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Download and use MSN Messenger 6.1
Firstly, Download Messenger from http://messenger.msn.com/ the download should only take a couple of minutes depending on your connection speed. Once downloaded to use MSN Messenger all you need is a .Net passport account which you can use your @hotmail or @msn address' on or simply get 1 from www.msn.com. Once signed in your ready to go, just ring round all your friends or family and ask what there email address are and add them by clicking 'Contacts' then 'Add Contact' from the toolbar. Once you are signed in to MSN and so is 1 of your contacts talk to them by simply right-clicking on their name and click 'Send Instant Message' here a conversation window will open and you can talk away.

Download a File
To download a file is very simple. Firstly find a file that you wish to download, www.download.com has every kind of download you may want and click on the download symbol. A pop-up box will appear asking you where you want to place the file, once you have selected the appropriate area click the 'Save-As' button. Depending on your connection speed and the size of the file it will probably take a few minutes to download. Once it has downloaded go to the place you chose to save-it and install it from there.

Enable Windows Firewall
To enable the Firewall go to Start>Control Panel>Network and Internet Connections and then click Network Connections. Right-click on the internet connection you want to protect and click Properties. In the 'Advanced' tab click the empty box next underneath where it says 'Internet Connection Firewall'. You are now protected.

Enable USB Ports in BIOS
You may need to do this if you find that some of your devices are suddenly not working through USB Connection or when you bought your computer they were disabled when they came. To enable the USB Ports, on start-up simply hit either F1 F2 or the Del button whichever one lets you into the BIOS settings and move the keypad arrows down to 'Chipset Features' or something like this. Once there you can either disable all USB Ports. Enable some or enable all.

Create an Account in Outlook
Firstly make sure that you know your Internet Service Provider's(such as AOL or BT) POP3 and SMTP codes. You should be able to find these on their websites. Open up Microsoft Outlook and click 'Email-Account' from the Tools menu. If you wish to connect Outlook using your ISP choose the POP3 option. If you wish to connect to your account such as Hotmail choose HTTP. You will be asked to give information such as POP3 and SMTP(if you chose POP3) and your name and email address. Or if you chose HTTP you will be asked to give your account password. Once you have filled in all the details  click next and your account will be set up and ready to use. If you have any problems viewing or using any of our tutorials just email us.

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