Microsoft Windows Network The network is not present or not started

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Make sure that the cable is not loose. if possible check the network card.
and if it is still so then you have to check the network service.

Click start -> run -> type services.msc

Locate Workstation.

Which will be the last in the list of services.

Make sure it is running else start the service.

I am using kaspersky antivirus. When i close it sometimes it asks whether to close the open network connection and i use to give yes.

It closes gtalk and other open connection which i was not aware.

May be it would have stopped the network service also.

So when i checked using services.msc it has been stopped but not sure whether it is because of anti virus.

Anyway, i started it and i could browse the local area network computers.

stop loading windows messenger when outlook starts

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To remove windows messenger from loading when outlook 6 starts follow these steps.

start - run - in the box type gpedit.msc.
A window will appear

in that select
local computer policy - Administrative Templates - windows components - Windows Messenger
In the right pane you will have two options and you can double click them and choose enable.

Start outlook. go to tools - general and disable messenger option from auto logging if present.

this is for windows messenger and not for msn messenger.

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