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My laptop is not allowing me access to my emails etc and the

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my laptop is not allowing me access to my emails etc and the close down side bar has disappeared. When I click on the windows icon nothing happens. I have scanned my laptop wit my McAfee and Malaware security systems but they have not identified any problems. Can you help?

Hi there and welcome

Can you tell me please which version of windows you are using?

Which email program you are using?

And when this problem started?

Thank you

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
am using 8.1 version of windowsusing email program. started 2 days ago
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
nothing more to add

ok, is a website.

If you click this link can you then sign in?

Richard and 3 other Microsoft Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
please go ahead with connection etc

Thank you

Can you go to

Click on Download in the middle of the page

Download and install the program and give me the ID and Password ***** please so I can connect

Do not close the program but leave it open else I will not be able to connect

Thank you

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
id is720 703 828
password ***** *****
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
sorry for delay

they say the password ***** ***** can you recheck it please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
720 703 828 242daw both correct but they say they need your ID to connect

The password ***** ***** please double check it, you are not connecting to me so you do not need my ID.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
have double checked again ID 720 703 828 password *****

still says incorrect, and I have other customers on it now so I know its ok.

Can you restart your computer and try again please?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
can only start it by switching off as usual close-down side-bar also not now available. is it ok to turn it off?

yes it is

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok switched off and on again

OK, and the new password *****?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
still showing the same information. Perhaps my laptop is not closing down properly?

possibly as still it says incorrect password

Remove the power cable, hold the power button for 60 seconds then release which forces the shutdown

Then connect the charger and then start it please.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
ok though running on battery at present
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
back again but still same info. What am I doing wrong?

Maybe this is easier for you

Click this link click I agree and run the file