system by clicking on it. Now click on the Uninstall button found in the page to remove toolbar completely from the system.
  • Restart the system when the removal process is complete to make the changes permanent.

How to remove a toolbar from Firefox

  • Open the Mozilla Firefox web browser by clicking on its tab found under All Programs section in the Start menu.
  • When the web browser appears on the screen, click on the Tools menu located at the top of the window and click on the Add-ons tab found in the drop down menu. From the context menu that appears on the screen, click on the Extensions tab.
  • The browser will now display all the installed add-ons and toolbars. Look for the toolbar that you wish to remove from the list and select it when found.

    Remove Toolbar

    How To Remove Toolbar

  • Click on the Uninstall button found in the window to remove the toolbar from Firefox.
  • Restart the browser to make the changes permanent.
  • If you would like to remove multiple toolbars from the web browser, repeat the steps provided above.


  • The removal steps given above for removing toolbars from Internet Explorer is also applicable for all the web browsers.
  • If the instructions provided above for removing toolbars from Firefox do not work, try the same steps after booting the system in Safe mode.

If you follow the simple instructions given above, you will be able to remove all the unwanted toolbars from your system.

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Troubleshooting A Microsoft Bluetooth Mouse 5000

Microsoft Problems

Microsoft Mouse Issues

Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 is a battery powered mouse that enables the users to navigate and access media, documents as well as web pages. The mouse comprises of a scroll wheel and four buttons that allow the users to have a smooth and responsive tracking. However, sometimes while using this mouse, you can encounter certain Microsoft problems.

In such cases, you can use the instructions mentioned below to troubleshoot your Microsoft Bluetooth Mouse 5000.

  • At first, you need to confirm that the mouse is turned on. For turning it on, you can slide the on/off button on the bottom of the mouse to the On position.
  • You can also check for weak batteries. You can press down on the cover at the tab and then pull the cover away for removing it. You can replace the batteries with new ones and insert them appropriately. Now, replace the cover and check if the mouse is working fine.
  • According to the Microsoft technical support team, such Microsoft problems can also occur due to issues in Windows configuration. You can click on Start followed by Control Panel, Hardware and Sound and then on Bluetooth Devices.
  • You would get the Bluetooth Devices window on your computer screen. Here, you need to click on the Options tab and then check the box next to the Allow Bluetooth devices to connect to this computer option, if it is not already checked. Now, you can click on the OK button and check if the issue has been resolved.
  • You can also check for installation issues because your Bluetooth mouse should be properly installed on Windows. If your notebook is not able to detect your mouse, it means installation issues wherein you’d require connecting the mouse properly.

    Weak Batteries

    Microsoft Updates

  • For this, again click on Start and then select the Control Panel option. Now, click on Hardware and Sound Bluetooth Devices followed by the Add button. This would enable you to start the Bluetooth Device Wizard. You can now follow the prompts in the wizard and then check if the issue has been resolved.
  • You can also look for the location issues because the device can either be too close to or too far from your notebook. So, you can try moving the mouse. Move the mouse progressively closer and farther to check if the problem has been fixed.

By following these steps, you can fix the Microsoft problems related to your Microsoft Notebook Mouse 5000. To get more assistance on the same, you may contact our technical support team.

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Migrating From Outlook To Thunderbird

Outlook Email Setup

Outlook Email Management Client

As you know, Microsoft Outlook is a popular email management client. Once Outlook email setup is complete, you can send and receive emails through this program and use many of the productivity utilities that are built into this program.

Apart from managing the huge flow of emails that come in every day, you can use Outlook Calendar to schedule and carry out the everyday tasks whether alone or in a crowded workplace. Apart from added security, Outlook features data backup using which you can make copies that can be accessed when offline. Outlook saves them in the PST file format which includes emails, personal user information and other configurations that you have made in Outlook.

Making copies of your email can be useful if your Outlook crashes. You can use this backup file to restore all your emails. If for whatever reason, you want to migrate from Outlook to the Firefox thunderbird, you can do it easily. Firefox Thunderbird, even though not as popular as Microsoft Outlook, is created by Mozilla and is a popular open source email management client. Similar to Outlook email setup, Thunderbird has an intuitive interface which makes it easy to understand and quick to operate.

Here’s how you migrate to Thunderbird.

  • Open Firefox Thunderbird from the Start menu. The Start menu comes up when you click on the Start icon which is located on the left bottom corner of the screen.
  • Click on the Tools menu and then hit the Import button.
  • The Import window will pop up on your screen and prompt you to select the type of material you want to import.
  • Click on Address book and then hit the Next button.
  • You will view a lot of software clients list through which you can import the contacts. Select Outlook and then click on Next.

    Outlook Calendar

    Outlook Features Data Backup

  • If you are not able to import the contact list, it’s because Outlook has not been set as the default email program. If this error message appears, open Outlook and then set it as your default email client. Repeat the previous step after setting Outlook as your default email client.
  • You will be able to successfully transfer your entire Outlook address book. Click on Finish to go back to the main software window.
  • If you want to view all your contacts, click on the Address Book tab on the main window. This will bring forward a Contacts window.
  • Repeat the same process to import all your mails to Thunderbird by selecting Address Book instead of Mail.

Follow all the instructions to the word and you will be able to switch to Firefox Thunderbird without any hassles.

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